Advisor - Prof. Venkatesh Babu, PVC
Dr. R. Venkatesh Babu
Pro Vice Chancellor
Dr. R.Venkatesh Babu (V.B) has more than 23 years of experience in Teaching, Research, Academics and Administration. Having done his graduation in Mechanical Engineering, Post Graduation in Computer Aided Design, he did his Doctorate in the field of IC Engines. He has served as an Assistant Director in the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and National Board of Accreditation (NBA), under the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India.
He is a member of the Academic Council, Board of Management of leading Universities in India. With more than 40 research articles in various indexed and peer reviewed national and international journals and conferences, 3 research scholars have been awarded Ph.D under his guidance and presently 4 are pursuing. His areas of research interest are Finite Element Analysis, Computational Fluid Dynamics, MEMS and Nano Materials.
An expert in the field of Accreditation and Approval processes, he was a core member of the NBA secretariat, making a significant contribution to the formulation of the draft Outcome Based Accreditation regulations of the National Board of Accreditation, when India became a full signatory of the prestigious Washington Accord.
Dr.V.B has been instrumental in partnering with leading international institutions like Leonard De Vinci, Pole Universitaire, Paris, EDC School of Management, Courbevoie, Paris, European Business School, Paris, University of Otago, New Zealand, Dimensions International College, Singapore, East Asia School of Business, Singapore and Institute of Supply Management, Japan.
He has received a grant of Rs.5,50,00,000.00/- from the DST for setting up of a TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS INCUBATOR under the NIDHI TBI scheme and another grant of Rs.7,15,00,553.00/- under the DDUGKY scheme of the Government of India.
He has always shared his experience and expertise with the NEXT GENERATION through Guest Lectures, Mentoring young Entrepreneurs and arranging SEED funding to start ups through sponsorships from Trusts and Societies. As a motivational speaker, he has also conducted more than 100 training programs, seminars, workshops, FDPs on Personality Development, Communication skills, Career Guidance, Entrepreneurship and Accreditation Procedures. As a professional Engineer, he is a Member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (MIET), Life Member of the Indian Society for Technical Education (LMISTE) and Member of the Society of Automobile Engineers (SAE).