Vice Principal & Controller of Examinations
Dr. Shrinivasa Rao B. R. is currently working as Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He obtained his B.E in Mechanical Engineering, from Malnad College of Engineering, Hassan in 1984. He obtained his M.Tech in Heat Power Engineering from erstwhile KREC (NITK) Surathkal with First Class with Distinction. He obtained his Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering, from NITK Surathkal in I.C. Engines in 2005. He has more than 29 years of teaching and research experience. He has more than 75 research papers in National / International Journals and Conferences. He has guided 4 Ph.D scholars and is currently guiding 2 Ph.D Scholars. He has conducted several short term training programmes, conferences and workshops. He is Life Member of The Institution of Engineers (I), ISTE and Combustion Institute (I). His areas of interest include I.C. Engines, Alternate Fuels, Heat Transfer, Kinematics of Machines, Dynamics of Machines, Pollution & Control etc. Dr. Shrinivasa Rao visited Canada as a part of NDRF-VTU-BU-JNTU-SPFU (TEQIP) – TAIBC delegation during October – November 2013. He visited University of British Columbia, University of Victoria, Camosun College, Royal Roads University, Trinity Western University and some well known industries including Ballard Power System to study and understand areas of cooperation. This included research, faculty exchange and student exchange in a wide ranging fields like Nanotechnology, Materials Engineering etc.