Dr. Ramesh L. Chakrasali is presently working as a Professor in the Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering and Dean(Academic Program) and Dean (Research and Development), SDM College of Engineering &Technology Dharwad.
He obtained his B.E. (Electrical) and M.E. (Digital Electronics) from SDM College of Engineering and Technology, Dharwad, affiliated to Karnataka University, Dharwad. He was awarded Ph.D. from Visvesvaraya Technological University Belgaum, in the field of renewable energy sources based standalone micro hybrid grid.
Dr. Ramesh Chakrasali has 28 years of teaching experience. He is a Fellow of IE (I), IETE and life member of ISTE. His areas of interests being power system SCADA, Digital Electronics and Testing and Commissioning of Electrical Equipment and Utilization of Electrical Power. He teaches subjects like Digital Electronics, Digital System Design using VHDL, Computer Networks, and Power System SCADA, Deregulation of Power Systems etc.
Dr. Ramesh has guided more than 40 UG projects and 10 PG projects. Currently 8 students are pursuing their Ph.D. under his guidance in different areas of Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
He has published 2 papers in Elsevier International Journal and 11in other international journals. He also has published 2paper in national journal and presented more than 18papers in national and 10 in international conferences.
He has also authored three books viz Basic Electrical engineering, Testing and Commissioning of Electrical Equipment and Electrical Power Utilization. He has coauthored a book on The Constitution of India and Professional Ethics.
Apart from teaching and research he is a regular speaker on domain specific and general engineering related topics in several conferences, pedagogical trainings and workshops.
Prof. Chakrasali has worked as a member accreditation team constituted by The Institution of Engineers (India) for Electrical Engineering branch to accredit UG program of an Engineering College and LIC memberof VTU and Goa Universities. He has worked in various capacities at different universities examination work. Prof. Chakrasali is serving as Member of Academic bodies like
Member BOS, SG University Kolhapur, Member BOE, SIT Tumkur, Member Doctorate committee, RVCE Bengaluru, Member DUGC,DPGC, BOE, BOS, and Academic council at SDMCET, Dharwad.Currently he is the Chairman of the Institution of Engineers (India) Dharwad Local Centre, Dharwad.