Prof. Niranjan N Chiplunkar pursued his BE in Electronics & Communication from National Institute of Engineering Mysore in the year 1986 and M.Tech in Computer Science & Engineering from MIT, Manipal. He completed his Ph.D. in Computer Science & Engineering from S J College of Engineering of Mysore University in 2002.
Prof. Chiplunkar has more than three decades of teaching experience. He served as a Lecturer and then as a Reader in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal from 1987 to 1996. From 1996 to June 2012 he worked at NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte as a Professor in the Computer Science & Engineering Department. He served as the Head of the Department of CSE and was Vice Principal of the Institute since 2003 and from 2010, he held additional office of the Dean(Academics). Currently Dr. Chiplunkar is the Principal of NMAM Institute of Technology.
Dr.Niranjan Chiplunkar , recipient of prestigious awards and accolades, has authored several textbooks and papers of wide repute. He authored a Text book on “CAD for VLSI” published by NMAMIT Publications in 2007, a book on “VLSI CAD” published by PHI Learning, New Delhi in 2011, and a book on “A Novel Architecture Design for Network on Chip” in 2020. He has edited two International and national level conference Proceedings. Recipient of “Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan National Award for Best Engineering College Principal” for the year 2014 by ISTE New Delhi, he has been awareded with “Excellent Achievement Award” by Centre for International Cooperation on Computerization, Government of Japan in March 2002. In 2007, he has been honoured as “Distinguished Alumnus” by the Manipal University. His profile has been published in “Marqui’s Who’s Who in the World” in 2009 edition. Prof. Niranjan has been awarded with appreciation certificates from EMC (India) and IEEE Bangalore Chapter for his contribution towards EMC Academic Alliance initiative and IEEE Student Branch activities as a Branch counsellor at NMAMIT, Nitte, respectively. He has been granted an Indian Patent for a novel 3D architecture for Network on Chip system in 2020.
Prof. Chiplunkar presented more than 50 technical papers in National and International Conferences and journals. He has successfully guided Ten Ph.D. Scholar under Visweswaraya Technological University Belgaum, Manipal University and VIT Vellore, and is currently guiding two Ph.D. students under VTU . He is a Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India), Senior member of IEEE and member of several other Professional bodies like CSI, ISSS and ISTE. He is on the examination boards of various Universities in India.
Dr. Niranjan has successfully completed two funded research projects - one from AICTE, New Delhi and another from DST, Govt. of India on “Network on Chip Architecture design” and “Multicore software framework development” respectively. He has organized 5 ISTE (Indian Society for Technical Education) - Short Term Training Programmes, Three International Conferences, four National Conferences and several workshops.
Dr. Niranjan has visited countries like USA (during June 2008 and October 2013), China (during March 2011), Japan (during Jan-March 2002, March 2013 and December 2019). Srilanka (during 2004), UAE(during 2005,2006 and 2015),Singapore(during 2007), Malaysia (during 2007 and 2013), Qatar (during May 2008 and June 2009) Thailand (during April 2010) and Israel (during May 2019) on different official assignments. He has taken part in EMC world conference at Las Vegas in June 2008 and has visited Stanford University, Purdue University, Michigan State University, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee and University of California at Sand Diego
Prof. Chiplunkar is an examiner for UPSC New Delhi. He is the reviewer of “International Journal of Electronics Letters”. Prof. Niranjan is the Governing Council member of KLE College of Engineering & Technology, Chikkodi and Member of Board of Studies in Computer Science and MCA of NIE, Mysore. He was the ISO Management representative and TEQIP nodal officer of NMAMIT, Nitte. Prof. Chiplunkar participates in social activities and is recognised by various socio-cultural organizations. He has been the President of Rotary Club of Nitte during 2006-07.