Dr. Harish Kumar S
Associate Director (Industrial Liaison, Placements & Practice School)
BE, MTech, PhD
Dr. Harish Kumar S, was born in Hassan where he completed his schooling. He obtained his BE. degree in Chemical Engineering from the Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Bangalore University in 1990. He pursued his MTech in Chemical Plant Design in 1993 from NITK (previously known as KREC), Surathkal and PhD in 2010 from Manipal University (MAHE), Manipal.
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. He served in various levels in the institute including Head of the Department of Chemical Engineering for the period of five years from 2012 to 2016. During his tenure as HoD, the department established the contacts with reputed Industries and R & Ds like SHELL, SABIC, BARC, Reliance, MRPL etc. for internships and placements. The department also constituted Alumni endowments to institute annual awards to the students and faculty members of Chemical Engineering during his tenure as HoD.