Heading the administration at the Gudur branch of Narayana Engineering College is a noted academician and ‘Best Citizen of India, 2002’ awardee, Dr. K. Vara Prasad Ravu. He completed his B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from Andhra University, M.Tech with specialization in Product Engineering from IIT, Kharagpur and Ph.D from Tirupathi’s SV University. Since the culmination of his journey through the academic ladder, he has been rendering his services as a professor and head of departments of more than 35 years in educational institutions across Andhra Pradesh. He is also Life Member of various reputed professional bodies, including Institute of Engineers and Indian Society for Technical Education to name a few.

Dr. Ravu innovates actively in Engineering research and has over 8 publications to his credit. He has authored two books, Manufacturing Science and Technology and Advanced Manufacturing Technology, highly concept-oriented and insight-intensive, and are qualified as well-referred-to in technical libraries across India today.