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University Officers

Dr. Nissar Ahmed

Chancellor – Presidency University, Chairman – Presidency Group of Institutions
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Dr. Nissar Ahmed

Chancellor – Presidency University
Chairman – Presidency Group of Institutions

Dr. Nagendra Parashar

Vice Chancellor
BE (Ind. Prdn.), M. Tech (Prdn. Engg.), Ph.D Vice Chancellor Presidency University Professor, Ex-BITS,Pilani
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Prof. Dr. Nagendra Parashar has rich experience of 25 years in Academics, Research and Administration. He worked in BITS, Pilani for more than a decade where he held several key positions as Assistant Dean, Practice School Division; was in charge of Practice School & Placement, Dubai Campus, Editor-in-Chief of Journal etc. He was instrumental in establishing Practice School (internship programme) at BITS, Dubai campus. He worked as Pro-Vice Chancellor at KL University, Guntur, where he introduced a highly flexible and transparent academic structure through standardized systems and processes. As the Provost/ Director (Education) in GMR Varalakshmi Foundation, Andhra Pradesh, he has brought in innovative practices into the academia. He has published extensively in renowned journals and has authored two text books in the subject of manufacturing, and various manuals in diverse fields.

Dr. Radha Padmanabhan

Pro Vice Chancellor
Ph.D(Industrial Management, IIT, Chennai)
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Radha Padmanabhan is a Ph.D. in Industrial Management from IIT , Chennai. Her area of research is Total Quality Management. She has an experience of more than 28 years in academics and academic administration. She was the founder Principal of Presidency College, Bengaluru, a unit of the Presidency Group of Institutions. She has held senior faculty and administrative level positions as the Director of MBA & MCA in reputed Institutions.

Her areas of academic Interest is Finance, particularly Stock Market studies, Security Analysis,& Portfolio Management, Legal Systems and Quantitative techniques. A person with a strong passion for research, she has guided research scholars in M.S. & Ph.D programs and has also sat on Viva Committees for Ph.D programs in IIT, Chennai. She has conducted FDPs, Refresher Courses and corporate training programs. She has also presented and published papers.

Dr. Mrinmoy Biswas

Ph. D. In Marketing Management from Corllins University, USA, MBA (Finance & Marketing) from Bangalore University and B. Tech. From Calcutta University
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18 years of work experience in the corporate world and 9 years of experience in the academic field. In the corporate world he has served in corporate & global leaders such as Aditya Birla Group, S. P. Mistry Group etc. In the academic world he had served as Director – Training & Placement, National Head – Corporate Relations & Training, Executive Director and in similar senior positions in some of the most reputed educational groups. He has travelled extensively across the world.

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Dr. Prabhakar Reddy

Dean, School of Engineering
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Prof Dr C Prabhakar Reddy did his Bachelor of Engineering (B.Tech:1973-78) in Mechanical and Master of Engineering (M.Tech:1978-80) in Thermal Power from J N T U, Hyderabad and Ph D (1995) in I C Engines from N I T (formerly R E C) Warangal. He has started his carrier as Lecturer in S.I.T Tumkur and served from 1980 to 1981 and later moved to K.S.R.M. College of Engineering, Cuddapah and served there between 1981 and 1984. He had a long stint at Sir Rao Bahadur Y Mahabaleshwarappa College of Engineering (formerly V E C) as Assistant Professor (1984 – 1996) and Professor and Head of Mechanical Engineering (1996-2000). Prof Reddy served for a short while as Principal (2000 – 01) at B C E T, Pondicherry. From 2001 to 2016 he has served as founder Principal at Sri Venkateshwara College of Engineering, Bangalore. Under his leadership SVCE is certified with I S O certification by B V Q I twice and N B A accreditation in November 2015.
He has many publications to his credit: 14 – Journal publications, 35 – National conferences, 19 – International conferences, 08 – National Seminars, 08 – Invited Lectures. He has 66 Publications to his credit. He has guided 04 Ph D scholars for the award of Ph D degrees and two more are awaited for their Ph Ds. He has filed two patents. He was awarded the prestigious “Sir Rajendranath Mukherjee Award” for the best technical paper at all India level by Institution of Engineers.

He is a member of many professional bodies such as Fellow of Institution of Engineers, Indian Society for Technical Education, Indian Society for Mechanical Engineers, Combustion Institute India, Society of Automotive Engineers etc.

Apart from serving in various positions as Board of Studies Chairman, Board of Examiner Chairman he has also served VTU in various capacities such as Member LIC, Chairman LIC and Academic Senate Member (2004–07). He was awarded best teacher twice in his previous institutions.

He was responsible for getting sanctioned couple of projects under KSCST and MODROBS for more than 40 lakhs and completed them successfully. He has guided many Under Graduate and Post Graduate projects out of which more than one dozen were converted into experimental rigs today in various laboratories.
He has conducted and organized many state level activities in his carrier apart from establishing high end research laboratories. His areas of interest include Alternate Sources of Energy, LHR Engines, Problems on Optimization Techniques and Heat Transfer.

Dr. Kamal Ghosh

Dean, School of Management
Cost & Management Accounting from ICAI, Ph.D. from Calcutta University
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Dr.Kamal Ghosh Ray is the Dean, School of Management, Presidency University.Having qualified as Cost & Management Accounting from ICAI, Dr.Ghosh obtained his Ph.D. from Calcutta University. Dr. Ghosh worked as Visiting Professor of Finance at EcoleSuperiore de Commerce, France and Bradford University, UK.

Dr. Ghosh Ray has passion for theoretical research in areas like Mergers & Acquisitions, Valuation, Corporate Governance, Corporate Social Responsibility& Sustainability. He has authored 17 case studies and a book on Mergers and Acquisitions[M&A]. International-Acclaimed, Dr.Ghosh was bestowed with honorary senior fellowship by the Institute of Mergers, Acquisitions and Alliances, Vienna, Austria. Having published research papers in International Journals, which are Scopus Indexed, Dr.Ghoshhad academic mention from Harvard Business School, The Wharton School, and St. Thomas University.

In his 39 years of industry and academic experience, Dr. Ghosh has worked in multinational corporations like ABB, Flakt, Heilgers, etc. in senior positions.