Admissions - 2024

Advisory Committee

Mr. Sanjeev Somasundaram

Director, Talent Acquisition at Google

Qualification: Bachelor of Engineering, Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management

Work Profile: An experienced General Management professional, with 20+ years of experience in Sales, Entrepreneurship, Operations and Human Resources - with exposure at multicultural & global organizations, across India, Europe and Asia in industries ranging from Medical Technology, Retail and Education to Technology & Management Consulting, Digital & Internet-related services. The key responsibilities handled have been diverse - sales planning & execution, talent management & acquisition, program management, vendor management, HR operations, coaching & leadership development, team building, relationship management at CXO level, etc. Result-driven, business-oriented and a systems thinker; bring a blend of ideation and execution excellence, building high-performance culture and teams, coaching and mentoring leaders, and, a steep (and, adaptive) learning curve.

Ms. Anuja Sharma

Senior Scientist, Space Applications Centre, ISRO, Ahmedabad

Qualification: B.Tech. in Computer Science & Engineering (1996) from SATI, Vidisha

Work Profile: Working in Image Analysis and Quality Evaluation Division (IAQD). Having expertise in image processing and sensor calibration fields. Team leader for more than 10 Projects and Significantly contributed towards Data Quality Evaluation (DQE) and Calibration of remote-sensing Optical and Microwave sensors like IRS-1D, Resourcesat, Megha-Tropiques, Oceansat-1/2, RISAT-1, ScatSat-1, HYSIS, and Cartosat-2C. Responsible for approach formulation, design, and development of end-to-end software for quality parameter evaluation and Calibration.

Publications: More than 20 Peer-Reviewed-Journals and Conference-Papers

Present Responsibilities: GISAT-1 Hyperspectral, Oceansat-3, RISAT-1A, and NASA-ISRO SAR Data-Quality-Evaluation.

Awards: Recipient of Three ISRO Team Excellence Awards for Project-related work.

Dr. Rajesh Purohit

Professor, MANIT

Qualification: Bachelor of Engineering, Post Graduate in (Production Materials for Automotive Applications, & PhD. from IIT Delhi)

Work Profile: An Experienced Professional with 20+ Years of experience in the area of fabrication and testing of properties of the metal and polymer matrix composite automotive and other parts through processes like powder metallurgy, casting etc. He has also attended 70 International Conferences, 23 National Conferences, Training Programmes and 29 Seminars. He has done 53 publications and has supervised 52 M.Tech Projects.

Awards & Achievements: Named amongst the Top 2% of most Influential Scientists of the World by Stanford University Survey, awarded with Outstanding Engineering Achievement Award and has been listed amongst 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of 21st Century 2010.