Dr. H N Shivashankar, formerly Chairman of Department of Electronics and Computer Science and also Dean faculty of engineering of Bangalore University, is a scholar of repute, an excellent teacher served as Principal of RNSIT and has become Instrumental in making RNSIT as the top teaching Institution among the Engineering Colleges in State.
Now he has been elevated as the Director of RNSIT. He has the necessary Vision, Zeal and Enthusiasm and is aiming in vertical Development in developing RNSIT as not only as the best teaching institute but also in research and Development.
His expertise in the field of Engineering supported by over 3 decades of research and teaching has led to a continuous vertical development of RNSIT.
Scholarship and Honours
1. Post graduate Fellowship at Institute of Technology, BHU, Varanasi, 1966-68
2. Research Fellowship under Quality Improvement Program at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 1981-84
3. SIR THOMAS WARD Gold Medal (Best Paper Award for Paper no.11) from IE (INDIA) in 1984
4. IE (INDIA) Gold Medal Best Paper Award for 1991-92 for paper no.14
5. Visited USA as a FulBright Scholar for 3 months , Worked with Victor K. Prasanna, under parallel Processing group, Delivered lectures at various places and forums, one of them was on Multiple Valued Logic, the televised lecture for 3 hours ar USC, Los Angeles and another at University of IRVINE under Mr. Kane Kim group during 1991.
6. Exchange Scholarship to visit France-Offered
7. Fellow of IETE, India
8. "Teacher of Millennium" by Poornapragna agency,2000 Member of task force on Information technology of State Government
9. Senior Member of IETE, (India)