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.

    • Conferred the Distinguished Educationist Award in the Icons of Learning Conclave at Singapore organized by the Business Excellence and Research Group (BERG) in November 2016
    • 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. (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. Parshan Singh Sindhu

    Prof Parshan Singh Sindhu, Director School of Architecture and Planning, has 25 years of strong core experience in Architectural industry & teaching, is a B.Arch, Master of Design who graduated in Architecture (B.Arch) 1988 from VNIT (formally Visveshraya Regional College of Engineering) Nagpur, Maharashtra State. He is the recipient of Vijay Ratna Award 1997 and the Rashtriya Nirman Ratna award in 2000 for outstanding contributions in Architecture. He has also contributed to Architectural education with practical experience from industry with ten years of teaching experience. With special focus on development of Modern practical Architectural designs related to unique features & principals of design, he has applied & worked on several projects extensively independently as Principal Architect.He has been involved since independent Architectural practice since 1990 where he has designed & worked on various Architectural projects like School Buildings, Religious, Hospitals, Residential Commercial, Industrial & etc. He has also Worked on several high-rise buildings with a team of Associated Architecture and Engineers at fort, Mumbai. Some of the iconic buildings that he was involved in at Nagpur are:

    • Shri Guru Harkrishan Public School.
    • Shri Radha Krishna mandir at Mecosabagh
    • A unique combination of Interior & Architectural design in concrete.
    • A monumental Gurudwara Singh Sabha
    • 6 Storied Shopping cum Luxurious apartment at Khare town, (Green building Design) a technical paper presented at Institution of Engineers National Seminar Green Build as “Innovations In Green Building Technology” 2014.

    He has also served in MNCS as consultant Sr. Architect SEMAC, at Safdarjang Enclave at New Delhi. On various mega projects for ITC, Nestle,Godrej, Eicher Motors, Hero Honda etc. Muscut integrated development project and has designed various Green Houses with water treatment plants a new concept for an American Architect Atila Bodnar’s enterprise Organica Eco technologies based at Hungry for designs at Turkey, Germany, France etc.

    He has strong core experience of 25 years in the field of Architecture along with teaching and has a vision focused to develop & create unique Architects, imbibed with creative telents and skills, confidence to face & meet the challenges of the modern competitive world.

  • 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.

  • Prof (Dr) Subhash Gupta

    Dr. Subhash Gupta, Director- Infrastructure and Professor at School of Media and Mass Communication, holds a Doctoral Degree 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.

  • Prof (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.

  • Prof (Dr) Vishal Sagar

    Prof 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 19 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

    Prof Jyoti Chhabra, Professor and Head of Department- Deaprtment of Fashion Design and Fine Arts, 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.

  • Dr. Ajay Sharma

    Dr. Ajay Sharma, Head- School of Law at GEHU Dehradun is an Assistant Professor of Economics and Marketing at Graphic Era Hill University.His educational background includes PhD from CCS University Meerut, MBA in Marketing from IGNOU New Delhi and MA Economics from HNB Garhwal University. He has over 14 years of Teaching experience at the University level. He has presented and published more than 15 papers in journals and conferences of repute and also published a book on Marketing Management. He is presently guiding three candidates for PhD in Business Administration.

  • Dr. Giriraj Gupta

    Dr Giriraj Gupta, Head- Department of Mathematics at School of Allied Sciences, GEHU Dehradun, has had an eminent career spanning 16 years. His pursuit of knowledge is evident by his specialized degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics. He is credited with 6 papers in international and national peer reviewed journals with his primary research area being fluid dynamics

  • Dr. Kapil Ghai

    Dr Kapil Ghai, Head- Department of Chemistry at School of Allied Sciences, GEHU Dehradun, has over 9 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 several research candidates.

  • Dr. Neeraj Dhiman

    Dr Neeraj Dhiman, Assistant Professor at the Department of Mathematics at the School ofAllied Sciences at GEHU Dehradun has over 7 years of experience and is credited with 12 international peer reviewed research paper and 2 international research books. His primary area of research interest is Fluid Dynamics, Fixed Paint Theorem and Numerical Analysis.

  • 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.

  • Dr. Kamal Kant Joshi

    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

    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.

  • 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.

  • Dr. Ved Prakash Dubey

    Dr. Ved Prakash Dubey, Department 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 .

  • 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.

  • Dr Kamal Pant

    Dr Kamal Pant, Assistant Professor at the School of Commerce at GEHU Dehradun has 11 years of academic experience. He did his Masters in Business Finance from Gurukul Kangri University, Srinagar and was awarded his Doctorate Degree from CCS University, Meerut. He has also qualified U-SET examination in Commerce, conducted by the State Government of Uttarakhand. He is a member of All India Management Association (AIMA) and has published various books and research papers in national and international referred journals. He was awarded the Best Professor in Banking and Finance by HIndustan Unilever Limited in Mumbai. In continuation with his academic achievements he has been certified as a Resource Person by Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) for development of Financial Education in India.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Mr. Ishteyaaq Ahmad

    Mr. Ishteyaaq Ahmad has an MCA degree and is currently pursuing a PhD. He has an illustrious academic career with more than 14 years of teaching experience. He was selected as a Young Scientist by Department of Science and Technology (DST) under SYSP scheme and received a research grant to carry out the project titled “Intelligent System for Tourism Industry”. He has developed two ODL/eLearning courses in the form of Open Educational Resources for Commonwealth of Learning (COL). He has published numerous papers in journals and articles in leading national dailies including The Hindu, Hindustan Times and The Economic Times. His primary areas of interest include Open Education Resources, Critical Thinking, Social Media Technology, Intelligent Systems and Programming Languages.

  • Mr. Naveen Garg

    Mr. Naveen Garg, Head of Department of Computer Science and Engineering at GEHU Dehradun 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.

  • Mr. Sanjay Sharma

    Mr. Sanjay Sharma, Head of Mechanical Engineering Department at GEHU, is pursuing a PhD (Pursuing) and has an M.Tech. He has more than 20 years of teaching experience in academia along with an industrial exposure of 5 years in two different companies. He has published research papers and book chapters with international publications of repute. His areas of interest include Friction Stir welding and processing of metals, Advance and flexible manufacturing systems.

  • Mr. Anand Karmakar

    Mr Anand Karmakar, Head- Department of Animation and Gaming at GEHU Dehradun has around 7 years of work experience in Academics, including teaching and conducting workshops which includes teaching Master's course in IGNOU in MAAC. He additionally has extensive experience showcasing his work in various exhibitions organized in renowned Art Galleries around India.