Dr. M.S. Rajagopal
Professor and Chairman
M.S. Rajagopal obtained graduation in Mechanical Engineering from UVCE, Bangalore in 1981 and Masters & PhD from IIT, Madras in Thermal Sciences. He started his career at Kirloskar Electric Co. Ltd and served for 15 years in various departments including Design, Development and Research. He was one of the main contributors in developing Energy efficient Motors and the next generation Alternators. He joined NIIT Ltd. In 1999 to head their new Engineering Services division. Subsequently, he joined GE, John Welch Technology Research Centre and was heading the Advanced Design and Methods group. Later he made a conscious shift towards a career in academics and worked at PESIT and BMSIT. Subsequently he worked at Geometric Ltd for two years in as Project Manager, CAE before joining Oxford College of Engineering, as Head of Mechanical Engineering Department. He joined Global Academy of Technology, Bengaluru as Professor & Head, Mechanical Engineering in 2010 and served for 7 years.
Presently he is working as Professor & Chairman, Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, Dayananda Sagar University, Bengaluru. He has guided several M.Tech students and 2 Ph.D students. He has over 15 publications in International journals & conferences. His areas of research include Conjugate Heat Transfer simulation studies in Engineering using FEA & CFD, Pulsating Heat Pipes, Natural Convection in cavities and FEA applications in Mechanical Structures.
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