Prof. A.S. Kolaskar (Vice Chancellor)
Prof Kolaskar was the Former Vice Chancellor of the University of Pune. He was also the Former Vice Chancellor of KIIT University, Bhubaneswar and Former Advisor, National Knowledge Commission of New Delhi.He was an Elected Fellow at Indian National Science Academy and National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad as well as theformer Member of the Board of Governors, IIM Bangalore. His career of over 31 years has been marked by numerous accomplishments in bioinformatics research, teaching, mentoring, higher education reforms, and managing large institutions with outstanding success. He headed the Department of Biotechnology at the University of Pune for four years and Department of Zoology at the University of Pune. As director of the Division of Bioinformatics at the American Type Culture Collection in Virginia, he secured major grants for research in metabolic pathway engineering, bio complexity, and poxvirus information system.
Besides being ahighly cited research scientist and academician, he is also an extremely approachable leader and teacher. With over 20 years of management experience encompassing the founding, nurturing, rejuvenating, and revamping small and large organizations, he is currently the Vice Chancellor of The Neotia University.
Mr. Amitava Banerjee (Director Marine)
Mr. Amitava Banerjee is a distinguished alumnus of the-then DMET (1973-’77 batch), now the Indian Maritime University (IMU). He holds an Extra First Class (India) Certificate of Competency (i.e. the highest Certificate of Competency by international standards) and a Post-Graduation in Maritime Safety Administration (Marine Engineering) from the World Maritime University, Malmo, Sweden. He sailed for about 8 years on board cargo ships, oil tankers, bulk carriers, and LPG and passenger ships. After serving the Directorate General of Shipping, Government of India, and Mumbai as Chief Surveyor-cum-Additional Director-General & Ex-Officio Chief Examiner of Engineers for 6 years, he retired voluntarily in November 2014. During his tenure with the Government of India, he represented India for more than 10 years as member and head of various delegations to the IMO, Marine Environment Protection Committee in particular. Presently he is attached as the Director of the School of Maritime Studies of The Neotia University. He is also a Special Advisor to the American Digital University, USA, for co-coordinating the E-learning programmer related to Certificate of Competency examinations of the Directorate General of Shipping, Government of India.
Mr. Angshuman Chatterjee (Principal and Director, School of Hospitality Management Culinary Art)
Mr.Angshuman Chatterjee has been a leader in the Hospitality Industry with thousands of his students working in the higher echelons in the hospitality, tourism and allied industry. After working successfully in the industry,Mr. Chatterjee started his teaching career in the Government of India Hospitality College in Kolkata. He chose voluntary retirement after teaching for 21 years and served several colleges as Principal/Director. He was the Corporate Head-HR of a Global Multinational Company spread across 11 countries and also worked for the AmbujaNeotia Group as the Chief Learning Officer & Head-HR, Hospitality.
Mr. Chatterjee is a Government of India certified trainer and has criss-crossed the country conducting different modules of courses for people from different professions like IAS, IPS, Banking, Insurance, Railway,College Professors, etc.
Mr. Chatterjee has been a visiting lecturer for almost all the hospitality colleges in eastern India thus expanding his student base. He has been a leading consultant for several hospitality projects in West Bengal & beyond.
Mr. Chatterjee has a track record of more than 30 years and has proved his mettle as a Teacher, a Trainer and a Mentor.
Dr. Sujoy Biswas (Visiting Faculty)
Dr. Sujoy Biswas is the HOD of ECE and also the acting Principal of NITMAS. He was actively involved in design and development of various RF projects for Schomandl (Germany), Indian Defense and Space organizations like DRDO, DEAL, SAC, and ISRO.He has worked on designing various RF subsystems for 3GHz/1GHz signal generators, 1kW power amplifiers, DIFM receivers to name a few.
Dr. Biswas is a member of IEEE and is the present Vice Chair of IEEE AP-MTT Kolkata Chapter.He has served various International Symposia & Conferences in his field. He was awarded by IEEE AP-MTT Chapter of Kolkata for his efforts in organizing a flagship event Indian Antenna Week (IAW) in 2010. He is on the board of reviewers of several international journals including IEEE Transaction on Antennas and Propagation, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, Elsevier International Journal of Electronics and Communications, and Taylor & Francis Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications. He has also published technical papers in international journals and conferences, and a chapter in book entitled Microstrip and Printed Antennas: New Trends, Techniques and Applications from Wiley, UK.
Mr. Bani Kantha Ray
Bani Kantha Ray started his seafaring career with Surrendra Overseas Ltd (presently Apeejay Shipping Ltd) on board APJ PRIYA as an aspirant marine engineer. Thereafter he worked with Essar Shipping Port and Logistics Ltd as Technical Head at their Hazira unit. In 2009, he shifted to Dubai and joined Stellar Shipping Co LLC, as Fleet Manager. Mr. Ray joined back Apeejay Shipping Ltd in 2010 as General Manager, Fleet Management and DPA to take charge Technical, Personal, Procurement, S&P, Quality & safety Cells including three new building projects. After serving 29 years in commercial shipping Industry Mr. Ray joined this institution in January 2016 to take up teaching as profession.
Mr. Hemadri Ray (Visiting Faculty)
After completing Pre sea training on the TS Rajendra with an Extra First Class, Mr. Ray went on to join Scindia Steam Navigation Co Ltd. as a deck cadet. A 38 year career at sea including 19 years in Command followed, broken by 3 years in academia with the Indian Institute of Port Management Kolkata. During the period with IIPM he was instrumental in setting up and administering the Institute quality system. Since 2013, he’s been with Institute of Technology Management & Science as Principal of the BSc Nautical Science programme.
Dr. Pulok Pattanayak
Dr. Pulok Pattanayak possesses a brilliant academic record in the field of Physics, Materials Science & Applied Physics. After completing his M.Tech from IIT Kharagpur, Dr. Pattanayak was awarded his Ph.D by the prestige IISC Bangalore.
He started his carrier as a project Assistant in IISC Bangalore and completed a long stint as a post-doctoral researcher at the Boise State University, USA. He has completed two post-doctoral in significant areas in his field.
Dr. Pattanayak has nine publications to this name, while two manuscripts are under preparation. He has attended a number of international and national conferences as well.
Dr. Sekhar Bhattacharya
Dr. Sekhar Bhattacharya has 25 years of academic and industrial experience in semiconductor technology, photovoltaic and MEMS in the field of energy studies. He has been worked as the Senior Research Scientist on thin film silicon photovoltaic at SSN Research Centre near Chennai. He often doescollaborative research with academic institutions and industries in United Kingdom such as the University of Warwick, Trinity College Dublin, Oxford Instruments and Seagate Technology. He has also completed two sponsored research projects sponsored by DRDO laboratories on thin film siliconphotovoltaic.
His academic background along with industrial experience has led him to join the NeotiaUniversity Kolkatafor teaching and research in renewable Energy Studies.
Dr. De is a Gold Medallist in B.Sc. Physics-H. He bagged the degree of M.Sc. & M.Sc. Diploma from JU. He pursued his research work from Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS) & was awarded with the degree of Ph.D. At present he is continuing his research in synthesis & studies on magnetic & transport properties of nanostructured materials, thin films &graphene based nanocomposites. He has published 10 research papers in reputed International Journals & attended more than 10 National/International conferences in India & abroad with oral and poster presentations. Dr. De was selected for oral presentation in Young Physicist Colloquium, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Organised by Indian Physical Society, India. He was awarded with certificate of merit for being selected as one of the six top presenters in National Science Day Meet at IACS, Kolkata. He is associated with IACS as Honorary Research Worker &is also a lifetime member.
Dr. Shivani Santosh
Dr. Shivani Santoshis the Senior Research Fellow inPsychology, She is a dedicated academicians who has completed her Ph.D from the psychology research unit at the Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata. She was also a Research Assistant at Navjyoti, A Delhi Police foundation. Delhi, an organization headed by Dr. Kiran Bedi. The organization is a community-based program dealing witheducation and HIV patients. Not only was she a visiting counseling Psychologistat the Salwan Educational Institution, Mayur Vihar, Delhi, she was also a research clinical psychologistin The Cognition Group.
Besides being a highly cited research Fellow and academician she was honored with the “Leelabati Bholanath Award” for best oral presentation in the 35th Annual Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society (Eastern Zonal Branch) [CEZIPS] held in Gangtok.Currently, Dr. Shivani is the Asst. Professor of Psychology at The Neotia University.
Dr. Dipannita Datta
Dr. Dipannita Datta is an accomplished teacher & a prolific writer. She acquired her master degree in Comparative Literature from the prestigious Jadavpur University & completed her Ph.D from the same department. She has been associated with a number of universities in, different capacities, in India andabroad. She has been appointed as examiner by several universities and, also, worked as translation workshop co-coordinator in the University of Belgrade, Serbia. Dr. Dipannita Datta has designed the syllabus for several courses for the universities in both India and abroad.
Other than writing special chapters in more than a dozen books of literature, Dr. Dipannita Datta has authored four books, which resulted from her meticulous research on the writings of Tagore, Ashapurna Devi and George Elliot etc. Her scholarly writings & eases have been published in a number of journals and seminar proceedings. She has also been invited by several colleges & universities to give the keynote address, seminar, presentation, lecture and workshop.
Ms. Koel Mitra
Koel Mitra, a brilliant linguist, has an enviable academic record during her university education. She ranked First Class with a Gold Medal in Graduation (Honours) and Master’s Degree level from the department of Comparative Literature of Jadavpur University. She also has a PG Diploma in Digital Humanities & Cultural Informatics and another one in Appreciation of Indian Art. She also completed a course on Film Studies from Jadavpur University.
Ms. Mitra cleared the UGC NET-JRF while pursuing her Ph.D in Digital Humanities from the department of Comparative Literature at Jadavpur University. She has already completed her Ph.D course work with a brilliant SGPA of 10/10. Other than working as a Junior Research Fellow at the department of Comparative Literature of Jadavpur University & Asst. Professor in English in Amity School of Liberal Arts in Manesar Haryana, she has worked as a technical writer for Cognizant Technology Solutions.
Ms. Koel Mitra is a known Figure in the field of art and literature. She has functioned as an art critic for an art gallery as well as an e magazine on contemporary visual arts. She has dabbled in content writing for several content writing bureau and also edited & published an alternative literary magazine. Ms. Mitra has written five publications so far and has presented several papers relevant to her field.