Dr. G. VISWANATHAN founded Vellore Engineering College in 1984 at Vellore. He envisaged that this institution would offer world-class education to students who would in turn create an indelible impact on the society. The engineering college that started with an intake of 180 students in 1984 has evolved as a university with two campuses in Tamil Nadu. Over 25,000 students are enrolled in 53 undergraduate and graduate programs with nearly 16,000 residing on the campus. It attracts students and professors from different parts of the world. It houses more than 1000 international students on campus. For the past two years, VIT University has been ranked #1 private engineering institution in India. ISO Certification from Holland, International accreditation from the United Kingdom and the USA, and the highest accreditation grade from the Government of India reflect the University’s penchant for excellence on all fronts… Read More
Mr. Sankar Viswanathan, Vice President was born on 13th April 1966. He completed his Advanced Diploma in Engineering Technology, at Chisholm Institute, Melbourne, Australia. He has held honoured positions as the Chairman, and Vice-Chairman of Vellore Engineering College, Vellore before taking over charge as the Pro-Chancellor (Academic) at VIT. He has also served as the Secretary of the North Arcot Educational & Charitable Trust of Vellore. He has always been a very proactive person and has involved himself in all the activities of the University. He has always evinced a keen involvement with the VIT family. He is an active member of the Board of Management, VIT and displays a keen interest in the affairs of the college and being a student friendly person is avidly interested in the academic progress of the students and staff… Read More
ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT
Ms. Kadhambari completed school education at Vellore, and obtained her B.Tech (Biotechnology) from VIT University in 2010. In 2007, she registered at the Summer School in Johns Hopkins University, USA, and utilized the opportunity to compare the curriculum of Johns Hopkins with that of Indian Universities. Her stint at Johns Hopkins provided her with an excellent opportunity to interact with students from various countries and with faculty members of high academic caliber. In 2009, she pursued her summer internship in one of the best Cancer Research institutes in Europe, the DKFZ., Heidelberg, Germany. This visit exposed her to cutting edge research and developmental techniques in the field… Read More
Dr. U. Kamachi Mudali, is former Distinguished Scientist of Department of Atomic Energy, and Chief Executive & Chairman of Heavy Water Board, a flagship industrial unit of DAE. He is an accomplished leader par excellence in science and technology of advanced materials and coatings; corrosion engineering, science and technology; and specialty materials of high relevance. Dr. Mudali has made pioneering contributions over 36 years, primarily during his tenure at Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam, and has been recognized with prestigious national & international awards and Fellowships. Dr. Mudali’s R&D contributions as 465 journal publications have been widely cited which can be seen with high citations (~8900) and h-index (43). As Senior Professor of HBNI University of DAE, and Adjunct Faculty of academic institutions, Dr. Mudali has made notable academic contributions in teaching, guidance and mentoring of students and research scholars. He is a person with unique blend of industry, R&D and academic excellence coupled with science, technology and management capabilities. Read More
KK NAIR, Former General Manager & CPIO, BHEL Corp. Office New Delhi. KK Nair possess LLM Degree from Barkatullah University securing Gold Medal in Constitutional Law (2018).He had done MSW (Master of Social Work with Pers. Mgt, IR & Welfare specialization) from Loyola College of Social Sciences Trivandrum, Kerala University in the year 1979, LLB from Career College, Barkatullah University, Bhopal in 1993.(Ist Class). He started his career from Excel Glasses, Alleppey Kerala, as Management Trainee in the year 1979 & in early 1980 he joined BHEL New Delhi as Junior Executive and worked from August 1984 to July 2014 in the HR Department of BHEL Bhopal, a large scale manufacturing unit, at different echelons including as Head of HR Department and thereafter at BHEL Corporate Office as General Manager (HR-Law) till his retirement in April 2016. KK Nair is widely experienced in all facets of law function and is specialized in Constitutional Law, Labour Law, Contract & arbitration Matters as well as Administrative Law. He was a practicing Advocate and Legal Consultant between 2016-18.