Prof D. Narayana Rao is a renowned scientist in the field of Atmospheric Sciences and Radar Technology.
In his career spanning over four decades, he has been widely recognized for building institutions of excellence both in research and academia. Prof. Narayana Rao began his career in academics at Sri. Venkateswara University, Tirupati, where between 1975 to 2002, he taught Physics. He also carried out several major research projects sponsored by Science Department and Agencies of Govt. of India like DST, CSIR, MoES (Formerly DOD), MIT(Formerly DOE),ISRO, and UGC.