Dr. M.K. Venkatesha, Principal (since 2008), RNSIT is a "JC Bose Gold Medalist" and has more than 35 years of teaching experience. He completed his Post Graduation from the University of Manitoba (CANADA) on a fellowship. He is also the recipient of best teacher award at RNSIT. He has published a number of research papers with many citations. He brings with him a rich experience of working as a Registrar (Evaluation) of VTU, Belagavi (2001-04), Adviser of AICTE, New Delhi (2004-05) & Principal of BMSCE, Bengaluru (2005-08).