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    Leadership

    Dr. Gauri Shiurkar

    Director - School of Architecture

    Office: Management Block, Second floor, Room – M308, Meeting Hours – 10 am to 1 pm or on
    appointment

    Educational Details: B. Arch – 1992, Shivaji University

    M. Arch. - (Architectural Conservation )- 2008, University of Pune Ph. D. – 2017 , Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj , University of Nagpur

    Work Experience:

    Teaching As Core Faculty in

    1. School of Architecture, Symbiosis Skills and Open University (SSOU), Pune as Director Since January 2019
    2. Aayojan School of School Architecture and Design as Director (ORC) –August 2018 to Dec.2018
    3. McGAN’s Ooty of Architecture as Principal –June 2015 to May 2018
    4. McGAN’s Ooty School of Fashion and Design as Principal –June 2015 to May 2018
    5. Sinhgad College of Architecture as Associate Professor & HOD, – Jan 2003 to June 2015
    6. Sinhgad Institute of Interior Design as Principal (additional Charge ) - 2011 to 2013
    7. Sinhgad Institute of Interior Design as HOD - 2005 to 2007

    As Visiting Faculty

    1. NDMVPS College of Architecture, Nashik – Academic Years 1993 – 1999
    2. B.V. College of Architecture , Pune Academic Year 2002- 2003

    Processional Experience

    1. Executive Committee Member, Maharashtra Association of Schools of Architecture.
    2. Empanelled as a Conservation Consultant on the Heritage Panel of Pune Municipal Corporation, Pune, and Maharashtra
    3. .Member, Working committee for Operational Guidelines of International Council of Monuments and Sites, India
    4. Member, National Scientific Committees for Legal Administrative & Financial Issues
    5. Member, National Scientific Committee Historic Towns & Villages of International Council of Monuments and Sites, India.
    6. Member, INTACH.
    7. Member Secretary, Heritage Council, McGAN’ S Ooty School of Architecture.
    8. Practicing as Consulting Conservation Architect Since 2008
    9. Practicing as Consulting Architect through Gauri & Nitin Shiurkar since 1997
    10. Associate Architect - M/s Planner’s Associates, Nasik since1993 to 1997
    11. 1 Year as Assistant Architect – Sudhir Doshi & Associates, Kolhapur.

    Research Areas:

    1. Heritage Conservation
    2. Heritage Management
    3. Architectural Education and Teaching Pedagogy

    Skills:

    1. Leadership
    2. Listing and Communication
    3. Analytical
    4. Graphics and Presentation
    5. Creative thinking and Problem Solving
    6. Interpersonal
    7. Management and Effective administration

    Links:

    1. https://www.sawdust.online/interviews/i-was-always-fascinated-by-our-great-historic-buildings-prof-gauri-kotnis-shiurkar/
    2. https://architecturejournalismseries.wordpress.com/jurors-profile/
    3. www.linkedin.com/in/dr-gauri-kotnis-shiurkar-5b2ab34

    Research Papers / Books
    Book Publications

    Funded Research

    Funded Research by UGC, Board of College and University Development (BCUD), University of Pune (Duration 2009 to 2012 )

    Sub: Conservation of Royal Heritage Interiors in Southern Maharashtra

    Documentation of 100 Heritage Buildings in Chennai: Funded by Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority, Chennai

    Books 1. Interiors in Southern Maharashtra‟ in progress

    2. Guidelines for the Conservation of Proposal of Conservation Guidelines for the Ancient Heritage buildings in South India.‟ in progress, Publisher: McGAN’s Heritage Cell.

    3. Heritage of Chennai ( A documentation of 100 buildings) in progress, Publisher: McGAN’s Heritage Cell.

    Research Paper Publications:

    1. Amity Global History Review, Volume 1, Title : People’s Role in preserving the Heritage cities in India.
    2. oceedings of International Symposium at Center for Built Environment, Calcutta, November 2013. Organized By - Center for Built Environment , Calcutta, Theme: Cities under Restoration Title: Public Participation in Conservation and Management of Historic Urban Landscape
    3. oceedings of International Conference at University of Moratuwa, Colombo October 2013 Organized By –University of Moratuwa , Theme: Cities, People and Places , Title: Tracing the identity of a city
    4. blished an article on Interior Design in Kesari’s Special Edition on Architecture and Interior Design.
    5. blished an article on Conservation of Royal Heritage Interiors in Dimension Next 2008 Issue.
    6. blished an article on Role of Conservation in Tourism in IIA Journal in Sept.2008

    Workshop Participations:

    Workshop Organizations

    1. 1. QIP on Interior Design-Designing for the Future, in collaboration with NIASA, COA (Oct. 2009)
    2. 2. QIP on ‘Computing in Architectural Education, Research and Practice’ in collaboration with COA- TRC (Jan . 2017)

    Workshops Attended

    1. Leadership Development for HODs & Principals at Sinhgad Institute ( June 2014 & March 2015)
    2. Inspection Reforms by CoA and PVP College of Architecture, Pune. ( Feb.2014)
    3. Effective Techniques for Research Paper writing and Publication (Oct. 2011)
    4. Project based learning by UNESCO At Sinhgad Institutes, Lonawala.( March 2011)
    5. Gateway to Ph.D. by Sinhgad Institute of Management (Feb.2010)
    6. Research Directions in Undergraduate Dissertation, BKPS & UoP, Pune(Jan.2010)
    7. Basic Design, Aesthetics and creativity in Architecture by NIASA (April- 2008)
    8. Architectural Curriculum Design & Development by NIASA. (April – 2007)
    9. Interior Design traditions in India, CEPT, Ahmedabad ( Sept.2008)
    10. .Interior Design in Architecture by SPA, JNTU, Hyderabad (Nov. 2006)
    11. . Early Faculty Induction Program by COA & BKPS, Pune. (July 2004)

    Events organized

    1. Organized Seminar for Proposal of the guidelines for the Conservation Guidelines for the Ancient Heritage buildings in South India.
    2. Organized QIP on “Computing un Architecture” with COA-TRC at McGAN’s Ooty School of Architecture, in January 2017 .
    3. Organized Ooty Art Show in Ooty Festival , Ooty ( May 2015,2016,2017, 2018)
    4. Organized Tribal Arts workshops for the schools in and around Ooty in McGAN’s Ooty School of Architecture. (Every Saturday since June 2016)
    5. Organized Zonal NASA Panel Discussion for South zone at McGAN’s Ooty School of Architecture in July 2015.
    6. Organized NIASA Thesis Competition for South Zone at McGAN‟s Ooty School of Architecture in August 2015.
    7. Co-convener , National Conference on Urban Issues and Architectural Interventions at Sinhgad College of Architecture, Pune in February 2015
    8. Co-convener, 24th ESEEED Architect’s National Convention in Pune in January 2015.
    9. Co-convener, State level Seminar on Research Methods and Design at Sinhgad College of Architecture, Pune in December 2014
    10. Member of organizing committee for ‘Women in Architecture’, a National Conference by IIA and CoA., January 2013
    11. Member of organizing committee for „IIA National Congress‟ a National Conference by IIA and CoA, October 2010
    12. Member of organizing committee for Maharashtra Association of Schools of Architecture (MASA) Annual Convention in Pune in 2011.
    13. Coordinator, QIP on Interior Design-Designing for the Future in collaboration with NIASA/ COA-TRC (Oct.2009)
    14. WINGS‟ – a hands on workshop on Alternative Building Techniques in collaboration with IIID and IFIA( International Federation of Interior Architects) at STES in Nov.2008
    15. Annual Student’s Exhibition for students and the Annual Mega Event for SIID&D and SCOA, B.Arch (ID) Since 2004 to 2015.
    16. Cultural coordinator for Sinhgad Institute since 2003 to 2015.
    17. Member of Sinhgad Cultural Committee since 2004 to 2015
    18. Member of organizing committee for Young Architect’s Convention, Nashik. -1998

    Conference and Symposia Presentations:

    1. International Conference at University of Moratuwa, Colombo October 2013 Organized By – University of Moratuwa , Theme: Cities, People and Places , Title: Tracing the identity of a city
    2. International Symposium at Center for Built Environment , Calcutta, November2013 Organized By - Center for Built Environment , Calcutta, Theme: Cities under Restoration Title: Public Participation in Conservation and Management of Historic Urban Landscape.
    3. International Conference on Research for Resurgence, Nagpur , February. Title: Public Participation in the rejuvenation of Heritage cities in India
    4. International Conferee nce on Global History in Amity University New Delhi , September 2016 . Title : People’s Role in preserving the Heritage cities in India.

    Achievements in the field of Academics:

    1. Awarded by Indian Institute of Architects, Pune Chapter for the contribution in the field of academics.
    2. Interview published in the Lokmat Times (Career Supplement) in Nagpur, Nashik and Aurangabad edition on 6th July 2018 on page 2.
    3. Resource Person in COA-TRC
    4. Interview published on the website „ https://www.sawdust.online/interviews/.
    5. McGAN’s Ooty School of Architecture has been listed on number 12 in the top 15 colleges in the National Ranking declared by NASA India in 2018.
    6. McGAN’s Ooty School of Architecture has won the Overall Championship Trophy and Ruben’s Trophy for Academic Excellence in South Zonal NASA Convention ( National Association of Students of Architecture) consecutively in 2016, 2017 and 2018.
    7. Chief Editor of Research Journal ‘MADLAB’, Research Journal by McGAN’s Ooty School of Architecture.
    8. Jury Member for a Series of National Competitions in Architectural Journalism by ‘Architecture Now’ (https://architecturejournalismseries.wordpress.com/jurors-profile/ ).
    9. National Jury for INSDAG Architectural Awards, A national level Design Competition by
    10. Indian National Steel Development and Growth by Ministry OF Steel for the year 2015, 2016 and 2017.
    11. Prepared Course Structure & Syllabus of B.Arch. (Interior Design) for University of Pune.
    12. Appointed as an Expert Committee member by AICTE.
    13. Appointed as an Expert Committee member by Council of Architecture.
    14. Appointed by Maharashtra Board of Technical Education as a representative of MSBTE Since 2005 to 2007
    15. Member of the committee for the Approval of New courses and Institutes. and Assessment Norms for short term Non AICTE Diploma Courses
    16. Member of the committee for preparation of Academic Implementation
    17. Member of the committee for Curriculum Revision for Diploma and Post Diploma in Interior Design
    18. Appointed as External Senior Supervisor by University of Pune in Dec 2015
    19. Series of lectures on “Career Opportunities in Architecture and Design‟ under awareness programs in Maharashtra and TamilNadu.

    Dr. C. J. Rajendra Prasad

    Director - School of Retail Management

    Office: Management Block, Room 108. Meeting hours – by appointment


    Educational Details:

    PhD in Management – International Marketing, Sunrise University, Alwar, Rajasthan

    MBA – Marketing, Mysore University

    B.Com with specialisation in Statistics and Commercial Law, Mysore University

    Work Experience:

    • 28 Years of Corporate experience in leading companies in India and abroad.
    • Chief Operating Officer, Mars International (Oman) 2016-17
    • Chief Operating Officer, Quality Group (Tanzania), 2013-15
    • Centre Head, AlphOne, (Amritsar), 2011-13
    • General Manager, Landmaark Group (Bangalore), 2008-2011
    • General Manager, Lifetime Healthcare (Bangalore), 2005-08
    • General Manager, Valdel Retail, M. S. Ramaiah Group (Bangalore), 2002-05
    • Regional Manager, My-Home Retail, (Bangalore), 1999-02
    • General Manager, Komarla Group (Bangalore), 1997-1999
    • General Manager, Kanoo Group (Saudi Arabia), 1995-97
    • Product Manage, Fairtrade (Oman), 1992-95
    • Sales Executive, SARCO, Juma-Al Majid Group (Oman), 1988-91
    • 3 years Academic experience – as visiting and Adjunct faculty at various BBA and MBA Colleges.

    Research Areas:

    PhD (Management), Sunrise University, Alwar, Rajasthan

    Thesis: “Comprehensive study on consumer perceptive regarding brand failures in expansion of Indian market into international market”.

    1. “Marketing as a quintessential tool for growth of Ethiopian Textile and Garment Sector” inAiro International Research Journal Oct 2016 Vol VII, ISSN:2320-3714
    2. “Management Control Systems and decision-making Dysfunctional performance” in Airo International Research Journal Oct 2016 Volume VIII, ISSN:2320-3714

    Skills:

    Leadership and Team management

    Training, Motivation and Skill development

    • Retail Operations and implementation of high standards among–People, Process, Systems & Practices.
    • Preparation of Business Plan, Strategies, Targets.
    • Business Development, Sales/ Marketing and Promotions
    • Financial Planning, Fund Flow, Cost Control and Budgeting
    • Retail Software Digital Marketing, and Mobile Applications.
    • Manpower Planning and Management.
    • Inventory Management, Logistics and Warehousing
    • Data Analysis, Product and Brand Management
    • CRM and Loyalty programs.
    • Mall Management, adhering to legal and statutory compliances
    • Business outsourcing

    Links:

    Research Papers / Books


    Book Publications:

    Research Paper Publications:

    1. “Marketing as a quintessential tool for growth of Ethiopian Textile and Garment Sector” inAiro International Research Journal Oct 2016 Vol VII, ISSN:2320-3714
    2. “Management Control Systems and decision-making Dysfunctional performance” in Airo International Research Journal Oct 2016 Volume VIII, ISSN:2320-3714

    Workshop Participations:

    Conference and Symposia Presentations:

    Shravan S Kadvekar, PhD

    Director – Corporate & Strategic Partnership

    Office: Administration Block, First floor, Room – TBA
    Extenstion-7703
    Meeting Hours –On appointment
    Educational Details:

    • Ph.D. (Management) Faculty of Management Studies Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune, India (2015) Outcome of the research is ICT Adoption Model, relevant to Higher Education Institutions. The model has been appreciated and validated by the authorities and it has been recommended as a policy measure.
    • M.S. (Marketing & IT) Elkin B. McCallum Graduate School of Business, Bentley University, Waltham, MA, USA (2002) Honor: Awarded Graduate Department Assistantship with Center for Marketing Technology Aug 2002
    • MBA (Marketing Management) University of Pune, India (1998) Honor: University Rank Holder
    • BE (Mechanical Engineering) Government College of Engineering, University of Pune, India (1996)

    Work Experience
    Academics –

      • Associate Professor - Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship Development, Pune, India Bharati Vidyapeeth University Pune India (May / 03 – Dec / 12) Teaching Areas – Marketing, Business Technology, E-Commerce, Digital Marketing, Product Management
      • Research Associate - Bentley College’s Center For Marketing Technology, Waltham, USA (Jun / 00-Jul / 01) Teaching & Research Areas – Marketing Technology, Data Analysis, Marketing Research
      • Teacher Trainer – University Academic Staff Colleges and Departments, Higher Education Institutions in India, UAE and at Bentley College USA – E-Learning, ICT in Teaching & Research

    Corporate

    • Founder & Chief Mentor – Farak Busilink, Pune, India (Sep / 15 – date)
    • General Manager Product Sales & Marketing, Harbinger Knowledge Products, Pune, India (Dec / 12 – Aug / 15)
    • Head Marketing – Metabridge Pte. Ltd. / Softbridge, Pune, India (Jul / 11 – Jun / 12)
    • Chief Manager – Prodigy Software, Pune, India (Jan / 03 – Jun / 11)
    • Winner of Most Influential Global Marketing Leaders – 2014 by World Marketing Congress

    Research Areas:

    Product Management in Internet Economy, Influencer Marketing, Education Technology and its Adoption, Augmented Reality Application in Education Content

    Links:

    Blog:

    Publications:

    • Kadvekar, S. S., & Anthony, R. (2009). Goal Orientation in Higher Education Institutes - An Empirical Study. Journal of Commerce and Management Thought, 34.
    • Kadvekar, S. S., & Anthony, R. (2010). Reality Check - Understanding and Adopting ICT Tools. International Journal of Research.
    • Shravankadvekar.blogspot.com – regular snippets on academic research and education
    • “Case for an online social community for educators” by Kadvekar Shravan, Rose Anthony and “Effectiveness of Influencer Marketing in hi-tech industry with reference to new business development” – In Publishing

    Presentations as Resource Person:

    • eLearning Africa, Namibia (May 2013)
      • Use of Games in Education
      • Level Conference
      • Participated as Key-note Speaker
    • Higher and Distance Education Conference, Beijing, China (Dec 2013)
      • Interaction in teaching material
      • Level Conference
      • Participated as Key-note Speaker
    • Learning Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany (Jan 2014)
      • o Education Technology and Interaction in teaching material
      • Level Conference
      • Participated as Key-note Speaker

    Dr Archana Ainapure

    Director and Associate Professor - School of Beauty and Wellness

    Office: School of Beauty and Wellness

    Educational Details:

    • BSC SNDT University Bombay, India Food Science & Nutrition
    • MSC SNDT University Bombay, India Food Science & Nutrition
    • M.Phil. SNDT University Bombay, India Food Science & Nutrition
    • Diploma in Hospital &Health Care Management Bombay Management Association, India Special subject: Organization & Management of Dietary departments in hospitals
    • Ph.D. Amaravati University, India Food Science &Nutrition

    Work Experience:

    Over 30 years of cross cultural experience as an Associate Professor (7 years), Nutritionist & Dietetic Consultant (20+ Years) and 10+ years of experience as a Manager responsible For Administration, Brand Promotion, Client Relationship Management and inter-disciplinary Coordination in a Multinational company in Dubai, Bahrain and India

    Research Areas:

    • Maternal Nutrition and pregnancy outcomes
    • Obesity

    Skills:

    • Skilled in Training various inter-departmental Teams to work. In sync with corporate parameters and motivating them for Achieving business and individual goals. Worked collaboratively with General Manager and Marketing Manager to create sales & marketing strategies and annual marketing plans. Developed and improved the strategic corporate communications framework. Responsible for Mapping Needs of the Customer and Data Gathering of their Vital Signs Preparation of Wellness Packages, Project proposals, Nutritional counselling. An effective communicator with good presentation skills.

    Subjects Specialization:

    • Nutrition
    • Food Science and Dietetics
    • Hospital Administration
    • Wellness
    • Body composition
    • Health Educator

    Other Publications:

    Research Papers / Books

    Book Publications: I have co-authored books published by the Maharashtra State Board of Higher Secondary Education for the vocational Courses of crèche and preschool management.

    Research Paper Publications: I have published the following papers in publications of National institute of Nutrition (Nutrition society of India), Indian Dietetic Association, and International congress of Nutrition and other university publications. Some salient examples of my published articles are as follows:

    • Maternal Nutritional Status, age, pattern of gestational Weight gain and pregnancy outcome (studied 300 Omani Women) in the Muscat Capital Governorate, Sultanate of Oman
    • Vitamin B-6 status of infants in relation to maternal Nutritional status (studied 150 women at Cooper Hospital,Juhu, Mumbai)
    • A study of organization and management of the dietary departments of Mumbai Hospitals (21 Hospitals in Mumbai)
    • A comparative study of 50 obese and 50 no obese girls (15-21 years)
    • Socio-Economic and Socio-Cultural influences on women’s nutritional status
    • Unit cost, cost-effectiveness, and financing of nutritional intervention and of health and medical practices

    During my extensive tenure at VLCC international as an Area Technical Head, I was a part of the Training and R&D team of their International Research Group. Some examples of study and research papers I generated during my ten-year tenure.I was employed with a company called Bin Mahmood Holding as a Nutritional & Dietetics subject matter expert.Under the auspices of this organization, I have presented papers to the Bahrain Ministry of health entitled:

    • Nutritional values of Arabic recipes served in restaurants
    • I have presented a paper on Bread production with reduced salt content and have been accorded an approval from Ministry of Health and the Food and Drug Administration to be Labelled as “Low Sodium Bread” for the “Delmon” branded bread of the company
    • An interesting project that worked on was undertaken on behalf of the Ministry of Education, Bahrain. The project involved Nutritional Screening of children from 45 Municipal Schools (35000 students) in Bahrain for which my organization provided midday meals

    Workshop Participations:

    • Attended workshops conducted by American Dietetic Association in Collaboration with Arab Dietetic associating on GLOBESITY
    • Two Refresher courses by UGC, Surashtra University
    • Diet weight Management and physical fitness Al Ain
    • Advances in Human Nutrition- Research Society
    • InBody workshop for Body composition

    Conference and Symposia Presentations:

    • XV International congress of Nutrition, Adelaide
    • Xxv National convention IDA
    • XXIV Annual Meeting Nutrition Society of India
    • XXV Annual Meeting Nutrition Society of India
    • XXVI NIN platinum Jubilee Symposium
    • XXVII Annual Conference Nutrition Society of India
    • XXVIII Annual Conference Nutrition Society of India