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. Shankar Mukundrao Khade

Dr. Shankar completed M.Sc. in Biotechnology from Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Nanded, Maharashtra, and received his M. Tech. in Biotechnology from National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela. He earned his Ph.D. in Biochemical Engineering from IIT, Varanasi. Along with being with association with ADYPU, he is also an Editorial Board Member of the journal “American Journal of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering” and Reviewer of “Preparative Biochemistry and Biotechnology” and “Signa Vitae” Journals. He has presented his Ph.D. research work at an international conference organised by NTU and AIChE in Singapore and many more National conferences. He has also published 12 peer-reviewed research articles in reputed journals.

He has a core interest in the field of Microbial Biochemicals of therapeutic importance, Bioenergy (2G and 3G ethanol), and bioremediation. His doctoral studies were focused on the “production and Purification of uricase enzyme from microbial sources and its application in the treatment of gout disease”. During M. Tech (2011 – 13) and Ph.D. (2013 – 18), he received an MHRD fellowship, Govt. of India. Later, he joined as a Project Associate at R&D, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), Bangalore, and worked in the Bioenergy area.

Dr. Harshal Patil

Dr. Harshal Patil has more than 12 years of experience in teaching wide technology courses including Data Structures & Algorithm, DataBase & Application, Ethical Hacking, Artificial Intelligence, Digital Forensic, Cryptography, Internet of Things, etc. Quarterly Franklin Membership by London Journal Press, UK(2019). He has won Quarterly Franklin Membership by London Journal Press, UK, and Innovation in ICT Technique for Teaching Learning Process in 2019. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Jaipur National University. He also possesses multiple certifications from OPSWAT viz Cyber Security Associate, MetaDefender Associate, Secure Data Workflow Associate. He is also a certified Blockchain Developer by IBM. He is a member of CSI and ISTE and published 11 papers to date.

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

Controller of Examination

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. Vijay Kulkarni

Dr. Vijay Kulkarni has almost three decades of experience blend of Industry and education. He is masters in various disciplines such as M.S.W, PGDHRM, M.B.A, M.Com, M.M.M., M.Phil., Ph.D. He has worked in different capacities, including Director in Management Institutes. He is Government Certified Internal Auditor for ISO- 9001-2015. He is Yellow and Green Belt Holder of six sigma.

He represents different bodies at national level and international levels. He is instrumental in imparting different training programs in the area of Personality Development, Communication Skills, Team building, Key Responsibility Area (KRA) etc.

He is recipient of various awards and to name a few Radhikabai Apte award from SPPU, Best Youth leader award from ministry of HRD, Life time achievement award in Management, Ideal Teacher Award, We Care award etc.

Dr. Kirti Dang-Longani

Dr. Kirti Dang-Longani has more than 14 years of academic experience and 3 years of industrial experience. With a yearning desire to educate people she completed Ph.D. after Masters in Management and moved to academics from the industry. She has presented and published more than 25 Research Papers in different National and International Conferences with ISBN / ISSN, UGC approved journals with good impact factors. She has also written book on Virtual Marketing, MCQs for MBA Semester III published by Himalaya Publication and Employment Relations by Nirali Prakashan. She has been Resource person in many State Universities in India and abroad for FDP and Seminars. She is also Resource person for Ph.D. research course work.


School of Law

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.

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.


School of Design

Dr Vaibbhavi Pruthviraj Ranavaade

Educationist, Researcher, and designer with 21+ years of experience. She has been the founding H.O.D of premier design schools in India (Symbiosis Institute of Design, MIT Institute of Design, Pune and Pearl Academy, Mumbai). She is a founding team member of the school of Fashion and a Professor at ADYPU. She continues as an educational consultant for higher studies in Design education pan India. She has diverse research experience in the area of Semiotics of fashion, Indian fashion system, Slow fashion side of sustainable fashion, varied applied research for design projects. Co-Founder and principal designer of slow fashion label “Vaibbhavi P”. The Label is about providing sustainable livelihoods to Indian craftspersons and promoting Indian textiles worldwide. Professionally she offers expertise in developing successful growth strategies by training both learners and team members through curriculum development and skill-building. She is committed educator to bring excellence in the field of higher design education with student experience at the core. She has presented papers at international conferences and published research in well-known journals. Her doctoral research with the title “A Semiotic Study of the Indian Sari” has garnered a lot of interest in the academic community as well as the Industry. She is also an guest keynote speaker and panelist at esteemed forums and her work and views have been published in national publications.