Dr. K N Subramanya
Principal, RV College of Engineering, Bengaluru
RV College of Engineering (RVCE) established in 1963 is one of the earliest self-financing engineering colleges in the country. The institution is run by Rashtreeya Sikshana Samithi Trust (RSST) a not-for-profit Trust. RVCE is an Autonomous college. Currently, the institution offers 15 Bachelor, 14 Master Programs and all the departments have Research Centres, affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) Belagavi. The institution has set itself a Vision “Leadership in Quality Technical Education, Interdisciplinary Research & Innovation, With a Focus on Sustainable and Inclusive Technology”.
Recent awards and achievements include – Ranked 96th in the Country by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF Rankings 2023), QS-IGUAGE -Diamond University Rating (2021-2024), EduFuture Excellence Award – Best Private Engineering University (South) by Zee Digital, “Engineering College of the Year-2022” by the Higher Education Review Magazine, Ranked 13th in the country & 2nd in Karnataka – IIRF Ranking (2022), Ranked 6th among the top 10 of 100 Pvt. Engg. Colleges in the Country by Education World Magazine-22. Ranked 1501+ in Times Higher Education World University Rankings-2023. Ranked 801+ in Computer Science and 1001+ Rank in Engineering category in THE World University Rankings-2023, Ranked 1001+ in Impact Ranking in THE World University Rankings-2023, and NPTEL (Local Chapter) “AAA” Rating.
The institution has to its credit over 1600 National and International Journal publications, filed over 50 patents, 48 published patents, 19 granted patents, completed sponsored research and consultancy projects worth Rs. 20.0 crores in the last three years. The institution has established Incubation Centre, Centre of Excellence in Macroelectronics, Cisco sponsored Centre of Excellence in Internet of Things, RVCE-Mercedes Benz Centre for Automotive Mechatronics, Toyota Kirloskar Motors sponsored Automotive workshop, Centre for Smart Antenna Systems, Centre for Computational Genomics, RV-Bosch Rexroth Centre for Automation, Centre of Excellence in Autonomous Vehicles (collaborative effort with IISc and WIPRO), Greaves Cotton sponsored Centre for e-Mobility, IBM Sponsored Centre for Quantum Information and Technology, Centre for Hydrogen & Green Technology Research and Center for Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning & Data Science, HPCC Systems – HPCC Systems CoE in Cognitive Intelligent Systems for Sustainable Solutions, Visual Computing, Advanced Automotive Systems. The students have won awards and accolades in national and international competitions.