Rudra Kumar holds a PhD degree in Computer Science and Engineering on the topic entitled "Maintenance of Software Artifacts Using Machine Learning Approaches" and is with Annamacharya Institute of Technology & Sciences (an Autonomous Institute), Rajampet, A.P., India working as Professor and Head Dept. of CSE. He is chairman of the BOS of the Department and also held a position as the Academic Council Member of the Institute. His research interests include Machine Learning, Computer Vision methods and Biomedical Image Processing. He is a member of various professional bodies and published a good number of papers in refereed journals. He acted as Jury in various National Seminars and presented his research articles in reputed conferences.