Prof. R.P. Mahapatra, Head – Department of Computer Science & Engineering & Dean Admissions, SRM IST, Delhi-NCR, Ghaziabad Campus has over 20 years of experience of teaching and research in India and abroad. Prof. Mahapatra is an acclaimed researcher as more than 80 research papers have been published in international publishing houses like Elsevier, IEEE, Science Direct, and Springer. He is an excellent academician and a refined administrator. He is also an excellent speaker and has motivated thousands of students to make their career in the field of engineering.
It gives me immense pride when my students work towards the development of the country
I have served the education industry for almost 20 years. This has been an extremely satisfying journey as I always had a sense of pride that I am able to make some contribution in the success stories of thousands of engineers. I am proud to say that most of my students are playing key roles in the development of their organizations by developing new products and technologies. In a way, I am able to contribute to the growth of my country and the betterment of society. So, I feel that education is the best industry to work in.
Working and achieving together a common goal set for the organization is feeling of contentment
According to me, leadership is all about helping all the team members to grow, and motivating them to give their best in whatever task is assigned to them. It helps us to achieve the common goal set for the organization. As Dean Admissions, I always try to bring in the potential students, whom we can shape and transform into excellent engineers and a good human being.
The curriculum is designed by keeping abreast of the current industry standards
While designing the curriculum of SRM IST, Delhi-NCR Campus, it is ensured that the latest development in the industry and future possibilities are taken into consideration. As engineering is a futuristic domain wherein engineers visualize the future and design & develop the products, we have pioneers of industry and academia in the Board of Studies to design the curriculum. Students get hands-on experience of industry practices through internship, live projects and guest lectures.
My team and I try to resolve the concerned matters pertaining to students and help them in any way possible
At SRM IST, Delhi-NCR Campus, Ghaziabad students are the first priority of each and every member of the institute. I frequently meet with students to know about their welfare, studies and other related issues. If any matter of concern is found, it is addressed immediately. Students are free to reach me any time during the working hours and even after the college hours they can contact me at any point of time.
Interacting with future engineers and managers always excites me
Whenever I get an opportunity, I share my ideas and thoughts with them and at the same time, I ask them to share their ideas and thoughts with me. It generates lots of positive energy and desire to do something meaningful for the society which can change people’s life positively. When students visualise this idea of contributing positively in making this world a better place to live, I and my students, both cherish this moment a lot.
Success comes with hard work and we are working harder to make SRM a centre of excellence
SRM IST, Delhi-NCR, Ghaziabad campus has a glorious past of more than two decades. We are already one of the best institutions in the country. Success comes with hard work and we are working harder and harder to make SRM, a centre of excellence. We work for excellence and will keep doing the same in times to come. I am sure our hard work will help us to take the institution to the new heights and we will be regarded as one the best institutions in the world.
A journey towards success is full of ups and downs
I wish to tell the aspiring students that the journey of excellence is full of ups and downs, opportunities and challenges. Students must keep working to enhance their capabilities to meet the challenges and grab the opportunities. This will not only make them a good professional but also a good human being.
Students with bright minds with knack of curiosity can drive the society towards positive changes
My prime role and responsibility for the institution is to strengthen the process of identifying good and potential young students who have the passion for bringing positive changes in the society. One the right set students are identified, then my job is to ensure that the students get world class education and get ample opportunities to showcase their talent. In turn, we can provide the result-oriented manpower to the industry.
SRM is an institution which is known for transforming the career of young students
It is one of the best institutes in the country for engineering and management education. We provide countless opportunities to learn in a global learning environment. We have strong association with world’s top universities like Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA), Carnegie Mellon, UC Davis, University of Wisconsin, University of Western Australia, University of Warwick, Lancaster University, NUS, NTU, Kyushu Institute of Technology, University of Auckland and many others for Semester Abroad Programme and student exchange programme. We are accredited by NAAC with the Highest ‘A++, Category ‘A’ by MHRD, Category -1 by UGC. Moreover, we are globally diamond rated university by I-Gauge and 4-Star rated by QS Star Rating for Excellence.
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Our prime focus has always been to develop students into good human resource for the country
Our greatest strength is our value system which is ingrained in the philosophy of SRM’s foundations. We believe in making our students not just good engineers but also good human beings so that they can work for the betterment of the society. Commitment to quality education is our motive and we believe in the philosophy of Learn, Leap and Lead.