Prof. Niranjan Narayan Chiplunkar pursued his BE in Electronics and Communication from National Institute of Engineering, Mysore in the year 1986 and MTech in Computer Science and Engineering from MIT, Manipal. Hecompleted his Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineeringfrom S J College of Engineering of Mysore University in 2002.
Prof. Chiplunkar has more than three decades of teaching experience. He served as Lecturer and Reader in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, at Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal from 1987 to 1996.From 1996 to June 2012, he served 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 has 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, a self-published book on “A Novel Architecture Design for Network on Chip” in 2020 and a book on “Introduction to Parallel Computing” published by Wiley India in 2020. He edited two International and a national level conference Proceedings. He was awarded with “Bharatiya VidyaBhavan National Award for Best Engineering College Principal” for the year 2014 by ISTE New Delhi, “Excellent Achievement Award” from Centre for International Cooperation on Computerization, Govt. of Japan in March 2002. During 2007, he has been given “Distinguished Alumnus” award by the Manipal University. His Biodata 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 counselor at NMAMIT, Nitte, respectively. An Indian Patent has been granted for a novel 3D architecture for Network on Chip system. One more Indian Patent on Automatic Footwear Stand has been published and an Australian Patent on Low cost approach for mask detection in a surveillance video based on deep learning objects are granted.
Prof. Chiplunkar has presented more than 50 technical papers in National and International Conferences and journals. He has successfully guided twelve Ph.D. Scholar under VT University Belgaum, Manipal University and VIT Vellore, India. 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 also on the examination boards of various Universities in India.
Dr. Niranjan 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 organized 5 ISTE(Indian Society for Technical Education) -Short Term Training Programmes, Three International Conferences, 4 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 participated 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 SandDiego.
Prof. Chiplunkar is an examiner for UPSC New Delhi. He is the reviewer of “International Journal of Electronics Letters”. He is also 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. Niranjan was President of Rotary Club of Nitte during 2006-07. He is a founding Director of a startup ‘Inspirante Technologies Pvt. Ltd.’started in the year 2019.