Center for Learning and Teaching Meet our Faculty

Center for Learning and Teaching

Dr. Gouri Desai

Dr. Gouri Desai comes across as a self-motivated and resourceful Urban Designer with proven innovation and proficiency in design pedagogy. With keen inclination towards design thinking and its processes she has been in apex position as Principal for Architectural Institutes. In her tenure she has successfully managed institutional organization, governance and infrastructure without neglecting research focus Institution’s pedagogy. For over eighteen years she has traversed disciplinary, professional and institutional boundaries to explore how architecture and urban design and can humane our cities.

As a practicing professional Architect her designs symbolize a synergy of the traditional yet contemporary elements deeply contextualized with a sustainable pallet of green practices. Her inclination for history and culture with passion for humane cities has been translating into her evolving professional collaborations.

Dr. Samadhan Nikumbh

Dr. Samadhan has more than 15 years of experience in teaching profession. He has been awarded a Ph.D. in the area of ‘Interactive Strategies and Achievement of Teacher Trainees’. His exceptional academic experience at various teaching level and corporate experience help in creating professional development programs for faculty and to improve student learning Also he has many conceptual and research paper publications in standard Books (ISBN) and refereed Journals (ISSN) at international, national, state and local level.

He is a person with multifaceted talent from being a voice artist, writer, presenter to an Anchor. To name a few of his achievements, he has anchored various programs from local to international level in Marathi, Hindi and English languages which included eminent personalities such as; Honorable Padambhushan Abhinav Bindra (Olympic Player), Mahesh Kale (Singer), Pt. Shrinivas Joshi (Classical Singer), Mohan Agashe (Actor) and many more.