Dr. D Srikanth Rao


Email: director.mit@manipal.edu

Tel: +91-820-2924012

Dr. Rao, a Professor, Department of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering, is an Alumnus of Manipal Institute of Technology, obtained his B.E. degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Mysore, in 1984; M.Tech. and PhD degrees from Manipal University in 1991 and 2009 respectively.  After graduating from MIT, Manipal, worked with M/s Hindustan Dorr-Oliver Ltd, a Stanford Oil Subsidiary then, for 5 years of useful industrial exposure, in the area of Operations, Installation and Trouble-shooting of Filtration, sedimentation and other pollution control equipment’s for major mining industries, sugar and other refining industries.

Before taking charge as the Director of MIT-Manipal, he was assigned the challenging responsibility of looking after the Admissions at Manipal University, Manipal, as its Director (Admissions). Before this, he had also served as the Joint Director of MIT, Manipal. 

Dr Rao had been assigned the challenging task of being a part of the team for starting a new University at Jaipur - Manipal University Jaipur. He successfully coordinated the formative years of Manipal University Jaipur as its Founding Registrar. 

He is also a sports enthusiast with keen interest playing Shuttle Badminton & Cricket.    






Dr B H Venkataram Pai

Joint Director

Email: jd.mit@manipal.edu

Dr. Pai completed his B.E in Civil Engineering from the National Institute of Engineering, Mysore, Mysore University (1986); M.Tech. in Industrial Structures from the erstwhile Karnataka Regional Engineering College (now NITK), Surathkal, Mangalore University (1992); and PhD from Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal (2015). He joined MIT, Manipal, as Lecturer in the Department of Civil Engineering in the year 1987. Since then he has served the institute in various capacities.





Dr. Raviraja Adhikari

Associate Director (Academics)

Email: ada.mit@manipal.edu





Dr M Vijaya Kini

Associate Director (Alumni, PR & IR)

Email: adalumni.mit@manipal.edu

He has been teaching various undergraduate and postgraduate subjects such as mechanical engineering science, production techniques, metrology, instrumentation and measurements, machine drawing, operations research, project management for the past 17 years.

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Dr Harish Kumar S

Associate Director (Industrial Liaison, Placements, Practice School)

Email: placement.mit@manipal.edu

 Dr. Harish started his career as Lecturer in Chemical Engineering, MIT, Manipal in 1990.He is presently working as Professor in chemical Engineering at MIT Manipal.





Dr Manohara Pai M M

Associate Director (Research and Consultancy)

Email: research.mit@manipal.edu

Has 17 years years long teaching career besides 17 years of industrial/research experience.




Dr Somashekara Bhat

Associate Director (Development)

Email: soma.bhat@manipal.edu

He is presently working as Professor and former Head in the Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering at MIT Manipal. He has 26 years of teaching experience.






Dr Narayana Shenoy K

Associate Director (Student Welfare)

Email: sa.mit@manipal.edu

Has totally  28 years of teaching experience at MIT Manipal.





Prof. Shankarnarayana Bhat

Associate Director (Faculty Development & Welfare)

Email: ssn.bhat@manipal.edu





Lt Col Suresh Kumar

Chief Warden


He is the Chief Warden of the Engineering & Management Courses' Hostels in MIT campus.