Dr. D. Chithraprasad was Professor & Head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, TKM College of Engineering, Kollam. He received B.Sc.( Engg.) degree from University of Kerala, M.Tech. from IIT Delhi and Ph.D. from IIT Kharagpur. He started his career as a lecturer in TKM College of Engineering in1983, and was subsequently promoted as Professor. He was holding the positions of the Head of the Department of Computer Science & Engineering and Dean (Research) till his retirement in 2016.
He worked as Principal of Valiyakoonabaikulathamma College of Engineering & Technology, Paripally, from 2016 to 2017.
He held positions in academic bodies including Chairman, Board of Studies (Engg), University of Kerala, member, board of studies ( UG &PG) in University of Kerala and University of Calicut, member Faculty of Engineering ( University of Kerala), Chairman, Board Examinations ( B.Tech & M.Tech). He has been taking a lead role in curriculum development of Computer Science and Engineering. He was the convener of curriculum committees (Computer Science and Engineering) of University of Kerala and APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University. He is a member in the panel of technical experts of several universities. He was convener of international conferences, faculty development programmes and workshops for students and teachers.
There are many research publications and invited lectures to his credit. He is an approved research guide under University of Kerala and several research scholars are working under his guidance.
Dr. Chithraprasad was the counselor of CSI ( Computer Society of India ) student chapter, TKMCE for two decades. He is a member of ACM ( Association of Computing Machinery ), Fellow of Institution of Engineers (FIE), life member of CSI and life member of ISTE.