Dr. Venugopal K R
IEEE Fellow and ACM Distinguished Educator
Principal, University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering, Bangalore University
Alumni : (i) University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering, Bangalore (ii) Central College Mass Communication Bangalore (iii) Department of Economics, Bangalore University (iv) Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (v) Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (vi) SJRC College of Law, Bangalore (vii) Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Bangalore (viii) Inidan Institute of Finance, Delhi (ix) Karnataka University, Dharwad (x) St. Joseph’s College, Bangalore (xi) St. Joseph’’s Indian High School, Bangalore.
Trustee, Rashtrotthana Trust, Bangalore.
Founder, Society for Information Processing, Bangalore, 2011.
Founder, UVCE Alumni Centenary Foundation, Bangalore, 2011.
Member, The Mythic Society, Bangalore, 2008.
Founder Trustee, Prof. K. Venkatagiri Gowda Memorial Foundation, Mysore, 2006.
Founder Trustee, Prof. K. Venkatagiri Gowda Charitable and Educational Trust, Bangalore, 2004.
Founder Trustee, Sri Vijaya Vittala Charitable and Educational Trust, Bangalore, 2003.
Founder Trustee, Alpha Educational Trust, Bangalore, 2000.
Founder Trustee, Aryabhata Education Society, Bangalore, 1990.
President, Cotton sports and Educational Society, Bangalore, 1980.
Technical and Educational Consultancy
Member, Complaints and Appeals Committee, AICTE, Government of India, New Delhi, 2011.
Member, Project Review Committee, Fuel Cell Bus – Tata Motors Limited, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research Technology Bhavan, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, New Delhi, 2010.
Member, IT Committee for Smart Cards, Under Rastriya Swasthya Bima Yojana, Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India, New Delhi, 2011.
Member, Regional Committee, SWRO, AICTE, Bangalore, 2011 – 2014.
Expert Member, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, New Delhi.
Member, Vijaya Bank, Core Networking Banking Services, Bangalore 2000 till date.
Member, Syndicate Bank, Core Networking Banking Services, Bangalore 2000 – 2007.
Member, States Technical Education Council, Government of Karnataka, 2009.
Advisor, Issac Newton English School, Bangalore.
Expert Member, All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi.
Expert Member, University Grants Commission, New Delhi.
Expert Member, National Board of Accreditation, New Delhi.
Expert Member, Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum, Karnataka.
Expert Member, Local Inspection Committee, Bangalore University, Bangalore.
Founder Member, Southern Economist Study Circle, Bangalore.
Secretary, Indian Economists Forum, Bangalore, 1990.
Expert Member, Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Karnataka.