Prof. B V Babu

An acknowledged researcher and renowned academician, Prof. B V Babu have 38 years of teaching, research, consultancy, and administrative experience. Before joining SRM University-AP as the Dean of the School of Engineering and Sciences, he served as a Consultant on Quality Assurance in higher education and a World Bank-sponsored project-HEQEP (Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project).

Earlier, Prof. B V Babu was the Vice-Chancellor of Graphic Era Deemed-to-be University-Dehradun (2016-17), Vice-Chancellor of Galgotias University-Greater Noida (2014-16), Pro-Vice-Chancellor of DIT University-Dehradun and founding Director of Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) at JK Lakshmipat University-Jaipur. Prior to that, Prof. Babu served at BITS Pilani for 15 years and held various administrative positions as Dean-Student Welfare Division, Dean-Educational Hardware Division, Assistant Dean-Engineering Services Division, Head-Chemical Engineering Department, etc.

As a distinguished academician, Prof. Babu has an h-index of 45 & i10-index of 135 and over 10,044 citations. Dr Babu got listed in the Top 2% of Scientists in the world, consecutively in 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022, published by Stanford University, CA, USA on 6th July 2019, 8th October 2020, 19th October 2021, and 10th October 2022 respectively. In the year 2021, in his discipline, he got listed with a Ranking of 302 out of 55,687 researchers across the World (Ranking 15th in India), with 81 publications during 1999-2017 in the same list of Top 2% Scientists in the World. He has over 240 research publications to his credit and has completed three consultancy projects successfully. He has published ten books and has written several chapters and invited editorials and articles in various books. He is also the editor-in-chief and editorial board member of several international and national scientific journals.

Prof. Babu is well known internationally for his algorithm, MODE (Multi-Objective Differential Evolution) and its improved variants. He has wide-ranging research interests in the areas of Evolutionary Computing, Energy Engineering, and Environmental Engineering. He is a PhD examiner and an MTech thesis examiner for students of IITs, NITs and Universities. He has organised several international and national conferences, workshops, seminars and also chaired several technical sessions.