Dr. J. Raja Murugadoss, Director, NSRIT, is a PhD in Civil Engineering from Anna University, Chennai, with 20 years of experience in teaching and academic administration, with a strong vision for shaping the students with employability skills to help them face the highly dynamic and complex employment market. As a programme evaluator of National Board of Accreditation (NBA), New Delhi, he has visited several NITs and self-financial colleges in Tamil Nadu and Kerala. for programme accreditation or mock accreditation. He has also delivered many lectures on quantification of learning outcomes in various institutions. He has published extensively in National and International Journals and Conferences, mostly in the field of Structural Optimization and guided doctoral dissertations.
He is a life member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) and Associate Member of American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE). Prior to this assignment he was associated with GMR Institute of Technology as Vice Principal and Member Secretary of the Governing Council of GMRIT, KPR Institute of Technology and Bannari Amman Institute of Technology at various capacities in administration.