Late Prof. T Sundararamaiah, MSc and PhD in Chemistry from Andhra University, started his career as lecturer in 1966 in Organic Chemistry at Osmania University Arts and Science College. He later moved to Nizam College, Chemistry Department, where he retired as Professor in 1995.

At Nizam College he developed a research laboratory for natural products & synthetic organic chemistry. He guided 12 research students, presented a number of papers at national and international seminars and published more than 50 research papers in reputed journals. Post retirement, he served as Vice-Principal of DVR College and taught at institutions like BITS Hyderabad and many other colleges.

He is one of the founder members of Dr. K. V. Rao Scientific Society and served as its Vice-President. His presence in the committee gave the required credibility to the research awards which are now most sought after by young researchers.