Professor Dharma Raj Cheruku took charge as Principal of GITAM Institute of Technology. He was an alumnus of GITAM first batch of B Tech (ECE) and a gold medalist of Andhra University in 1985.
The first doctorate of GITAM, Dharma Raj joined the institution as an Assistant Professor 30 years ago. He served GITAM in many capacities like Head of ECE Department, Director of Academic Affairs, Director of Student Affairs, Vice Principal, GIT, etc.
He has more than 75 research publications and is an author of seven textbooks. Three scholars of him were awarded Ph.D and eight more are working under his guidance.