Ph.D Supervisor

Ph.D Supervisor

School of Engineering

Dr Biswajeet Champaty

HOD: School of Engineering

Ph.D.: National Institute of Technology, Rourkela

Specialization: Biomedical

Dr. Biswajeet Champaty is the Head of the School of Engineering at Ajeenkya D Y Patil Unversity, Pune, He received his B.Tech in Biomedical Engineering from the Biju Patnaik University of Technology Odisha and M.Tech in Biomedical Engineering from SRM University, Chennai. He earned his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Odisha.

He has a profound interest in the field of medical electronics and instrumentation with specialization in bio-signal-based intelligent human-computer interface design for controlling assistive devices. He has extensive expertise in device development for bio signal acquisition, MATLAB based graphical user interface design for real-time signal processing and event monitoring, bio-signal-based wireless control of rehabilitative devices and assistive robotics and applications of IOT in healthcare.

He has published 8 research publications in referred journals, 26 international publications in various IEEE conferences and 13 book chapters of international repute. 7 of his research papers have received best international paper awards.

Dr. Biswajeet has received the ISER-Young Scientist Award 2017 by International Society for Engineers and Researchers, Vienna, Austria for his contribution to the field of “Human-Computer Interaction.

Dr. Debirupa Hore

Assistant Professor : School of Engineering

Ph.D.: Gauhati University

Specialization: Electrical Engineering

Dr. Debirupa Hore has completed her B.E (Electrical Engineering) from State Government College, Guwahati and M.Tech in Power & Energy systems from National Institute of Technology, Silchar and Ph.D. (Electrical Engineering) from Gauhati University.

She has been working as an academician and researcher for the last 11 years. She has taught various subjects in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at various Engineering colleges in Guwahati and those affiliated to the University of Pune. Her research work mainly involves wind energy, electrical drives, controllers, power electronics and artificial intelligence based techniques.

She has also published around 14 research papers related to Electrical and Electronic engineering in various reputed national and international journals and conferences including IEEE, SAGE Publications etc.

Dr Biswa Prasun Chatterji

Associate Professor: School of Engineering

Ph.D.: Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai

Specialization: Biotechnology

Dr Biswa Prasun Chatterji completed his Ph.D. on micro-tubules and anticancer drugs from IIT Bombay in 2011 and M.Tech in Biotechnology from Jadavpur University in 2002.

He has won the second prize in oral presentation on Xanthan fermentation found in food waste in Indian International Science festival 2015 at IIT Delhi. He is an ambidextrous professional who has worked in industry and academia with equal panache. He worked with MAHYCO and Dolcera for four years. He has worked as a lecturer for 5 years at St. Xavier College, Mumbai where he taught subjects prescribed for MSc. Biotechnology.

Dr. Sachin Rajas

Associate Professor: School of Engineering

Ph.D.: Amaravati University, Amravati

Specialization: Mathematics

Dr. Sachin Rajas has completed his M.Sc. and Ph.D. from Amravati University. He has also completed his B.Ed. from Nagpur University. He has total 19 years of teaching experience in engineering colleges of four different University. His area of research is geometric function theory and fractional calculus. His core area includes Univalent and Multivalent function and their analytical and geometrical properties which deals with complex analysis.

He has published total 11 research papers in International Journals and presented 7 research papers at National/ International Conferences. He has participated/ organized 21 STTP/FDP/Workshop/Seminar/Orientation program/Conference. He is author of 2 books of Engineering Mathematics I and III. He has worked as a reviewer for Tata Mc-Graw Hill Ltd. He is a life member of 3 professional societies as ISTE, IJMSEA and IJERIA.


School of Management

Dr. Makarand Joshi

HOD: School of Management

Ph.D.: Nagpur University

Specialization: Business Management & Marketing Management

Dr. Joshi has earned his MBA and Ph.D. in strategic marketing and he is a senior management professional with an illustrious career track record which consisted of successful industry experience of over 15 years and 10 years of experience in management education.

He has worked in multiple domains including sales, marketing, and business development. He also holds experience in providing professional consultation to small-businesses and delivers entrepreneurial mentoring. He has successfully handled corporate relations for academic institutes.

Dr. Cyril Crasto

Associate Professor: School of Engineering

Ph.D.: Savitribhai Phule Pune University, Pune

Specialization: Business Management & Entrepreneurship

Dr. Cyril Crasto is a corporate executive from the Information Technology industry with a total experience of over 22 years. He has completed Doctorate from the reputed Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune in July 2015. Dr. Crasto is Ph.D. in Marketing Management (2010-2015) and his research topic was ‘Entrepreneurial Marketing in IT Startups’. He has done MBA (Marketing) and MBA (Systems), both from University of Pune.

Dr. Crasto became the first-generation Entrepreneur in January 2010 offering Consultancy in Oracle Enterprise Applications. His areas of interest are Marketing, Services management, Entrepreneurship, Business Analysis, and International Business Management.

Dr. Subhendu Pradhan

Assistant Professor, School of Management

Post-Doctoral Fellowship:Indian Institute of Technology, Indore

Ph.D: Pondicherry Central University

Specialization: Financial Management

Dr. Subhendu is an Assistant Professor of Finance and Accounting at the School of Management of ADYPU. Prior to joining ADYPU, he worked as a Post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Economics at Indian Institute of Technology Indore. He had completed M.Phil and Ph.D in Management from Pondicherry Central University. He was awarded Doctoral Fellowship from Indian Council of Social Sciences Research, New Delhi in 2015. He had done Master of Finance and Control from Berhampur University, Odisha.

His research interests are Corporate Actions, Information Efficiency, Market Microstructure and Behavioral Finance. He is an expert on structural equation modelling and applied financial econometrics with the application software like STATA, AMOS 20, LISREL 8.72, Smart PLS3 and Eviews 7, SPSS 20, R, R studio and MS Excel. He had published more than 15 research papers in various journals those are listed in Scopus, Web of science, SCImago and ABDC-B category. He had also presented more than 10 papers in national and international conferences. He is a member of the American Finance Association.

Dr. Praveen Desai

Assistant Professor, School of Management & Head of Incubation Center

Ph.D.: Manipal University, Sikkim

Specialization: IT Management

Dr. Praveen began his career as an IT professional and it was during that time he has developed an interest for entrepreneurship. He has extensive experience in start-ups, business process designing, initiate company-wide campaigns. He has a passion for start-ups, to capture untapped opportunities and building innovative business models that last forever. His goal is to nurture intra-preneurs and entrepreneurs surround themselves with a great team so that they can be leaders in their domains. He is an alumni of NITK.


School of Law

Dr. Vikrant Yadav

Assistant Professor: School of Law

Ph.D.: Savitribhai Phule Pune University, Pune

Specialization: Business Laws

Dr. Vikrant earned his graduate and a postgraduate degree in Law from prestigious Pune University. He keen interest in academics, he also pursued a Ph.D. in the field of Law. His core areas of specialization are the Law of Arbitration, Legal Research Methodology, and Cyber Laws. He has authored two books namely ‘Science Technology & Law,’ published by Lambert Academic Pub., Germany and ‘The 1996 Arbitration and Conciliation Act with Amendments of 2015,’ published by GRIN Publishing, Germany.

Dr. Vikrant has 39 research articles at his credit related to different issues of contemporary laws. He is an Associate Editor of International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, Assistant Editor of International Journal of Law and has worked as Editor of The 19 (1) a Law Journal (2014-2018). He also has experience of working as Assistant Director, Central Assessment Programme (CAP), Pune University.

Dr. Samraggi Chakraborthy

Assistant Professor: School of Law

Ph.D.:KIIT University- Bhubaneswar

Specialization: Criminal Laws & Intellectual Property Rights

Dr Samraggi has obtained her Bachelors of Law from the Department of Law, Assam University and Masters of Law with specialization in Human Rights from National Law School of India University, Bangalore. Prior to joining School of Law, ADYPU, she has worked as Assistant Professor in School of Law, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar and School of Legal Studies, CMR University, Bengaluru.

Samraggi is both diligent with her research and academic work. Her core areas of interest are Victimology, Human Rights, and Criminal Law. She has published many articles in the areas of Victimology and Human rights.


School of Liberal Arts

Dr. Isil Celik

Assistant Professor: School of Liberal Arts

Ph.D.: Nagoya University of Japan

Specialization: Arts, Culture & International Development

Dr. Isil E. Celik is majored in philosophy, art and design studies and has a doctoral degree from Nagoya University of Japan in international development with a focus on international cooperation through creative practices. She has been conducting multidisciplinary academic research focusing on the field of liberal arts within an intercultural context.

In parallel with her academic activities, she is engaged in art and design practices as well as curatorial and organizational projects. Thus, she has been working as art director and art curator in France, Turkey, Myanmar and Japan.

Besides her academic and artistic qualifications Dr. Celik has research experience with several public and private social enterprise and with intergovernmental organizations in South East Asia such as United Nations Fund Population.

Dr. Anita Bhatia

Assistant Professor: School of Liberal Arts

Ph.D.: Purvanchal University

Specialization: English Literature

Dr. Anita Bhatia has majored in English and Economics, and has a doctoral degree from Purvanchal University specialized in English literature on the novels of DrArun Joshi. She has been conducting extensive research on women writings and majorly interested in Feminism. She has penned down several articles and poems and currently working on a fictional novel. In parallel with her academic activities, she is engaged in promoting female education. For the good cause, Ms. Anita collects funds from various resources to educate female students.

Dr. Vidya Nagre

Assistant Professor:School of Liberal Arts

Ph.D.:Savitribhai Phule Pune University, Pune

Specialization: English Literature

Dr. Vidya A. Nagre is a research scholar, writer, and an academician in English since last ten years. She is majored in Linguistics, English Language, English Literature and Pragmatics and has a doctoral degree from Savitribai Phule Pune University in Lexical Features of Indian English with reference to Post-colonial Novels.

She has broad experience in various linguistic as well as literary fields such as Second Language Acquisition, Varieties of English in multicultural contexts, analyzing various literary texts from linguistic as well as literary point of view to enhance understanding, Sociolinguistics, etc. She has initiated innovative ways of teaching Phonology in comparison to different tongues in India to the students of ADYPU.

Dr. Maninder Gill

Associate Professor:School of Liberal Arts

Ph.D.: Punjab University, Chandigarh

Specialization: English Literature

Dr. Maninder Gill has over 26 years of experience in developing and managing talent across leading organizations in India, powered by Ph. D in English Literature and best in class industry certifications both in communication and soft skills. Her entry into academia followed a decade long stint in law, she practiced law at Delhi High Court. She is an avid researcher and has 27 publications to her credit till date, which besides having numerous review papers also includes 4 papers in International Journals, 6 papers in refereed and peer-reviewed national journals 3 book chapters and is a reviewing member of a number of Journals.


School of Architecture

Dr. Gauri Desai

Associate Professor: School of Architecture

Ph.D.: CEPT University, Ahmedabad.

Specialization: Urban Design

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. She is a cutting edge expert with special ability in combining professional knowledge base for participatory interface in academia evolving innovative teaching learning modules. Graduated as Gold medalist in Architecture, she is an alumnus of CEPT Ahmedabad, for masters in Urban design as a GATE scholar and Doctoral studies. She had been regularly presenting her research at numerous International academic conferences. She has traveled across borders representing Indian ethos which continues to add to her unique urban documentation. Her Global exposure and experiences have always provided experiential learning to her team. 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.