Prof. (Er.) P. R. Pattanayak is an alumnus of NIT Rourkela and XIMB, Bhubaneswar. He has done B. Sc Engineering (Electrical) & M. Sc. Engineering (Communication System) from NIT Rourkela and he has completed his PGDM from XIMB, Bhubaneswar.
He has 26 years of Industrial & Corporate experience, and more than 21 years in Academic Administration. After his retirement as Principal from CIME, a constituent college of “Biju Pattnaik University of Technology, Odisha” Rourkela, he joined BIITM as Principal and after his superannuation he has assumed the position of Advisor (Academics).