Krishna Reddy

Krishna Reddy Head, IT for Agricultural Research Center at IIIT Hyderabad, India

Prof P. Krishna Reddy is the head of IT for Agricultural Research Center at IIIT Hyderabad, India. During 2013 to 2015, he has served as a Program Director, ITRA-Agriculture & Food, Information Technology Research Academy (ITRA), Government of India. From 1997 to 2002, he was a research associate at the Center for Conceptual Information Processing Research, Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo. From 1994 to 1996, he was a faculty member at the Division of Computer Engineering, Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, Delhi. During the summer of 2003, he was a visiting researcher at Institute for Software Research International, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburg, USA.
Dr. P. Krishna Reddy’s research areas include data mining, database systems and IT for agriculture. He has published about 130 refereed research papers which include 17 journal papers and three book chapters. He has delivered several invited/panel talks at the reputed conferences and workshops in India and abroad. He was a proceedings chair of COMAD 2008, a workshop chair of KDRS 2010, organizing chair of BDA2015, media and publicity chair of KDD 2015 and a member of sub-Group 3 for IT/ICT in Agricultural Insurance, NITI Aayog. He has organized the 14th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD2010) and the Third National Conference on Agro-Informatics and Precision Agriculture 2012 (AIPA 2012). He has got several awards and recognitions. He is a steering committee member of pacific-asia knowledge discovery and data mining conference series since 2010. Since 2004, he has been investigating the building of the eSagu system, which is an IT-based personalized agro-advisory system, to provide scientific agricultural information to farming community. He has also built the eAgromet system which is an IT-based agro-meteorological advisory system to provide risk mitigation information to farmers. He has received two best paper awards. The eSagu system has got several recognitions including CSI-Nihilent e-Governance Project Award in 2006, Manthan Award in 2008 and finalist in the Stockholm Challenge Award 2008.

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