Team Archive - RV University

Rohith Krishnan

Posted on February 9, 2024 by chandu

Rohith Krishnan is a visual artist from Calicut, Kerala, and an alumnus of the National Institute of Design, Gandhinagar, India. His practice as a teacher focuses on pedagogies in visual communication design and user experience design, and as an artist explores the mediums of still and moving images on topics related to human emotions, communities, landscapes, violence, socio-political phenomena, etc.

Posted under: School of Design and Innovation

Hasan Akhtar

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Dr. Hasan Akhtar is an Assistant Professor (Environmental Science) in the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences at RV University and holds an Associate Researcher position at the University of Exeter, UK. His primary research endeavours revolve around the crucial role of forest ecosystems in mitigating global warming and addressing climate change challenges. Drawing from extensive Postdoctoral research experience at both the University of Exeter and the National University of Singapore (NUS), he has solidified his expertise in this domain.

Dr. Akhtar earned his Ph.D. from NUS and an M. Tech. in Environmental Engineering from IIT Dhanbad. Beyond his academic achievements, he has four years of valuable industrial experience. During this period, he contributed significantly as an environment manager at both the Steel Authority of India Limited and Jindal Steel and Power Limited. This dual perspective, blending academic rigour with practical industry insights, enriches his approach to environmental science and sustainability.

Posted under: School of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Sutirtha De

Posted on January 16, 2024 by chandu

Professor Sutirtha De, is a multidisciplinary designer and educator who brings over 23 years of distinguished industry experience, specialising in design and product development across accessories, apparel, and footwear for prominent Indian and International brands. His expertise extends to visual identity and graphic design, significantly influencing the global success of renowned brands.

Having served as a designer and later as a business head for prominent retail brands in India, including Color Plus, Arvind Brands, Louis Philippe, Reid & Taylor, Puma, Saville Row of London, Armani Exchange, Hugo Boss, and Radley, UK from 2000 to 2015, Professor De possesses a wealth of practical knowledge in the industry.

Professor De’s commitment to sustainability is evident through his involvement in initiatives like the Jute Project for the Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India, conducted by NID. His contributions earned him the prestigious India Design Mark Award. Additionally, he is a practicing calligrapher, lettering artist, and photographer, further showcasing the multifaceted nature of his expertise.

His foray into academia commenced as a full-time faculty at the prestigious National Institute of Design (NID) Gandhinagar (2015 – 2019), specializing in Lifestyle & Accessories Design. In addition, Professor De is a visiting faculty at various design institutions such as NID Ahmedabad, NID Andhra Pradesh, NID Madhya Pradesh, NID Assam, Indian Institute of Technology – Jammu, NIFT Bangalore, NIFT Patna, and Pearl Academy, Bangalore.

Posted under: School of Design and Innovation

Ashwin Mishra

Posted on January 4, 2024 by chandu

Prof. Ashwin Mishra is an Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Law at RVU University School of Law. He has secured an LL.M. in Dispute Resolution from the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University School of Law, and a B.A. LL.B (International Trade & Investment Law Hons.) from National Law University Jodhpur, India. He has also previously served as the Associate Dean & Assistant Professor of Law at the Jindal Global Law School, O. P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat, Haryana. Prior to joining academia, he has also worked as a Senior Associate in the Commercial Dispute Resolution Team at Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan, Attorneys, in New Delhi, where he worked with and advised clients from both India and abroad, while also appearing for them in disputes before the Supreme Court of India and various High Courts, as well as several quasi judicial forums and tribunals.
Posted under: School of Law

Varadurga Bhat

Posted on January 2, 2024 by chandu

Dr. Varadurga Bhat has more than 10 years of combined work experience in academia and industry. Before joining RV University, she worked at the Department of Economics, Christ Deemed to be University. She was also associated with Moody’s Analytics and Institute for Social and Economic Change. She is a passionate teacher and researcher. She has several research articles in her credit including leading national and international journals, edited books, policy briefs, working papers and occasional papers. She has presented papers in national and international conferences. Her research interests include International Trade and Environment, Energy Economics, Sustainability and Climate Change. She has taught Mathematical Economics, Statistics for Economics, Econometrics, International Economics and Environmental Economics.
Posted under: School of Economics

Ashwin Ram

Posted on November 22, 2023 by chandu

Ashwin Ram holds PhD from Madras School of Economics. His doctoral research investigated the complexities water governance and management in India. A significant part of his research examined the water use behavior of urban households. His future research intends to explore the the water food climate and energy nexus. His broad area of research interest is to understand the inter-linkages between development and environmental issues. Prior to his PhD, he had a very brief stint in development consulting where he has worked on energy related projects.
Posted under: School of Economics

Uma Shankari B

Posted on November 9, 2023 by PrimeSoft_Digital

This is Uma Shankari working as Assistant Professor. I did my Masters in Computer Networks Engineering from VTU and B.Tech from Cochin University of Science and Technology. I am having 9 years of teaching experience. I am pursing PHD in Machine Learning under Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore. My research interest is Machine Learning, Deep Learning. I have two international conference publication and 1 journal Publication

Posted under: School of Computer Science and Engineering

Suresh N

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I would be eager to engage in impactful development work that focuses on promoting admissions and student empowerment. I am passionate about implementing projects that foster student success, building portfolio for students. Through collaborative efforts and innovative approaches, I aim to contribute to the overall betterment of the institution and improving quality in teaching, innovation and research, leaving a positive and lasting impact for years to come for me and the organization I serve. I intend to pursue relevant certifications, attend workshops, and participate in academic conferences to stay updated with the latest trends and advancements in patenting, intellectual property protection, mini review & research paper writing.

Posted under: School of Computer Science and Engineering

Harish K R

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Working as an Assistant Professor in the School of Computer Science and Engineering at RV University, Bengaluru. Having over 10 years of experience in higher education, mentoring, training, and management. He is interested in Automation and Robotics, Computer Systems, Educational analytics, Curriculum, and course development. He has his masters from MSRIT, Bengaluru. He has over 10 journal and conference publications.

Posted under: School of Computer Science and Engineering

Shanti Konda

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Prof. Shanti completed her Bachelor’s degree in Geoinformatics that specializes in satellite data from Andhra University, Vizag, in 2017 and her M. Tech in Data Science from Alliance University, Bangalore. She has industry experience of around 2 years working in the SLK Group in a data science-related area. She is pursuing her PhD at RV University, and her research interests are machine learning, deep learning, and data science. She is also part of the Dhee Center for AI and Data Science.

Posted under: School of Computer Science and Engineering
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