Dr. M.Muralidhara Rao, Principal at Don Bosco Institute of Technology, Bangalore is a versatile administrator having rich experience in Academic Administration. He is providing able academic & administrative leadership to the Institution since July 2017 with three and a half decades of professional experience.
He is a thorough Administrator with excellent ,effective and impactful communication skills to maintain good and seamless public relations with an eye to build stronger team & proactive networking. Last but not the least he is an immaculate planner and executionist with the vision to achieve best results in the shortest possible time.
He has his Masters in Engineering (Heat Power) from NIT ,Suratkal and followed by Ph.D (Heat Transfer) from IIT Madras,Chennai. Currently, he already has three PhD's and two PhD's in pipeline and has actively been part of around 25 technical International journals & conferences and 40 national journals & conferences.
Dr. M.Muralidhara Rao is a member of professional bodies like IEI,India and ISTE.
He has a wide exposure across academia & he has a deep sense of execution and is disciplined; a thorough incisive professional with 38 years of experience in Industry/Teaching/Training/Academic administration.
He has grown and proved his mettle across Engineering Institutions and has excelled in bringing profound transformations and turnaround in terms of working processes thus bringing in more efficiency in terms of Academics and administrative operations and cost curtailing.
He has experience as HOD initially, across institutions like MIT,KLU,SRKR & CRR and basis the profound learnings, has proved himself to be a disciplinarian Principal across different prominent engineering institutions (SCET,SVCE) across South Indian states.
Before being promoted to the chair of Principal, he has successfully proved his mettle as an able and a immensely qualified and learned HOD having rich experience and proactively worked with Students and Faculties together and has taken the department and the Institutions to greater heights.
He has rich experience and varied exposure as the HOD of Mechanical Engineering at AAMEC, Kovilvenni, Tamilnadu; HOD and Vice-Principal of BVC College of Engineering & Tech., E.G.Dist. & as HOD of Mechanical Engineering at C.R.R.Engineering College,Eluru,Andhra Pradesh.
He has explored his learnings and implemented his experiences as the Princial of Swarnandhra College of Engineering & Technology, Narsapur, W.G.Dist. from affiliation to Autonomus status.
He has imparted his knowledge and experience as a visiting Guest at a host of other Institutions; a Research & Project work guide across various Institutions.He has also chaired IEEE technical sessions at National & International conferences (WIERCO conferences at China,USA,Singapore & SriLanka) and published multiple Research Papers to his credit.
He has a down to earth approach and is friendly and easily accessible by students, faculty and fellow members of the Industry which gives a boost to his work cohesively & effectively with all departments across all levels of staff and establish beneficial relationship with key players.
He has been instrumental in successful implementation and handling Accreditation projects like NBA accreditation, their renewal from department to college level; NAAC and even seeking Autonomous stature for institutions he has worked with in the past like SCET,A.P & GIET,Odisha.
His quailty to identify the pain areas of the institutions and to methodically address them towards creating a positive and a dominant brand has helped all the institutions he has worked with till date.He has positively contributed to build a strong fundamental launchpad for higher level of brand building and positioning such as Deemed University and Autonomous Colleges.
He has been instrumental in identifying the Key Result Areas and address them with appropiate solutions, to achieve the immediate & long term goals of Don Bosco Institute of Technology,Bangalore.