Dr. S. Y. Kulkarni


In the ever-changing world of education, leadership acts as a compass, guiding organizations toward excellence. Dr. S. Y. Kulkarni, the visionary head of BNM Institute of Technology (BNMIT), has had a significant impact on the institution’s path. Thanks to the leadership of Dr. Kulkarni, who has a wealth of academic skills and is persistently devoted to supporting innovation, BNMIT has become a center of academic excellence and research competence. His ingenious approach has improved the institution’s standing and brought it to the forefront of cutting-edge study.

Knowing Dr. S. Y. Kulkarni
Dr. S. Y. Kulkarni, currently serving as the Professor and Additional Director at BNM Institute of Technology (BNMIT) since June 1, 2020, boasts an impressive 37 years of experience in the field. A luminary in the realm of engineering education, Dr. Kulkarni has made significant contributions, particularly in the areas of VLSI, Embedded Systems, Mobile Communication, Satellite Communication, and Advanced Computer Architecture.

His leadership extends beyond BNMIT, as evidenced by his role as the Editor of four international journals on Engineering & Technology and Chief Editor of NITTE Research Journal and MSR Research Journal. Dr. Kulkarni’s influence is also prominent in various authoritative capacities, including his membership in the All India Board for Town Planning and Nation Building (AICTE / MHRD) and his contributions to AICTE committees for standardizing nomenclatures and granting autonomy to colleges.

Renowned for his prolific contributions to academia, Dr. S. Y. Kulkarni has carved a distinguished path with an impressive body of technical papers. Authored with precision and expertise, his 75 technical papers have been published in esteemed national and international conferences, as well as in Scopus-indexed and other refereed journals. Dr. Kulkarni’s scholarly achievements position him as a trailblazer, adding substance to his global recognition and numerous accolades, including the “Engineering Excellence” award in 2010 and his acknowledgment as one of the “100 Most Influential Directors of the Country” in 2016.

An expert in various subjects, Dr. Kulkarni has taught a diverse range of courses, authored numerous technical papers, and served as a visiting faculty at esteemed institutions in the USA and Canada. His dynamic leadership and extensive expertise make him a compelling candidate for the category of Best Director – Research and Development, a testament to his invaluable contributions to education and research.