Motto: सिद्धिर्भवति कर्मजा
Phone Number: 066-324-30211
Location: Burla, Sambalpur, Odisha
Official Website: http://www.vssut.ac.in/
About Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology:
Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT), formerly known as the University College of Engineering, Burla, is a University Grants Commission (India) (UGC) recognised Unitary Technical University located in Burla, Sambalpur, Odisha, India. It is first engineering college in Odisha.It is the oldest engineering institute in Odisha, founded as the University College of Engineering (UCE) in 1956. UCE Burla was officially renamed as Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology on 12 February 2009, as a result of a move by the Government of Odisha to accord it with the status of a unitary university. Before getting University status it was the first educational institute in Odisha to be granted ‘Autonomous’ status in the year 1991. In 2012 VSSUT was awarded 12B status by UGC.
Notable Alumni of VSSUT
1.Prof. Braja Mohan Das – ( 1963 B.Tech) Dean Emeritus, College of Engineering and Computer Science, California State University, Sacramento, California, USA, VSSUT Best Alumnus Award-2014.
2.Er. Sudhakar Patri, (1969, B.Tech.), Ex-Chief Engineer, Water Resources Dept, Govt. of Odisha.
3.Er. Nalini Ranjan Pradhan – EIC cum Works Secretary, Govt of Odisha and Member of Board of Management, VSSUT.
4.Prof. Pradeep Behera, (1987, B.Tech.)Professor and Chair, Department of Civil Engineering, University of the District of Columbia, USA.
Electronics & Teleco. Engg.
1.Prof. Ganapati Panda ( 1972, B.Tech.) -Ex-Dy Director, IIT Bhubaneswar.
2.Prof. Sagar Naik, (1980 B.Tech.) Professor, Dept .of Electrical and Comp. Engg., University of Waterloo, Canada
3.Prof. Rabi N. Mahapatra- (1979 B.Tech.), Professor, Dept. of Comp. Sc. & Engg., Texas A & M University, USA.
4.Dr. Binay Kumar Das – ( 1979 B.Tech.) – Director, ITR, Balasore, DRDO
5.Dr. Sanjay Burman ( 1985 B.Tech. ) – Director, CAIR, DRDO, Bangalore and Recipient of Scientist of the Year Award from Honorable Prime Minister of India. Member of Board of Management, VSSUT.
6.Prof. Syam Sundar Pattnaik ( 1992, PhD Electronic Enng.), Vice-Chancellor, Biju Pattanaik University of Technology, Rourkela.
1.Er. S.B. Nayak, (1968, B.Tech.) – Ex-President(Tech.), Vedanta and Ex-Director, NALCO.
2.Prof. J.K. Satapathy(1976, B.Tech. ) Ex-Vice Chancellor, BPUT Rourkela.
3.Er. Prasant K. Pradhan ( 1977, B.Tech.) – CEO, WESCO, Odisha
4.Prof. C.R. Tripathy(1983, B.Tech. ) Vice-Chancellor, Sambalpur University, Burla.
5.Er. Sanjay Mishra (1990, B.Tech.) Author and Principal PM Manager at Microsoft, Redmond, USA.
6.Er. Jagadish Mahapatra(1993, B.Tech. )-Managing Director for India and SAARC at McAfee, Mumbai, India.
1.Late Ajit Mahaptra ( 1961, B.Tech.) – Ex-CMD Kalinga Engineers Ltd. 2.Late Prof. Aswini K. Mohanty (1962, B.Tech.) -Ex-Dy. Director, IIT Kharagpur.
3.Er. Banbir Das ( 1965, B.Tech.) – Ex-Addl. D.G, Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India.
4.Mihir K. Mohanty (1965, B.Tech) – Ex-Vice-President, ACC, Mumbai
5.R.P. Panigrahi (1967, B.Tech.) – General Manager, OCL, Rajgangpur
6.Prof. Krushna Chandra. Singh ( 1969, B.Tech.) – Ex-Principal, UCE Burla
7.Prof. Brajabandhu Pradhan (1970, B.Tech.) – Ex-Principal, UCE Burla.
8.S.S. Mohanty ( 1977, B.Tech.) – Director(Technical), SAIL, New Delhi
9.Er. Naren K. Sahoo, Inventor of ST micro
10.Er. Arup Nanda, (1991, B.Tech) Principal Database Architect at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc..USA Awarded the Enterprise Architect of the Year by Oracle.
11.Prof. Krishna Dev Kumar, Professor & Canada Research Chair in Space Systems, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Ryerson University, Canada