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Dr. S. Mohan Kumar


Vice Chancellor
Sri Jagadhguru Murugarajendra University

Dr. S. Mohan Kumar is the Vice-Chancellor of Sri Jagadguru Murugharajendra University (SJMU), a newly established private professional university in Chitradurga, Karnataka, since October 30, 2021. With a distinguished academic career, Dr. Mohan previously served as a senior professor at Malnad College of Engineering (MCE) and held the position of Principal at SDM College of Engineering and Technology (SDMCET), Dharwad, during May 2011–July 2014. He also served as the founder Principal of Government Engineering College (GECH), Hassan, from May 2009 to November 2010. His accolades include the Young Scientist BOYSCAST Award from the Government of India, and he worked as a visiting research faculty at the University of Minnesota, USA, in Robotics & Automation. Dr. S. Mohan has an extensive teaching and research career spanning over 38 years and currently serves as a Professor in Mechanical Engineering at MCE, Hassan. He has been instrumental in establishing pioneering research cells and interdisciplinary M.Tech. courses in Industrial Automation & Robotics, making significant contributions to engineering education in India. Recently, he was nominated as an Expert Committee member for the AICTE-Stanford Project, aimed at enhancing the employability of technical graduates from engineering institutions in India.