Dr.M.Ettappan, the Principal of RVCE has completed his B.E in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Manonmanium Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli and M.E in Power Systems Engineering  from Anna University, Chennai. He received his Ph.D. degree from Anna University, Chennai. He has two decade of Academic Experience.

His fields of interest are Power systems, Reactive Power Optimization and Soft Computing Techniques. He has published many papers in International Referred Journals. He has presented many papers in National and International Conferences. He is the reviewer for many International Technical Journals. He is also a member of ISTE and IEEE. He has been directing and guiding student community to develop excellent path breaking Engineering projects that are useful to mankind.