Dr.A.Ananda Rao joined as faculty of Computer Science & Engineering at JNTU College of Engineering, Kukatpally, Hyderabad in the year 1992. In two decades of dedicated service, Dr. Ananda Rao performed distinguished services to the University as a Professor, twice as Head of the Department, Vice Principal, Principal of JNTUA College of Engineering Ananthapuramu, Director, Industrial Relations & Placements, Director, School of Continuing & Distance Education and presently Director, Academic & Planning. He has successfully guided 6 Ph.D. scholars apart from a myriad of M. Tech, MCA, B.Tech projects. He is currently guiding 8 scholars for Ph. D. Dr. Ananda Rao is on the editorial board of an International Journal (and a number of course materials). He was a Board of Studies member in erstwhile JNT University. He was also the Chairman, Board of Studies for Computer Science and Engineering, Information Technology and Computer Science & Systems Engineering for UG, PG and Ph.D (programmes) and presently he is the Chairman, Board of Studies for Computer Science and Engineering. Dr. Ananda Rao authored three text books on Programming in C and Data Structures, Data Structures and Algorithms Using C++ and Database Management Systems.
Dr. Ananda Rao has been an AICTE nominee for a number of expert and advisory committees of various Indian Universities. He has been associated with the conduct of many entrance tests in the state, such as EAMCET, ECET, ICET and PGECET. Dr. Ananda Rao is a Member, of a number of societies spread all over the country. Dr. Ananda Rao has served the interests of the Universities and University teachers at the University, State and National levels. He organized various National Workshops, Short Term Courses (and other Refresher and Orientation programmes). (He has been acted as session chair for many National and International Workshops and Conferences like ISEC.) Dr. Ananda Rao has published 30 well researched papers in national and international journals. He has also presented 84 papers at different National and International Conferences at the Universities of United States of America, Hong Kong, Chaina, Brazil. On the basis of his scholarly and administrative achievements and other multifarious services, Dr. Ananda Rao was honoured with the award of BEST COMPUTER SCIENCE ENGINEERING TEACHER AWARD from ISTE in November 2013. Dr. Ananda Rao also received BEST TEACHER AWARD from Government of Andhra Pradesh on 5th Sept. 2014 in Guntur. He has been awarded with three BEST PAPER AWARDS for his research papers in International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists, IMECS at Hong Kong in March 2009, in an IEEE International Conference on Advanced Computing Technologies, AITS, Rajampet, A.P in Sepetember 2013 and in 15th ACM-International Conference on Computer Systems and Technologies (CompSysTech-2014), Ruse, Bulgaria, Europe in June 2014 respectively.