The Director


Dr. Mukesh M Raghuwanshi

Director and Professor
Symbiosis Institute of Technology, Nagpur


Prof. (Dr.) Mukesh Raghuwanshi holds a Ph.D. in Computer Sc from VNIT, Nagpur. He did his MTech in Computer Sc from IIT, Kharagpur. He is a highly ingenious mentor and passionate technocrat with more than 35 years of experience in academics, administration, software project development & management, and hardware installations & maintenance. He has proven track record in establishing new institutes & departments. Expertise in the design and delivery of engineering curriculum and courses. He magnificently guided substantial, cross-functional teams in the design and deployment of cutting-edge business solutions to educational institutes, small & medium business houses, industries, and government departments. Work on computer literacy in backward and Naxal-affected areas for many years shows his commitment to social responsibility. He always enjoys the role of mentor that transforms highly talented youths into tech-savvy engineers.

Prof. Raghuwanshi is nominated as Margdarshak under Margdarshan Scheme of AICTE. As a principal, he mentored the college to Win the “STAR NEWS” award for the “Best Upcoming Engineering College in India”-2010. He is recipient of “Inspire faculty Excellence Awards 2017” by Infosys Campus connect and he worked as a subject expert in NBA committee. Worked as a judge for “smart India Hackathon-2018.

He worked with SIEMENS SIETECH, Berlin, Germany and C-DAC, Pune as software developer. Prof. Raghuwanshi visited USA, UK, Germany and Thailand to study higher technical education systems and presented his papers.

He has developed Software for Pharmaceutical Distributor, Pathologist, Petrol Pump Owner, Coal Transporter, Cement Transporter, Hotel Management, education institute. Also worked as system analyst & software developer for “Inventory Management Software" for the major store of Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station.

His hobby of fabrication and repair of electronic systems has transformed him into an audio, video & computer maintenance engineer. For 12 years offered services for computer hardware & software maintenance. He has planned, installed, and configured many LAN (based on Novel Netware, Windows, and Linux) systems. Offered LAN-WAN solutions to industries like L&T, Ballarpur Industries, Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station, educational institutions, newspaper publishers, coal & cement transporters.

Prof. Raghuwanshi headed a team of 50 members to manage 12 centres of RIIT-ART, Chandrapur (a C-DAC authorized computer training centre). Trained government employees and local people from the Naxalite-affected and backward districts Chandrapur and Gadchiroli of Maharashtra State.

He has more than 100 papers published/presented at reputed international/national journals/conferences. He authored 2 technical books and published 1 patent & 5 copyrights. 11 scholars have completed PhD under him and 7 are pursuing PhD. Three papers received “the Best paper award” in conferences and 2 scholars got government research grants for research work.

He was In-charge Chairman and member of Board of Studies for Computer Sc. & Tech, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur. Secretary, Board of studies for Dept of Computer Sc. & Tech, YCCE, Nagpur, Chairman, Result Review and Moderation committee (RRMC) and Member, Examination Committee and Member, Academic Council of YCCE, Nagpur. He worked as Subject expert, Vice-Chancellor’s nominee, and member of the local inquiry committees for RTM-Nagpur University and SGB Amravati University.

His areas of specialization are Genetic algorithm, multi-objective optimization, Algorithms, Data science. His hobbies include singing, listening music & people, reading, programming and traveling.