Chairman

Dr. R. Murugesan.M.E., Ph.D., is the prime promoter of Ranganathan Educational Institutions. Having forty years of academic experience and 3 years of industrial exposure. Dr.R.Murugesan, has been a Syndicate Member of Anna University, Madurai and Member of various professional bodies and he has offered self-less services as District Governor of Lions International and Visited USA, Canada, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, United Kingdom, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Australia, Italy, Switzerland, Mauritius, France, Dubai, Tunisia, Egypt and China.

POSITIONS HELD

  1. Vice-Chancellor, Anna University of Technology Madurai
  2. Council Member, All India Council for Technical Education
  3. President, Indian Society for Technical Education
  4. Chairman, Indian Engineering Deans Council
  5. Member, Engineering Education Congress- IFEES, Global Engineering Deans Council
  6. Executive Member, Engineering Council of India
  7. Principal, Gojan School of Business and Technology, Chennai
  8. Principal – Coimbatore Institute of Engineering and Information Technology (CIET)
  9. Principal – Ranganathan Engineering College
  10. Member of the Syndicate, Anna University, Coimbatore
  11. Lions District Governor – District 324-B1, 2005-2006

TEACHING / ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE                            :           Over 38 Years

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS / BOOKS / MANUALS                   :           88

PROFILE AT A GLANCE

  • President, Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), the largest premier and professional society in India for promoting Technical Education
    • Increased the corpus funds aggregates by 51.43% thereby improving the financial stability of the institution
    • Made ISTE to witness a phenomenal growth of 13.81% of its Institutional Members, 24.16% increase in life members, 15.44% growth in Faculty Chapters, the Student Chapters and Student Members increased by 14.41% and 15.28% respectively.
    • Initiated Srinivasa Ramanujan Mathematical Competitions, Students Leadership Programmes and ISTE-WPLP National Workshops for faculties and nonteaching staff
    • Collaborations have been established with AICTE, IIT Bombay, Institute for Research Development and Training of Construction Trades & Management (INSTRUCT), Institution of Engineers (India), Kolkata (IEI) , Solar Energy Society of India, Anna University, Chennai, , SRM University, VIT University, Association of Computer Electronics and Electrical Engineering (ACEEE), Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore & FLSMIDTH, Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar
  • First Vice-Chancellor of Anna University of Technology Madurai and is responsible for developing the University from its infancy
    • Obtained the UGC’s 2(f) approval and has applied for the 12 (B) status
  • Membership with Association of Indian Universities
  • 71 acres of sprawling campus with the proposed construction of at a cost of Rs.50.72 Crores.
  • Research Proposals applied with UGC/AICTE/MHRD/DST and other funding agencies for over Rs.175,621,603.
  • 17 Undergraduate and 32 Post Graduate Programmes
  • Only University to declare results within 15 days from the completion of examinations
  • Managed over 60000 students in 43 affiliated institutions
  • Three Constituent Campuses at Madurai, Dindigul and Ramanathapuram
  • Exclusive UG Part-Time Programmes for working professionals
  • Distinct Ph.D / M.S (By Research) Programmes
  • Unique Distance Education Programmes
  • Dedicated Women Empowerment and Career Guidance Cells
  • Established Centres of Excellence in the area of Virtual Instrumentation and Embedded System Design at par with International standards
  • Fostered the University Industry Collaborations by signing Memorandum of Understandings with 10 leading industries and research establishments
  • Strengthened the Quality of Teaching Faculties by conducting over 82 Faculty Development Programs / Conferences / Seminars and specialized workshops
  • Creative job oriented training for students and Campus Interviews by leading MNCs
  • Continuing Education Manager for Canada India Institution Cooperation Project and organized several skill development and personality development programs
  • Over 38 years of academic experience in the field of technical education
  • 88 National/International research journals/proceedings/text books and manuals
  • Chairman, Indian Engineering Deans Council
  • Executive Member, Engineering Council of India
  • Member, Engineering Education Congress, IFEES, Global Engineering Deans Council (GEDC)
  • Continuing Education Manager for Canada India Institution Cooperation Project and organized several skill development and personality development programs
  • Served as Lions District Governor – District 324-B1, 2005-2006
  • Involved in various charitable and social development activities and has conducted numerous blood camps, eye camps, medical and dental camps, leadership development and tree plantation programmes