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 is willing to 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 Bachelors and Masters 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 the teaching of Computer Aided Design (CAD) and ‘C’ languages. He is an avid sportsman, with badminton being his passion. He loves trekking and nature walk as well.

    • Awarded the Visionary Edupreneur of India award 2017 for his exemplary work in the field of higher education from the former president of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee.
    • 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 at 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, is 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 Ph.D. students in their academic field, and has held several responsible positions in academic institutions of repute.

  • Prof. Parshan Singh Sindhu

    Prof Darshan 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 in 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. Muscat 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 talents and skills, confidence to face & meet the challenges of the modern competitive world.

  • 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) 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. 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. 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. 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 her 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.

  • 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. 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.