Head of Department

Dr T. Gopikrishna Vasista is the Head of Department of Civil Engineering. He has the vision to make the department contemporary to the needs of 21st-century education, research, and industry. However, he aims to be strongly grounded in fundamentals, principles, and basically with common sense as a baseline.


  • B. E., Civil Engineering, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, A. P. India

  • M. E., Civil Engineering Computer-Aided Design, the University of Roorkee (Now Called as Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee), Uttarakhand, India

  • Ph.D., Construction Engineering and Management, SunRise University, Alwar, Rajasthan, India

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Electronic Governance, University of Mysore, Mysore, Karnataka, India

  • Doctorate of Information Technology, Web and Enterprise Systems, St. Linus University, Roseau, Dominica. 

Work Experience

  • More than 25 years of total experience 

  • About 13 Years of teaching experience

  • 6 Years of Researcher experience in Saudi Arabia

  • 6 years of I. T. industry experience as Senior Software Engineering, Programmer Analyst and PowerBuilder Application Consultant in India and USA

  • Lead 2 PG and 2 undergraduate projects and guided them to success

Teaching Interest

Dr Vasista has taught subjects such as Construction Technology and Management, Estimating and Costing (Quantity Surveying), Computer Aided Drafting, Construction Quality Management, Construction Safety Management, Technical Writing, Research Methodology

Published Papers

Dr Vasista has Published over 70 papers in various international and national journals and also in international and national conferences.

Academics and Research Positions

  • Board of Studies Chairman, Civil Engineering Department, Narasararaopeta Engineering College

  • Editor of some AIRCC Journals

  • Reviewer of IBIMA (USA) Conferences, AIRCC (India) Journals, 

  • Guest Reviewer and Editor of Arabian Journal of Science and Technology (Saudi Arabia) 

  • Acted as Chair for Two times in International Conference held at Hyderabad and Malaysia

  • One time invited speaker at the International Conference in Dubai, USA.

Achievements and Awards

  • Best paper award from Asia Pacific Institute of Management during 2007

  • Best Researcher award from IOSRD during 2018

  • Three times Excellent Reviewer achievement certificate from IBIMA International Conferences