Dr. J. Raja Murugadoss, Director, NSRIT, is a PhD in Civil Engineering from Anna University, Chennai, with 20 years of experience in teaching and academic administration, with a strong vision for shaping the students with employability skills to help them face the highly dynamic and complex employment market. As a programme evaluator of National Board of Accreditation (NBA), New Delhi, he has visited several NITs and self-financial colleges in Tamil Nadu and Kerala. for programme accreditation or mock accreditation. He has also delivered many lectures on quantification of learning outcomes in various institutions. He is a dedeicated explorer of Outcome Based Education and have a deep passion towards the implementation of NEP 2020. Moreover, he runs a OBE acaddemy in the name of "RubricsEdu.com" on his personal interest/passion to spread the true fragrance of OBE to the stakeholders. He has published extensively in National and International Journals and Conferences, mostly in the field of Structural Optimization and guided doctoral dissertations.
He is a member of Board of Studies of Civil Engineering program of Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Gurujada, Vizianagaram (JNTU-GV), a state university of Andhra Pradesh. He is also a life member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) and Associate Member of American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE) and guided few doctoral scholars in the field of Civil Engineering. Prior to this assignment he was associated with GMR Institute of Technology as Vice Principal and Member Secretary of the Governing Council of GMRIT, KPR Institute of Technology and Bannari Amman Institute of Technology at various capacities in administration.