Ravi Manimaran

Ravi C. Manimaran is a professor and chair of the department of engineering technology at Austin Peay State University. His education includes two master of science degrees in electrical & computer engineering and electronics and control engineering. He has been involved in higher education leadership as a dean, department chair, project director and a faculty member since 1997. He served as the PI / Co-PI of multiple internal and external grants yielding several conference presentations and publications. His research interests include industrial automation systems, very large-scale integration (VLSI), application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC), field-programmable gate array (FPGA), active learning, innovative pedagogy, and higher education leadership. He had led the accreditation journey for numerous ABET accredited programs since 2011.