FACULTY PROFILE – School of Mechanical

FACULTY PROFILE – School of Mechanical Engineering
Dr. Rajashekar Patil Associate Professor in School of Mechanical Engineering holds a
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering (VTU), Master of Technology (Kuvempu University) and
Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Gulbarga University). He also has diploma in PGDBM and
PGNBT.
Dr. Rajashekar Patil has published 25 research papers in referred national &
international journals and 7 books in the area of Engineering Drawing & Machine Drawing.
He has been honored with the GLOBAL ENGINEERING EDUCATION LEADERSHIP AWARD from SIEMENS, 2010,
and he has been honored with Platinum Jubilee Award, 2010 on the occasion of 150th Birthday of Sir M.
Visvesvaraya, Recognition by Institute of Engineers, Bangalore, Karnataka and Received Margadarshan Award
for Innovation and Excellence in Training, 2013 at IIT, Delhi. He is serving Member of NAFEMS World
Simulation & Analysis Body for Research Analysts Program since 2008.
Dr. Rajashekar Patil served 5 years in Visvesvaraya Technological University as a Special Officer during - at VTU,
he initiated computer aided Engineering drawing and computer aided machine drawing and served as key
resource person in training the faculty. He also contributed for establishing Design and Development Lab
(Rapid Prototyping Lab) at VTU. His areas of specialization and research are CAD & CAM, Robotics, Rapid
Prototyping, CAED, CAMD and Collaborative and Digital Manufacturing. He has successfully guided 25
researchers for M. Tech degrees. He has been trained by Bosch-Rexroth, at Lohr, Germany on Hydraulics and
Pneumatics & is an Accredited Trainer. Dr. Rajashekar Patil visited Sri Lanka (2006), Mauritius (2007),
Germany, Switzerland (2007), Thailand (2012) and Malaysia (2013) on various academic and research
Assignment’s.
Prof. C. D. Hampali, Senior Associate Professor in the School of Mechanical Engineering
has his post-graduation in the field of Energy System Engineering from BVBCET, Hubli,
Karnataka University. He is pursuing his Doctoral Program in Bangalore University in
Biomaterials and Thermal Engineering. To his credit there is one national and one international
conference papers. He has teaching experience of 26 years and 2 years of research experience.
His research interests are focused on Energy Systems Engineering, Internal combustion engine and
Thermodynamics. He has taught for Under Graduate subjects like Elements of Mechanical Engineering, Basic
Thermodynamics, Applied Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Turbo-machinery, Internal Combustion Engines,
and Biomass energy systems, Automobile Engineering, Heat and Mass Transfer, Energy Engineering for under
graduate students.
Dr. L.H. Manjunath, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering has PhD from
Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum. He also holds M Tech degree in Machine
Design from BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore, and BE in Mechanical Engineering from
Adichunchinagiri Institute of Technology, Chikmagalur.
Dr. Manjunath has teaching experience of 14 years and 6 years of industrial experience as a Production and
Quality Control Engineer at Industrial Polymer Products, Mysore. He has to his credit 6 research articles in
international journals and 10 research papers in National and International conferences / proceedings. He is a
life member of ISTE.
Prof. Sachin kumar Patil Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering holds Master
Degree in Manufacturing Science from Visvesvaraya College of Engineering, Bangalore and
Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering from PDACE, Gulbarga. He has put in 4 years of
experience in the academics. Prof. Patil is specialized in Machining, Welding, Coating casting,
composite material and Metal matrix composite. He is a life member of ISTE.
Prof. Santhosh B Deveerappa Assistant Professor in the School of Mechanical
Engineering obtained M.S (Master of Science) degree in “Automation and Robotics” with
Specialization in Process Automation from TU Dortmund (University of Dortmund), Germany in
the year 2010 and Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from Visveswaraiah
Technological University. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree in “German as a foreign language”
from the department of foreign languages, Bangalore University, Bangalore. His fields of
interest are Scheduling and Algorithms, Process optimization, Mathematical Modeling of systems, Control
engineering applications, Robotics and Automation.
He has worked as a student research assistant at TU Dortmund, Germany and also held responsible position at
AAA (Akademisches Auslandsamt) TU Dortmund as an event organizer during the year 2010. Deveeerappa has
teaching experience of three years. He has taught Control Engineering, Robotics and Automation, Dynamics of
Machinery for under graduate students. His technical paper titled “Effective Batch Scheduling with SequenceDependent Changeovers Using Reachability Analysis of Timed Automata Combined with Lower Bound
Computation” – accepted for 14th IFAC (International Federation of Automatic Control) Symposium on
Information Control Problems in Manufacturing (INCOM 2012), held in Bucharest, Romania. His current
research areas include mathematical modeling of Job shop Scheduling Problems and preparation of composite
materials from natural fibers for engineering applications.
Prof. Vasanth Kumar K L Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering has his Master
Degree in Thermal Sciences from National Institute of Technology, Calicut and Bachelor Degree
in Mechanical Engineering from S.J.C.I.T., Chickballapur. He has put in 3 years of experience in
academics and is specialized in field of Heat and power. He has presented 2 conference papers.
Prof. Suresha S, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has Master of
Technology Degree in Machine Design from BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore and
Bachelor of Engineering Degree from SJMIT, Chitradurga. He has teaching experience of 14
years in VTU affiliated Engineering Colleges. He has taught elements of Mechanical Engineering,
Design of Machine Elements-I & II, Finite Elements Methods and Mechanical Vibrations for
under graduate students and Finite Elements Methods, Robust Design and Design for
Manufacturing for post graduate students.
Current research interests of Prof. Suresha are Vibration and Structural Health Monitoring. He is a research
Scholar for Doctoral Program working on Vibration based damage identification in structures using advanced
signal processing techniques. He has attended 4 workshops on Smart Materials and Vibrations and he is a life
member of Indian Society for Technical Education.
Prof. Gururaja Sharma T, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has Master
of Engineering Degree in Advanced Materials Technology from University Visvesvaraya
College of Engineering, Bangalore, and Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Mechanical
Engineering from KVG College of Engineering, Sullia, Mangalore. He has served as an Assistant
Professor in VTU affiliated engineering colleges for 3 years. He has taught Computer Aided
Engineering Drawing, Graphics-1&2, Elements of Mechanical Engineering, Computer Aided
Machine Drawing, Manufacturing Process, Energy Engineering, and Automotive Engineering.
He has served as a Mechanical Engineer in R.S. Kini & Co. for 4 years. Prof. Sharma has participated in 4
workshops and conferences on Nano Materials, Smart Materials, Composite Materials, Finite Elements
Methods and MEMS and has contributed 3 research papers in National level conference. His area of research
interest is Composite Materials.
Prof. Bharath V G, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering holds Master of
Engineering Degree in Machine Design from Visvesvaraya College of Engineering, Bangalore,
and Bachelor of Engineering Degree from Bangalore Institute of Technology, Bangalore. He
served as an Assistant Professor in VTU affiliated Engineering colleges for 2 years. He also
gained 1 year of industrial experience before taking up teaching career. He has taught
elements of Mechanical Engineering, Design of Machine Elements-I &II and Finite Element
Method.
Prof. Bharath has published 4 research papers in peer reviewed international journals and has presented 2
papers in National conferences. To keep pace with the recent trends in Mechanical Engineering, Prof. Bharath
has attended 2 Faculty Development Program on Smart Materials and Finite Element Method organized by
VTU-VGST and several workshops on design and analysis, GD&T. His current areas of research interest are
Simulation Engineering, Life Estimation and Fracture Mechanics.
FACULTY PROFILE – School of Computing & Information Technology
Dr. Kiran Kumari Patil, Professor in the School of Computing and Information
Technology possesses Ph.D. from Dr. MGR University. She has 16 years of teaching, 5 years of
research and 1 year of Industry experience. Her areas of specialization are Content Based Audio
Retrieval, Innovative Mobile Application Development, Health Care, ICT for Rural Health Care,
and WSN.
She has guided 4 research thesis at PG level and published 7 research papers in international
journals. She has also presented 19 research papers in national conferences.
She received Outstanding Innovation Award for the Research project on” Mobile Application
Monitor” at India Innovative Forum in Bangalore IT.biz-2011 from the Govt. of Karnataka.
Prof. Nirmala S Gupta is the Associate Professor in the School of Computing &
Information Technology. She is perusing her Ph.D from Rayalaseema University. She has 15
years of teaching, 3 years of Research and 3.5 years of Industry Experience.
Her areas of specialization are Simultaneous Localization and Mapping, Robotics, Data Mining,
and Big Data and Analytics. She has guided 2 research scholars at PG level. She has presented
and published 1 research paper in international conference and 10 research papers in national
conferences.
Prof. Akram Pasha, Associate Professor in the School of Computing Science and Information
Technology has 15 years of teaching experience and 2 years of Industry experience. He has
ME in Computer Science and Engineering from UVCE, Bangalore University.
His areas of Specialization are Classification & Clustering Algorithms, Swarm Intelligence and
Moving Object Detection. He has presented and published one research paper in
international journal.
Prof. Sushma Ravindra Y is working as Assistant Professor in the School of Computing &
Information Technology has her M.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering from VTU. She
has 3 years of teaching and 1 year of industry experience.
Her areas of interest include Analysis of Algorithms, Operating Systems, Data Structures and
Logic Design. She has presented and published 2 research papers in national conferences.
Prof. Udaya Rani. V, Professor in School of Computing & Information Technology is perusing
her Ph.D from Mother Teresa University. She has 12 years of teaching experience.
She has published 2 research articles in International journals. She also has presented 9
research paper in international conference, and 4 papers in national conferences.
Prof. Sarvamangala D.R, Senior Assistant Professor in the School of Computing & Information
Technology earned her M.Tech in Computer Network Engineering. She has 9 years of teaching
and 4 years of industry experience. Her areas of specialization are Computer Networks and
Image Processing.
Prof. Rashmi C, Assistant Professor in the School of Computing and Information Technology
has her M.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering from VTU. She has 7 years of teaching
experience. Her area of interest is Computer Networks.
Prof. Anooja Ali, Assistant Professor in the School of Computing & Information Technology
has done her M.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering from Dr. Ambedkar Institute of
Technology, VTU. She has 5 years of teaching experience. She has published 1 research paper
in an international journal and has guided 4 UG level projects.
Prof. Amrita Anand, Assistant Professor in the School of Computing and Information
Technology has done ME in Computer Science. Her area of specialization is Network Security.
Before joining REVA University, she served as Assistant Professor for 2 years and one year as
ERP consultant. She has published 2 research papers in international journals and has
presented one in a national conference.
Prof. Harshit Omar, Assistant Professor in the School of Computing and Information
Technology holds Master of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering from Indian
Institute of Technology, Roorkee and Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science and
Engineering from Greater Noida Institute of Technology, Greater Noida. He has 2 years of
teaching and industry experience in software development companies. He has published 1
research paper in an international journal.
Prof. Shilpa Ramesh, Assistant Professor in the School of Computing and Information
Technology has obtained her M.Tech Degree in Software Engineering from Cochin University
of Science and Technology (CUSAT). She completed her B.Tech in Computer Science and
Engineering from College of Engineering, Thalassery (CUSAT). She qualified in GATE 2010 and
GATE 2011. Her primary area of research interest is Data Mining.
FACULTY PROFILE – School of Civil Engineering
Prof. W.P. Prema Kumar, Senior Professor, School of Civil Engineering, holds Ph.D. from I.I.T.
Madras, Chennai, M. E degree in Structural Engineering and B.E degree in Civil Engineering
from Bangalore University. He has 35 years of teaching experience. He has taught various
subjects including Finite Element Method, Computational Structural Mechanics, Structural
Dynamics, Masonry Structures, Structural Analysis, Design of RCC Structures, Design of Steel
Structures, and Design of Pre-stressed Concrete Structures. Prof. Prema Kumar also has 4
years of structural design experience in reputed firms. His areas of research interest are finite element
analysis, composite structures, masonry structures, concrete technology etc. He has to his credit several
papers in reputed national and international journals and conference proceedings. He is a member of many
University Bodies, Societies and such other professional organizations.
Prof. Leelavathi K.S. Associate Professor, School of Civil Engineering, holds M.E., degree in
Structural Engineering from BVB College of Engineering, Hubli and B.E degree in Civil
Engineering from UVCE Bangalore. She has 20 years of teaching experience and 2 years of
industry experience.
Her specialized areas of teaching include: Strength of Materials, Structural Analysis, Design of
RC Structural Elements, Matrix Method of Analysis, Design and Drawing of RC Structures, Engineering
Mechanics, Advanced RC Structures, Design of Tall Structures. Her area of research is strength and durability
of sustainable concrete. She has contributed many research papers to international journals and conference
proceedings.
Prof. Ravi Prasad, Assistant Professor, School of Civil Engineering holds M.Tech degree in
Industrial Structures from N.I.T.K Surathkal and B.E degree in Civil Engineering from K.R.E.C,
Surathkal. He is pursuing PhD in Civil Engineering from Visvesvaraya Technological University.
Prof. Ravi Prasad has 8 years of teaching and one year industrial experience. His area of
research is Earthquake and Concrete Technology.
His teaching interests include: Elements of Civil Engineering, Structural Analysis, Building Planning and
Drawing, Design of Pre-stressed Concrete Structures, Advanced Concrete Technology, Computational
Structural Mechanics, Mechanics of Deformable Bodies, Finite Element Method, and Design of Substructures.
He has participated in 10 workshops on various aspects of Civil Engineering.
Prof. Bhavana Bilgoji, Assistant Professor, School of Civil Engineering, holds M.Tech degree in
Structural Engineering from B.V.B. College of Engineering & Technology., Hubli and B. E. degree
in Civil Engineering from S.D.M. College of Engineering and Technology, Dharwad. Prof.
Bhavana has 4 years of teaching experience and 2 years of industrial experience as well.
Her specialized area of research is Structural Engineering. Her areas of teaching include:
Structural Analysis, Strength of Materials, Elements of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Computer
Aided Design, Design of Plates and Shells and Special Concrete. She is guiding graduate, and Post Graduate
students for their projects. She has organized one workshop and participated in 9 workshops in different areas
of Civil Engineering.
Prof. Surama Das, Assistant Professor, School of Civil Engineering, holds M. Tech degree in
Construction Technology and Management from IIT Delhi and B. Tech degree in Civil
Engineering from University College of Engineering, Burla, Odisha. She has published one
research paper on ‘Factors Affecting Precast Concrete Systems and their Productivity’ in
‘Indian Concrete Journal’ in 2011, Before joining REVA University, Prof. Surama Das served 6
years in various reputed companies including L&T Construction, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation,
Saket Metro Station, Nashik Elevated Corridor Project and Bangalore International Airport T1
Expansion Project. Her areas of specialization are: Project Planning and Management, Estimation and Costing,
Construction Methods and Building Materials, Engineering Mechanics, Environmental Studies.
Prof. Gyanen Takhelmayum, Assistant Professor, School of Civil Engineering, holds M.Tech
degree in Highway Technology from Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Bangalore and
B.E. Degree in Civil Engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering,
Shimoga. He has published 8 research papers in International Journals. Prof. Gyanen has 4
years of teaching experience.
His research interests are in the areas of pervious concrete, soil stabilization using waste materials, chemical
and thermal behavior of concrete. He has taught various subjects at graduate level viz. Engineering Mechanics,
Environmental Studies, Concrete Technology, Transportation, Pavement Materials and Construction, Urban
Transportation, Planning & Concrete and Highway Technology.
Prof. Surendra H J, Assistant Professor, School of Civil Engineering, holds M. Tech degree in
Water Resources Engineering and Management from NITK Surathkal and B.E degree in Civil
Engineering from VTU. He has 5 years of teaching experience. His areas of teaching include:
Engineering Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics, Hydraulics and Hydraulic Machinery, Hydraulics
Structures, Irrigation Design & Drawing and Transportation Engineering. He is currently
pursuing research leading to PhD in the field of soft computing application in water
resources engineering at NITK Surathkal. He has published research papers in International
Journals and as well in Conference proceedings.
Prof. Agadi Kishan, Assistant Professor in School of Civil Engineering, holds M.Tech degree
in Structural Engineering from REVA Institute of Technology & Management and B.E degree
in Civil Engineering from R.Y.M.E.C, Bellary. He has one year of teaching experience and
one year industrial experience. His area of research is Earthquake and Concrete
Technology. He has taught Elements of Civil Engineering, Engineering Mechanics,
Environmental Engineering at Graduate level and Structural Dynamics, Seismic Resistant
Design of Structures at Post Graduate level. He has published research articles in Indian
Concrete Journal (ICJ) and presented technical papers in international conferences. He also has participated in
10 national and international workshops on various subjects.
FACULTY PROFILE – School of Electronics & Communications
Dr. S.L. Pinjare, Senior Professor and Head of the School of Electronics and Communication
Engineering with 35 years of research and teaching experience began his research career at IIT
Madras. He has published over 50 research papers in national and international journals. His
current research interest includes VLSI Design, MEMS and Nanotechnology. He has designed
and prototyped SAW filter chips. He is currently working on Silicon MEMS directional
microphone. He is instrumental in setting up National MEMS design center at NMIT,
Bangalore.
He has worked on a VGST sponsored project to establish a center for Nano composites and MEMS application
at NMIT. He has taught several subjects such as Low Power CMOS Design, Digital Systems Design Using
Verilog, Automotive electronics, ASIC Design, VLSI technology and CMOS digital Design, Introduction to MEMS.
He was also a Post-doctoral Research Fellow at Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, Universite de Paris Sud
Orsay (France). He has guided one Ph.D student and several M.Tech projects. His expertise includes
Microelectronics (IC, MIC’s, SAW filters) fabrication, assembly, testing, prototyping and production. He was
involved in Setting up of Electron Beam Lithography-based Mask Center for fabrication of Masks for VLSI chip
production at Indian Telephone Industries Limited (ITI Ltd.), Bangalore and also setting up of Semiconductor
Wafer Characterization facility at Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore.
Dr. K.S. Gurumurthy, Senior Professor in the School of Electronics and Communication
Engineering holds Ph. D. degree in ‘Microelectronics’ from IISc, Bangalore, M.E. degree in ‘Solid
State Electronics’ from U.O.R. Roorkee and B.E. degree in ‘Electronics and Communications’
from Mysore University. He has published 3 articles in national journals and 37 in international
journals. He has participated and presented 13 research papers in National Conferences and
67 in international Conferences. He has 35 years of teaching experience and 23 years of
research experience. His areas of specialization are VLSI Design, Low Power VLSI and Device
Modeling. He has undertaken 2-R&D projects.
Dr. Gurumurthy has successfully guided 10 research scholars for award of PhD, 4 have submitted their thesis
and 5 scholars working under his guidance for Doctoral degrees (Ph. D). He has also guided 50 candidates for
their master’s degree thesis. He was invited to deliver guest lectures on various subjects for around 50 times.
He has taught various subjects at undergraduate and post graduate level viz. VLSI Design, Digital System
Design, Analog System Design, Optical Fiber Communication, Analog Electronic Circuits, Satellite
Communication, Low Power VLSI, Analog and Mixed Signal Design, Optical Fiber Networks. He has organized 2
workshops.
Prof. Seetha Rama Raju, Senior Associate Professor in the School of Electronics and
Communication Engineering holds M Tech degree in ‘Microwave and Radar’ from Osmania
University and B.E. degree in ‘Electronics and Communications’ from Andhra University. He
has presented 5 research papers in national and 1 international conferences. He has 6 years of
teaching and 27 years of research experience.
His areas of specialization include Image/Signal Processing, Linear Algebra, Statistical Signal
Processing, and Probability & Random Variables. He has undertaken many R&D projects in DRDO and AT&T
Lab. He was invited many times by various institutions to deliver guest lectures on Signal Processing and
Mathematics. He has taught DSP Architecture, Audio & Speech Processing, and Modern DSP at under graduate
and post graduate level. He has organized many workshops on Signal Processing and Mathematics.
Prof Amrut Anilrao Purohit, Assistant Professor in the School of Electronics and
Communication Engineering possesses M Tech. from Sir. M. V. I. T, Bangalore with a
specialization in ‘Electronics’ and B.E. degree in ‘Electronics and Communications’ from Sri
Venkateshwara College of Engineering, Bangalore.
He is currently pursuing Ph. D. from V. T. U., Belgaum, in the field of Electronics. His area of
specialization is Embedded Systems (Microcontroller based Design). Prof Amrut Anilrao
Purohit has guided 2 PG students and 2 UG students for their dissertations. He has taught
Basic Electronics, Logic Design, Electronic Instrumentation, Design of Analog Mixed Mode
VLSI, VLSI Design for undergraduate and postgraduate students. He has organized 1 workshop and attended 4
workshops.
Prof. Anitha Kumari.R.D, Assistant Professor in the School of Electronics and Communication
Engineering holds M Tech in ‘Digital Electronics and communication’ from M.S.Ramaiah
Institute of Technology and B.E degree in ‘Electronics and Communications’ from VTU
Belgaum. She is currently pursuing PhD from VTU, Belgaum; she has presented 02
International Journal, 02 International conferences and 03 National conferences.
Prof. Anitha Kumari has 5 years of teaching and 1year of industrial experience. Her areas of
specialization include Image/Signal Processing, and Embedded System Design. She has taught Synthesis and
optimization of Digital circuits, Embedded System Design, Advance microcontroller, Real Time Embedded
Systems, Advanced Embedded System Design, Real Time systems, Embedded System Design, Digital Switching
Systems, Microcontroller and Basic electronics. She has attended workshops and Faculty development
programs on Signals and systems, Embedded system design using microcontroller, DSP and MSP 430,
Embedded system design using MSP430, Low Power Embedded Systems using MSP430 Microcontroller,
Advanced Computer Networks and Simulators, Signal and Image Processing, Digital Image Processing,
Research methodology, Wireless Mesh Networks: Challenges and Research Directions, Research
Methodologies and Latex and Signals & Systems.
Prof. Mohammed Riyaz Ahmed, Assistant Professor in the School of Electronics and
Communication Engineering earned his Master’s degree in ‘Computer Network Engineering’
and Bachelor’s degree in ‘Electronics and Communications’ from Visvesvaraya Technological
University. He is pursuing his Doctoral studies in Jain University in the field of Computational
Cognitive Neuroscience. He has done his PGDBA in HR. He has 3 years of teaching experience.
His areas of interest lie in the overlapping domains of Electronics, psychology and
Neuroscience. His recent findings in areas of modeling attention, learning and Memory
management have been published in few journals of international repute.
Prof. Ahmed specialized in teaching circuits and communication, electronic circuits, microelectronics and
control systems and he is a practicing teacher and believes in activity based learning. He is a practitioner of
learner centric pedagogical methods and experiments diverse ways of teaching and learning. He has mentored
20 UG and 12 PG projects out of which 3 projects bagged best project awards and 15 papers have been
published under his guidance. One of his student projects on cognitive musicology was funded with $750 by
IEEE STANDARDS.
Prof. Prashant. V. Joshi, Assistant Professor in the School of Electronics and Communication
Engineering holds M Tech. degree in ‘VLSI Design and Embedded Systems’ and B.E. degree in
‘Electronics and Communications’ from VTU. He is pursuing his PhD in VTU. He has presented
3 international conference papers. He has 3 years of teaching experience. His areas of
specializations are VLSI and SoC Design. He has taught HDL Design for Undergraduate
students and Low Power VLSI, Design of VLSI System, VLSI System & Architectures, Advances
in VLSI Design, VHDL Designing, etc. for Postgraduate students. He has organized 2
workshops and attended 2 workshops.
Prof. Yashodha, H Assistant Professor, School of Electronics and Communication
Engineering holds M Tech degree in Power Electronics from Bengaluru and, B. E. in
Electronics and Communication Engineering from KUD. Her areas of specialization are
Radars/ Communication, Embedded Systems/EMI and EMC mitigation techniques. She has
guided three Master degree projects. She has 12 years of teaching and one year of research
experience. She has published one article in international journal. She has participated and
presented in two national conferences and one international conference. She has taught
Network Analysis, Logic Design, Basic Electronics, CCN, EDM, LIC, Satellite Communication.,
AWP, BME, Control System, AEC, Microwave & Radar, RTS, etc. in UG level and SoC, RTOS,CAN in PG level. She
has attended one workshop and organized two workshops.
Prof. Warsha Balani, Assistant Professor in the School of Electronics and Communication
Engineering earned her M Tech in Digital Communications and B Tech in Electronics and
Communications from R.G.P.V. Bhopal. She is GATE qualified. She has 5 years of experience
in teaching and academics. She has published 4 papers in international journals. Her area of
specialization is Digital Communications. She has taught Analog and Digital Communication,
Electronics Devices and Circuits, Electromagnetic Theory, Antenna and Wave Propagation,
Network theory and Analysis, Digital Electronics for Undergraduate level. She has attended 3
workshops.
Prof. Pratibha V.Hegde, Assistant Professor in the School of Electronics and Communication
Engineering possesses M Tech in VLSI Design and Embedded Systems from RITM, Bangalore
and B.E. from B.E.C. Bagalkot. She has 2 years of experience in companies like Philips and
Sanvika Info Labs. She also has 2 years of experience in teaching. She has undergone 6months training on ‘Real Time Embedded Systems’ at Embedded Competency Center at
Mistral Solutions and 4-month certification course in Life Skills (CLS) at Banjara Academy. She
has received 2nd place for her project done on Document Image Processing, jointly by IISc
and HP (Hewlett-Packard). Her areas of interest include Analog Electronics, Low power VLSI
Design, Mixed Signal VLSI Design, RTOS and Embedded System Design. She has published one research IEEE
paper and has presented one paper in national conference.
Prof. Kala. S, Assistant Professor in the School of Electronics and Communication
Engineering received M Sc (Engg.) by Research in VLSI Systems Design from Indian Institute
of Science (IISc) Bangalore and M Tech in VLSI Design, from Anna University, Tamil Nadu.
After graduating from IISc, she worked as a Research Associate in SERC, IISc, Bangalore, for
one year. Prior to her time at IISc, she served as part of faculty at CUSAT, Kochi and VJCET,
Ernakulam. Her research interests include VLSI Architectures for Signal Processing and
Communication Systems, Reconfigurable Architectures, Neuromorphic Architectures and
Low Power Systems Design. She has published ten International/National research papers including ISCAS
2013 and ICM 2013 in the above areas. She is an Associate Member of Institution of Engineers, India.
FACULTY PROFILE – School of Commerce & Management
Dr. M. Subramanyam, Assistant Professor, School of Commerce did his M.Com in 2008 and
Ph.D. in 2013 from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati. His areas of interest are Accounting
and Finance, and corporate Governance. He Worked as Accounting payable officer in
Siemens, Bangalore for 2 years, and as Guest Faculty in Sri Venkateswara University and Sri
Padmavathi Mahila Visvavidyalayam 2 more years and Head department of Management
Studies in Seshachala Institute of Management Studies for 1 year prior to joining as Assistant
Professor in School of Commerce, REVA University. To his credit, 8 articles are published in
National and International Journals. He has attended and presented papers in 4 International Conferences and
13 National Seminars/conferences. He has participated in 2 faculty development programs. He has
international collaboration with Prof. Collins Ntim and Prof. Soobaroyen Teerooven of Southampton Business
School Southampton University UK and one joint collaborative research project is under progress.
Dr. Vani Ramesh is working as Asst. Professor, School of Commerce and Management, REVA
University. She holds Ph.D. in Management, (Ph.D in Commerce), Masters of Philosophy,
Masters in Business Administration, and Masters in Commerce. She has 8 years of Corporate
Exposure and was associated with reputed Institutions for 8 years. She is a recipient of
Presidents award for the best presidency and many gold and silver medals in academics and
extra-curricular activities. She has authored a book on HRM for BBM under Bangalore
University. She has published 15 articles in National and International journals and presented
papers in National and International seminars and conferences in the areas of HRM, Marketing and General
Management.
She is a member of Editorial Board for PJ Journals, New Delhi, Member of NHRD and member of Association of
Indian Universities.
Mrs. Rajeevi Nayak is currently Assistant Professor in School of Commerce, REVA University.
She holds M.Com, MBA (Finance), M.Phil degrees and presently is pursuing Ph.D in
Commerce from Bharatiyar University, Coimbatore. She has 15 years of teaching experience
and has worked in various institutions including Dr.A.V.Baliga College of Commerce, Kumta,
SDM College, Honavar and Presidency College, Bangalore. She has participated in different
National Seminars. Besides teaching she had taken up Entrepreneurship Activities by being an
‘Education Partner’ of ‘Tally India Pvt.Ltd., (TIPL)’for a period of 5 years. She has been
awarded as ‘Tally Certified Professional’ by TIPL to educate ‘Tally’ an Accounting Software. She has also served
in the capacity of Co-coordinator of BBA in SDM College, Honavar (Uttara Kannada District). She was a CoCoordinator for oral coaching center of ICWAI for CAT( Certified Accounting Technician) Course in
Honavar(U.K.). She is also Co-Author of a book ‘E. Business & Accounting’ Published by Syward Publication.
Mrs. Geethanjali. G, Assistant Professor possesses M Com from Mount Carmel College,
Bangalore and she is specialized in Cost Accounting, Taxation. Currently Pursuing M Phil from
Madurai Kamaraj University is UGC-NET-EFL qualified. She has 13 years of teaching experience
in St. Annes Degree College and Presidency College, Bangalore. She has officiated as Head of
the Dept. of Commerce & Management in Presidency College. She has also served as Chief
Superintendent for Bangalore University Examinations and has been actively coordinating
Rotaract Club and Samarpan Social service club in organizing Social outreach programs. She
has received awards for contributing 100% results in the department of Commerce & Management in
Presidency College. Ms. Geethanjali is known for her good communication, interpersonal skills and counseling
skills.
Ms.Yamuna Sastry, Assistant Professor in Commerce possesses M Com from Jain University,
Bangalore and Diploma in Business Administration from Bangalore University. Before joining
REVA University, Ms. Yamuna Sastry served as Senior Consultant in KPMG’s Advisory Services
for nearly 3 years. She has experience in Auditing and Project Management. She served in
project management stream by addressing vulnerabilities for underlying business critical
applications for Shell (Oil and Natural Gas Industry). Prior to this project, she was involved in a
number of Internal Audit assignments. She along with her team has executed project
assignments relating to Banking and Financial services, manufacturing and technology solutions of several
clients like Emerson, Century Link, Motorola, and Accenture including Fortune 500 Companies. She was also
part of Training team for the campus fresher’s for 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 batch of KPMG’s Advisory
Services. She was awarded “Spot-Award” in recognition of excellence in performance during FY 2012-13. She
is an active member in Rural Education and Soft Skill Development Program.
Mr. Nagendra S.M, Alumni of REVA Group of Educational Institutions is an Assistant
Professor, at REVA University. He holds M.Com and MBA degrees and has qualified UGC –
NET. His primary areas of interest are Marketing and Entrepreneurship. One of the top 5
finalist among 1100 participants from the country in the National level event “Chanakaya”,
conducted by MMA(Madras Management Association) during 2010, for the selection of Best
Management Student of the year. He was selected as one of the delegates for G20 Summit
India Dialogue Series. He has also won Best Paper award at National Level Paper
presentations.
Dr. Veena Angadi, Assistant Professor in School of Management Studies at REVA University is
a Doctorate in Management from SAI NATH UNIVERSITY, Ranchi and Master of Philosophy
from Venkateshwara University Tirupati, MBA from Pondicherry University with specialization
in Human Resource. She also possesses Diploma in Retail Management from National Institute
of Retail Management, Bangalore. She has eight years of academic, research and
administrative experience. She has worked in various Management Institutions and has
guided number MBA students in Internship and Major Concurrent Projects. She has presented
and published research papers related to Human Resource & Marketing at National and
International Conferences.
She has been conferred Best Paper award and Certificate of Merit for case on attrition management by ‘HR
Conclave 2012’ jointly organized by RANI CHANNAMMA UNIVERSITY & BHARTESH EDUCATION TRUST’s
GLOBAL BUSINESS SCHOOL, BELGAUM. Training and mentoring being her forte, she has conducted many
workshops and seminars for both the corporates and academicians. Her teaching areas of interest are:
Organizational Behavior, Principles of Management, Performance Appraisal, Organizational Development,
Consumer Behavior, HRD, Women Entrepreneur, Career Planning & Development, EDP, Group Dynamics, and
Strategic HRM & Small Entrepreneurs Management.
Ms. Neetha Mary Avanesh, Assistant Professor in the School of Management Studies, REVA
University is MBA from Bangalore University, Diploma in Personnel Management from Arizona
University, U.S; M. Phil from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore; and currently pursuing PhD
from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. She has teaching experience of more than 10 years.
To her credit are 3 international and 7 national publications. One of her research paper has
won the Best Paper Award. Her areas of interest include: succession planning and
psychological contact.
Ms. Madhuri, Assistant Professor in the School of Management Studies, REVA University has
M.Com from Sri Krishnadevaraya University, PG Diploma in Business Administration and
Management from Andhra Pradesh Productivity Council and M.Phil from Madurai Kamaraj
University. She has submitted her thesis in Marketing Management to Dravidian University for
the award of PhD degree in Management. She has 17 years of teaching experience in
commerce and management education. She has served as a member and convener for many
forums constituted in SJR College and Seshadripuram College, Bangalore. Ms. Madhuri has
presented 15 papers in National and International Conferences and has participated in various workshops,
seminars and conferences. She has guided many BBM and MBA students in executing academic projects.
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