Prof. M. Vijaya Kumar graduated from S.V. University, A.P, India in 1988. He obtained M.Tech. degree from Regional Engineering College, Warangal, India in 1990. He received Doctoral degree from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, India in 2000.
Currently he is working as Professor in Electrical and Electronics Engineering JNT University Anantapur, A.P, India.
He acted as the Chairman for both UG and PG Board of Studies (EEE) of JNT University Anantapur and acting as Member of Board of Studies (EEE) for few Universities in India. He has published 158 research papers in national and international conferences and journals. 17 Ph.Ds were awarded under his guidance. He has also received two research awards from the Institution of Engineers (India). His areas of interests include Electrical Machines, Electrical Drives, Microprocessors and Power Electronics.
He served as Director, AICTE, New Delhi for a short period. He was Head of the EEE Department during 2006 to 2008. He also served as Founder Registrar of JNT University, Anantapur during 2008 to 2010, Director of Foreign Affairs & Alumni Matters during 2013 to 2015 and Director of Admissions during 2015 to 2018.
He has received Best Teacher Award from Govt. of Andhra Pradesh for the year 2015.