Distinguished Faculty at GEHU

Karl A. Menninger once said “What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches.” Our faculty members are some of the most experienced and renowned in their respective fields.

We, at GEHU, take pride in having professors who are good deliverers, pillars of strength, approachable and amicable. Young professionals stand to gain immensely from such true mentors as the skills, expertise, experiences and associations truly enrich the mentor- mentee driven learning environment. Our faculty are willing go the extra mile to make education more accessible. Let us meet some of them:

  • Prof. (Dr.) Kamal Ghanshala

    Prof. (Dr.) Kamal Ghanshala is an Engineer, Entrepreneur and a Philanthropist with Bachelor's and Master's in Computer Science and Engineering. He has received his doctoral degree in Computer Science from Kumaon University, Nainital. GEHU is a fruition of a dream for him. He has a rich teaching experience, and is, inarguably, one of the leading experts in teaching of Computer Aided Design (CAD) and ‘C’ languages. He is an avid sportsman, with badminton being his passion. He loves trekking and nature walks as well.

    • Honored in the International Summit of Leaders by the Europe Busines Assembly as the Best Manager of the Year in Science and Education Sphere in 2015 
    • Honored in Britain' International Conclave for his research on "Difficulties encountered in making education available in remote and inaccessible terrains"
    • Honored as the Program Committee Chair for 4th International Conference on "Computer Communication and Management (ICCCM 2014)" to be organized in Paris, France on May 21-22, 2014
    • Received Excellent Paper Presentation Award on IT - Initiatives for Empowering Difficult Geographies in 35th International Conference on Information Technology Interfaces in Cavtat, Croatia - June 24-27, 2013
    • Recipient of Best Paper Award in International Conference on Intelligent Systems, Data Mining & Information Technology (ICIDIT, 2014), Bangkok
    • Recipient of the Best Paper Presentation Award in 3rd International Conference on Computer Communication and Management (2013) in Copenhagen, Denmark
    • Recipient of the Uttarakhand Ratna Award and International Millennium Goldstar Award (Thailand), for exemplary contribution to technical and professional education
    • Additionally, Prof. Dr. Kamal Ghanshala has contributed many research papers in International conferences and Journals of high repute. He is involved in many research projects in the field of IT
  • Prof. (Dr.) Sanjay Jasola

    Prof. (Dr.) Sanjay Jasola was formerly a Dean at Gautam Buddha University, Greater NOIDA. He has more than 25 years of experience in teaching, research and academic administration. He has been associated with several universities abroad in Malaysia, Fiji, Ethiopia, Taiwan and UK. He has been credited for organizing the 1st ever workshop on Open Education Resources for the Commonwealth of Learning, Canada conducted in Penang, Malaysia. His contributions have been honored and recognized at the national and international platforms and he has been invited for academic exchange programs and talks from various universities across the globe such as those in Singapore, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Thailand, Cambodia, Taiwan and Canada to name a few. He has also offered consultancy to various international agencies of repute such as Commonwealth Educational and Media Centre in Asia (CEMA) and Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Asian Development Bank (ADB). He in fact the only Indian to have been invited by the Asian Development Bank to develop a case study on the usage Open Education Resources in India. He has been awarded the Gold Medal for Innovation in OPen & Distance Learning by IGNOU for implementing the EDUSAT Network in the country under the guidance of Dr APJ Kalam.

    He has published more than 70 papers in international/ national journals/ conferences and book chapters. He has guided a number of M.Tech. and PhD students in their academic field, and has held several responsible positions in academic institutions of repute.

  • Prof. Anil Kumar Baliga

    Prof. Anil Kumar Baliga, Director- Graphic Era Hill University Bhimtal Campus is a alum of IIT Bombay and Mysore University. With over 3 decades of teaching experience, Prof Baliga's research interests include microprocessor, embedded controllers, e-commerce, egronomics, and technology. He has occupied and executed responsibilities of various academic and administrative positions at Graphic Era such as Dean Academics,Dean Engineering, Dean HRM, Registrar, Academic Head of Electronics and Communication and Director of GEHU bhimtal. He is also a Life Time member of ISTE and IETE.

  • Prof. (Dr.) R. C. S. Mehta

    Prof. (Dr.) R. C. S. Mehta, Ph. D (ME) & M.Tech (Design and Production Engineering) had been a Professor and Head at G B Pant University and Director at Kumaon Engineering College, Dwarahat and is currently the Dean at the Bhimtal campus of Graphic Era Hill University. He has over 40 years of academic and industry experience with a number of publications in national and international peer reviewed journals and books to his credit.

  • Prof. P R Das

    Prof Prasad Ranjan Das, the Director of School of Architecture & Planning at GEHU, did his graduation in Architecture from Bengal Engineering College, (Shibpur) and Master of Planning from School of Planning & Architecture (SPA), New Delhi.

    He served the government of West Bengal as the Chief Architect & Ex – Officio Chief Engineer, Govt. Of west Bengal & was associated with many important projects all over West Bengal with a wide jurisdiction from the hill areas of Darjeeling bordering Sikkim upto the coastal areas of the Bay of Bengal. Prof. P.R. Das served the council of Architecture in various important capacities including his sincere contribution as Member & Chairperson of the Disciplinary Committee of CoA. Since his retirement from the Government Service he has been associated with various Academic Institutions imparting architectural education, like Jadavpur University, PMCA(BPUT) Odisha & others as faculty/ jury or expert. Prof. P.R. Das was also associated with Visva Bharati (A global University founded by Gurudev Rabindra Nath Tagore at Shantiniketan) as Member, Building & Campus Committee.

    But what is remarkable about Prof. P.R. Das is that he is a rare combination of versatile creative faculties encompassing Architecture literature & music. He has authored a number of books & has regularly contributed to many important magazines & periodicals including “Sandesh” (then edited by Satyajit Ray). He is popularly known in his pen name ‘Ranjan Prasad’. A noteworthy feature of Prof Das’s books and albums is that the illustrations including jacket design have been done by he himself.

    Prof Das is also a leading poet-folk singer & composer giving recitals on All India Radio, Television & has several records on HMV. He is also the recipient of the Senior Fellowship from the Ministry of Culture, Govt . Of India & has enthralled audiences in his solo concerts in India & abroad.

    He has the honour of being the composer of anthems for two Universities, i.e. Jadavpur University (Golden Jubilee Anthem) & Bengal Engineering & Science University (Alumni Reunion Anthem)

  • Prof. (Dr.) P. P. Bahuguna

    Prof. (Dr.) P. P. Bahuguna, PhD in Civil Engineering from IIT Roorkee had served the Survey of India for 14 years before venturing into academics. He has had an illustrious academic career of over 30 years and has a large number of publications to his credit.

    He has traveled widely to various countries to present his papers and under Faculty Exchange Programs. He is serving as the Head of the Civil Engineering Department at GEHU, Dehardun.

  • Mr. Subhash Gupta

    Mr. Subhash Gupta, Head of the School of Media and MAss Communication at GEHU, holds Master's in Media & Mass Communication & Econonomics. He also holds a degree in LL.B, LL.M and is a Master of Philosophy in Journalism & Mass Communication. He addtionally has a Diploma in Advanced Journalism from Germany. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D in Journalism in Paid News.

    He has represented various print and electronics media for over twenty six years as the State Head of Zee News in Uttarakhand, State Head of Voice of India, Bureau Chief of Sahara India of Uttarakhand and Agra, News Editor of Amar Ujaala of Meerut and Dehradun and a correspondent in NDTV India. He has acted as a leader in Amar Ujala, driving the team for 18 years and has played an important role in taking it from 160 copies to 28 thousand in Dehradun City.He has additionally unearthed two major medicine scams in the state of Uttarakhand and exposed involvement of more than twenty CMO rank officials. He was also Instrumental in unearthing resale of seized liquor from legal custody (Maalkhana). He has regularly written a weekly political satire(Baat-Bebaat).He has further scripted and directed more than 25 ad films of 1 to 4.5 mins.

  • Dr. Arvind Mohan

    Dr. Arvind Mohan, Head of School of Commerce at GEHU Dehradun, has a PhD in Finance has worked with Wall Street Finance Limited, a leading corporate giant in the finance sector before venturing into academics.

    He was also a corporate trainer for ICWI and ICAI. He has 18 years of academic and industry experience.

  • Dr. Vishal Sagar

    Dr Vishal Sagar, Head of the School of Management at GEHU, has been the University Gold Medalist at the Post Graduate Level in Economics. He has an MBA in Finance, Masters of Commerce and a Ph.D in the Banking Sector. He has been actively participating in events at PSUs like ONGC and has been invited as a jury member for their National Business Games for the last two years. He has 17 years of academic experience. He has authored a book on Corporate Governance, convened two national level seminars and has contributed research papers in reputed national and international journals.

  • Prof. (Dr.) Jyoti Chhabra

    Dr. Jyoti Chhabra, Professor and Head of Department is M.Sc. (Textiles & Clothing); Ph.D. (Fabric and Apparel Science) from University of Delhi. She has teaching experience of over 18 years at Delhi University and has taught students both at under-graduate and post-graduate level. She has been actively involved in research and has guided/co-guided 20 M.Sc. dissertations. She has also done a number of short-term courses like ‘Knit Fabric Product Knowledge’, ‘Fashion Illustration and Design’ and ‘Computer Aided Designing’. She has completed a UGC sponsored research project on “Naturally Coloured Cotton- A Novel Approach”. She has four published research papers and a monograph to her credit. She has presented a number of papers and posters at both national and international level conferences and has edited a book on Traditional Woven Textiles of India’ for degree programme of Pearl Academy of Fashion. Has also co-authored a Practical Manual on Textile Science for B.Sc. Home Science students. She has also been an examiner for various universities and examinations like Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi; Delhi Subordinate Services Board exam for selection of school teachers in Home Science.

    Her area of specialization includes Textile and Fashion Design with special emphasis on History of Costume (Ancient, Indian and European), Fashion Design and Garment Construction, Fashion Forecasting, Line Development, Fundamentals of Textiles, Textile Design- Concept to Product Development, Wet Processing of Textiles, Textile Finishing & Evaluation, Applied and Structural Textile Design, Traditional Textiles of India.

  • Prof. (Dr) Madan S Rajan

    Prof. Madan S. Rajan has worked as a freelance filmmaker in the Video Industry in Delhi for over two decades. He has had the privilege of working for a number of well-known media persons, social activists and filmmakers. Some of the noteworthy stalwarts he has been associated with include, Mr. K Bikram Singh, Mr. Vinod Dua, Mr. M.J. Akbar, Mr. Basu Bhattacharya, Mr. Safdar Hashmi, Ms. Amrita Pritam, Mr. Pritish Nandy, Mr. Ramesh Sharma, Mr. Vineet Narain, Ms. Nalini Singh, Ms. Maneka Gandhi, Ms. Vandana Shiva, Ms. Sonal Mansingh, Ms. Usha Albuquerque, Mr. Rajat Sharma, Mr. Serbjeet Singh, Mr. Raghav Bahl, apart from a number of other national and international producers for whom he has worked in various capacities. Prof. Rajan has also independently produced and directed a number of films for Government and non-government agencies like Doordarshan, IGNOU, UGC, and a number of NGO’s doing varied development work. He has had exposure in various aspects in the production of social spots, corporate films, music videos, educational films, news programmes, magazine formats, multi camera studio shows, docu-dramas, and dramatic features.

    Prof. Rajan has been teaching as a full time/visiting faculty in a number of Universities and Institutions all over the country. The Universities/Institutes he has taught in include Jamia Millia Islamia, Sri Aurobindo Institute for the Arts, Rai University, National Institute of Advertising, JIMS, Amity University, IMS Unison University, GD Goenka University, SGT University, and Chandigarh University among others. 

  • Dr. Vijay Kumar

    Dr. Vijay Kumar, head of Physics Department at GEHU Dehradun, has over 17 years of academic experience. He is credited with over 30 papers published in international peer reviewed journals and has written 3 books with international publication houses. His specialization lies in ‘electromagnetics’ and he has mentored severalresearch candidates.

    He was also a corporate trainer for ICWI and ICAI. He has 18 years of academic and industry experience.

  • Mr. P. A. Anand

    Mr. P. A. Anand, Head of the Personality Development Program at GEHU has a B.Tech from IIT Roorkee and MBA from MDI, Gurgaon. He has 14 years of experience across academics, automobile and steel industry.

    He has authored a book with Savera Publications, India and another is under review by a national publication. He has been training students for national level aptitude tests for the last 10 years.

  • Dr. Manoj Chandra Lohani

    Prof. (Dr.) Manoj Chandra Lohani, has over 10 years of work experience with a number of publications in national and international peer reviewed journals and books to his credit.

  • Mr. Nishit K. Sinha

    Mr. Nishit K. Sinha, Alumnus of IIM Lucknow has authored 9 books with Pearson Publications and is the youngest Pearson Author in Test Prep in India. He has 11 years of training experience.

  • Dr. Kamal Kant Joshi

    Prof. (Dr.) Kamal Kant Joshi has 10 years of academic and research experience and was awarded the Young Scientist Award at the Uttarakhand State Science and Technology Conference (USSTC) in 2012.

    He was also awarded the University Research Fellowship at G.B Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development, an Autonomous body of Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF).

    He has been awarded 5.75 Lakh for a 3 year project at USBD, Uttarakhand and is credited with a book on "Environmental & Ecology". He is the Head of Environment Studies at GEHU.

  • Dr. Deepak Kholiya

    Prof. (Dr.) Deepak Kholiya has over 19 years of academic and industry experience. With Biodiversity conservation and Socio-Economic & Environmental studies as one of his areas of interest he has been awarded the “Vanyajeeva Ratna Award” and “Vanyajeev Dronacharya Award” (2007).

    He was also awarded the “Paryavaran Ratna Award” and “Paryavaran Dronacharya Award” (2007), both from Indian Centre For Wildlife and Environmental Studies In South Asia Region, for his guidance and encouragement of students in examinations and extraordinary performance in Afforestation, Reforestation and organizing Van Mahotsava Programmes.

    Dr. Kholiya further acts as a Project Consultant and Coordinator in Two NGO’s:- “SED” (Society for Environment and Development), Dehradun and “HOPE” (Himalayan Organisation for Protecting Environment) at Pilkholi, Ranikhet (District:Almora) Uttarakhand.

  • Mr. Ishteyaaq Ahmad

    Mr. Ishteyaaq Ahmad has an MCA degree and is currently pursuing a Ph. D. He has had an illustrious academic career with several years of teaching experience. He has published numerous papers in both national and international peer review journals of repute. His primary areas of interest include Intelligent Systems and Web Technologies.

  • Mr. Naveen Garg

    Mr. Naveen Garg has 18 years of industry and academic experience.

    His primary areas of interest include Wireless Sensor Networks, Adhoc Networks & Mobile Computing and he is currently pursuing a PhD in Wireless Sensor Networks. He is also a lifetime member of ISTE and CSI. In addition, Prof Naveen Garg has provided guidance to several M.Tech. students in their dissertations. In his leisure time he likes to read science-fiction and extraterrestrial mysteries.

  • Dr. Ved Prakash Dubey

    Dr. Ved Prakash Dubey, Head of Electronics and Communication Engineering at GEHU Dehradun, has over 14 years of industry and academic experience. He was previously associated with eminent research institutes like Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute Pilani and industries before he joined Graphic Era Hill University. His primary area of interest and research encompasses Microwave, VLSI & Embedded Systems. He is also Senior Member of ICEIT .

  • Mr. Sanjay Sharma

    Mr. Sanjay Sharma, Head of Mechanical Engineering Department at GEH, is pursuing a PhD (Pursuing) and has a  M.Tech. His areas of interest include Utilization of Microwave in Mechanical Field, Manufacturing Technology, Flexible Manufacturing System and Mechatronics

  • Dr. Lalit Singh

    Dr. Lalit Singh, an assistant professor in School of Allied Sciences at GEHU Bhimtal has 8 years of academic experience with several publications in national and international journals.

  • Dr. C. S. Bohra

    Dr. C. S. Bohra, an assistant professor in School of Allied Sciences at GEHU Bhimtal has over 10 years of experience with several publications in national and international journals.

  • Dr. Shweta Arora

    Dr. Shweta Arora, an assistant professor in School of Allied Sciences at GEHU Bhimtal Campus has 10 years of work experience with several publications in national and international peer reviewed journals to his credit.

  • Dr. Navneet Joshi

    Dr. Navneet Joshi, Head of School of Allied Sciences at GEHU Bhimtal Campus has over 6 years of work experience with several publications in national and international peer reviewed journals to his credit. He also has 1 book to his credit.