U. Mohan Rao took his B.Sc. (Hons) (Mathematics)degree in 1956 and B.E. (Civil) degree in 1960 both from Andhra University,Waltair. He has taken his M.Tech degree (in Dam Construction & Water PowerEngineering) from I.I.T. Kharagpur in1961. He has taken his Doctoral degree from the Technological University of Norwayin 1971. His academic carrer in various responsibilities lasted from 1961-2004;in Regional Engineering College (1961-1968), in the Applied Mechanics,Hydraulics & H.M. Dept., Research Scholar in 1968-1971 at Norway, C.S.I.R.Pool officer at I.I.T. Delhi (1971-1973), Asst. Prof in H.B.T.I (Kanpur),Professor & HOD at S.G.S.I.T.S, Indore (M.P) (1974-1982), at KITS, Warangal(1982-1988), VRSEC, Vijayawada (1988-1991), Senior Prof and HOD at MSCE,Kilakarai (1993-2000), Principal at SVHCE (1991-1992), Sri Krishna EngineeringCollege, Chennai (2000-2002) and Prakasam Engineering College, Kandukuru(2002-2004).
He is now Dean in Chirala Engineering College, Chirala, A.P.He was a member of Board of studies for several Universities, and AcademicCouncil Member for Madurai Kamaraj University. In the recent period (2004-2011)he was busy with book writing projects. His other books are on GRS, GMAT,SAT,Objective Arithmetic, CPT for CA (Quantitative Section) etc. Which are inseveral stages of publication. He was a Paper Setter and Member in Moderation Committeein P.S.C. Examinations in M.P, Tamilnadu and A.P. He has to his credit severalpublications in International and National journals and was Director forfifteen appraisal and refresher courses in irrigation Engineering Projects.