HOD Profiles

Prof. Gajendra Mehta Faculty of Architecture
Prof. Gajendra Mehta

Qualification: B. Arch., M. Arch.(IIT, Roorkee)
Professional Experience: 40 Years
Research Experience: 30 Years
Teaching Experience as visiting: 16 Years
Area of specialization: Educational Buildings, Health care buildings, Housing, Tourism, Institutional buildings, Office and commercial complexes

Dr. Viplaw Kishore Pandey Faculty of Management
Dr. Viplaw Kishore Pandey

Qualification: Ph.D. (Finance)

Dr. Viplaw Kishore Pandey received his Ph.D degree from Ranchi University Ranchi, on the topic “Impact of Globalization on Small Scale Industries of Chotanagpur” in the year 2010 and Master’s of commerce in the year 2001. He is a associate member of Institute of Cost Accountants of India. He also holds a degree in law from Ranchi University Ranchi. He has more than 16 years of experience in various positions in industry and Academics.

He started his career as Deputy Manager Finance and accounts in the years 1998 in a Private limited company. In the year 2005 he joined one of the prestigious Management education group (Institute of charted financial Analysis of India), as a Faculty member. During his tenure with ICFAI he got experience in the field of Academic Administration also and was involved for the establishment of 1st Private University of Jharkhand state.

In the year 2008 he got the opportunity to associate himself with the Usha Martin Group and was the founder member to start the Usha Martin Academy Ranchi. He has also actively participated in enactment of Usha Martin University Jharkhand and was appointed as the first registrar for the university in the year 2014.

During his Academic tenure, Dr. Pandey has actively involved himself in the field of Academic development by actively participating in various FDPs and MDPs as trainer as well as trainee both. He has also authored various papers for national and international Journals in the field of Finance, Reporting and CSR.

Dr. Anoj Raj Faculty of Education
Dr. Anoj Raj

Dr Anoj Raj is a Associate Professor and Head in the Faculty of Education at the Himgiri Zee University, Dehradun. Dr Raj’s expertise focuses on empowering students through strengths-based and project-based approaches, as well as inquiry learning strategies. He advocates for making the educational system relevant and transformative for all individuals. Dr Raj did his masters degree in Physics and Education and LT from Christian Training College, Lucknow. He was awarded Ph.D degree in Education. His primarily research interests are teacher education, teaching practices in technology-oriented curriculum, teaching pedagogy, blended learning, and educational measurement and evaluation. Dr Raj has more than 15 years teaching experiences. Before joining the University, Dr Raj worked as Physics lecture in Government Intermediate College of Uttarakhand. Under his supervision 01 research scholars have completed his MPhil degree and at present 05 research scholars are pursuing their Doctorial Research under his guidance. Dr. Raj has published one book entitled 'Personality Traits and Academic Achievement', several articles, book chapters, and conference proceedings on the curriculum development, teacher education, personality, academic achievement, and evaluation in Journals of national and international repute. He is academic editor of ‘Himgiri Educational Review an International Peer Reviewed Journal. Dr Raj is members of various committees of HZU and other Universities. Dr Raj is life member of various association relate to teacher education in India.

Dr. Sharad Pandey Faculty of Agriculture & Forestry
Dr. Sharad Pandey

Dr.Sharad Pandey completed his Ph.D. in Genetics and Plant Breeding from G.B.P.U.A.T, Pantnagar and M.Sc.(Ag) in Genetics and Plant Breeding from B.H.U, Varanasi. He has cleared NET exam conducted by Agricultural Scientist Recruitment Board (ICAR). He also worked as Post Doctoral Fellow in Indo U.K Project on Disease Resistance in Indian mustard.

He has 13 years of Teaching and Research experience.

He was awarded "Young Scientist Award" by Uttarakhand State Council for Science and Technology during IV Uttarakhand State Science Congress.

He has 3 book chapters to his credit and Published more than 13 research papers in national and international journals along with 5 popular articles in the field of agriculture.

Mr. Subodh Choudhary Faculty of Hotel Management
Mr. Subodh Choudhary

A Hotel Management professional with a passion for imparting knowledge of the Hospitality field.Master in Tourism & Hospitality Management, B.Sc. in Hospitality & Hotel Administration from I.H.M, Jaipur (Under National Council for Hotel Management: an apex body under Ministry of Tourism, Government of India) . Has 12 years of rich experience in academic and industry. Winner of various reputed Chefs Competitions. Attended many Conferences & Seminars of National and International level. Regular External Examiner for Conducting Practical Viva-Voce, Paper setter and Evaluator for the various Central, State, Private, Deemed Universities and I.H.M.s. Life member of Indian Hospitality Congress.

Mr. Rakesh Arya In-charge of Computer Science & IT
Mr. Rakesh Arya

Rakesh Arya completed his B.E. in Computer Science & Engineering from Dehradun Institute of Technology and M.Tech in Computer Science & Engineering from Uttarakhand Technical University. He has +10 years experience of academics & research. He has taught diploma, undergraduate and post graduate students. He has guided undergraduate and postgraduate thesis. His Area of interest includes Algorithms Analysis & design, Compiler Design, A.I., Neural Network, Microprocessor, Computer organization & Architecture.

Mr. Amit Kumar In-charge of Engineering
Mr. Amit Kumar

He is having a five years experience in academics and having research papers in national and international journals.

Qualification: B.Tech (ECE) ,M.Tech(DC) and pursuing PHD in Communication Engineering

Area of Interest is in Image processing, Steganography and Digital Communication.

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Mr. Sudheer Deoli In-charge of Expressive Cultures, Media and Communication
Mr. Sudheer Deoli

Qualification: B.A. (Honors.) Mass Communication 2009
M.A. Communication 2011
Graphic Designer PSBT Film 'Water is Life' 2012
Production Consultant 107.8 FM Himgiri Ki Awaaz’
Currently, Asst. Professor Faculty of Expressive Cultures, Media and Communication.
Pursuing M.A. Sociology.

Ms. Meenakshi Semwal In-charge of Social Work
Ms. Meenakshi Semwal

Ms. Meenakshi Semwal has received her MSW Degree from H.N.B.Garhwal (Central) University. She started her career in social work in 2008 working with people with disabilities. Later in year 2010 she joined a Social work School in Dehradun as a faculty member and taught post graduate students of social work for 3 years. She joined Himgiri Zee University in year 2013 and since then she has been educating & grooming MSW students for social work profession. Her areas of specialization include role of Psychology in Social Work Profession, Case Work, Group Work, HR, Labour Law and IRPM.

Amardeep Singh Radio In-charge & Faculty Associate
Amardeep Singh

Professional Qualification:
B.Tech (Electronics & Communication).
Pursuing MA in Mass Communication.

Experience: 7+ Years Experience in Radio Industry (MY FM 94.3, OYE! 104.8, Radio Manav Rachna 107.8FM Faridabad).