Sh. D. Devarasiddappa currently heading the Department of Automobile Engineering at Rajiv Gandhi Govt. Polytechnic, Itanagar has 13 years of teaching experience. He obtained Bachelor Degree in Automobile Engineering in the year 1998 from Malnad College of Engineering, Hassan (Karnataka) securing the FIRST RANK in the university examination. He acquired Post-Graduation in Computer Integrated Manufacturing and Automation (CIMA) from North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST), Arunachal Pradesh. He is the recipient of "Outstanding College Teachers Award" for the academic session 2015-16 conferred in the XVII Conference of Higher & Technical Education held on 28th March 2017. Sh. Devarasiddappa has 13 publications to his credit in national, international conferences, reputed journals and attended as many as 30 STTPs/FSD training programs. He is a life member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) and actively involved in institutional development activities shouldering responsibilities as Project Coordinator (AICTE-NEQIP), Chief Coordinator (AICTE) etc. He is a nominated as faculty representative to the Governing Body of the Arunachal Pradesh State Council for Technical Education, Itanagar. His areas of research interest include Automobile Engineering, Engine Management System, Soft Computing Techniques and Machining Process Optimization etc. Currently, Sh. D. Devarasiddappa is pursuing Doctoral Degree from NERIST in the area of Production Engineering.