Prof. Karisiddappa

is the Vice-Chancellor of Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU). With more than 34 years of teaching and research experience in the field of Structural Engineering., Prof. Karisiddappa's journey began with a Ph.D. from IIT Roorkee, Uttarakhand, and an M. Tech from IIT Madras.
Today VTU is one of the largest universities in India with 212 colleges affiliated to it with an intake capacity of over 467,100 undergraduate students and 12,666 postgraduate students.
Prof. Karisiddappa vision is to make VTU one of the best universities in the world and to ensure it has a good curriculum and is research-oriented