Prof. SHASHI VEMURI Obtained Doctoral degree in 1983 with specialization in Pesticide residues and Insect toxicology. Has 35 years of teaching, Research and extension experience in different capacities. Worked as Senior Professor , Principal Scientist and University Head of Entomology at ANGRAU and PJTSAU in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states. Has Expertise on food safety and food security, Pesticide residues and Insect Toxicology.
Collaborator with CIMMYT Mexico on corn borers. Worked extensively with the farming community and standardized the package of practices in Ginger and Potato. Organized number of skill training programmers to farmers and participated in 687 TV programmers giving solutions to different field problems. Recipient of different awards like Jannareddy Venkat Reddy Gold medal for outstanding research in Telangana region, ICAR Best Teacher, State Best teacher award and Best Extension Scientist award in the state. And also from the farmers associations and state administration. visited various countries and participated in more than 50 international conferences and has 150 research publications in various national and international journals.