Prof.(Dr.) Shrihari a senior academician with administrative and governance experience, the exposure and contributions to, various functions – from teaching at one end of spectrum to managing institutions at the other – defines his career. Beginning as a teaching assistant with Industrial exposure, his career spans through a path where he became a researcher, and eventually a teacher. His progression in teaching career also saw responsibilities of Head of Department, Vice Principal, Principal of a College with 2000 students and the Vice Chancellor of a university with 12000 students, etc. On Academic front too, Prof. Shrihari had the privilege of getting into Academic governance through Board of studies and Academic Council and Institutional governance through Board of Management and Board of Governors. He has experience of working in unitary, deemed and affiliating universities in India. He also had the opportunity to visit universities abroad in Spain, France, Turkey, Malaysia and Thailand. He believes in staying in touch with students through class room teaching while taking care of all his responsibilities.
Prof. Shrihari has been associated in past with Institutions like Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal, Birla Institute of Technology, Pilani, Indian Institute of Sciences, Bangalore, Bharati’s Vidyapeeth, Mumbai and D.J.Sangavi College of Engineering, Mumbai.
Before joining GD Goenka University he was the Vice Chancellor of University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun.