|Dr Nigam Dave
Director & Professor
B.A, M.A, Ph.D
Email : Nigam.Dave@spt.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: -Contemporary Indian Fiction
- Campus Novels
- Children's Literature
-Portrayal of Adolescents in Fiction
Brief Profile: Prof. Dave is looking after various academic and administrative profiles in PDPU. Prof. Dave has visited US, Canada, Singapore, Australia, and Malaysia as a member of academic and government delegations. He has been awarded the honorary rank of Colonel by NCC, India. He is currently also the head of the Office of International Relations, PDEU. Prof. Dave holds academic and research experience of 28 years as in 2021.
|Dr Ritu Sharma
Dean & Associate Professor
B.Sc., Ph.D, M.Sc.
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Areas of Interest: Psychometrics,Cognitive Behaviour Interventions ,Stress Management,Psycho Social Interventions, Personality Studies,Impact Studies.
Brief Profile: Dr. Ritu Sharma is currently engaged as Dean-SLS, and holds a Ph.D. in Psychology. Dr. Sharma has over 17 years of experience and is involved in the complete gamut of academic activities-teaching, research, Institutional development & training assignments. Her teaching experience involves various courses in the discipline of psychology & management related subject at Ph.D.,post graduate and graduate level. She has been invited as a speaker at TEDx conference, Ahmedabad (2010). Dr. Sharma is engaged with International and National research projects, workshops and training assignments in the areas of cross-cultural studies, psychometrics, cognitive behaviour Interventions, stress management, psycho social intervention and personality studies. She is actively involved in research, consultancy and training for associated stakeholders. She is professionally trained in psychometric assessment, personality assessment and cognitive behaviour intervention. She is also certified as a stress management trainer from the International Council of Stress Management Professionals, Australia.
Her publications include research papers, articles, case, studies, report of national and International repute, two edited books & four authored books in the field of CBT in Indian context, Personality, well being and work in India, living condition, quality of life issues. She has the credit of completing funded research projects and consultancy assignments. Her research projects include international (with Australia), national (ICSSR) and consulting assignments for the Industry.She has completed nine Study in India short term programs for partner Universities in Australia & USA. She has visited International Universities in Australia, USA, Europe and Asia for academic & research work.
|Prof Pradeep Kumar Mallik
HoD & Professor
Ph.D, M.Phil., M.S., P.G. Diploma, B.Sc., Ph.D
Email : Pradeep.Mallik@sls.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Communication research, Development communication, Social communication/ marketing, Media laws and ethics, Citizen journalism, Written and analytic communication
Brief Profile: A communication teacher with more than 25 years of experience in print, broadcast and new media, Dr Mallik follows a multi-disciplinary approach to communication study, teaching, research and practice. He has worked with leading media houses like The times of India Group, Business India Group, IANS and Bhaskar Corp. His last job was with Ahmedabad Mirror, a morning compact of the Times Group, as its Deputy Resident Editor. Apart from being involved in launch of a few newspapers and supplements, Dr Mallik has been on the visiting faculty of some leading media and communications schools in India for more than 20 years. He has supervised several research dissertations, been involved in framing and reviewing university curricula, conducted faculty and management development programme sessions, and been resource person as several national and international seminars and workshops. He has authored/co-authored three books, written chapters in edited volumes, and presented some papers.
|Dr Ashvin R Dave
B.Com., M.B.A, Ph.D
Email : Ashvin.Dave@sls.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Corporate Finance- Capital Structure, Profit Dynamics, Working Capital, Capital Market and Banking
Brief Profile: Equipped with qualifications - B.Com., M.B.A., I.I.C.W.A., Ph.D.- he possesses 37 years of industrial as well as academic experience. Having held senior positions in the corporate, the spectrum of his experience encompasses sectors such as power generation equipment, real estate, agro based industry, bullion and pharmaceuticals. He has implemented several industrial projects such as Castor Seeds Processing Complex and Energy Food Manufacturing Unit etc. He also acted as Consultant to a large scale engineering consultancy firm for NHAI projects.His research papers have been published in several national and international journals. A book titled as " Financial Management - A Determinant of Profitability" stands to his credit besides a case study in European Case Clearing House U.K. he has organized several workshops and seminars besides presenting research papers in national and international conferences serving the cause of creation and dissemination of knowledge and building intellectual capital for the university. He has been Ph. D. Guide in reputed universities and Reviewer of research papers in scholarly research journals of national and international repute.He is Chairman Board of Studies BBA and Commerce at SLS - PDPU. He is also the Chairman of External Ph.D. Supervisor Selection Guidelines Formulation Committee at PDPU .His research area includes Corporate Finance, Banking and Capital Market.He has been Chairman Academic Inspection Committee - GTU and also Member of Panel of Experts for recruitment in academic and corporate entities.
|Dr Ashish B Joshi
B.Com., M.Com., L.L.B, M.B.A, Ph.D, M.L.W., L.L.M.
Email : Ashish.Joshi@sls.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Corporate Governance, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Law and Management
Brief Profile: Dr. Ashish B. Joshi has over 18 Years of work experience and the Academic, Consultancy, Corporate and Institutional Development. Dr. Joshi is engaged with International and National level institutions and universities.
He has conducted and participated in Training Programs, Faculty Development Programs and MDPs on various topics related to Management for industry and society.
He has traveled various places in India and abroad for research and institutional development activities. He has published more than 27 research papers, articles, case studies and reports at National and International level.
He has presented 18 research papers in national and international conferences. Two of his papers has been awarded as Best Paper Award and One paper has also been awarded as second best research paper award.
Dr. Joshi has also successfully completed Research Project of Rs. 5.50 Lakh granted from AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education.
Five of research scholars have successfully completed their PhD and currently Five scholars are pursuing PhD under his guidance.
Apart from being visiting faculty member, Dr. Joshi is also member of Doctoral / Research Progress Review Committee of various reputed universities.
Recently, Dr. Joshi received approval for a Project Grant of Rs. 11 Lakh under a scheme of MHRD, Government of India
|Dr Divi Sriram
Ph.D, M.Phil., M.A, B.A
Email : Sriram.D@sls.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Public Policy, Service Delivery, Public Private Partnerships, Public Health Administration, Development Administration, Administrative Theory.
Brief Profile: Dr. Sriram has completed his Masters and Ph.D from Osmania University, Hyderabad.Before joining PDPU, he had worked with DST Sponsored Research Project in E-Governance. He was selected as Doctoral and Post - Doctoral fellow by Indian Council for Social Science Research, New Delhi. He is also associated with IPAA and NEPASI in India.He was selected as a observer for United Nations Committee on Experts of Public Administration (UNCEPA) for its 14th and 15th sessions. Presently, he is guiding 4 Ph.D Scholars. Dr. Sriram recently completed Panchayati Raj Devolution Index Project for Gujarat and Dadra and Nagar Haveli. Dr Sriram has been awarded Major Research Project by ICSSR on HIV/AIDS.
|Dr Harmik D Vaishnav
B.A., M.A., Ph.D
Email : Harmik.Vaishnav@sls.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: English language, Communication, Human Resources & Management, Leadership, Jurisprudence
Brief Profile: Professional with 2 decades of experience corporate and education. Worked in core HR, Operations and Core Management in various companies. Teaching students and training proessionals. Passionate writer with various research articles and books published. Adept in student's activites and development.
|Dr manoj kumar kumar
Email : Manoj.Kumar@sse.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: air filtration and Pollution control, Solar Photovoltaic, DSSC solar cells, Perovskite Solar cells.
Brief Profile: Received his PhD in Physics from IIT Delh i(2009) in the field of dielectric ceramics and thin films for capacitor and piezoelectric application. Dr Manoj Kumar have developed expertise in the field of electric characterization of semiconductor in last few years and published 45 research articles in reputed international journals. presently running a project on smart mask' under startup India initiative taken by Govt of India.
|Dr NAUSHEEN NIZAMI
B.A., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D
Email : Nausheen.Nizami@sls.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Labour economics, human development, Mixed-methods research, Research methodology, applications of econometrics in research, industrial economics, Microeconomics
Brief Profile: Dr Nausheen Nizami is a labour economist, independent researcher and working as Assistant Professor in Economics at School of Liberal studies, PDPU. Her research is primarily in the contemporary areas of labour economics like decent work. She has published two books: 'Decent Work: Concept, Theory and Measurement' from Palgrave-Macmillan and 'Decent Work: Insights from India's IT Industry' by Sage Publications, a research paper in the Indian Journal of Labour Economics and 4 chapters in books.
She has undergone an intensive training programme in 'Contemporary issues of Labour economics' by South Asian Research Network (SARNET) in joint partnership with ILO and IDRC Canada.
She has sound knowledge of SPSS for data-analysis and her area of expertise is use of mixed-methods research in labour economics, human development and other social sector issues.
|Dr Neeta Sinha
M.A, Diploma, Ph.D
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Areas of Interest: Psychology, Social Psychology, Research, Experimental approach to Psychology, Stress Management, Emotional Intelligence Gender, Organizational Development, Culture, Environmental concerns, Human Resource Development, Organizational Behaviour,. Psychometric assessment, psychological profiling and organizational development are some of her core areas of intervention.
Brief Profile: Dr.Neeta Sinha is a Behavioural Psychologist, Academician and Corporate Trainer. She holds her Ph.D in the interdisciplinary area of Psychology and Management, Diploma in Mental Retardation from NIMH New Delhi, MA Psychology from Patna University. Her teaching, research and industry experience spans over 22 yrs. 12yrs with media industry and for the last 10 years she has been involved in teaching, training, research, counselling and personality development.
She is a Corporate trainer and her professional experience includes analysis and evaluation of Organization Behaviour, Organizational development and other merging psychological concerns. She has considerable experience and expertise in analyzing and advising corporates and other institutions on their HR policies and conducting training programmes for them. Psychometric assessment, psychological profiling and OD are some of her core areas of intervention.
She is a visiting faculty to several research and academic institutions. She has presented papers at various International and National conferences, workshops and seminars and has several publications to her credit both at the national and international level. She has several chapters in books and two books to her credit. She is guiding Ph.D students and is a reviewer to reputed research journals.
Her professional work includes HR consultancy, business development, key account management, training, assessment consultancy, design assessment and selection of selection and development process.
|Dr Sitakanta Mishra
Ph.D, M.Phil., M.A
Email : Sitakanta.Mishra@sls.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: India's Foreign Policy, International Relations, South Asian Studies, Energy Security, Nuclear Energy, Nuclear Weapons, Missiles
Brief Profile: Dr Mishra previously worked as a Research Fellow at the Centre for Air Power Studies (CAPS), New Delhi, and Associate Editor of the Indian Foreign Affairs Journal, published by Association of Indian Diplomats, New Delhi. He was also a Guest Faculty at the Nelson Mandela Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution of the Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
Dr Mishra received his PhD from Centre for South Asian Studies of Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi in 2011. He has authored/edited four books, a mongraph, and several research papers, book chapters in both national and international publications related to South Asian affairs, Indian foreign policy, nuclear safety-security, nuclear energy, proliferation, and missile issues. He was a Visiting Research Scholar at the Cooperative Monitoring Center, SNL, Albuquerque, USA and received two fellowships from Department of State, USA. He is also involved in the Indo-Pak Track-2 dialogues. He is also the Co-Managing Editor of Liberal Studies journal, published from SLS, PDPU.
|Dr Tejas Niranajan Dave
B.E., M.B.A, Ph.D
Email : Tejas.Dave@sls.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Supply Chain Management, Social Media Marketing, E-Commerce, Integrated Marketing Communication
Brief Profile: After graduating in Instrumentation and Control Engineering from Gujarat University, he acquired M.B.A with marketing specialization from North Gujarat University. He was in auto ancillary Industry for couple of years in executive position. in year 2002, he joined academic field as a lecturer in M.B.A Programme, S. V. Institute of Management. After completion of doctoral research in "Supply Chain Management" leading to PhD, he shifted to "Kalol Institute of Management" as Assistant Professor - M.B.A Programme. He was with "Kalol Institute of Management" for eight years. During this period, he rose to various senior position. Prior to joining SLS, PDPU, he was working as Director, Kalol Institute of Management. He has published several papers in national and international journals of commerce and management science.
|Dr Vaibhav Shah
Ph.D, M.Phil., M.A.
Email : Vaibhav.Shah@sls.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Indian Intellectual Tradition, Bhakti Tradition, Semantics of Happiness, Classics, Contemporary Literature, Ethics, Pedagogy in Higher Education.
Brief Profile: Dr. Vaibhav Shah is Associate Professor of English at the School of Liberal Studies, PDPU. He was awarded PhD in 2010 for his thesis on "The Fictional World of Orhan Pamuk: A Thematic Study of Selected Novels" by the Department of English, Mohan Lal Sukhadia University, Udaipur, Rajasthan. His current research interest is in the semantic study of the concepts that populate the Indian intellectual tradition. His other academic interest is to develop the fresh pedagogical approaches to enhance the teaching-learning process in humanities.
|Dr Amrita Chakraborty
Ph.D, M.A., P.G. Diploma, B.Sc.
Email : Amrita.Chakraborty@sls.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Public Relations, Communication Research, Development Communication, International Communication, Advertising, Media History, Cultural Communication, Media Economics, Corporate Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Media Laws and Ethics, Consumer Behaviour
Brief Profile: An enterprising and focused individual, Dr. Amrita Chakraborty is a UGC-NET qualified scholar. She has a total experience of more than 13 years, which encompasses 4.4 years in academics, 5.2 years in secondary market research and 3 years in marketing, counselling and operations management. She has worked with leading corporate brands such as Deloitte, NIIT and IMS. In the educational domain, she has worked with Ramoji Krian Universe (RKU) in Hyderabad. She has also worked as the Hyderabad correspondent of edInbox, a convergent platform for educational news from across Southeast Asia. She firmly established her credentials in handling research projects across industries and regions. Having directly worked with Lead Client Marketers in the U.S. for handling all project requests, she has also trained her guns in leading teams, managing projects and training and mentoring team members. Coupled with effective communication skills, she has considerably mastered the art of interpersonal relationships. She deeply focusses on client satisfaction and strives for positive feedback. Having completed her Ph.D. thesis in Digital Government Public Relations, she aspires to blend corporate affairs and the art of communication with teaching thereby ensuring the overall development of media students.
|Dr Ankita Srivastava
B.A., M.B.A, Ph.D
Email : Ankita.Srivastava@sls.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Her interest areas are Consumer Behavior, Advertising, Marketing Strategy, Services and Relationship Marketing etc.
Brief Profile: Dr. Ankita Srivastava has over 11 years of experience in both industry and academics, for about 1 year of which is in Industry and subsequently 10 years in academics. She has participated in several National and International conferences and presented research papers. Prior to joining PDPU she was associated with Oakbrook Business school, Gandhinagar and Oriental Institute of management Mumbai. in her last assignment she has successfully initiated and organized 1 National and 2 International Conferences and perpetuated it as an annual feature of the Institute. She has co edited and published 3 Conference proceedings.
|Dr Annie Rachel Royson
Email : Annie.Royson@sls.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Translation studies, comparative literature, Bible translation, religious studies, South Asian literature, travel writings
Brief Profile: Annie Rachel Royson has completed her PhD in translation studies and comparative literature from the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar. She is currently working on the idea of "cultural translation" through a study of Christian texts composed in colonial India. Her research on Kristapurana has been presented at Indian and international conferences and published in journals such as Church History and Religious Culture, Asia Pacific Translation and Intercultural Studies, and South Asia Multidisciplinary Academic Journal (SAMAJ).
|Dr Chaitanya Vyas
Ph.D, B.Com., M.B.A
Email : Chaitanya.Vyas@sls.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Marketing communications, consumer psychology, information technology
Brief Profile: Dr. Vyas is PhD in Marketing and has over 13 year's teaching experience with management colleges and universities. From July 2013, Dr. Vyas is working with PDPU as Assistant Professor in Marketing area. He has qualified UGC-NET in Management. He has been a senate member of Sardar Patel University. His teaching and research ares are marketing communications, Production & Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Digital marketing, Business Research Methods, Marketing Law, etc. He holds Intro. to Data Science certificate by IBM, and Facebook Blueprint certificate.
|Dr KUMAR SRIVASTAVA ANURAG
B.Sc., M.A., Ph.D
Email : Anurag.Srivastava@sls.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: E-Governance ,Smart Cities, Rural and Urban Governance, Environmental Law and Management and Governance, Public Policy, Administrative Reforms, Economic and Financial Administration.
Brief Profile: Dr. Anurag Kumar Srivastava is a science graduate with first class degree from University of Lucknow he pursued his bachelor degree by receiving Central Governments scholarship.he completed his masters in Public Administration from University of Lucknow. He cleared UGC (NET) in Public Administration in the year 2009. He got his doctorate in Public Administration from the University of Rajashthan, Jaipur in 2014.
|Dr Neeta Avtar Khurana
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Areas of Interest: Gender, Translation theory, Cultural Studies, Feminist studies, Masculinity Studies, Semiotics and Communication Skills, Education and Sustainability, Rural Internships and Community driven interventions
Brief Profile: Neeta Khurana is a senior Faculty in the Department of Languages, Literature and Aesthetics. She has been a Gold Medalist during her Masters and stood second in her Gujarat Public Services Exam (GPSC). Having served the Govt. of Gujarat for 15 Years she has been working at PDPU since 2010. She has lectured and published extensively on Gender, Semiotics, Communication Skills in National Institutes. She was invited for a lecture series on Gender, Films and Self Narratives by Washington &Jefferson College, Pittsburgh, USA in April 2016. She has coordinated and worked with over 500 village kids under Community Development Initiative of PDPU in 2015. She is the Principal Coordinator of the Rural Internships and Civic and Social Service Internship at PDPU and coordinates with over 200 NGO's and civic bodies every year along with over 1000 students as interns. She is a published author and recently published her Autobiography titled 'Soulful Whispers' under Rawat Publications. She was awarded the 9th Boston Green Fest Award at Boston Massachusetts,USA for her work with over 2000 rehabilitated slum dwellers and Bootlegger women of Chhara community in recognition for her contribution towards a more sustainable future through education and research. Global Green Mentors Award 2017 in New York, Bharat Vikas Award in 2018. She was an invited by Oxford University during UIDP Conference 2019.
|Dr Niyati Shah
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D, B.A.
Email : Niyati.Shah@sls.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Her research interests include Narrative Studies, Identity Politics, Gender Studies, Performance Art, Theater Studies
Brief Profile: Dr. Niyati Shah is a faculty in Literature and Communication with the Department of Languages, Literature and Aesthetics at School of Liberal Studies. She teaches courses like Communication, World Classics, Literary Forms, Literary Criticism, Indian Literature in English Translation, Indian Writing in English and Gender Studies at graduate level and Critical Theories, Literature and Theater, Indian English Literature and Literature and Films at post-graduate level.
She is associated with the School since its inception in 2009. She is actively involved in teaching and guiding students, mentoring them and in the overall institutional building. She has been shouldering the responsibilities in the capacity of an Academic Coordinator for B.A. (Hons.) and B.B,A. (Hons.) program offered at the School.
She has been presenting papers at National and International conferences. Her research springs from an interdisciplinary approach to self-narratives, performing art, identity politics and gender studies. Dr. Niyati Shah is a trained Bharatnatyam dancer.
Dr. Niyati Shah shoulders the responsibilities as an Associate Dean, Students' Affairs at the University level. She is as well closely associated with the Innovation and Incubation Center (IIC) of PDPU along with other committees at University level.
|Dr Rachna Vasudev
Email : Rachna.Vasudev@sot.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: English Language & Literature, Communication Skills, Soft Skills, Feminism, Women’s Writing, and Gender Studies.
Brief Profile: Rachna Arora is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Languages, literature, and Aesthetics at PDPU. She has earned her Ph.D. degree from the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Roorkee in the field of English literature. her area of research is 'Ecriture feminine". She has extensive experience of 14 years in teaching. She has published and presented a good number of research papers in national and international conferences, workshops and Journals
|Dr S. Venkata Krishnan
Manager & Assistant Professor
B.Sc., M.A., P.G. Diploma, Ph.D
Email : Venkata.Krishnan@pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Political Science,International Relations, Public Administration, Geography, Modern Indian History, Physics & Research Methodology (Qualitative)
Brief Profile: Completed Ph.D., MA and PGDFT from Pondicherry Central University and cleared NET in 3 disciplines (International Studies, Pol Science & Pub Adm). Presented papers in leading institutions like IIM-B and published in Journals like Elsevier. On invitation delivered lectures in institutions like CSS Centre - SPIPA
|Dr Sandesh Mahajan
B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D
Email : Sandesh.Mahajan@sls.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Films and Audio Visual Communication. Film appreciation, Photography, Journalism and Mass Communication
Brief Profile: Dr Sandesh is a filmmaker and academician with more than 10 years of total experience in the audio-visual industry and academia. He is a UGC-NET, SLET qualified scholar. He completed his graduation and post-graduation from EMRC (Indore) in E-media along with TV production specialisation. His PhD doctoral degree focussed on Marketing Strategies in the Film Industry. His core areas are audio-visual communication, film appreciation, photography. Other then academics, Dr Mahajan produces videos for nationally and internationally recognised organisation.
Dr Sandesh stepped into teaching when he started offering guest lectures at GSIMR, Indore. He also held the position as head of the department for International Fine Art Academy. Dr Sandesh worked as an assistant professor at Amity University for six years where he successfully carried out various responsibilities as cultural faculty coordinator, member of the board of studies, faculty coordinator for AUMP unit of NSS etc to name a few.
In addition to teaching, Dr Sandesh has conducted workshops, seminars and faculty development programs of various nature, including scriptwriting, photography, audio-visual as a teaching aid, science communication etc. Additionally, he has worked with several renowned individuals and organisations such as Padma Shree recipient Dr Janak Palta Mcgilligan, Doordarshan, All India Radio, SVD India. He has also worked on numerous sponsored national and international fiction/ documentary projects.
He has directed and written several skits, street plays and audio-visual dramas for various platforms. Furthermore being a stage artist himself he has supervised countless dance and band performances along with managing innumerable fashion shows.
|Dr SANJAY KUMAR PRADHAN
M.A, Ph.D, M.Phil.
Email : Sanjay.Pradhan@sls.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Geopolitics of Energy, and Energy Security; Resource Diplomacy;Green Energy; Climate Change & Sustainable Development; Africa; Diaspora; Gender; Foreign Policy; Peace & Conflict; Theories of International Relations; and Interdisciplinary Studies
Brief Profile: Dr Sanjay Kumar Pradhan has completed his M.A., M. Phil. (course work) and Ph. D. from the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. With his outstanding performance at M. Phil. level, he was elevated to Direct Ph. D. programme. With 16 years of post-Ph.D. teaching experience (UGC-NET & UGC/IIT salary structure) he has been teaching/guiding UG, PG and Ph. D. students, and awarded with Doctoral Fellowship (ICSSR, Govt of India) during his research. Apart from 2 published book (SCOPUS & International Publishers) and three chapters in the books (SCOPUS & International publishers-2, National Publisher-1), he has outstanding publications (37) in different journals of repute (SCOPUS & Refereed) and conference proceedings (6); presented research papers (35) in various conferences; invited by National Defence College(New Delhi) and TERI-KAS Resource Dialogue (New Delhi), as Resource Person. In the University of Oxford and University of Cambridge, UK, he Addressed the AICILS-2017 and AICLEP-2017 Conferences as Keynote Session Speaker and Chaired Technical Sessions there; presented Research Paper in the American University in Cairo (2018); nominated by the ICWA & Indian Embassy in Ethiopia for India-Africa Forum Summit-III (2019), Addis Ababa; and awarded with Distinguished Academician and Outstanding Researcher (2018) and Patron (2019)
|Dr Shobhit Nigam
Email : Shobhit.Nigam@sot.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Software Reliability, Neural Networks, Machine Intelligence, Financial Markets, Statistical modeling and developing forecasting models.
Brief Profile: Dr. Shobhit has completed his M.Sc. in Mathematics from IIT Kanpur in 2007 and received his Ph.D.in Applied Mathematics from Indian Institute of Technology Dhanbad (ISM Dhanbad) in 2013. He has a total 6 years of teaching and research experience. Prior to joining PDPU, he has worked as a research associate in IIM Ahmedabad in developing Mathematical models of mobile fulfillment system used in distribution warehouses. He has quite a good number of international publications in reputed journals and attended several International/National conferences and workshops in India and abroad. He has reviewed research papers for various national and international journals.
|Dr Supriya Sujay Pal
B.Tech., M.B.A, Ph.D
Email : Supriya.Pal@sls.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Specialization: Human Resource
Teaching Interest: Organization Behaviour, Strategic Human Resource, Basics of Human Resource
Research Interest: Work Life Balance, HRIS, Talent Management
Brief Profile: Dr. Supriya Pal is an engineer graduate specialized in Electrical and completed her MBA in human resource. She has sucessfully completed her Ph D from Pacific University, Udaipur on the topic "Work Life Balance of Millennial Males in the private sector". She has two years of working experience in utility sector (Torrent Power) as assistant manager in HR department. She is teaching the management subjects since last three years. She has done research project with IIM Ahmedabad. She had presented paper in national and international conference in the topic like maternity leave and training effectiveness.She is currently involved in various international project which deals with women empowerment and women leadership.
|Dr Udayprakash Ghanshyam Sharma
B.A., M.A., Ph.D
Email : Udayprakash.Sharma@sls.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: International Relations Theory, Political Theory, Political Philosophy, Indian Constitution and Indian Government and Politics.
Brief Profile: Dr. Udayprakash Sharma earned his Ph.D. in Political Science from The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, in 2019. Dr. Sharma completed his graduate and postgraduate studies from the same University, for which he was awarded gold medals for securing the highest CGPA. Dr. Sharma has over 15 years of experience in both, industry and academics, for about 7 years in Industry and subsequently 8 years in academics and research work. His Ph.D. Thesis was on "Justice for States: Conceptualizing the Possibility of Principles for International Justice." Dr. Sharma has participated and presented papers at many Regional/National/International Conferences, Workshops and Seminars. He has published in journals and magazines.
|Dr Urmi Satyan Dave
Ph.D, M.Phil., M.A., L.L.B
Email : Urmi.Satyan@sot.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Literature in Diaspora,
Brief Profile: Dr. Urmi Satyan is a faculty member at the Department of Language, Literature and Aesthetics, SLS, PDEU. She has 14 years experience of teaching at Graduation and Post Graduation levels. Dr. Satyan's research interest is in the literature of Indian Diaspora, Post-colonial Literature, Gender studies, Sociolinguistics, Literature and Psychoanalysis and Corporate Communication. She has presented research papers at national and international conferences and has a series of papers published in various edited books, international & national journals and conference proceedings. She also has interest in exploring subjects like Indian Scriptures, Sanskrit literature and also Sanskrit Language. She visited University of Illinois, USA for a month long academic cultural exchange program to represent her university. Dr Satyan's first book is Indian Diaspora and Identities: A study of MG Vassanji's novel and Memoirs. Dr. Satyan is on the editorial board of international research journal Indian Scholar.
|Dr venkat Ram Reddy Minampati
Email : Venkatram.Reddy@sls.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Internal Security in India, Public Policy and Urban and Rural Developkment
Brief Profile: Dr. Reddy has Completed his Masters and PhD from Osmania University, Hyderabad, before Joining Academics at PDPU in 2015. He was associated with UGC Sponsored DRS Project in Digital and Decentralized Governance as Research Associate for 5 years. He is recognized as Senior Mentor and awarded Founder Fellow by American Society for Public Administration in 2017 and 2014 respectively. He is associated with professional bodies of ASPA (American Society for Public Administration), AMEPPA(American University in Cairo, Egypt), IIPA(New Delhi) and IPAA of India. He had served at RCUES (Regional center for Urban and Environmental Studies), Ministry of Urban Development, Government of Indian Institution at Hyderabad for a period of one year on Deputation in 2017-18.
|Ms Gurwinder Kaur
Assistant Professor – On Contract
Ph.D(Pursuing), M.Sc., B.A.
Email : Gurwinder.Kaur@sls.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Productivity and Efficiency Analysis, Environmental Economics, Behavioral Economics, Monetary Economics, Econometrics.
Brief Profile: Ms. Gurwinder Kaur has completed her graduation from Punjabi University Patiala and M.Sc.(Hons. School) in Economics from Punjab School of Economics, Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar. She has qualified UGC(NET-JRF) in Economics. Currently, she is pursuing her Ph.D. from IIT Kanpur. She has good knowledge of Stata, SPSS and R softwares. Her areas of interest include productivity and efficiency analysis in agriculture, industry and services sector; and behavioral economics.
|Mr Mukund kumar DurgaShankar Shukla
B.A., Diploma, M.B.A, Ph.D(Pursuing)
Email : Mukund.Shukla@sls.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Newspaper Launches and innovations in media promotion.
Brief Profile: A prominent media academic, Mr Mukund Shukla is on the faculty of Media and Communication area. His experience and achievements include Newspaper launches and innovations in media promotion. He has also participated in a special programme in Media Marketing and Planning at MICA
Prior to joining SLS at PDPU full time, he has worked in The Times of India, Business Standard, MINT and The Indian Express.