An administrator, teacher and trainer, Dr.Gopinath has 29 years of teaching, research,and administrative experience. PhD (Computer Aided Design) from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. MBA(Education Management) from KSBM, Mumbai. He started his career as an Associate Lecturer in Govt. Polytechnic, Zaheerabad. Before taking up administrative positions at MITS, Rayagada, JITM Paralakhemundi, Odisha as Principal, he worked with GITAM University, Visakhapatnam for 13 years. He was instrumental in NBA accreditation for all the departments of JITM, Odisha and Chaitanya Engineering College, Visakhapatnam. For the past 29 years he is dealing with courses like Engineering Graphics, Machine Design, CAD, ICAD, CADM, Information Technology and CIM. He also works with Mechanical Engineering Design and Analysis software like CATIA and ANSYS.
He organized several International and National Conferences, Workshops & Seminars. He conducted two AICTE sponsored Staff Development Programs on CAD/CAM. He has published research papers in 13 International Journals, 18 International Conferences and 19 National Conferences/Seminars so far on topics mainly 3D solid modeling, CAD/CAE and Reverse Engineering. On these topics he has delivered several keynote lectures in prestigious institutions like SMIT Gangtok, VIT University Vellore, BIT Mesra Ranchi, CTTC Bhubaneswar, GMRIT Rajam, BIT Bangalore, HITC Jabalpur, NIT Agartala and QUT, Brisbane, Australia, BRAC University, Dhaka, Bangladesh and Bangkok. He reviewed two PhD theses. He is a life member of various professional bodies like ASME, SAE, ISTE, Institution of Engineers (India), HKSME, Condition Monitoring Society of India, Indian Red Cross etc.
1. Baba Institute of Technology and Sciences, Visakhapatnam, AP Principal: 2011-12 & 2016- 2020 (5 Years)
2.Alliance University, Bengaluru, Karnataka Professor: 2014-16 (2 years)
3.Gandhi Institute of Excellent Technocrats, Bhubaneswar, Odisha Principal: 2012-14 (1.5 Years)
4. Chaitanya Engineering College, Visakhapatnam, AP Principal: 2009-11 (2.5 Years)
5. Jagannadh Institute for Technology and Management, Paralakhemundi, Odisha Principal: 2007-09 (2.5 Years)
6. Majhighariani Institute of Technology and Science, Rayagada, Odisha Principal: 2005-07 (1.5 Years)
7. GITAM University, Visakhapatnam, AP Asso. Professor: 1992-2005 (13 years)
8. SS Govt. Polytechnic, Zaheerabad, Telangana Asso. Lecturer: 1991-92 (1.5 years)
- Merit of Excellence Award by Institution of Engineers(India) – 2006
- Dewang Mehta National Education Award – 2017
- 50 Most Influential Principals of India (Education) by World Education Congress – 2018
- Best Director Award by ‘Global Education and Corporate Leadership’ – 2018
- Distinguished Leader in Engineering by ‘Venus International Foundation’ – 2019
- Global Education Leader by ‘World Education Congress’ – 2019
- ‘Analysis of Bearing Support System of a Steam Turbine: A Solid Modeling Approach' (ISBN: 9783844310856)
- ‘Reverse Engineering in Manufacturing: Methodology Case Studies and Applications’ (ISBN: 9783844318791)
- ‘Trends in CAD/CAM: To Capture Global Markets’ (ISBN: 9783844325379)
- Dr.C.V.Gopinath is passionate about higher education leadership and became principal at a young age of 38.
- Instrumental in NBA accreditation of JITM (Now Centurion University), Odisha and Chaitanya Engineering College, Visakhapatnam, A.P.
- Institution builder, expert in branding the institutes to top ranking institutes (JITM, CEC, BITS)
- Pan India exposure (Worked in four states, visited several States/Institutes to learn new concepts)
- Trained at internationally acclaimed institutes like Deloitte leadership Center in India, Academic Staff College of India, Engineering Staff College of India and Dale Carnegie Certified Academic Leadership Program by Wipro.
- Organized several International and National Conferences, Workshops, Seminars and Webinars. He published research papers in International/National Journals/Conferences.
- Published books, conducted programs, delivered lectures in various National and International forums.
- Visiting Professor, University of Perpetual Help System, DALTA, Calamba Campus, Philippines
- Life member of ASME, SAE, ISTE, Institution of Engineers (India), HKSME, etc.
- Member of several International Committees of Conferences/Journals
- Life Member of St. John Ambulance (Voluntary regular blood donor)