Dr. D Srikanth Rao
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. 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.
Associate Director (Academics)
Has 27 years long teaching career besides 7 years of industrial/ research experience.
Associate Director (Alumni, PR & IR)
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.
Associate Director (Industrial Liaison, Placements, Practice School)
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.
Associate Director (Research and Consultancy)
Has 17 years years long teaching career besides 17 years of industrial/research experience.
Associate Director (Development)
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.
Associate Director (Student Welfare)
Has totally 28 years of teaching experience at MIT Manipal.
He is the Chief Warden of the Engineering & Management Courses' Hostels in MIT campus.