Description :has an extensive academic experience of 25+ years in the best engineering colleges of Mysore university, Bangalore University and VTU. Was a member of Local Inquiry Committee (LIC) of VTU during 2017. Was nominated by the VTU as an Academic Council member ( VTU Nominee) for SDM College of Engineering and Technology, Dharwad for a period of 2 years. Nominated as an External Expert for the Recruitment and Assessment Committee for the Senior scientists of DRDO. Invited as an Academic Expert for Bangalore University Exams, Invited as Guest speaker for different colleges. Recognized research supervisor of the VTU and PES University. Chaired technical sessions on Information Retrieval at prestigious conferences held in India, USA and China. Presented papers at the flagship conferences in the US and China. Served as member for BOS and Department Curriculum Committee. Was deputed as external deputy chief and moderator for VTU exams. Panel member for PhD comprehensive exams and a member for doctoral committee for PES University and VTU. Has good research track record with publications in the international conferences and journals of good repute. Has mentored students for their undergrad, postgrad projects. Currently guiding 5 research scholars for their PhD degree.