New Delhi/Dehradun, March 22, 2023: UPES, a number one personal multidisciplinary college just lately introduced the appointment of Deans for 3 schools- The faculty of Health Sciences and Technology, School of Design, and School of Computer Science. These appointments will enhance the college’s efforts to additional improve its pedagogy, analysis, and general pupil expertise throughout its respective faculties.
UPES welcomes Dr. Padma Venkat as the Dean for the School of Health Sciences and Technology. She brings together with her 31+ years of expertise in the fields of Microbiology, Biochemistry, Phytochemistry, Ayurveda, and Public Health. She was beforehand Dean, the School of Public Health at SRM Institute of Science & Technology. Earlier to that she labored on the Trans-Disciplinary University, Bangalore, and the University of Cambridge, UK. She accomplished her Ph.D. from Queens’ College, University of Cambridge, UK, her MMgmt program (International Masters for Health Leadership) from McGill University, Canada, and her M.Sc. (Applied Microbiology) from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. Her analysis and outreach have primarily been on secure consuming water, anemia, wellness, and vitamin. Her present focus is on integrating progressive pedagogies to obtain wellness and sustainability in college campuses. She has revealed quite a few articles in scientific journals and is part of scientific advisory our bodies.
An esteemed illustrator and award-winning designer, Professor Phani Tetali joins UPES as Dean of School of Design. An animator, educator, and cartoonist with greater than 30 years of expertise, he was the Head of IDC School of Design, IIT, Bombay prior to becoming a member of UPES. He has additionally been related to the animation and gaming trade in India for 18 years earlier than becoming a member of the academic area. He has been imparting his information on character design, sport design, animation processes and rules, drawing, and sequential storytelling to college students. As Vice President and CTO, he was concerned in establishing and working a few of the greatest animation and gaming studios in India like DQ Entertainment, Danlaw Technologies, and FXLabs in Hyderabad, India. He accomplished his B.Tech from the Institute of Technology, BHU, and Master of Design in Visual Communication from the Industrial Design Centre, IIT, Bombay.
Dr. Ravi Shankar Iyer joins UPES as Dean, the School of Computer Science, with over 25 years of worldwide expertise in remodeling concepts into profitable merchandise and companies. Dr. Iyer is an professional in the conceptualization, design, growth, and administration of large-scale and advanced distribution programs, leveraging applied sciences for operational efficiencies and resilience. In the previous, he has been related to Siemens, Motorola, and Conexant and has based and mentored over 30 start-ups. He was just lately the CEO of the Accenture Centre of Excellence at IIT Madras. He is an IIT Madras graduate and accomplished his MS and Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
On the appointments, Dr. Ram Sharma, Vice Chancellor at UPES, shared “We are delighted to welcome our new Deans. Their information and imaginative and prescient in their respective fields will undoubtedly strengthen the progressive capabilities of their respective faculties and of UPES. Their profound experience will assist improve our academic programmes and we welcome their contributions as we work to obtain our objective of reworking college students into change-makers and leaders of tomorrow.”