Prof.R.Shyam Sundar joined as the Principal of NGIT on 9th July 2022. Prior to this, he served as Principal of the University College of Technology & Dean Faculty of Technology, at Osmania University, Hyderabad. He has a total of 35 years of Industry, Teaching, Research, and Administrative experience. He obtained his B.Tech, M.Tech, and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Osmania University, Hyderabad.
He has served for a period of 11 years in the public sector undertakings such as Bokaro Steel Plant, Rourkela Steel Plant, and Hindustan Fluorocarbons Ltd. Thereafter he joined as Reader and became a Professor in the University College of Technology, Osmania University Hyderabad, and served for 24 years, held several Academic and Administrative positions such as the Principal, University College of Technology, the Dean of Faculty of Technology OU, The Dean of Faculty of Pharmacy, OU, Head, Department of Technology, Chairman, BOS in Pharmacy & Pharm-D and Additional Controller of Examination, OU.
He has guided and awarded 60 M.Tech and 8 Ph.D. Students (another 8 students are pursuing their Ph.D.). He has published more than 55 research papers in reputed International & National Journals. He has organized & attended several International and National Conferences, Seminars, and Workshops including FDP Programmers. Under his Stewardship, the Alumni of the University College of Technology have established five core Laboratories.
He has been actively involved in the IIChE-HRC (Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers Professional Organization) activities and served as Joint Secretary, Hon-Secretary, Vice Chairman, Chairman, and National Council Member of IIChE.
He is also extending his services for social and cultural activities by spending his personal time, talent, and treasure with the motto “payback to society”. He received Dr. C. Nare (Dr. C. Narayan Reddy) Award and the G-COT (Gramodhaya Bandhu Mitra) award for the outstanding services rendered in the field of Health & Education.
He has been nominated as an Expert member for the NIPER Board of Governance(Govt. of India), Hyderabad. He is a member of the State Pollution Control Board (Telangana Govt). He has been nominated as a member of the “Joint Inspection Committee” Industries Department, Govt. of Telangana. He has been nominated as an A.P.Taskforce member for the Inspection of Private Engineering Colleges. He has been a member of the Standing Committee & Academic Senate of O.U. He has been a Chairman & member of the various selection committees & inspection committees for the O.U affiliated colleges. He is a fellow of IEI (Institute of Engineers), a Life member of IIChE & ISCA.