Prof. Vinod P N headed department of civil Engineering and holds a B.E (Environmental Engineering) from V.V.C.E, Mysore (Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi), M.Tech (Hydraulics) from N.I.E. Mysore (Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi).
He is having more than Six and Half years of vast experience in the field of Hydraulics and Hydraulic machines, Water resource and also administrative responsibilities. He has 5 International journals, 4 National and 3 International conferences. He has worked for funded research and consultancy projects from SEAN-DEE (South East Asian Network Disaster for Environmental Engineering), University of Kassel-Germany, DST, KSCST etc. His areas of research are Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines, Applied Hydraulic Engineering, Hydrology, Water supply and Wastewater Engineering, Irrigation Engineering, Strength of Material, Basics of Environmental Engineering, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Advanced Statistical Methods, Environment Impact Assessment, Applied Mechanics, Elements of Civil Engineering and Open-channel Flow.