The institute is headed by Dr. D.L.Prabhakara, an eminent academician and administrator having 40 years of experience with active involvement in research activities. He has his post graduation from IIT - Madras and Doctoral degree from IIT- Kharagpur. He has 59 publications in National and international journals & conferences. Dr. Prabhakara is a reviewer of reputed national and international journals. Currently 5 research scholars are pursuing Ph.D program under his guidance. He is also an author of the book titled 'Graphic Statics'. He has served in almost all the academic and statutory boards of almost all the universities of Karnataka including VTU and was a Member of the Executive Council of Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum.
It is a great pleasure for me to welcome you to Sahyadri College of Engineering and Management. In this very dynamic, global and competitive educational environment, the college is in the process of providing quality education and re-position itself to meet the challenges that have been created with the information era. The task is big but we will succeed in our mission. Meeting and measuring up to the emerging challenges is the prime function of today's students. To do this, it requires keen perception, flexibility and the ability to merge theories into action plans. We believe in providing you with hands-on training that will further hone your technical skills with soft skills. We believe in giving our students the competitive advantage in the business world, by encouraging them to be inquisitive and make informed choices. Apart from the prescribed curriculum by the University, our college structures customized special programmes based on specific requirements of the industry with a focus on priorities. Periodic quality audits are conducted to ensure effective teaching, class room management, efficient documentation and judicious review of teaching learning process. The College has firm linkages with St. Louis university, USA; IIIT Allahabad. We are constantly reviewing these relationships and exploring the possibilities of establishing new ones locally and internationally. Industry collaborations and partnerships have long become a hallmark of our curricula. Sahyadri College of Engineering and Management is committed to play a key role in creating an ambience for nurturing the leaders of tomorrow. In doing so, we hope to make significant contributions to the development of the country and improvement in the quality of life of its citizens. I welcome you to explore our College as we commit ourselves to reach even greater heights.