Staff & Faculty


Dr. Parag Sanghani

Dr. Parag Sanghani

Executive Dean
Dr. Parag Sanghani is presently the Executive Dean with P.P Savani University. He is an Endeavour Fellow from QUT, Australia and has global exposure of education system in Europe, Australia and UK and has worked with leading Universities in UAE as Head of Academics.

As an academician he has been imparting his vast experience in the subjects of Innovation and Creativity, Information Systems and Operation Management at various Institutes and Universities around the globe. He has trained several executives in different part of the world.

He has several publications and scientific articles in the journals of repute.  Previously, Dr. Sanghani has handled 250 Million USD PPP mode projects in education and infrastructure in India. Dr. Sanghani has worked with NAAC, India, QS, Singapore to enhance quality of Higher education.
Dr. S. A. Channiwala

Dr. S. A. Channiwala

Honorary Mentor
Dr. S. A. Channiwala (M. Tech., Ph. D) is an Honorary Mentor of P.P. Savani University. He has pursued his Ph.D. from IIT, Bombay and presently a Professor in Mechanical Engineering department, SVNIT, Surat. Dr. Channiwala has an academic experience of 36 years at SVNIT, Surat. He has more than 225 publications, guided 23 PhD including 6 under progress and more than 100 M.Tech. students.

He consulted in more than 250 assignments and was involved in more than 10 research projects as a principal investigator. He bears 9 Patents which includes 2 International and 6 National and has been honored with numerous prestigious awards. He has been invited to deliver several key note/ plenary lectures and to present scientific papers in several international and national conferences in India and abroad. His major achievements are:
1. Developed India’s 1st 0.5 MW Sewage Gas based Power Plant at Anjana STP, SMC-Surat
2. Development of one of India’s Largest Vegetable Waste Based Biogas Bottling Plant (max. 5000 m3/day) for APMC Market, Surat
3. Developed Zero Effluent Discharge Gasification System –1st of its kind across the Globe
4. Developed Dedicated CNG Engine Technology
5. Developed India’s first Solar Assisted Electric Vehicle
6. Proposed Concept Hybrid Vehicle - ADRENe
Dr. Siddhartha Prakash Duttagupta

Dr. Siddhartha Prakash Duttagupta

Honorary Mentor
Dr. Siddhartha Prakash Duttagupta (MS, PhD) is an Honorary Mentor of P.P Savani University. He has obtained B.Tech (Honours) in Electronics and Communication Engineering from the IIT, Kharagpur, MS and PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Rochester, New York, USA.  Dr. Duttagupta has previously held the position of Assistant Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Boise State University, Idaho, USA and also Director of Technology, Solar Integrated Technologies, Los Angeles, USA.

At present he is an Associate Professor in Electrical Engineering at the IIT Bombay, Mumbai. While being involved in academics, he has also been associated with start-up ventures in India and in the USA with focus on nano-fabrication process led solutions for renewable energy. Dr. Duttagupta holds one US patent (2015) and one Indian Patent (2016) and has filed for more than 20 patents in Micro/Nano-scale Transducers and in Green Power Circuits and Systems. He has authored five monographs on platform technologies in Fuel Cells, Body Area Sensing, Non Uniform Image Mapping, and Precision Cooling.

The impacts of 120 publications are reflected in 3697 citations (ref. Google Scholar) including 5 publications with 100 or more citations. Dr. Duttagupta has been actively involved in the development of Research Centers of Excellence based in India and in the USA. He has also been engaged in R&D activity sponsored by organizations such as the US Army, NSF (USA), DST (India), Crompton Greaves, Nipro Glass and Tube (Japan), and Tata Consultancy Services.

Dr. Duttagupta's areas of interests are in (i) Micro/Nano-fabricated devices- Optimization and Application and (ii) Integrated Electronic Systems-Design and Deployment.
Dr. Hari Babu

Dr. Hari Babu

Principal
Dr. Hari Babu (MPT) presently Principal In-Charge of School of Physiotherapy, is a recipient of Sevaratna Dr. R. Venkatesalu Gold Medal Award from Governor of Tamil Nadu for his outstanding performance in professional education.
He has more than 15 years of teaching and clinical experience in govt. medical college. He has conducted workshops, CME and training programs to upgrade the knowledge of physiotherapists and has uploaded many educational videos in YouTube which is popular all over India.
He has guided several research projects of UG and PG students of various disciplines and has been invited as an examiner in different reputed universities.
His teaching interests are in Musculoskeletal, Sports, Neurology and Cardio-Respiratory physiotherapy subjects and research interests are in the fields of Myofacial release Techniques and Muscle Energy Techniques.
Email-ID : haribabu@ppsuni.ac.in
Dr Ashish Mathur

Dr Ashish Mathur

Professor
Dr Ashish Mathur is a Professor in School of Physiotherapy of P P Savani University. He is a Graduate from Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Institute for Physically Handicapped; New Delhi, affiliated to Delhi University, and has done Masters Degree in Sports Physiotherapy from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. He has more than 15 years of Teaching and Clinical experience in Government Medical College. He has conducted many workshops, CME, and Training Programs to upgrade the knowledge of students and Physiotherapists. He has guided many research projects of students and thesis of Post graduate students. He regularly participates in National and International Conferences. He has received significant Contribution Award in Physiotherapy Conference at AIIMS, New Delhi in the year 2015. He is Board of Studies member of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidhyalaya, Indore and M.P Medical Science University, Jabalpur. He has been on Examiner panel for both Graduate and Post graduate degree courses in reputed universities. His teaching interests are in Sports, Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and Movement Science. His research interests are in the fields of Sports injury epidemiology and Prevention, Exercise for health and chronic disease, Fall Prevention, Education and Curriculum development for health care professionals, Design and review, Embedding global health learning into health science curricula and Inter-professional learning.  He has an illustrious career of 20 years and as a health care professional, he has treated and rehabilitated many sports injury patients and patients suffering from various Neuro-musculoskeletal conditions. His other interests include playing Chess, exploring Metaphysics and listening to Indian Music. Email: ashish.mathur@ppsuni.ac.in
Dr. Bindesh Patel

Dr. Bindesh Patel

Assistant Professor
Dr. Bindesh Patel (MPT) is an Assistant Professor in the School of Physiotherapy of P.P. Savani University and a recipient of silver medal for developing new “Posture Assessment Device” at INCPT AIIMS 2017.

His work as an On field Physiotherapist in different National as well as International tournaments and his contribution in the 20th Commonwealth table tennis championship and ITF men’s 15000$ tennis tournament is mention worthy.

His articles related to sports fitness in “Sandesh” and “Lifeline” newspaper were appreciated. His area of interest lies in the Posture, Musculoskeletal and Sports fitness.

Email-ID :-bindesh.patel@ppsuni.ac.in
Dr. Sanjib Kumar Das

Dr. Sanjib Kumar Das

Assistant Professor
Dr. Sanjib Kumar Das, MPT, Fellow PhD. is an Assistant Professor in the School of Physiotherapy of P.P Savani University. Dr Das’s contribution as an Academician, Clinician and Researcher has been honored with Young Achievers Award, Senior Research paper award, Junior Research paper award at times from Indian Association of Physiotherapists.
Dr. Das has more than 25 publications including international journals of repute, edited book chapters and articles in regional newspapers. He has remained involved in various research projects funded by MHRD, Govt. of India.
He has been invited to deliver key note lectures in Ergonomics and to present scientific papers in several international and national conferences in India and abroad. He has pursued Fellow Doctoral in the domain of Ergonomics and Human Factors Engineering from NITIE, Mumbai.
He is specialized in Musculoskeletal Disorders and has an area of interest in the occupational health and hazards, work-related musculoskeletal disorders, ergonomics and bioengineering.
Email-ID :- sanjib.das@ppsuni.ac.in
Dr. Samira Mulla

Dr. Samira Mulla

Clinical Therapist
Dr. Samira Mulla (BPT) is a Clinical Therapist in the School of Physiotherapy of P P Savani University. She did her graduation (Bachelor of Physiotherapy) from Yenepoya University, Manglore, Karnataka. She is certified under Manual therapy course, under the guidance of well known mentor Dr. Mohanty. She has done Group Research in checking the effect of musculoskeletal disorder in workers by using patient transfer technique in hospital set up.

Her field of interest is in Orthopedics. She has participated in many National & International conferences. She is passionate about spreading the awareness of Physiotherapy as a reliable and affordable healthcare solution in both urban and rural India.

Her other interests include reading fiction and nonfiction.

Email: samira.mulla@ppsuni.ac.in
Dr. Hiren K. Patel

Dr. Hiren K. Patel

Head of Department
Dr. Hiren K. Patel PhD. presently HOD I/C of the School of Sciences, P.P. Savani University and recipient of Gold Medal for "Best Innovative Research" holds a PhD and is a twice NET qualified scholar.

He was honored with “Best Ph.D. Research- 2016” by All India of Human Rights, Liberties & amp; social Justice. Dr Patel, an academician and researcher has guided several UG, PG and M.Phil Biotechnology students and have published several research papers in National and International journals.

His area of interest is in Protein Engineering, Biofuel & Bioresource technology, Bioaugmentation & Agricultural Biotechnology.

Email-ID -:hiren.patel@ppsuni.ac.in
Dr. Amit Gupta

Dr. Amit Gupta

Assistant Professor
Dr. Amit Gupta PhD. is an Assistant Professor in the Biotechnology department of the School of Sciences of P.P Savani University. He has pursued his Doctoral in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar; Post Doctorate Fellow from University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa and National Taiwan University hospital, Taipei; Senior Research Associate (Scientist Pool scheme), in IICT, CSIR Hyderabad and then joined as Senior Scientist in Vidya Pratishthan School of Biotechnology, Baramati.

Dr. Gupta is a researcher, reviewer and editorial member of several journals; has more than 146 publications in international journals including 4 patents (1 European, 2 US and one Indian patent). He has been awarded DST young scientist award and several best research paper awards at times.

His area of interest lies in Preclinical and clinical studies i.e. vaccine adjuvant development, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial activity, immunomodulatory, disease model studies, protease isolation against specific protein antigen.

Email-ID -:amit.gupta@ppsuni.aci.in
Dr. Anish Kumar Sharma

Dr. Anish Kumar Sharma

Assistant Professor
Dr. Anish Kumar Sharma PhD. is an Assistant Professor in the Biotechnology department of the School of Sciences of P.P Savani University. Dr. Sharma has pursued his Ph.D. in major subject of Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology with minor subject Microbiology and qualified GATE Biotechnology in 2011 with AIR-151 and 99.01 percentile, ICAR-NET in 2013 (67%) and CSIR-NET examination in 2013 with AIR-33.

He has published research papers in National as well as International journals. He submitted 10 nucleotide DNA sequence in NCBI. He has attended many National & International conferences, workshops and trainings. His area of interest lies in Plant Biotechnology, Microbial Molecular Biology and Environmental Biotechnology.

Email-ID -:dranishsharma@ppsuni.ac.in
Dr. Ravi Raghav Sonani

Dr. Ravi Raghav Sonani

Assistant Professor
Dr. Ravi Raghav Sonani PhD. is an Assistant Professor in the Biotechnology department of the School of Sciences of P.P Savani University. He has been the recipient of prestigious national and international awards namely INSPIRE by DST-New Delhi, Raman-Charpak by Indo-French centre for promotion of advance research (IFCPAR) and Newton-Bhabha fellowship by British Council, UK.

In last five years, Dr. Sonani has been working in the field of ‘The structure and function of cyanobacterial light harvesting proteins’. Besides these, he has significantly contributed in the field of biotechnology, photobiology, photochemistry and structural biology.

He has published several research and review articles in journals of international repute. His work involved a wide range of national and international collaborations.

Email-ID: ravi.sonani@ppsuni.ac.in
Dr. Sadafara A. Pillai

Dr. Sadafara A. Pillai

Assistant Professor
Dr. Sadafara A. Pillai is an Assistant Professor at the P. P. Savani School of Science, P.P. Savani University, Surat. She served as a visiting lecturer for more than two years at the Department of Chemistry, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University.

She has received B. K. Vaidya Chemistry prize for securing highest number of marks in Physical Chemistry in M.Sc. from the then CM of Gujarat and current PM of India, Shri Narendra Modi. She has obtained doctoral degree with Chemistry Major from Veer Narmad South Gujarat University and was awarded Maulana Azad National fellowship of UGC, New Delhi in the year 2017.

She is working in the field of Surface, Colloid and Polymer science and published many research papers in reputed International Journals in collaboration with leading professors from abroad and scientists of BARC, Mumbai. She has presented more than 10 scientific papers in several National/ International conferences.
Dr. Sangha Bijekar

Dr. Sangha Bijekar

Assistant Professor
Dr. Sangha Bijekar is an Assistant Professor in the Biotechnology Department of the School of Sciences of P. P. Savani University. She has done her M.Sc. (Biotechnology) from Dr. D.Y.Patil University, Pune. She has received her Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from Bangalore University, Bangalore. Her doctoral research was on medicinal plants. Dr Sangha, an academician and researcher has mentored several UG and PG’s dissertation projects.

She has published her research and reviews in many National and International Journals. She also used to be an active blogger. She has witnessed many National, International conferences and workshops. Her areas of interests in teaching and research are in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Genetic Engineering.

She manages to find time to pursue her other interests as well. She is an accomplished Kathak and Bharatnatyam dancer and actively participates in cultural and social activities.

Email id: sangha.bijekar@ppsuni.ac.in
Dr Piyush Desai

Dr Piyush Desai

Emeritus Professor
Dr. Piyush Desai is an Emeritus Professor in the School of Sciences. He  is one of the leading Microbiologists of Gujarat and India. He has served as the Head and Professor at Department of Biosciences, Veer Narmada South Gujarat University, Surat. He has been chair and member of various state and national level scientific and academic committees. He is recipient of the prestigious award called ‘National Biotechnology Fellowship award’ in 1990. He has published more than 50 research papers in journals of national and international repute.
His areas of interest are in Textile Effluent and Agricultural Microbiology. He has mentored 20 PhD students, 6 MPhil students and 2 postdoctoral students during his career. He has 29 years of teaching experience in Microbiology at PG level. He wishes to create new milestones by training the best scientific minds in the state of Gujarat.
His other interests include reading on diverse subjects, with spirituality as one of his favorites.
Email id: piyush.desai@ppsuni.ac.in
Dr. Niraj D Shah

Dr. Niraj D Shah

Principal
Dr. Niraj D Shah PhD. is the Principal of the School of Engineering in P.P Savani University. He has pursued his Ph.D. in Civil-Structural Engineering from SVNIT, Surat. Dr. Shah has an experience of 22 years including academic, administrative, industrial and research experience.

He has several publications, authored books, guided Doctoral and P.G students and has been honored with numerous prestigious awards. Dr. Shah has consulted in various projects. He has been invited to deliver several key note/ plenary/ expert lectures and to present scientific papers in several international and national conferences in India and abroad.

He has travelled across the world and represented India globally.
Dr. Pankaj Gandhi

Dr. Pankaj Gandhi

Associate Professor
Dr. Pankaj Gandhi is an Associate Professor in the School of Engineering of P P Savani University and also teaches management subjects in P P Savani School of Management. He is a member of the Scientific Advisory / Research committee of P P Savani University.

He is a versatile learner and is qualified in the fields of Engineering, Management and Law.

He has done his M Tech and Ph D from NIT Surat, Gujarat and is a gold-medalist. He did his Masters of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) from CEPT University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat and also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Safety Engineering from Technical Education Board (TEB), Gandhinagar, Gujarat. He has done his MBA (Finance & Operations) from Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Kozhikode and was the batch topper. He holds a PhD (HRM) from VNSGU, Surat. He is a professional trainer and holds a PG Diploma in Training and Development from Indian Society of Training & Development (ISTD), New Delhi. He has done LL B (Special) and LLM (Human Rights) from Department of Law, VNSGU, Surat. He has passed Company Secretary Examinations from Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI), New Delhi.

He has a rich experience of twenty six years in the field of research and development, industries and in academics. He is having an industrial experience in the area of gas based electrical power generations, pollution control, safety engineering, effluent treatment, water treatment, petro-chemicals and polymer manufacturing. He has published 25 research papers in leading international journals and conferences in the area of nano-science, nano-technology and local drug delivery systems. One of his research papers in the area of computer based clinical trials was published in the international conference at Cambridge Health Tech Institute, Boston-USA. As a scientist, he is having 34 international and 6 Indian patents on his name.

His other interests are in the areas of exploring anthropology and archeology. He enjoys social service and providing career counseling to school students.

Email id: pankaj.gandhi@ppsu.ac.in
Mr. Palak Kumar J. Patel

Mr. Palak Kumar J. Patel

Assistant Professor
Mr. Palak Kumar J. Patel (ME) is an Assistant Professor in the Mechanical engineering department of the School of Engineering of P.P Savani University is a recipient of Gold Medal in M.E. Thermal Engineering.

Mr. Patel an academician and researcher have guided students in the domain of renewable energy and have publications on Solar desalination system. He bears a sound knowledge in the domain of Renewable energy.
Email-ID -: mech.palak@ppsuni.ac.in
Mr. Amitkumar V. Rana

Mr. Amitkumar V. Rana

Assistant Professor
Mr. Amitkumar V. Rana (M.Tech.) is an Assistant Professor in the Civil engineering department of the School of Engineering of P.P Savani University. Mr. Rana pursued his B.Tech and M. Tech with distinction. His specialization in M.Tech was in Urban Planning from Sardar Vallabhbhai NIT, Surat.

Mr. Rana, an academician and researcher have guided students in the domain of sustainable planning and smart city and have presented papers in several conferences and have international publications.

He bears a sound knowledge in the field of planning of urban area.

Email- ID -:civil.amit@ppsuni.ac.in
Mr. Amirkumar D Patel

Mr. Amirkumar D Patel

Assistant Professor
Mr. Amirkumar D Patel (ME) is an Assistant Professor in the Mechanical engineering department of the School of Engineering of P.P Savani University. Mr. Patel, have guided students in the field of solar energy, hybrid auto systems, Heat Exchangers etc.

His area of interest lies in power plants specially gas turbine power plants, heat transfer , refrigeration and air conditioning, hybrid auto systems and solar energy.

Email-ID -:mech.amir@ppsuni.ac.in
Mr. Mitulkumar N. Raj

Mr. Mitulkumar N. Raj

Assistant Professor
Mr. Mitulkumar N. Raj, B.E. (Information Technology), M.Tech. (Information Technology) is an Assistant Professor in the Computer engineering department of the School of Engineering of P.P Savani University. Mr. Raj was involved with NIT Surat as Teaching Assistant.

His area of interest lies in Web Mining, Data mining, Semantic Web, Web personalization and subjects related to computer architectures, system software, artificial intelligence and Object oriented languages.

Email-ID -: rajmitul@ppsuni.ac.in
Ms. Shaikh Nafisa

Ms. Shaikh Nafisa

Assistant Professor
Ms. Shaikh Nafisa is an Assistant Professor at the Civil Engineering department in the School of Engineering of P.P. Savani University. She has done Diploma in Civil Engineering from TEB, Gandhinagar, and B.E. (Civil) from VNSGU, Surat. She holds an M.Tech degree in Geotechnical Engineering from DDU, Nadiad. She has five years of teaching experience and has participated in various National & International STTP/Seminar/workshop/Conferences. She has mentored many students successfully and more than five Projects were completed under her guidance.

Her areas of interests in research are in Geotechnical Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, Strength of Materials, Building Construction and Concrete Technology

Email id: shaikh.nafisa@ppsuni.ac.in
Mr. Paresh S. Mistry

Mr. Paresh S. Mistry

Assistant Professor
Mr. Paresh S. Mistry (M.E.) is an Assistant Professor at the Civil Engineering department in the School of Engineering of P.P.Savani University. Mr. Mistry holds an M.E. degree in Construction Management from GTU, Ahmedabad. He has done B.E. (Civil) from NMU, Jalgaon and Diploma in Civil Engineering from TEB, Gandhinagar. He has worked in the Industry for more than two years and he also has a teaching experience of two years. He has participated in various National & International STTP/Seminar/workshop/Conferences.

He has published six technical papers in various areas. His areas of interests in research are in Construction Management, Value engineering, Engineering Mechanics, Strength of Materials and Building Construction.

He is a nature lover and likes adventure trips. He is a singer as well.

Email id: paresh.mistry@ppsuni.ac.in
Dr. Ashish Jani

Dr. Ashish Jani

Associate Professor
Dr.Ashish Jani is an Associate Professor at the Information Technology Department in the School of Engineering of P P Savani University. He has done M.Sc. in Information Technology and Ph.D. in Embedded Systems. He has a rich experience of ten years teaching Computer Science and Applications. He has done Post Doctoral Research Work at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, USA.

He has received grant from Gujarat Council for Science & Technology (GUJCOST) for his project on E-Learning.

He has written four books in the field of Computer Science and Applications like Mobile Computing published by S.Chand.

His other interests include music and cricket.

Email id: ashish.jani@ppsuni.ac.in
Mr. Hardik C. Majiwala

Mr. Hardik C. Majiwala

Assistant Professor
Mr. Hardik C. Majiwala is an Assistant Professor at the Mechanical Engineering Department in the School of Engineering of P P Savani University. He has done B.E (Mechanical) with Distinction from C. K. Pithawala College of Engineering and Technology, Surat . He is a Gold Medalist in M.Tech. (Computer Integrated Manufacturing) from Nirma University.

He has a teaching experience of three years and published one international and one national Paper on Condition Monitoring.

He is a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certified Lean Practitioner. He has guided many students at under graduate level in the field of Lean Manufacturing.

He gets thrilled by driving long distances and he also loves singing.

Email id: hardik.majiwala@ppsuni.ac.in
Mr Dilay Parmar

Mr Dilay Parmar

Assistant Professor
Mr. Dilay Parmar is an Assistant Professor at the Computer Engineering Department in the School of Engineering of P P Savani University. He has done M.Tech in Computer Engineering from S V National Institute of Technology, Surat. He has done his B.E.in Computer Engineering from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Technology, Vasad.

Prior to joining P P Savani University, he was associated with S V National Institute of Technology, Surat as a Teaching Assistant and as a visiting faculty. He was associated with C-DAC, Mumbai as a Research Intern.

His areas of interest lie in Mobile Cloud Computing, Cloud Computing, Data Mining, Software Engineering Methodologies, Distributed Systems and Information Security.
He loves travelling and is a voracious reader of fiction and non fiction.
Email id: dilay.parmar@ppsuni.ac.in
Ms. Meera Patel

Ms. Meera Patel

Assistant Professor
Ms. Meera Patel is an Assistant Professor of Communication Skills at the Department of Science and Humanities in the School of Engineering of P.P.Savani University. She holds an M.Phil degree in English Language Teaching from Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar. She has also done M.A. in English Language Teaching and B.Ed in English from the same university and B.A. in English from VNSGU, Surat. She has 5 years of teaching experience. She has published a book focusing on reading skills and also drafted a course for engineering students to boost their language skills.
She has participated in various international conferences. She has also presented and published research papers at various conferences and journals. Her academic interests include Collaborative Learning Techniques, Developing Soft Skills, Reading Skills, Technical Communication, Business Writing, and Personality grooming.
She also loves adventures and exploring new places.
Email Id: meera.patel@ppsuni.ac.in
Dr. Gaurav Thakarar

Dr. Gaurav Thakarar

Assistant Professor
Dr. Gaurav Thakarar is an Assistant Professor in English and Communication Skills. He has completed his Doctorate and Masters in English Literature from Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University, Patan and Sardar Patel University, V V Nagar respectively.
He has to his credit two Books and six Research Papers / Articles published in International Journals of repute. He has more than seven years of experience in teaching courses such as English Language, Literature, Communication Skills, Soft Skills as well as several courses under Humanities and Social Sciences.
His research / interest zone is in English Language, Literature and Communication Skills. He loves Event Management, Music and Cricket.
Email Id: gaurav.thakarar@ppsuni.ac.in
Deven J Ramani

Mr. Deven J. Ramani

Assistant Professor
Mr. Deven J. Ramani (M.Sc.) is an Assistant Professor of Mathematics in the Science and Humanities Department of the School of Engineering, P. P. Savani University. Mr. Ramani completed his Integrated M.Sc. (Mathematics) with Distinction from S. V. National Institute of Technology, Surat.

His areas of interest lie in Numerical Techniques and Analysis, Optimization Techniques, Mathematical Modelling and Simulation. He has carried out his research work in field of genetic algorithm and mathematical simulation. Moreover he has participated in more than 15 national & international conferences/ workshops/seminars/STTPs/Training programs across the nation.

He is passionate about music, and also likes Hollywood movies and long drives.

Email id: deven.ramani@ppsuni.ac.in
PATEL VISHWAS D

Mr. Patel Vishwas D.

Assistant Professor
Mr. Patel Vishwas D. is an Assistant Professor of Applied Physics at the Department of Science and Humanities in the School of Engineering, P.P.Savani University. He holds a Master degree in Physics from Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat. He has a teaching experience of two years.

Mr. Vishwas has carried out project on Atmospheric Science at VSSC, Trivandrum & ARIES, Nainital. He has participated in many National Conferences/ Workshops/ Seminars/ STTPs/ Training Programs across the nation.

Email: vishwas.patel@ppsu.ac.in
Mr. Divyang U. Gor

Mr. Divyang U. Gor

Assistant Professor
Mr. Divyang U. Gor (M.Sc.) is an Assistant Professor of Mathematics in the Science and Humanities Department of the School of Engineering, P. P. Savani University. Mr. Gor completed his Integrated M.Sc. (Mathematics) with First Class from S. V. National Institute of Technology, Surat.

His areas of interest lie in Optimization Techniques, Mathematical Modeling and Statistics. He has published/presented his research work in international journals/conferences. Also he has participated in more than 15 national & international conferences/ workshops/seminars/STTPs/Training programs across the nation.

He is passionate about travelling, and also like movies and music.

Email id: divyang.gor@ppsuni.ac.in
Dr Sharnil Pandya

Dr. Sharnil Pandya

Associate Professor
Dr Sharnil Pandya is an enthusiastic educationist and an active researcher. Currently, he is working as Associate Professor in Computer Engineering Department, School of Engineering, P P Savani University. Previously he was working with Nirma University from 2011-2015, was handling Nirma university website and was also working with Parul University from 2015 July-2017 November, was handling Parul University Website, ICT developments, moodle, admission kiosk system, SEO/google ads and MIS system. He has completed his undergraduate studies from Nirma University and had completed Master of Information Technology from Melbourne University, Australia. He did his PhD research in the area of security in wireless sensor networks.

His research interests include Embedded Systems, Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Wireless Sensor Networks and Web & Mobile Technology. He has a special interest in inter-disciplinary research and projects. He has more than 40 papers published /presented in reputed international conferences (China, Dubai, UK) and web of science indexed journals, to his credit and 2 patents filling and 2 published patents. Currently he is working on a funded project approved by Government of Gujarat, Science & technology Department worth 2 lacs & has completed an International Research Project(NVIDIA GPU Research Center project, USA) worth 50 lacs. He has guided/guiding numerous national/international undergraduate, post-graduate and PhD students from computer engineering and other disciplines. In addition to academics and research, he is also a reviewer for reputed journals like IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Impact factor: 7.168, IEEE Internet of things, International Journal of Information Technology, Springer and IEEE Sensors journal.
Prof. (Lt. Col.) M Jayalakshmi

Prof. (Lt. Col.) M Jayalakshmi

Principal
Prof. (Lt. Col.) M Jayalakshmi (MSc), is presently Principal of the School of Nursing of P.P Savani University. She has an experience of more than 30 years including 16 years of academic experience.

She has a vast knowledge in the domain of Medical Surgical Nursing and has several scientific paper publications. She chaired several scientific sessions and has area of interest in geriatric assessment and care.

Email-ID -:principal.nursing@ppsuni.ac.in
Mr. Vijayaraddi Vandali

Mr. Vijayaraddi Vandali

Associate Professor
Mr. Vijayaraddi Vandali is an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing, P P Savani University. He has done B.Sc. (Nursing) and M.Sc. (Medical-Surgical Nursing) from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore.

He is a member of ten different national and international nursing societies / associations including TNAI, AACN, IPHA, etc. He has taught GNM, undergraduate and postgraduate program nursing students and he has held positions of Tutor, Lecturer, Assistant Professor and Associate Professor in his teaching career. He believes in continuous learning and has trained himself to become a holistic health care professional. He has done PG Diploma in Hospital Administration from Apollo hospital (Medvarsity) Bangalore branch, and Post Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education under IDF, KEM hospital Pune. He has done Certificate courses such as BCLS & ACLS from AHA, Yoga from Nashik University, Computer and First aid from Mahatma Gandhi Nature Cure Centre, Belgaum, Karnataka and Medical Tourism from Apollo hospital (Medvarsity) Bangalore branch.

He has been selected as editorial board member for more than ten reputed international and national journals and he has also worked as the coordinator for National/State level workshop/conferences/health talks/ seminars. He has presented/published more than 20 research papers in journals and conferences. He has also acted as an internal and external examiner for undergraduate & post graduate nursing programs in different universities and nursing boards in Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Gujarat.

He has received Appreciation Certificate from the Government of Maharashtra for his contribution as Coordinator for Tuberculosis Awareness Programme (He had prepared and presented the role play drama) at Kolhapur district, Maharashtra in 2012.He received 1st prize in Paper Presentation in National Conference On Research Methodology at Uttarkhand. His other interests include participating in quiz competitions, essay writing, relay sports and group songs. He had organized many extracurricular activities in UG/PG programmes.

Email: vijay.reddy@ppsuni.ac.in
Mrs. Komal Kolhe

Mrs. Komal Kolhe

Nursing Tutor
Mrs. Komal Kolhe (B.Sc.) is Nursing Tutor in the School of Nursing of P.P Savani University. She has experience as a Nursing Tutor and her area of interest is in Paediatric Nursing and Psychiatric.

She has participated in several National and State conferences, seminars and have attended various workshops.
Mrs. Jannet Reena Purani

Mrs. Jannet Reena Purani

Nursing Tutor
Mrs. Jannet Reena Purani (B.Sc.), is Nursing Tutor in the School of Nursing of P.P Savani University. She has a clinical and academic experience of more than 8 years.

She has been teaching B.Sc. Nursing, General Nursing & Midwifery Programme to students for the last several years in different colleges.

She has remained as an Examiner in Gnc examinations, organizer of various workshops, in-service education programs, staff development programs and participated in several state and national level conferences.
Ms Jince Mary Prasad

Ms. Jince Mary Prasad

Nursing Tutor
Ms. Jince Mary Prasad is a Nursing Tutor in P P Savani School of Nursing, P P Savani University. She has done B. Sc. (Nursing) from Indore Institute of Medical Sciences. She has experience as a Clinical Instructor & Nursing Tutor. She has demonstrated and taught patient care to nursing students in classrooms and clinical units. Her areas of interests are in Medical- Surgical & Pediatric Nursing.

She has participated in various State & National level conferences. She had been the acting member in the organizing committee of PESI-IAPS (2014) and has hosted National Scientific Session on Depression- Let’s Talk (2017). She has also participated in hands on workshop on Neonatal Resuscitation.

Her other interests are in anchoring, translating & listening songs. She is also an active member in Church and Community activities.

Email: jince.prasad@ppsuni.ac.in
Vinayraj D. Katare

Vinayraj D. Katare

Nursing Tutor
Mr. Vinayraj D. Katare is a Nursing Tutor in P P Savani School of Nursing, P P Savani University. He has done B.Sc. (Nursing) from H.K.E’S College Of Nursing, Gulbarga, Karnataka. He has a work experience of more than 4 years. He has worked as a Staff Nurse in Sterling Hospital, Ahmedabad and CIMS Hospital, Ahmedabad. He had received Employer of the Month award while working in CIMS Hospital. He has also worked as an Industrial Nurse-Medical attendant in Toyo Engineering Pvt. Ltd.

He is passionate about teaching and he also wishes to serve the society as a successful health care professional.

His other interests include Reading, Playing cricket and chess and Listening to music.
Ar. Ashvin Modi

Ar. Ashvin Modi

Principal
Ar. Ashvin Modi is the Principal of School of Architecture and Design in P P Savani University.

He is a graduate of CEPT University Ahmedabad- 1975 batch.

After working with reputed architects on various large scale projects in initial years, he embarked upon his private architectural practice in 1983. Ashvin Modi Architects, the 34 years long practice encompasses huge array of large to small scale projects in the tune of 200+, varying from residential, institutional, industrial and corporate sectors. The firm has always attempted a contextual, dynamic & innovative approach for all of their projects. Though a practicing professional, he has always been an avid academician. He has been a visiting faculty, final year thesis guide and examiner with many prestigious universities like M.S. University- Vadodara, APIED - Vallabh Vidyanagar, SMAID - Vallabh Vidyanagar and SVIT College of Architecture – Vasad.

He has joined P P Savani University School of Architecture and Design with a focused objective of implementing an integrated approach to design education. He has a vision to produce the best quality graduates from both the departments of Architecture and Interior Design. He is optimistic to utilize the most advanced and innovative teaching methods, comparable to best in the world. He envisages to bridge the gap between the theoretical knowledge and on ground practical skills by leveraging upon his own industry experience. He believes in inspiring students to be active learners and explore the limitless possibilities in the world of architecture and design.

He has been the Founder Chairman and member of Indian Institute of Interior designers, Bharuch, Member of Council of Architecture, Member of Indian Institute of Architects, Vice President of Bharuch District Traffic Education Trust, Member of Rotary Club of Bharuch since 1989 and President in the year 1992 ,with many significant awards till date.
Mr. Girish Mistry

Ar. Girish Mistry

F.I.I.A., R.I.V.A.
Professor Emeritus
Mr. Girish Mistry is a Professor Emeritus in the School of Architecture and Design of P P Savani University. He is an Architect with more than 45 years experience, offers services for all aspects of comprehensive architectural practice from conceptualizing client’s brief, planning, designing, to management of execution of projects including restoration of heritage structures and turnkey projects. He has chosen to join the academic field to inspire budding architects.
He has worked with Architecture projects in educational institutions, libraries, laboratories, public buildings, commercial complexes, mixed use complexes, industries, hospitals, healthcare centers, townships, and private residences. The buildings designed by him are regarded as environmental friendly, energy efficient and user friendly satisfying traditional, cultural and contemporary needs.
He graduated in Architecture from CEPT Ahmedabad in 1972. He has been actively involved in academic activities such as Thesis Guide, Jury and Visiting Professor. He has served as the Director of Institute of Architecture and Design and as Member of Governing Council and Advisory Board of Architectural Institute. He has also served as the Director of VJKM Institute of Architecture and Design and KIAD Institute of Architecture and Design.
His Research work and Publications include topics like Marginal Propensity for Investment in Dwelling, Traditional Water Supply System of Jodhpur city of Rajasthan, Tourist map of Ahmedabad, and Monograph on the works of late Ar. Atmaram Gajjar. He has authored 22 articles which have been published in National dailies and professional magazines and 14 of his interviews have been aired by national and local channels. His Coffee Table Books include Architectural work of Bungalows and Significant Buildings of Ahmedabad.
In 2001, he was invited by the then Chief Minister of Gujarat to address the cabinet of ministers and state secretaries to advise them how to address Relief and Rehabilitation work of Kutch Earthquake affected areas. He was also invited by the Chief Secretary of Govt. of Gujarat to assist the Govt. to formulate policies and guidelines for repairs and restoration of earthquake damaged heritage structures.
Mr. Girish Panchal

Ar. Girish Panchal

Associate Professor
Mr. Girish Panchal is an Associate Professor in the School of Architecture and Design of P P Savani University. He is Bachelor of Architecture with Honours from Sir J.J. School of Architecture Mumbai and Diploma in Project Management & Project Planning.

He was a visiting faculty at International Institute of Fashion & Interior Design (Mumbai), and Thakoor Polytechnic Mumbai. He is an energetic architect professor who has an interactive approach to teach the art of architecture subject.

He is adept at developing comprehensive lessons and communicating directly with students to improve their grades and creating unique projects which allows students to develop their competencies. In his entire carrier he has been associated with well known firms like Premnath & Associates, ABM Architects and Ratan J.Batliboi Architects, Mumbai on projects like Hotel Windsor Manor, Hotel Ambassador, Hotel Bawa International, Hotel Horizon, Corporate office for Grindlays Bank, Patspin India Ltd and GTN Textile Ltd.

He has been involved with Al Murooj Complex, Jumaira Lake Towers, Jumaira Beach Residence, and New Gold Souk near Burj Khalifa Dubai as a Project Coordinating Architect.
He has designed many international exhibition stalls, car showrooms for Toyota, Renault, Volkswagen, Lexus, Television Studio, National Bank of Oman, Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries and Army Museum in Muscat, Oman.

Email id: girish.panchal@ppsuni.ac.in
Mr. Alpesh Golakiya

Ar. Alpesh Golakiya

Assistant Professor
Mr. Alpesh Golakiya is an Assistant Professor at the School of Architecture and Design in P.P. Savani University. He has done Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) from Faculty of Architecture, SCET; Surat. He is an alumnus of P.P.Savani school.
He has used his sound management skills to give shape to his entrepreneurial ambitions. He runs his own Design institute and Architectural firm called “A.GOLAKIYA Architects” in Surat. He is an associate member of IIA and IIID. He has been a successful mentor to many students aspiring for careers in Design and Architecture.
He has worked in many residential high-rise and commercial projects with Raghuvir Developers in Surat. Having an intrinsic interest in Green Building/Energy Efficient architecture, he has worked as LEED green building architect for Surat’s most famous residential project “Raghuvir Shell”.
He was involved as a Planner in “Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana” for Mr.Vallbhbhai Savani’s (Founder of P.P.Savani group) Village named “Ranparda” at Palitana, Gujarat.
Email Id: architectgolakiya@gmail.com
Ar. Chirag Mody

Ar. Chirag Mody

Assistant Professor
Ar. Chirag Mody is an Assistant Professor at School of Architecture and Design in P P Savani University. He has done Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) from CEPT University, Ahmedabad in 2003. He is a successful entrepreneur and an academician.
He is an enthusiastic and dedicated professional having an experience of 13 years and actively involved in varieties of projects that include managing, co-coordinating, designing and detailing of architecture and interior design. The projects that have been successfully completed by him range from schools, industrial units, commercial, hospitals, residences, and farmhouses to party plots.
He had started his practice as ‘Chirag Mody Associates’ – CMA; established in 2005 at Navsari. The firm has been working since then covering areas around south of Gujarat, Baroda, Khambhat and Ahmedabad working in a diverse range of projects. Moreover, it has been working with Karan Grover Associates, Baroda as an associate and involved in several projects from conceptualization to successful completion. The firm has now grown into ‘AaRABHYAM’ in 2016 at Ahmedabad.
Some of his projects include Multi-Purpose Hall for Gyandham School, Vapi (Education), The Town Police Station, Navsari (Civic Building), Shagun Heart Hospital, Palanpur (Healthcare), Gopal Complex, Khambhat (Commercial), “Minestone”, Navsari (Industrial), A Multi-storied Apartment building with shopping in Vadaj, Ahmedabad (Residential), “BELICIA” for ‘Ashirwad group partners’ , Ahmedabad (Party Plot), and “Cafe South”, Navsari (Interior Design).
He has a teaching experience in different institutions like Institute of Engineering & Technology, Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad, and L.J. School of Architecture, Ahmedabad, Alpha Institute for Architectural Studies (AIAS), and Kalol Institute of Architecture and Design (KIAD).
He has been awarded “Manav Seva-Prabhu Seva” in recognition of outstanding services as honorary consulting architect to Shri M.M. Parikh Cardiac Care Center, Khambhat by Khambhat Charity International, Inc. (KCI), 11 October, 2014, New Jersey, USA.
Ar. Janak Kaur

Ar. Janak Kaur

Assistant Professor
Ar. Janak Kaur is an Assistant Professor at School of Architecture and Design in P. P. Savani University. She has pursued her Bachelors in Architecture (B. Arch) from Rajiv Gandhi Prodyogiki Vishwavidhyalaya (R. G. P. V. University), Bhopal and has received the Gold medal for being the topper of the University.
She has done Masters in Environmental Planning (M. Plan) from C. E. P. T. University, Ahmedabad. She is an Associate member in Institute of Town Planners, India (I. T. P. I.).
During her course of studies, she has achieved various awards that include Award for best thesis in Architecture by IIA (2011), Pidilite Award for excellence in architectural studies, Chancellor Gold medal, for being the topper of the university and award for Best Presentation Techniques in Showcase-2010. She has shown exceptional leadership qualities while remaining president of the student’s council in her college.
She has more than 4 years of professional experience in the field of Architecture and Planning wherein she has worked in various scales of projects including residential, commercial, institutional, industrial and urban. At city level, she has made subsequent contribution in preparing Area Development Plan and Street Design Guidelines in T.O.D Master Plan for 5 cities of Madhya Pradesh and for framing objectives of Indore Smart City Development Project.
She has also worked as a freelancer.
Email id- janak.kaur@ppsuni.ac.in
Ms Dinjal Wadiwala

Ms. Dinjal Wadiwala

Assistant Professor
Ms Dinjal Wadiwala (BID) is an Assistant Professor in the School of Design of P.P Savani University. She has done Diploma in Commercial Art and Bachelor of Interior Design. She has professional experience as a designer in various architecture firms in Surat. She also worked as a freelancer.

Email-ID -: dinjal@ppsuni.ac.in
Mr.Vinayak Pandya

Mr. Vinayak Pandya

Assistant Professor
Mr. Vinayak Pandya is an Assistant Professor at the School of Architecture and Design in P.P. Savani University. He has done Bachelor of Visual Arts in Painting from Faculty of Fine Arts, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University and Masters of Visual Arts in Printmaking from Faculty of Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajiro University of Baroda.

He is an accomplished Visual Artist and has won many awards. They include Best Painting Student Award and Scholarships, Surat, 2012, Gujarat State Lalit Kala Academy, Ahmedabad, 2013. (Print making),National Scholarship H.R.D. Government of India New Delhi, 2013-14,West Zone Gujarat Stat Award For Pencil Drawing, Pune 2016 and Prafulla Dahanukar Art Foundation Award for Digital Art, Pune. March 2017.

He is a cricket buff and also loves challenging adventure trips.

Email id: vinayak.pandya@ppsuni.ac.in
Steffi Mathias

Steffi Mathias

Assistant Professor
Miss Steffi Mathias is an Assistant Professor in the School of Architecture and Design of P P Savani University. She has done B.Arch. from Veer Narmad South Gujarat University (VNSGU), Surat.

She has experience in working with Ar. Kalapi Buch and Maitri Buch at Sfurna Designs, Bharuch. She also had a stint in teaching at Sfurna Design School.

She did her training under HCP, led by Ar. Bimal Patel in Ahmedabad; there she received value added exposure to Urban Planning and various other aspects of project management.

She has also worked with other architects in different exhibitions and research projects in the field of Architecture.

She has demonstrated leadership skills in her college, where she worked as a core committee member in heading the National Association of Students of Architecture.

She is an enthusiastic individual and is passionate about sports and music.

Email id: steffi.mathias@ppsuni.ac.in
Dr. Tejal Patel

Dr. Tejal Patel

Assistant Professor
Dr. Tejal Patel PhD, MBA (HRM), B.C.A, is an Assistant Professor in the School of Management of P.P Savani University. She has pursued her Ph.D. on topic entitled “To study Employee Engagement and identify its predictors in Pharmaceutical Industry in South Gujarat Region”.

She is having 11 years of academic experience in teaching Post Graduate students of Management and has been functioning as a liaison with various industries for the last several years. She has conducted Management Development Program in different companies.

Dr Patel has presented scientific papers in several international and national conferences and has more than 11 publications including journals of repute and book chapters. Her area of interest is Employee Engagement, Generational Differences and Women Empowerment.

Email-ID -: tejal.patel@ppsuni.ac.in
Mr. Himanshu Khobragade

Mr Himanshu Khobragade

Trainer
Mr. Himanshu is a Soft Skills Trainer in P P Savani University. He is a prestigious alumnus of Birmingham City University, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Mr. Himanshu has completed his graduation in Bachelor of Commerce with Computer Applications from Nagpur University. With a zest for Marketing, he moved to Mumbai after his graduation, where he gained a valuable experience of working in the Marketing Industry and accumulated his knowledge of Customer Service skills & Soft Skills.
He completed his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Birmingham City University (BCU) where he was a distinguished student and successfully accomplished in his academic & professional front. He went on to take active part in Student Development, focusing on International Students from all across the globe. He has extensively worked with students from all the continents in the world. Owing to his contribution he was invited to the National Union of Students & honored with their membership. During his tenure as an International Officer, he took up various issues concerning the International Students so as to make their transition in the United Kingdom a smooth one. For his contributions & efforts, he has been bestowed with Lifetime Membership of the Birmingham City Students' Union. He has also been awarded as the Best Buddy & Outstanding Volunteer by the Pro-Vice Chancellor, Board of Governors, & the governing body of Birmingham City University. He has held prestigious office terms like International Students’ Officer of Birmingham City University & President of International Students’ Group of Birmingham City Students’ Union.
His Achievements include, Student of The MBA Cohort 2011-12, Best Buddy, 2012-13, Outstanding Volunteer for Orientation Week 2012,Gold Medalist Volunteer 2012-13, Honorary Lifetime Member of BCU Students’ Union, Happiest  Person in Perry Barr, 2011,Member of National Union of Students, UK.
He's an avid reader, a dog-lover & rescuer, loves fast automotives, & binges on sitcoms & movies.
Dr. Parag Sanghani

Dr. Parag Sanghani

Executive Dean

Dr. Parag Sanghani is presently the Executive Dean with P.P Savani University. He is an Endeavour Fellow from QUT, Australia and has global exposure of education system in Europe, Australia and UK and has worked with leading Universities in UAE as Head of Academics.

As an academician he has been imparting his vast experience in the subjects of Innovation and Creativity, Information Systems and Operation Management at various Institutes and Universities around the globe. He has trained several executives in different part of the world.

He has several publications and scientific articles in the journals of repute.  Previously, Dr. Sanghani has handled 250 Million USD PPP mode projects in education and infrastructure in India. Dr. Sanghani has worked with NAAC, India, QS, Singapore to enhance quality of Higher education.

Dr. S. A. Channiwala

Dr. S. A. Channiwala

Honorary Mentor

Dr. S. A. Channiwala (M. Tech., Ph. D) is an Honorary Mentor of P.P. Savani University. He has pursued his Ph.D. from IIT, Bombay and presently a Professor in Mechanical Engineering department, SVNIT, Surat. Dr. Channiwala has an academic experience of 36 years at SVNIT, Surat. He has more than 225 publications, guided 23 PhD including 6 under progress and more than 100 M.Tech. students.

He consulted in more than 250 assignments and was involved in more than 10 research projects as a principal investigator. He bears 9 Patents which includes 2 International and 6 National and has been honored with numerous prestigious awards. He has been invited to deliver several key note/ plenary lectures and to present scientific papers in several international and national conferences in India and abroad. His major achievements are:
1. Developed India’s 1st 0.5 MW Sewage Gas based Power Plant at Anjana STP, SMC-Surat
2. Development of one of India’s Largest Vegetable Waste Based Biogas Bottling Plant (max. 5000 m3/day) for APMC Market, Surat
3. Developed Zero Effluent Discharge Gasification System –1st of its kind across the Globe
4. Developed Dedicated CNG Engine Technology
5. Developed India’s first Solar Assisted Electric Vehicle
6. Proposed Concept Hybrid Vehicle - ADRENe

Dr. Siddhartha Prakash Duttagupta

Dr. Siddhartha Prakash Duttagupta

Honorary Mentor

Dr. Siddhartha Prakash Duttagupta (MS, PhD) is an Honorary Mentor of P.P Savani University. He has obtained B.Tech (Honours) in Electronics and Communication Engineering from the IIT, Kharagpur, MS and PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Rochester, New York, USA.  Dr. Duttagupta has previously held the position of Assistant Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Boise State University, Idaho, USA and also Director of Technology, Solar Integrated Technologies, Los Angeles, USA.

At present he is an Associate Professor in Electrical Engineering at the IIT Bombay, Mumbai. While being involved in academics, he has also been associated with start-up ventures in India and in the USA with focus on nano-fabrication process led solutions for renewable energy. Dr. Duttagupta holds one US patent (2015) and one Indian Patent (2016) and has filed for more than 20 patents in Micro/Nano-scale Transducers and in Green Power Circuits and Systems. He has authored five monographs on platform technologies in Fuel Cells, Body Area Sensing, Non Uniform Image Mapping, and Precision Cooling.

The impacts of 120 publications are reflected in 3697 citations (ref. Google Scholar) including 5 publications with 100 or more citations. Dr. Duttagupta has been actively involved in the development of Research Centers of Excellence based in India and in the USA. He has also been engaged in R&D activity sponsored by organizations such as the US Army, NSF (USA), DST (India), Crompton Greaves, Nipro Glass and Tube (Japan), and Tata Consultancy Services.

Dr. Duttagupta's areas of interests are in (i) Micro/Nano-fabricated devices- Optimization and Application and (ii) Integrated Electronic Systems-Design and Deployment.

Dr. Hari Babu

Dr. Hari Babu

Principal

Dr. Hari Babu (MPT) presently Principal In-Charge of School of Physiotherapy, is a recipient of Sevaratna Dr. R. Venkatesalu Gold Medal Award from Governor of Tamil Nadu for his outstanding performance in professional education.
He has more than 15 years of teaching and clinical experience in govt. medical college. He has conducted workshops, CME and training programs to upgrade the knowledge of physiotherapists and has uploaded many educational videos in YouTube which is popular all over India.
He has guided several research projects of UG and PG students of various disciplines and has been invited as an examiner in different reputed universities.
His teaching interests are in Musculoskeletal, Sports, Neurology and Cardio-Respiratory physiotherapy subjects and research interests are in the fields of Myofacial release Techniques and Muscle Energy Techniques.
Email-ID : haribabu@ppsuni.ac.in

Dr Ashish Mathur

Dr Ashish Mathur

Professor

Dr Ashish Mathur is a Professor in School of Physiotherapy of P P Savani University. He is a Graduate from Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Institute for Physically Handicapped; New Delhi, affiliated to Delhi University, and has done Masters Degree in Sports Physiotherapy from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. He has more than 15 years of Teaching and Clinical experience in Government Medical College. He has conducted many workshops, CME, and Training Programs to upgrade the knowledge of students and Physiotherapists. He has guided many research projects of students and thesis of Post graduate students. He regularly participates in National and International Conferences. He has received significant Contribution Award in Physiotherapy Conference at AIIMS, New Delhi in the year 2015. He is Board of Studies member of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidhyalaya, Indore and M.P Medical Science University, Jabalpur. He has been on Examiner panel for both Graduate and Post graduate degree courses in reputed universities. His teaching interests are in Sports, Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and Movement Science. His research interests are in the fields of Sports injury epidemiology and Prevention, Exercise for health and chronic disease, Fall Prevention, Education and Curriculum development for health care professionals, Design and review, Embedding global health learning into health science curricula and Inter-professional learning.  He has an illustrious career of 20 years and as a health care professional, he has treated and rehabilitated many sports injury patients and patients suffering from various Neuro-musculoskeletal conditions. His other interests include playing Chess, exploring Metaphysics and listening to Indian Music. Email: ashish.mathur@ppsuni.ac.in

Dr. Bindesh Patel

Dr. Bindesh Patel

Assistant Professor

Dr. Bindesh Patel (MPT) is an Assistant Professor in the School of Physiotherapy of P.P. Savani University and a recipient of silver medal for developing new “Posture Assessment Device” at INCPT AIIMS 2017.

His work as an On field Physiotherapist in different National as well as International tournaments and his contribution in the 20th Commonwealth table tennis championship and ITF men’s 15000$ tennis tournament is mention worthy.

His articles related to sports fitness in “Sandesh” and “Lifeline” newspaper were appreciated. His area of interest lies in the Posture, Musculoskeletal and Sports fitness.

Email-ID :-bindesh.patel@ppsuni.ac.in

Dr. Sanjib Kumar Das

Dr. Sanjib Kumar Das

Assistant Professor

Dr. Sanjib Kumar Das, MPT, Fellow PhD. is an Assistant Professor in the School of Physiotherapy of P.P Savani University. Dr Das’s contribution as an Academician, Clinician and Researcher has been honored with Young Achievers Award, Senior Research paper award, Junior Research paper award at times from Indian Association of Physiotherapists.
Dr. Das has more than 25 publications including international journals of repute, edited book chapters and articles in regional newspapers. He has remained involved in various research projects funded by MHRD, Govt. of India.
He has been invited to deliver key note lectures in Ergonomics and to present scientific papers in several international and national conferences in India and abroad. He has pursued Fellow Doctoral in the domain of Ergonomics and Human Factors Engineering from NITIE, Mumbai.
He is specialized in Musculoskeletal Disorders and has an area of interest in the occupational health and hazards, work-related musculoskeletal disorders, ergonomics and bioengineering.
Email-ID :- sanjib.das@ppsuni.ac.in

Dr. Samira Mulla

Dr. Samira Mulla

Clinical Therapist

Dr. Samira Mulla (BPT) is a Clinical Therapist in the School of Physiotherapy of P P Savani University. She did her graduation (Bachelor of Physiotherapy) from Yenepoya University, Manglore, Karnataka. She is certified under Manual therapy course, under the guidance of well known mentor Dr. Mohanty. She has done Group Research in checking the effect of musculoskeletal disorder in workers by using patient transfer technique in hospital set up.

Her field of interest is in Orthopedics. She has participated in many National & International conferences. She is passionate about spreading the awareness of Physiotherapy as a reliable and affordable healthcare solution in both urban and rural India.

Her other interests include reading fiction and nonfiction.

Email: samira.mulla@ppsuni.ac.in

Dr. Hiren K. Patel

Dr. Hiren K. Patel

Head of Department

Dr. Hiren K. Patel PhD. presently HOD I/C of the School of Sciences, P.P. Savani University and recipient of Gold Medal for "Best Innovative Research" holds a PhD and is a twice NET qualified scholar.

He was honored with “Best Ph.D. Research- 2016” by All India of Human Rights, Liberties & amp; social Justice. Dr Patel, an academician and researcher has guided several UG, PG and M.Phil Biotechnology students and have published several research papers in National and International journals.

His area of interest is in Protein Engineering, Biofuel & Bioresource technology, Bioaugmentation & Agricultural Biotechnology.

Email-ID -:hiren.patel@ppsuni.ac.in

Dr. Amit Gupta

Dr. Amit Gupta

Assistant Professor

Dr. Amit Gupta PhD. is an Assistant Professor in the Biotechnology department of the School of Sciences of P.P Savani University. He has pursued his Doctoral in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar; Post Doctorate Fellow from University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa and National Taiwan University hospital, Taipei; Senior Research Associate (Scientist Pool scheme), in IICT, CSIR Hyderabad and then joined as Senior Scientist in Vidya Pratishthan School of Biotechnology, Baramati.

Dr. Gupta is a researcher, reviewer and editorial member of several journals; has more than 146 publications in international journals including 4 patents (1 European, 2 US and one Indian patent). He has been awarded DST young scientist award and several best research paper awards at times.

His area of interest lies in Preclinical and clinical studies i.e. vaccine adjuvant development, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial activity, immunomodulatory, disease model studies, protease isolation against specific protein antigen.

Email-ID -:amit.gupta@ppsuni.aci.in

Dr. Anish Kumar Sharma

Dr. Anish Kumar Sharma

Assistant Professor

Dr. Anish Kumar Sharma PhD. is an Assistant Professor in the Biotechnology department of the School of Sciences of P.P Savani University. Dr. Sharma has pursued his Ph.D. in major subject of Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology with minor subject Microbiology and qualified GATE Biotechnology in 2011 with AIR-151 and 99.01 percentile, ICAR-NET in 2013 (67%) and CSIR-NET examination in 2013 with AIR-33.

He has published research papers in National as well as International journals. He submitted 10 nucleotide DNA sequence in NCBI. He has attended many National & International conferences, workshops and trainings. His area of interest lies in Plant Biotechnology, Microbial Molecular Biology and Environmental Biotechnology.

Email-ID -:dranishsharma@ppsuni.ac.in

Dr. Ravi Raghav Sonani

Dr. Ravi Raghav Sonani

Assistant Professor

Dr. Ravi Raghav Sonani PhD. is an Assistant Professor in the Biotechnology department of the School of Sciences of P.P Savani University. He has been the recipient of prestigious national and international awards namely INSPIRE by DST-New Delhi, Raman-Charpak by Indo-French centre for promotion of advance research (IFCPAR) and Newton-Bhabha fellowship by British Council, UK.

In last five years, Dr. Sonani has been working in the field of ‘The structure and function of cyanobacterial light harvesting proteins’. Besides these, he has significantly contributed in the field of biotechnology, photobiology, photochemistry and structural biology.

He has published several research and review articles in journals of international repute. His work involved a wide range of national and international collaborations.

Email-ID: ravi.sonani@ppsuni.ac.in

Dr. Sadafara A. Pillai

Dr. Sadafara A. Pillai

Assistant Professor

Dr. Sadafara A. Pillai is an Assistant Professor at the P. P. Savani School of Science, P.P. Savani University, Surat. She served as a visiting lecturer for more than two years at the Department of Chemistry, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University.

She has received B. K. Vaidya Chemistry prize for securing highest number of marks in Physical Chemistry in M.Sc. from the then CM of Gujarat and current PM of India, Shri Narendra Modi. She has obtained doctoral degree with Chemistry Major from Veer Narmad South Gujarat University and was awarded Maulana Azad National fellowship of UGC, New Delhi in the year 2017.

She is working in the field of Surface, Colloid and Polymer science and published many research papers in reputed International Journals in collaboration with leading professors from abroad and scientists of BARC, Mumbai. She has presented more than 10 scientific papers in several National/ International conferences.

Dr. Sangha Bijekar

Dr. Sangha Bijekar

Assistant Professor

Dr. Sangha Bijekar is an Assistant Professor in the Biotechnology Department of the School of Sciences of P. P. Savani University. She has done her M.Sc. (Biotechnology) from Dr. D.Y.Patil University, Pune. She has received her Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from Bangalore University, Bangalore. Her doctoral research was on medicinal plants. Dr Sangha, an academician and researcher has mentored several UG and PG’s dissertation projects.

She has published her research and reviews in many National and International Journals. She also used to be an active blogger. She has witnessed many National, International conferences and workshops. Her areas of interests in teaching and research are in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Genetic Engineering.

She manages to find time to pursue her other interests as well. She is an accomplished Kathak and Bharatnatyam dancer and actively participates in cultural and social activities.

Email id: sangha.bijekar@ppsuni.ac.in

Dr Piyush Desai

Dr Piyush Desai

Emeritus Professor

Dr. Piyush Desai is an Emeritus Professor in the School of Sciences. He  is one of the leading Microbiologists of Gujarat and India. He has served as the Head and Professor at Department of Biosciences, Veer Narmada South Gujarat University, Surat. He has been chair and member of various state and national level scientific and academic committees. He is recipient of the prestigious award called ‘National Biotechnology Fellowship award’ in 1990. He has published more than 50 research papers in journals of national and international repute.
His areas of interest are in Textile Effluent and Agricultural Microbiology. He has mentored 20 PhD students, 6 MPhil students and 2 postdoctoral students during his career. He has 29 years of teaching experience in Microbiology at PG level. He wishes to create new milestones by training the best scientific minds in the state of Gujarat.
His other interests include reading on diverse subjects, with spirituality as one of his favorites.
Email id: piyush.desai@ppsuni.ac.in

Dr. Niraj D Shah

Dr. Niraj D Shah

Principal

Dr. Niraj D Shah PhD. is the Principal of the School of Engineering in P.P Savani University. He has pursued his Ph.D. in Civil-Structural Engineering from SVNIT, Surat. Dr. Shah has an experience of 22 years including academic, administrative, industrial and research experience.

He has several publications, authored books, guided Doctoral and P.G students and has been honored with numerous prestigious awards. Dr. Shah has consulted in various projects. He has been invited to deliver several key note/ plenary/ expert lectures and to present scientific papers in several international and national conferences in India and abroad.

He has travelled across the world and represented India globally.

Dr. Pankaj Gandhi

Dr. Pankaj Gandhi

Associate Professor

Dr. Pankaj Gandhi is an Associate Professor in the School of Engineering of P P Savani University and also teaches management subjects in P P Savani School of Management. He is a member of the Scientific Advisory / Research committee of P P Savani University.

He is a versatile learner and is qualified in the fields of Engineering, Management and Law.

He has done his M Tech and Ph D from NIT Surat, Gujarat and is a gold-medalist. He did his Masters of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) from CEPT University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat and also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Safety Engineering from Technical Education Board (TEB), Gandhinagar, Gujarat. He has done his MBA (Finance & Operations) from Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Kozhikode and was the batch topper. He holds a PhD (HRM) from VNSGU, Surat. He is a professional trainer and holds a PG Diploma in Training and Development from Indian Society of Training & Development (ISTD), New Delhi. He has done LL B (Special) and LLM (Human Rights) from Department of Law, VNSGU, Surat. He has passed Company Secretary Examinations from Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI), New Delhi.

He has a rich experience of twenty six years in the field of research and development, industries and in academics. He is having an industrial experience in the area of gas based electrical power generations, pollution control, safety engineering, effluent treatment, water treatment, petro-chemicals and polymer manufacturing. He has published 25 research papers in leading international journals and conferences in the area of nano-science, nano-technology and local drug delivery systems. One of his research papers in the area of computer based clinical trials was published in the international conference at Cambridge Health Tech Institute, Boston-USA. As a scientist, he is having 34 international and 6 Indian patents on his name.

His other interests are in the areas of exploring anthropology and archeology. He enjoys social service and providing career counseling to school students.

Email id: pankaj.gandhi@ppsu.ac.in

Mr. Palak Kumar J. Patel

Mr. Palak Kumar J. Patel

Assistant Professor

Mr. Palak Kumar J. Patel (ME) is an Assistant Professor in the Mechanical engineering department of the School of Engineering of P.P Savani University is a recipient of Gold Medal in M.E. Thermal Engineering.

Mr. Patel an academician and researcher have guided students in the domain of renewable energy and have publications on Solar desalination system. He bears a sound knowledge in the domain of Renewable energy.
Email-ID -: mech.palak@ppsuni.ac.in

Mr. Amitkumar V. Rana

Mr. Amitkumar V. Rana

Assistant Professor

Mr. Amitkumar V. Rana (M.Tech.) is an Assistant Professor in the Civil engineering department of the School of Engineering of P.P Savani University. Mr. Rana pursued his B.Tech and M. Tech with distinction. His specialization in M.Tech was in Urban Planning from Sardar Vallabhbhai NIT, Surat.

Mr. Rana, an academician and researcher have guided students in the domain of sustainable planning and smart city and have presented papers in several conferences and have international publications.

He bears a sound knowledge in the field of planning of urban area.

Email- ID -:civil.amit@ppsuni.ac.in

Mr. Amirkumar D Patel

Mr. Amirkumar D Patel

Assistant Professor

Mr. Amirkumar D Patel (ME) is an Assistant Professor in the Mechanical engineering department of the School of Engineering of P.P Savani University. Mr. Patel, have guided students in the field of solar energy, hybrid auto systems, Heat Exchangers etc.

His area of interest lies in power plants specially gas turbine power plants, heat transfer , refrigeration and air conditioning, hybrid auto systems and solar energy.

Email-ID -:mech.amir@ppsuni.ac.in

Mr. Mitulkumar N. Raj

Mr. Mitulkumar N. Raj

Assistant Professor

Mr. Mitulkumar N. Raj, B.E. (Information Technology), M.Tech. (Information Technology) is an Assistant Professor in the Computer engineering department of the School of Engineering of P.P Savani University. Mr. Raj was involved with NIT Surat as Teaching Assistant.

His area of interest lies in Web Mining, Data mining, Semantic Web, Web personalization and subjects related to computer architectures, system software, artificial intelligence and Object oriented languages.

Email-ID -: rajmitul@ppsuni.ac.in

Ms. Shaikh Nafisa

Ms. Shaikh Nafisa

Assistant Professor

Ms. Shaikh Nafisa is an Assistant Professor at the Civil Engineering department in the School of Engineering of P.P. Savani University. She has done Diploma in Civil Engineering from TEB, Gandhinagar, and B.E. (Civil) from VNSGU, Surat. She holds an M.Tech degree in Geotechnical Engineering from DDU, Nadiad. She has five years of teaching experience and has participated in various National & International STTP/Seminar/workshop/Conferences. She has mentored many students successfully and more than five Projects were completed under her guidance.

Her areas of interests in research are in Geotechnical Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, Strength of Materials, Building Construction and Concrete Technology

Email id: shaikh.nafisa@ppsuni.ac.in

Mr. Paresh S. Mistry

Mr. Paresh S. Mistry

Assistant Professor

Mr. Paresh S. Mistry (M.E.) is an Assistant Professor at the Civil Engineering department in the School of Engineering of P.P.Savani University. Mr. Mistry holds an M.E. degree in Construction Management from GTU, Ahmedabad. He has done B.E. (Civil) from NMU, Jalgaon and Diploma in Civil Engineering from TEB, Gandhinagar. He has worked in the Industry for more than two years and he also has a teaching experience of two years. He has participated in various National & International STTP/Seminar/workshop/Conferences.

He has published six technical papers in various areas. His areas of interests in research are in Construction Management, Value engineering, Engineering Mechanics, Strength of Materials and Building Construction.

He is a nature lover and likes adventure trips. He is a singer as well.

Email id: paresh.mistry@ppsuni.ac.in

Dr. Ashish Jani

Dr. Ashish Jani

Associate Professor

Dr.Ashish Jani is an Associate Professor at the Information Technology Department in the School of Engineering of P P Savani University. He has done M.Sc. in Information Technology and Ph.D. in Embedded Systems. He has a rich experience of ten years teaching Computer Science and Applications. He has done Post Doctoral Research Work at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, USA.

He has received grant from Gujarat Council for Science & Technology (GUJCOST) for his project on E-Learning.

He has written four books in the field of Computer Science and Applications like Mobile Computing published by S.Chand.

His other interests include music and cricket.

Email id: ashish.jani@ppsuni.ac.in

Mr. Hardik C. Majiwala

Mr. Hardik C. Majiwala

Assistant Professor

Mr. Hardik C. Majiwala is an Assistant Professor at the Mechanical Engineering Department in the School of Engineering of P P Savani University. He has done B.E (Mechanical) with Distinction from C. K. Pithawala College of Engineering and Technology, Surat . He is a Gold Medalist in M.Tech. (Computer Integrated Manufacturing) from Nirma University.

He has a teaching experience of three years and published one international and one national Paper on Condition Monitoring.

He is a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certified Lean Practitioner. He has guided many students at under graduate level in the field of Lean Manufacturing.

He gets thrilled by driving long distances and he also loves singing.

Email id: hardik.majiwala@ppsuni.ac.in

Mr Dilay Parmar

Mr Dilay Parmar

Assistant Professor

Mr. Dilay Parmar is an Assistant Professor at the Computer Engineering Department in the School of Engineering of P P Savani University. He has done M.Tech in Computer Engineering from S V National Institute of Technology, Surat. He has done his B.E.in Computer Engineering from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Technology, Vasad.

Prior to joining P P Savani University, he was associated with S V National Institute of Technology, Surat as a Teaching Assistant and as a visiting faculty. He was associated with C-DAC, Mumbai as a Research Intern.

His areas of interest lie in Mobile Cloud Computing, Cloud Computing, Data Mining, Software Engineering Methodologies, Distributed Systems and Information Security.
He loves travelling and is a voracious reader of fiction and non fiction.
Email id: dilay.parmar@ppsuni.ac.in

Ms. Meera Patel

Ms. Meera Patel

Assistant Professor

Ms. Meera Patel is an Assistant Professor of Communication Skills at the Department of Science and Humanities in the School of Engineering of P.P.Savani University. She holds an M.Phil degree in English Language Teaching from Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar. She has also done M.A. in English Language Teaching and B.Ed in English from the same university and B.A. in English from VNSGU, Surat. She has 5 years of teaching experience. She has published a book focusing on reading skills and also drafted a course for engineering students to boost their language skills.
She has participated in various international conferences. She has also presented and published research papers at various conferences and journals. Her academic interests include Collaborative Learning Techniques, Developing Soft Skills, Reading Skills, Technical Communication, Business Writing, and Personality grooming.
She also loves adventures and exploring new places.
Email Id: meera.patel@ppsuni.ac.in

Dr. Gaurav Thakarar

Dr. Gaurav Thakarar

Assistant Professor

Dr. Gaurav Thakarar is an Assistant Professor in English and Communication Skills. He has completed his Doctorate and Masters in English Literature from Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University, Patan and Sardar Patel University, V V Nagar respectively.
He has to his credit two Books and six Research Papers / Articles published in International Journals of repute. He has more than seven years of experience in teaching courses such as English Language, Literature, Communication Skills, Soft Skills as well as several courses under Humanities and Social Sciences.
His research / interest zone is in English Language, Literature and Communication Skills. He loves Event Management, Music and Cricket.
Email Id: gaurav.thakarar@ppsuni.ac.in

Deven J Ramani

Mr. Deven J. Ramani

Assistant Professor

Mr. Deven J. Ramani (M.Sc.) is an Assistant Professor of Mathematics in the Science and Humanities Department of the School of Engineering, P. P. Savani University. Mr. Ramani completed his Integrated M.Sc. (Mathematics) with Distinction from S. V. National Institute of Technology, Surat.

His areas of interest lie in Numerical Techniques and Analysis, Optimization Techniques, Mathematical Modelling and Simulation. He has carried out his research work in field of genetic algorithm and mathematical simulation. Moreover he has participated in more than 15 national & international conferences/ workshops/seminars/STTPs/Training programs across the nation.

He is passionate about music, and also likes Hollywood movies and long drives.

Email id: deven.ramani@ppsuni.ac.in

PATEL VISHWAS D

Mr. Patel Vishwas D.

Assistant Professor

Mr. Patel Vishwas D. is an Assistant Professor of Applied Physics at the Department of Science and Humanities in the School of Engineering, P.P.Savani University. He holds a Master degree in Physics from Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat. He has a teaching experience of two years.

Mr. Vishwas has carried out project on Atmospheric Science at VSSC, Trivandrum & ARIES, Nainital. He has participated in many National Conferences/ Workshops/ Seminars/ STTPs/ Training Programs across the nation.

Email: vishwas.patel@ppsu.ac.in

Mr. Divyang U. Gor

Mr. Divyang U. Gor

Assistant Professor

Mr. Divyang U. Gor (M.Sc.) is an Assistant Professor of Mathematics in the Science and Humanities Department of the School of Engineering, P. P. Savani University. Mr. Gor completed his Integrated M.Sc. (Mathematics) with First Class from S. V. National Institute of Technology, Surat.

His areas of interest lie in Optimization Techniques, Mathematical Modeling and Statistics. He has published/presented his research work in international journals/conferences. Also he has participated in more than 15 national & international conferences/ workshops/seminars/STTPs/Training programs across the nation.

He is passionate about travelling, and also like movies and music.

Email id: divyang.gor@ppsuni.ac.in

Dr Sharnil Pandya

Dr. Sharnil Pandya

Associate Professor

Dr Sharnil Pandya is an enthusiastic educationist and an active researcher. Currently, he is working as Associate Professor in Computer Engineering Department, School of Engineering, P P Savani University. Previously he was working with Nirma University from 2011-2015, was handling Nirma university website and was also working with Parul University from 2015 July-2017 November, was handling Parul University Website, ICT developments, moodle, admission kiosk system, SEO/google ads and MIS system. He has completed his undergraduate studies from Nirma University and had completed Master of Information Technology from Melbourne University, Australia. He did his PhD research in the area of security in wireless sensor networks.

His research interests include Embedded Systems, Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Wireless Sensor Networks and Web & Mobile Technology. He has a special interest in inter-disciplinary research and projects. He has more than 40 papers published /presented in reputed international conferences (China, Dubai, UK) and web of science indexed journals, to his credit and 2 patents filling and 2 published patents. Currently he is working on a funded project approved by Government of Gujarat, Science & technology Department worth 2 lacs & has completed an International Research Project(NVIDIA GPU Research Center project, USA) worth 50 lacs. He has guided/guiding numerous national/international undergraduate, post-graduate and PhD students from computer engineering and other disciplines. In addition to academics and research, he is also a reviewer for reputed journals like IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Impact factor: 7.168, IEEE Internet of things, International Journal of Information Technology, Springer and IEEE Sensors journal.

Prof. (Lt. Col.) M Jayalakshmi

Prof. (Lt. Col.) M Jayalakshmi

Principal

Prof. (Lt. Col.) M Jayalakshmi (MSc), is presently Principal of the School of Nursing of P.P Savani University. She has an experience of more than 30 years including 16 years of academic experience.

She has a vast knowledge in the domain of Medical Surgical Nursing and has several scientific paper publications. She chaired several scientific sessions and has area of interest in geriatric assessment and care.

Email-ID -:principal.nursing@ppsuni.ac.in

Mr. Vijayaraddi Vandali

Mr. Vijayaraddi Vandali

Associate Professor

Mr. Vijayaraddi Vandali is an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing, P P Savani University. He has done B.Sc. (Nursing) and M.Sc. (Medical-Surgical Nursing) from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore.

He is a member of ten different national and international nursing societies / associations including TNAI, AACN, IPHA, etc. He has taught GNM, undergraduate and postgraduate program nursing students and he has held positions of Tutor, Lecturer, Assistant Professor and Associate Professor in his teaching career. He believes in continuous learning and has trained himself to become a holistic health care professional. He has done PG Diploma in Hospital Administration from Apollo hospital (Medvarsity) Bangalore branch, and Post Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education under IDF, KEM hospital Pune. He has done Certificate courses such as BCLS & ACLS from AHA, Yoga from Nashik University, Computer and First aid from Mahatma Gandhi Nature Cure Centre, Belgaum, Karnataka and Medical Tourism from Apollo hospital (Medvarsity) Bangalore branch.

He has been selected as editorial board member for more than ten reputed international and national journals and he has also worked as the coordinator for National/State level workshop/conferences/health talks/ seminars. He has presented/published more than 20 research papers in journals and conferences. He has also acted as an internal and external examiner for undergraduate & post graduate nursing programs in different universities and nursing boards in Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Gujarat.

He has received Appreciation Certificate from the Government of Maharashtra for his contribution as Coordinator for Tuberculosis Awareness Programme (He had prepared and presented the role play drama) at Kolhapur district, Maharashtra in 2012.He received 1st prize in Paper Presentation in National Conference On Research Methodology at Uttarkhand. His other interests include participating in quiz competitions, essay writing, relay sports and group songs. He had organized many extracurricular activities in UG/PG programmes.

Email: vijay.reddy@ppsuni.ac.in

Mrs. Komal Kolhe

Mrs. Komal Kolhe

Nursing Tutor

Mrs. Komal Kolhe (B.Sc.) is Nursing Tutor in the School of Nursing of P.P Savani University. She has experience as a Nursing Tutor and her area of interest is in Paediatric Nursing and Psychiatric.

She has participated in several National and State conferences, seminars and have attended various workshops.

Mrs. Jannet Reena Purani

Mrs. Jannet Reena Purani

Nursing Tutor

Mrs. Jannet Reena Purani (B.Sc.), is Nursing Tutor in the School of Nursing of P.P Savani University. She has a clinical and academic experience of more than 8 years.

She has been teaching B.Sc. Nursing, General Nursing & Midwifery Programme to students for the last several years in different colleges.

She has remained as an Examiner in Gnc examinations, organizer of various workshops, in-service education programs, staff development programs and participated in several state and national level conferences.

Ms Jince Mary Prasad

Ms. Jince Mary Prasad

Nursing Tutor

Ms. Jince Mary Prasad is a Nursing Tutor in P P Savani School of Nursing, P P Savani University. She has done B. Sc. (Nursing) from Indore Institute of Medical Sciences. She has experience as a Clinical Instructor & Nursing Tutor. She has demonstrated and taught patient care to nursing students in classrooms and clinical units. Her areas of interests are in Medical- Surgical & Pediatric Nursing.

She has participated in various State & National level conferences. She had been the acting member in the organizing committee of PESI-IAPS (2014) and has hosted National Scientific Session on Depression- Let’s Talk (2017). She has also participated in hands on workshop on Neonatal Resuscitation.

Her other interests are in anchoring, translating & listening songs. She is also an active member in Church and Community activities.

Email: jince.prasad@ppsuni.ac.in

Vinayraj D. Katare

Vinayraj D. Katare

Nursing Tutor

Mr. Vinayraj D. Katare is a Nursing Tutor in P P Savani School of Nursing, P P Savani University. He has done B.Sc. (Nursing) from H.K.E’S College Of Nursing, Gulbarga, Karnataka. He has a work experience of more than 4 years. He has worked as a Staff Nurse in Sterling Hospital, Ahmedabad and CIMS Hospital, Ahmedabad. He had received Employer of the Month award while working in CIMS Hospital. He has also worked as an Industrial Nurse-Medical attendant in Toyo Engineering Pvt. Ltd.

He is passionate about teaching and he also wishes to serve the society as a successful health care professional.

His other interests include Reading, Playing cricket and chess and Listening to music.

Ar. Ashvin Modi

Ar. Ashvin Modi

Principal

Ar. Ashvin Modi is the Principal of School of Architecture and Design in P P Savani University.

He is a graduate of CEPT University Ahmedabad- 1975 batch.

After working with reputed architects on various large scale projects in initial years, he embarked upon his private architectural practice in 1983. Ashvin Modi Architects, the 34 years long practice encompasses huge array of large to small scale projects in the tune of 200+, varying from residential, institutional, industrial and corporate sectors. The firm has always attempted a contextual, dynamic & innovative approach for all of their projects. Though a practicing professional, he has always been an avid academician. He has been a visiting faculty, final year thesis guide and examiner with many prestigious universities like M.S. University- Vadodara, APIED - Vallabh Vidyanagar, SMAID - Vallabh Vidyanagar and SVIT College of Architecture – Vasad.

He has joined P P Savani University School of Architecture and Design with a focused objective of implementing an integrated approach to design education. He has a vision to produce the best quality graduates from both the departments of Architecture and Interior Design. He is optimistic to utilize the most advanced and innovative teaching methods, comparable to best in the world. He envisages to bridge the gap between the theoretical knowledge and on ground practical skills by leveraging upon his own industry experience. He believes in inspiring students to be active learners and explore the limitless possibilities in the world of architecture and design.

He has been the Founder Chairman and member of Indian Institute of Interior designers, Bharuch, Member of Council of Architecture, Member of Indian Institute of Architects, Vice President of Bharuch District Traffic Education Trust, Member of Rotary Club of Bharuch since 1989 and President in the year 1992 ,with many significant awards till date.

Mr. Girish Mistry

Ar. Girish Mistry

F.I.I.A., R.I.V.A.
Professor Emeritus

Mr. Girish Mistry is a Professor Emeritus in the School of Architecture and Design of P P Savani University. He is an Architect with more than 45 years experience, offers services for all aspects of comprehensive architectural practice from conceptualizing client’s brief, planning, designing, to management of execution of projects including restoration of heritage structures and turnkey projects. He has chosen to join the academic field to inspire budding architects.
He has worked with Architecture projects in educational institutions, libraries, laboratories, public buildings, commercial complexes, mixed use complexes, industries, hospitals, healthcare centers, townships, and private residences. The buildings designed by him are regarded as environmental friendly, energy efficient and user friendly satisfying traditional, cultural and contemporary needs.
He graduated in Architecture from CEPT Ahmedabad in 1972. He has been actively involved in academic activities such as Thesis Guide, Jury and Visiting Professor. He has served as the Director of Institute of Architecture and Design and as Member of Governing Council and Advisory Board of Architectural Institute. He has also served as the Director of VJKM Institute of Architecture and Design and KIAD Institute of Architecture and Design.
His Research work and Publications include topics like Marginal Propensity for Investment in Dwelling, Traditional Water Supply System of Jodhpur city of Rajasthan, Tourist map of Ahmedabad, and Monograph on the works of late Ar. Atmaram Gajjar. He has authored 22 articles which have been published in National dailies and professional magazines and 14 of his interviews have been aired by national and local channels. His Coffee Table Books include Architectural work of Bungalows and Significant Buildings of Ahmedabad.
In 2001, he was invited by the then Chief Minister of Gujarat to address the cabinet of ministers and state secretaries to advise them how to address Relief and Rehabilitation work of Kutch Earthquake affected areas. He was also invited by the Chief Secretary of Govt. of Gujarat to assist the Govt. to formulate policies and guidelines for repairs and restoration of earthquake damaged heritage structures.

Mr. Girish Panchal

Ar. Girish Panchal

Associate Professor

Mr. Girish Panchal is an Associate Professor in the School of Architecture and Design of P P Savani University. He is Bachelor of Architecture with Honours from Sir J.J. School of Architecture Mumbai and Diploma in Project Management & Project Planning.

He was a visiting faculty at International Institute of Fashion & Interior Design (Mumbai), and Thakoor Polytechnic Mumbai. He is an energetic architect professor who has an interactive approach to teach the art of architecture subject.

He is adept at developing comprehensive lessons and communicating directly with students to improve their grades and creating unique projects which allows students to develop their competencies. In his entire carrier he has been associated with well known firms like Premnath & Associates, ABM Architects and Ratan J.Batliboi Architects, Mumbai on projects like Hotel Windsor Manor, Hotel Ambassador, Hotel Bawa International, Hotel Horizon, Corporate office for Grindlays Bank, Patspin India Ltd and GTN Textile Ltd.

He has been involved with Al Murooj Complex, Jumaira Lake Towers, Jumaira Beach Residence, and New Gold Souk near Burj Khalifa Dubai as a Project Coordinating Architect.
He has designed many international exhibition stalls, car showrooms for Toyota, Renault, Volkswagen, Lexus, Television Studio, National Bank of Oman, Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries and Army Museum in Muscat, Oman.

Email id: girish.panchal@ppsuni.ac.in

Mr. Alpesh Golakiya

Ar. Alpesh Golakiya

Assistant Professor

Mr. Alpesh Golakiya is an Assistant Professor at the School of Architecture and Design in P.P. Savani University. He has done Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) from Faculty of Architecture, SCET; Surat. He is an alumnus of P.P.Savani school.
He has used his sound management skills to give shape to his entrepreneurial ambitions. He runs his own Design institute and Architectural firm called “A.GOLAKIYA Architects” in Surat. He is an associate member of IIA and IIID. He has been a successful mentor to many students aspiring for careers in Design and Architecture.
He has worked in many residential high-rise and commercial projects with Raghuvir Developers in Surat. Having an intrinsic interest in Green Building/Energy Efficient architecture, he has worked as LEED green building architect for Surat’s most famous residential project “Raghuvir Shell”.
He was involved as a Planner in “Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana” for Mr.Vallbhbhai Savani’s (Founder of P.P.Savani group) Village named “Ranparda” at Palitana, Gujarat.
Email Id: architectgolakiya@gmail.com

Ar. Chirag Mody

Ar. Chirag Mody

Assistant Professor

Ar. Chirag Mody is an Assistant Professor at School of Architecture and Design in P P Savani University. He has done Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) from CEPT University, Ahmedabad in 2003. He is a successful entrepreneur and an academician.
He is an enthusiastic and dedicated professional having an experience of 13 years and actively involved in varieties of projects that include managing, co-coordinating, designing and detailing of architecture and interior design. The projects that have been successfully completed by him range from schools, industrial units, commercial, hospitals, residences, and farmhouses to party plots.
He had started his practice as ‘Chirag Mody Associates’ – CMA; established in 2005 at Navsari. The firm has been working since then covering areas around south of Gujarat, Baroda, Khambhat and Ahmedabad working in a diverse range of projects. Moreover, it has been working with Karan Grover Associates, Baroda as an associate and involved in several projects from conceptualization to successful completion. The firm has now grown into ‘AaRABHYAM’ in 2016 at Ahmedabad.
Some of his projects include Multi-Purpose Hall for Gyandham School, Vapi (Education), The Town Police Station, Navsari (Civic Building), Shagun Heart Hospital, Palanpur (Healthcare), Gopal Complex, Khambhat (Commercial), “Minestone”, Navsari (Industrial), A Multi-storied Apartment building with shopping in Vadaj, Ahmedabad (Residential), “BELICIA” for ‘Ashirwad group partners’ , Ahmedabad (Party Plot), and “Cafe South”, Navsari (Interior Design).
He has a teaching experience in different institutions like Institute of Engineering & Technology, Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad, and L.J. School of Architecture, Ahmedabad, Alpha Institute for Architectural Studies (AIAS), and Kalol Institute of Architecture and Design (KIAD).
He has been awarded “Manav Seva-Prabhu Seva” in recognition of outstanding services as honorary consulting architect to Shri M.M. Parikh Cardiac Care Center, Khambhat by Khambhat Charity International, Inc. (KCI), 11 October, 2014, New Jersey, USA.

Ar. Janak Kaur

Ar. Janak Kaur

Assistant Professor

Ar. Janak Kaur is an Assistant Professor at School of Architecture and Design in P. P. Savani University. She has pursued her Bachelors in Architecture (B. Arch) from Rajiv Gandhi Prodyogiki Vishwavidhyalaya (R. G. P. V. University), Bhopal and has received the Gold medal for being the topper of the University.
She has done Masters in Environmental Planning (M. Plan) from C. E. P. T. University, Ahmedabad. She is an Associate member in Institute of Town Planners, India (I. T. P. I.).
During her course of studies, she has achieved various awards that include Award for best thesis in Architecture by IIA (2011), Pidilite Award for excellence in architectural studies, Chancellor Gold medal, for being the topper of the university and award for Best Presentation Techniques in Showcase-2010. She has shown exceptional leadership qualities while remaining president of the student’s council in her college.
She has more than 4 years of professional experience in the field of Architecture and Planning wherein she has worked in various scales of projects including residential, commercial, institutional, industrial and urban. At city level, she has made subsequent contribution in preparing Area Development Plan and Street Design Guidelines in T.O.D Master Plan for 5 cities of Madhya Pradesh and for framing objectives of Indore Smart City Development Project.
She has also worked as a freelancer.
Email id- janak.kaur@ppsuni.ac.in

Ms Dinjal Wadiwala

Ms. Dinjal Wadiwala

Assistant Professor

Ms Dinjal Wadiwala (BID) is an Assistant Professor in the School of Design of P.P Savani University. She has done Diploma in Commercial Art and Bachelor of Interior Design. She has professional experience as a designer in various architecture firms in Surat. She also worked as a freelancer.

Email-ID -: dinjal@ppsuni.ac.in

Mr.Vinayak Pandya

Mr. Vinayak Pandya

Assistant Professor

Mr. Vinayak Pandya is an Assistant Professor at the School of Architecture and Design in P.P. Savani University. He has done Bachelor of Visual Arts in Painting from Faculty of Fine Arts, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University and Masters of Visual Arts in Printmaking from Faculty of Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajiro University of Baroda.

He is an accomplished Visual Artist and has won many awards. They include Best Painting Student Award and Scholarships, Surat, 2012, Gujarat State Lalit Kala Academy, Ahmedabad, 2013. (Print making),National Scholarship H.R.D. Government of India New Delhi, 2013-14,West Zone Gujarat Stat Award For Pencil Drawing, Pune 2016 and Prafulla Dahanukar Art Foundation Award for Digital Art, Pune. March 2017.

He is a cricket buff and also loves challenging adventure trips.

Email id: vinayak.pandya@ppsuni.ac.in

Steffi Mathias

Steffi Mathias

Assistant Professor

Miss Steffi Mathias is an Assistant Professor in the School of Architecture and Design of P P Savani University. She has done B.Arch. from Veer Narmad South Gujarat University (VNSGU), Surat.

She has experience in working with Ar. Kalapi Buch and Maitri Buch at Sfurna Designs, Bharuch. She also had a stint in teaching at Sfurna Design School.

She did her training under HCP, led by Ar. Bimal Patel in Ahmedabad; there she received value added exposure to Urban Planning and various other aspects of project management.

She has also worked with other architects in different exhibitions and research projects in the field of Architecture.

She has demonstrated leadership skills in her college, where she worked as a core committee member in heading the National Association of Students of Architecture.

She is an enthusiastic individual and is passionate about sports and music.

Email id: steffi.mathias@ppsuni.ac.in

Dr. Tejal Patel

Dr. Tejal Patel

Assistant Professor

Dr. Tejal Patel PhD, MBA (HRM), B.C.A, is an Assistant Professor in the School of Management of P.P Savani University. She has pursued her Ph.D. on topic entitled “To study Employee Engagement and identify its predictors in Pharmaceutical Industry in South Gujarat Region”.

She is having 11 years of academic experience in teaching Post Graduate students of Management and has been functioning as a liaison with various industries for the last several years. She has conducted Management Development Program in different companies.

Dr Patel has presented scientific papers in several international and national conferences and has more than 11 publications including journals of repute and book chapters. Her area of interest is Employee Engagement, Generational Differences and Women Empowerment.

Email-ID -: tejal.patel@ppsuni.ac.in

Mr. Himanshu Khobragade

Mr Himanshu Khobragade

Trainer

Mr. Himanshu is a Soft Skills Trainer in P P Savani University. He is a prestigious alumnus of Birmingham City University, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Mr. Himanshu has completed his graduation in Bachelor of Commerce with Computer Applications from Nagpur University. With a zest for Marketing, he moved to Mumbai after his graduation, where he gained a valuable experience of working in the Marketing Industry and accumulated his knowledge of Customer Service skills & Soft Skills.
He completed his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Birmingham City University (BCU) where he was a distinguished student and successfully accomplished in his academic & professional front. He went on to take active part in Student Development, focusing on International Students from all across the globe. He has extensively worked with students from all the continents in the world. Owing to his contribution he was invited to the National Union of Students & honored with their membership. During his tenure as an International Officer, he took up various issues concerning the International Students so as to make their transition in the United Kingdom a smooth one. For his contributions & efforts, he has been bestowed with Lifetime Membership of the Birmingham City Students' Union. He has also been awarded as the Best Buddy & Outstanding Volunteer by the Pro-Vice Chancellor, Board of Governors, & the governing body of Birmingham City University. He has held prestigious office terms like International Students’ Officer of Birmingham City University & President of International Students’ Group of Birmingham City Students’ Union.
His Achievements include, Student of The MBA Cohort 2011-12, Best Buddy, 2012-13, Outstanding Volunteer for Orientation Week 2012,Gold Medalist Volunteer 2012-13, Honorary Lifetime Member of BCU Students’ Union, Happiest  Person in Perry Barr, 2011,Member of National Union of Students, UK.
He's an avid reader, a dog-lover & rescuer, loves fast automotives, & binges on sitcoms & movies.