Dr. Somalapura Nagappa Sridhara has been appointed as the new Vice Chancellor of Hindustan University, Tamil Nadu. He has a total of 32 years of service in teaching including 20 years of research and 13 years of administration.
Prior joining Hindustan University, he was with, Professor and Director, Amity School of Engineering and Technology, Gurugram from Jan 2019 to Dec 2020. He has Ph.D, and Masters in Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, and Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Bangalore University.
He has also guided 8 PhD Scholars, supervised 25 theses at PG and 60 theses at UG level, Reviewer of international Journal, ‘Energy’, and ‘Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics’.
The university has accomplished its mission and its academic achievements are a testimony to the same. More than 80% of students secure first class with distinctions year after year. Over 950 students have been placed in leading companies in India and abroad in the last 3 years.
The students of this reputed institution are receiving placement offers from leading companies in India and Abroad. The institution has collaborative partnerships with leading universities in USA, Singapore, Australia, etc. It has students and faculty exchange programs with leading international universities. The university has also has received numerous accolades and awards over the years.