Dr. Sanjay Chitnis

Professor and Director, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Dr. Sanjay Chitnis takes care of the Innovation Labs at Dayananda Sagar University where we have partnership with more than 10 industries to provide skill enhancement courses in latest technologies as well as facilities for research and startups. His areas of interest are Machine Learning, Cloud Computing, Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

He is a passionate teacher, with 31 years of all-round leadership level experience in IT industry as well as academics and research. During his career in industry, he managed projects such as Messaging Subsystem of IRIDIUM, the satellite based communication system in Motorola. Later at LG Soft India, he was responsible for the development of a new generation web Based platform for LG Smart devices. After this, he worked as Principal at the CMR Institute of technology, Bangalore.

He did his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in the domain of machine learning, M Tech in Information and Control Engineering from IIT, Kanpur and BE Instrumentation from College of Engineering, University of Pune.



  • Campus 1: Dayananda Sagar University
  • Devarakaggalahalli, Harohalli,
    Kanakapura Road, Ramanagara Dt.,
    Bengaluru – 562 112

  • Campus 2: Dayananda Sagar University
  • Innovation Campus,
    Administrative & Main Admission office,
    Kudlu Gate, Hosur Road,
    Bengaluru - 560 068
    Admissions Helpline: 080 49092924 / 25
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  • Office of Registrar: 080 4909 2910 / 11
    Office of Dean (School of Engineering): +91 80 4909 2986 / 32 / 33
    Dean - MBA: 080 4909 2931
    Research Cell: 080 4909 2912 / +91 97390 17462

  • DSU City Admissions Office:
  • Gate 2, 6th Floor, University Building,
    Dental Block, Kumaraswamy Layout,
    Bengaluru - 560111
    Admissions Helpline: 080 46461800
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