The Andhra Pradesh government has appointed Pinnamaneni Uday Bhaskar as Chairman of the Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission.
The post has been lying vacant for quite some time now. Dr. Uday Bhaskar, professor of Civil Engineering and Director of Foreign Universities and Alumni Relations of the JNTU Kakinada, is also director of evaluation at the JNTU-K.
A B.Tech graduate from the JNTU College of Engineering, Dr. Uday Bhaskar did his masters and doctoral degrees in environmental engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.
He worked at the JNTU-K in various capacities including head of civil engineering, chief coordinator of several consultancy, modernisation and research projects. He published more than 20 research papers in the national and international journals and conferences.