THE DEANS OF OUR SCHOOLS

Prof. (Dr.) Jitendra K. Pandey

Pro Vice Chancellor, Research and development Affairs and Dean School of Basic and Applied Sciences

Prof.(Dr.) Jitendra K. Pandey completed his Ph.D. in Chemistry (Polymer Science), 2007 from National Chemical Laboratory-Pune. His research areas are in Bio/ Nano- composites, degradation and stabilization of polymer composites, nano-material for water treatment, synthesis, characterization and analysis of reinforced composites. He has 70+ Reasearch artciles, 6 Books, 17 Patents to his credit. He was associated in Research and Development in University of petroleum and energy studies Dehradun, Brain Pool Fellow Seol National University, South Korea, The University of Tokushima, Japan, Max Planck Institute of Colloid and Interfaces, Golm Germany in various roles prior joining Adamas University.

Prof. (Dr.) Silla Ramsundar

Prof. (Dr.) Silla Ramsundar

Professor and Dean, School of Law and Justice

Presently working as Professor and Dean, School of Law & Justice at the ADAMAS University, Barasat, Kolkata from July 2022. He worked as Professor & Associate Dean, School of Law, NMIMS Deemed to be University, Hyderabad campus, Jadcherla from February 2019 to June 2022. Worked as Professor of Law, School of Law & Justice at the ADAMAS University, Barasat, Kolkata from July 2015 to February 2019. Worked as an Associate Professor of Law at the National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam from March 2013 to July 2015. Worked as an Assistant Professor at the National Judicial Academy, Bhopal from March 2010 to March 2013.

Worked as an Assistant Lecturer of Law at the Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur, Chhattisgarh from July 2006 to March 2010. Worked as Lecturer at Midnapore Law College, Midnapore (West Bengal) from April 2005 to July 2006. Worked as Part-time Lecturer at Ganjam Law College, Berhampur (Orissa) from December 2003 to April 2005. About Five years of experience in Bar practice at, Orissa.

He presented a Paper at several International and National Seminars/Conferences/Workshops. Adjudged several Moot Competitions and delivered Gust Lectures at various reputed organizations. Delivered special lectures as a Resource Person in the National Seminar, Workshops and Faculty Development Programs.

Prof. (Dr.) Mahul Brahma

Dean, School of Media & Communication

Prof (Dr.) Mahul Brahma is an author, a TEDx Speaker, an award-winning communication, branding and CSR leader, and a Chief Editor with two decades’ experience in business communication and journalism. He is a Visiting Research Fellow of Bath Spa University, UK. Prior to Adamas University, Prof Brahma was Head of CSR, Corporate Communications, Branding, and Publications for a Tata group company mjunction. He has been a Chief Editor and has held other senior editorial positions in leading publications such as Economic Times, India partner of New York Times, CNBC TV18 group, ABP, Reuters, among others. He is a luxury commentator, columnist and has authored six books — The Mythic Value of Luxury, The Luxe Trilogy (Decoding Luxe, Dark Luxe and Luxe Inferno), Quarantined: Love in the time of Corona, and How to Communicate Strategically in Corporate World. He is a PhD, D.Litt, MSc and PGP-Business Management, and an alumnus of IIM Calcutta, MICA, University of Cambridge Judge Business School, SSSUTMS, University of Calcutta, and St Xavier’s College. He is a guest faculty at IIM Calcutta. IIT KGP VGSoM, IIT Roorkee, IIM Lucknow, University of Scranton US, Bath Spa University UK, among other premier institutions. He is a filmmaker and an actor, and his first short film was screened at Cannes Film Festival. He is an artist and an avid golfer.

Awards:

  • Winner of Sahityakosh Samman in 2022
  • ​Winner of Author of the Year Award 2021
  • Winner of Crisis Communication Leader of the Year Award 2021
  • Winner of CSR Leader of the Year Award in 2019
  • Winner of Best Communication Strategist of the Year Award in 2019
  • Winner of Brand Leadership Award in 2017
  • Listed among Most Influential PR professionals under the age of 40 by Reputation Today
  • Winner of Ecommerce Communication Leader of the Year Award in 2017
  • Winner of Certificate of Excellence in Corporate Communications 2017
  • Winner of Young Achiever Award in National Awards for Excellence in Corporate Communications 2016

Dr. Sajal Kumar Jha

Associate Dean of School of Medical Sciences

Dr. Sajal Kumar Jha is currently Professor and officiating Dean, School of Medical Sciences at the Adamas University, Kolkata, India. He has 17 years of rich experience with a blend of teaching, research and administration. He completed B. Pharm and M. Pharm Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS), Karnataka. He earned his Ph. D (Pharmaceutical Sciences) from Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad. His doctoral research work is on formulation and development microemulsion drug delivery system for the improvement of oral bioavailability.

Dr. Jha carries out research on immediate release dosage forms, gastroretentive drug delivery systems, targeted drug delivery systems. He has more than 45 national and international publications in peer reviewed journals to his credit, more than 25 poster and oral presentations in various national and international conferences. He is author of 4 books in the domain of pharmaceutical Sciences. He has so far mentored more than 30 master’s students for their M. Pharm dissertation work.

Dr. Sajal Kumar Jha has worked as Organizing Secretary, Convener, Co-convener, Chairperson Scientific Committee, evaluator for Oral & Poster sessions in various National & International conferences. He is the life member of Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA), Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI), Association of Pharmacy Professionals (APP), and Society of Pharmaceutical Education & Research (SPER). Dr. Jha is also serving as Editor-in-Chief, Member Editorial board, Section Editor, Reviewer for various indexed Pharmacy National & International Journals. He is well acquainted with approval and regulatory provisions of AICTE & PCI. He is also having rich experiences of handling various rankings and accreditation processes like NIRF, NBA & NAAC.

Dr. Jha is the recipient of Distinguished Alumni Award (2013), Academic Excellence Award (2018), Best Faculty Award (2020) and Pharma Recognition Award (2020).

Prof. (Dr.) Rudra Prasad Saha

Dean School of Life Science & Biotechnology

A distinguished scholar with 14+ years of experience in teaching and research, Dr. Rudra Prasad Saha joined Adamas University as the Officiating Dean and HoD of the School of Life Science and Biotechnology. Dr. Saha completed his comprehensive post-doctoral research on host-virus relationships at the University of Texas at Austin, USA, and San Diego State University, USA, after earning his PhD in Biochemistry from Bose Institute (Jadavpur University), Kolkata.

Dr. Saha has published several research papers in high-impact international journals and presented his work in a number of national and international conferences around the world. His current research interests include protein-protein and protein-nucleic acid interactions, metal homeostasis in bacteria and metallo-regulation of transcription, bacteriophage-host interactions and development of a phage-based gene therapy system.

Through his outstanding academic, leadership and interpersonal skills combined with his inimitable teaching style, Dr. Saha looks forward to encouraging a competitive spirit among Adamas University students. He hopes this will foster a positive and healthy campus atmosphere while also equipping the students with the right skills to meet future challenges. Potential research collaborators, research fellows, summer trainees and students are welcome to contact Dr. Saha.

Dr. Sujoy Bhattacharya

Dean School of Engineering & Technology

Dr. Sujoy Bhattacharya holds a B.Tech degree in Instrumentation Engineering and a PhD degree with specialization in Image Processing, both from IIT Kharagpur.

He has a total professional experience of about 26 years, including 16 years as a software consultant in Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and 10 years in education and training. During his tenure in academics, he has served as Professor in CSE/IT department and as an administrator in various institutions like BVRIT Hyderabad, SITS Hyderabad and PSIT Kanpur. He has also worked as a consultant and trainer in two startup firms to train students on technical and life skills to make them job ready.

He is currently engaged as a Director, Consultancy & Outreach, Prof & HOD, CSE and Dean, SoET at Adamas University, Kolkata. In this role, he uses his dual experience from the industry and academia to ensure close collaborations for mutual benefit.

He has about 20 publications to his credit and has delivered 3 sponsored projects. He has also served as the vice-chairman of the Computer Science Society of IEEE, Hyderabad chapter for a period of 2 years.

Dr. Bhattacharya is an avid reader and likes to spend his spare time with books or travelling.

Dr.-Shauli-Mukherjee

Prof. (Dr.) Shauli Mukherjee

Director, School of Education

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Associate Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Culture Studies

With a purposeful career in the education space spanning over more than 20 years, Dr. Shauli Mukherjee has dedicated her life towards promotion of child-centric and activity-oriented education. A passionate educationist and a global thought leader with a background of setting up and leading new age K- 12 schools, Dr. Mukherjee had been the Founder Principal of Adamas World School and STEM World School, the first STEM school in West Bengal. Under her inspiring leadership, STEM World School has been ranked and awarded as the 2nd best International Day School in West Bengal by Education World. Dr. Mukherjee ardently believes that the purpose of meaningful education is to develop lifelong learners, creative thinkers and responsible global citizens who are confidently equipped to face the challenges of an uncertain and constantly unfolding future. All through her career in education, Dr. Mukherjee had actively contributed to and spearheaded the process of creating a personalized, engaging and stress-free curriculum for children of all age groups. She has been the recipient of numerous awards and accolades including NATIONAL QUALITY EXCELLENCE AWARD, GEM OF INDIA AWARD, SARVEPALLI RADHAKRISHNAN AWARD, GURUPNISHAD SAMMAN, GURUVARYA SAMMAN, NATIONAL EDUCATION LEADERSHIP AWARD in the category of commitment to excellence in education, (to name a few), WORLD PEACE AWARD. She has also been awarded for being among INDIA’S TOP 50 WOMEN LEADERS IN THE EDUCATION INDUSTRY & TOP 20 REVOLUTIONARY EDUCATION LEADERS by the Academic Council of ULektz. She is associated with premiere educational organizations across India as well as globally in senior advisory capacity. She is also recognized among 99 WOMEN ACHIEVERS OF INDIA FOR THE YEAR 2021. As an internationally acclaimed inspirational speaker, she is regularly invited to numerous national and international conferences, universities, summits, conclaves and events to share her insights on the futuristic and transformative role of education. She is currently working as the Director of School of Education at Adamas University, Kolkata.

Prof. (Dr.) Sandip Banerjee

Associate Dean, School Smart Agriculture

The School is being headed by Prof (Dr) Sandip Banerjee, who is an internationally renowned academician in the field of agriculture and allied sciences. He is very well connected and respected with the professionals of agri industry. Prof Banerjee was instrumental in initiating vocational education in the state of Sikkim and under his guidance the first organic certification program was started in the state of Sikkim. Contract farming started in the state of Sikkim under his leadership. Thereafter, he served with College of Agriculture, Hawassa University, Ethiopia and was the principal and co investigator for several research projects with scientists from USAID, NORAD, ILRI, FAO to name a few. He has advised several students for their MSc and PhD research and has authored more than hundred research publications. Prof Banerjee is very popular among the students and also shares his experiences and teaches different courses for undergraduate and graduate students across several countries and enrolled in Agriculture allied sciences. Prof Banerjee is an alumni of GovindBallabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Bidhan Chandra KrishiViswavidyalaya and Wageningen UR ( The Netherlands).

Prof. (Dr.) Moumita Mukherjee

Prof. (Dr.) Moumita Mukherjee

Dean (Research & Development)

Dr. Moumita Mukherjee is alumni of R K S M Sister Nivedita Girls’ School – Kolkata, Presidency College and Calcutta University. She received M.Sc. (Physics) with specialization in Electronics & Communication,  M.Tech. in Biomedical-Engineering and Ph.D. (Tech.) in Radio-Physics and Electronics (2009), University of Calcutta, India. She did her doctoral & post-doctoral studies under DRDO, Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India. She received ‘visiting scientist’ & PDF positions from INEX, Newcastle University, UK & Technical University, Darmstadt, Germany.

Dr. Mukherjee was attached with DRDO Centre of Excellence under Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India for more than ten years as Scientist (Reader grade).

In continuation to that she joined Adamas University and presently working as Professor – Dept. of Physics & Dean (R&D) after completing her terms as Associate Dean & Academic coordinator(2016-2020), Associate Professor(2017-2020)& Assistant Professor(2015-2017), in the same University. With a total seventeen years of R&D and teaching experience, she is Visiting / Adjunct Professor of JAP-BMI program under Calcutta University and the West Bengal University of Health Sciences. She is empaneled examiner, moderator and PhD supervisor under frontline public & private Universities in India.

She has guided more than 35 Post-Graduate theses & 12 Ph.D. theses as Supervisor/Jt. Supervisor. Her research interest is focused on THz-electronics, Semiconductor devices, Graphene electronics, Photo-sensors, nano-biosensors and Medical Electronics & instruments. She has published more than 150 peer-reviewed research papers, till date, in reputed international refereed journals including IEEE Transactions, IoP, AIP, Elsevier and Springer journals and IEEE / Scopus proceedings with citation globally (citation: 900+, h-index: 16). She has three granted International patents and authored three ISBN books to her credit. She is principal investigator of 5 (Five) Government of India (DRDO) & start-up /industry funded major research projects of more than a Crore funding.

Santanu

Prof. (Dr.) Santanu Roy

Dean (Academics) and Dean School of Business and Economics

Prof. (Dr.) Santanu Roy is an Elected Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), UK. Dr. Roy, an NSTS Scholar, holds a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Management from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur and has an Integrated Master of Science (M.S.) Degree in Physics from IIT Delhi. Prior to joining Adamas University, Dr. Roy had served as the Dean, School of Management, IMS Unison University, Dehradun. He had earlier served as a Professor at Institute of Management Technology (IMT) – Ghaziabad and Dubai – during the period 2008-2020 having served as the Program Chair, MBA and PGDM-DCP (IMT Dubai), and as Dean Academics, IMT, Ghaziabad. Dr. Roy had served as an Associate Professor at Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSOM), IIT Kharagpur, and earlier, before joining Academics, as the Senior Principal Scientist and Head, Human Resource Group at National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies (CSIR-NISTADS), New Delhi, India. Dr. Roy had taught at the Fontys University of Applied Sciences, Eindhoven, the Netherlands. He received the Best Paper Awards at the 14th IEF Conference, 16-18 September 2015, Cape Town, South Africa, and the 35th ISBE Conference, 7-8 November 2012, Dublin, Ireland. He received the ‘Best Teacher in Operations Management’ Award at Asia’s Best B-School Awards, Singapore, on 22nd July 2011.  Dr. Roy had been a Corporate Trainer for the LANDMARK Group, REDINGTON GULF FZE, and CHOITHRAMS during his tenure at Dubai, UAE.