Dr. G R C Reddy is the first Vice Chancellor of SR University. Before the current position, Dr. Reddy served as, Director of NIT Calicut & NIT Goa, Director In-charge of NIT, Warangal during the period 2005-2017, Mentor Director of NIT Sikkim, IIIT Kottayam & NIT Andhra Pradesh and Vice-Chancellor of Sharda University. Prof. Reddy graduated from Osmania University with majors in Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry. He obtained his M.Sc. (Tech) in Engineering Physics and Ph.D. from Faculty of Engineering and Technology, REC (NIT) Warangal. His research area focuses on Optical Information Processing. He joined as a faculty in the Department of Physics at NIT Warangal in 1979 and became a full Professor in 1995. Dr. Reddy was the principal investigator in several research projects sanctioned by CSIR, MHRD, and DRDO, etc. He published over 80 research papers in various National and International journals/Conference proceedings. He is a Fellow of Optical Society of India, Member of SPIE and OSA. He is also a Fellow of Telangana Academy of Sciences.