Information about the Leadership at Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal.

Dr. Anil Rana

Dr Anil Rana has over 30 years of experience in the Industry and Academics. Prior to his academic service he served as a Commander in the engineering branch of the Indian Navy in various roles. He has a PhD in Reliability Engineering from IIT Mumbai and M tech from IIT (Delhi). Post his naval service he served as Associate Dean (Research) and Professor (Mechanical Engineering) in Fiji National University in Fiji Islands for five years followed by Dean(Academics) and Professor in Symbiosis Skills and Open University, Pune. He was the Dean, Faculty of Manufacturing Skills and Dean(Academics)in BSDU, Jaipur before taking over as Vice Chancellor of Oriental University Indore in February 2021. His research interests lie in the field of Reliability engineering, maintenance engineering management, stochastic petrinets, machine learning, fuzzy and neuro-fuzzy applications in the field of maintenance engineering etc. He has a long list of publications in International and National Journals that includes various book chapters in Springer publications

 Dr. Somashekara Bhat
Joint Director 

Dr. Bhat did his BTech in Electronics & Communication Engineering (1990) from NMAMIT Nitte; MTech in Industrial Electronics (1993) from NITK Suratkal (formerly known as  KREC Surathkal); and Ph.D. (2008) from IIT Madras.

Dr. Raviraja Adhikari
 Associate Director (Academics)

He has done B.E Mechanical, MTech in Production Engineering and Ph.D in Tribology