Maganti Janardhan Yadav has received B.E (Civil) from the University of Mysore, M.Tech (Structural Engineering) from JNTU, Hyderabad and Ph.D from IIT Madras, Chennai (under Quality Improvement Programme). He is a corecipient of the 'Brij Mohan Lal Memorial Medal' for the year 2000, from the 'Institution of Engineers (India)', and a co-recipient of "The Best Paper on Construction Techniques Award" in the year 2015, from the 'Indian Concrete Institute'. He has been working at JNTU Hyderabad, since November, 1997 and at present he is a Professor of Civil Engineering. He has published several papers in peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings. His research interests include Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures and Concrete Technology. He is a member of four professional bodies in India, viz., ISTE, ISET, ICI and IEI.