Dean Industry Institute Interface :Prof. H. Vijay Murthy
Prof. H. Vijay Murthy completed his engineering graduation in Electrical Power stream from the Government BDT College of Engineering, Davanagere, in 1981and joined the esteemed SDM College of Engineering & Technology, Dharwad, as Lecturer in the Department of Electrical Engineering in the same year.
He obtained his post graduation in 1989 in ‘Power Systems’ from National Institute of Engineering, Mysore University, Mysore.
From 2006 onwards, he is serving as Professor. He is working for the good cause of engineering education for the past 34 years.
During his long service as teacher, he also has shouldered various responsibilities as Coordinator for College Transport System, Head of Electrical Maintenance Section, Chief Coordinator of Industry-Institute Partnership Cell, Chief Warden of the SDMCET hostels, Head of the Electrical Engineering Department, Member of Academic Council, Member of Board of Studies of Karnataka University, Member of KPSC syllabus review committee in 2001, Recruitment Committee Member of Goa University, GPSC, Goa. He has reviewed books on electrical engineering and has technical papers to his credit.
He also contested for Karnataka University Senate.
He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers (India) since 2003. He was a Executive Committee Member of the Institution of Engineers (India), Dharwad Local Centre from November 1998 to October 2000. During his tenure, he was responsible for bringing back the status of examination centre for Dharwad & also acted as Officer in-charge of AMIE Examinations at the Centre. He was the Member of the Editorial Committee of the news bulletin of the centre, ‘ET-TALK’.
He has exceptionally good leadership and organizational capabilities. Being dynamic, he is also an active life member of ISTE and social institutions like, Mitra Samaj, Rehabilitation Centre for mentally retarded persons in Dharwad city.
Presently he is the Dean (III), shouldering the mammoth responsibility of Industrial Interactions of the college.