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Dr. Monsingh David Devadas

Dr. Monsingh David Devadas

Principal

M.Arch., M.T.P., Ph.D., F.I.T.P., F.I.I.A.
More than 35 years of teaching, research, extension and consultancy experience
Former Dean, School of Architecture and Planning, Anna University, Chennai (2008-12) & (2015-17)
Chairman, Faculty of Architecture and Planning, Anna University, Chennai (2005-08) & 2012-15)
Former Estate Officer, Anna University, Chennai
Recipient of Fulbright Fellow 2012 and Rotary Fellow 1988 to U.S.A.
Received Honourable Teacher award from IIA from TN 2010
ISTE-Periyar Award – Best Architecture College Teacher 2014, Tamilnadu and Pondicherry
Served as Executive Committee Member for I.I.A-T.N and Institute of Town Planners, T.N
Served as Jury in National and State level Architectural competitions projects
Former Syndicate Member, Anna University, Chennai (1990-93) and (2012)
Expert Member of Heritage Conservation Committee of CMDA (2013-17),
Expert Member to Draft energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC), New Delhi, India
Convenor of CoA Inspections, Member of Expert Committees in AICTE / UGC
Guided 9 Ph.D scholars in the field of Architecture and Planning
Member of Board of Governors, SPA, Vijayawada, (2016-21)
Member of Board of Studies of various Universities
Widely traveled in connection with conferences, paper presentations to Sri Lanka, U.S.A, U.K, France, Bahrain, Singapore, Malaysia and Italy.

Dr. A.N. Sachithanandan

Dr. A.N. Sachithanandan

Dean

B.Arch., M.T.P., Ph.D., F.I.T.P., F.I.I.A, Cert., in Housing(London)
Over 5 decades of Academic, Research and extension experience.
Former Dean, Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning and Dean, sponsored Research, Anna University (1993-1999)
Director, School of Architecture & Planning, Anna University, July 1999 to 2003
Headed many national level committees of Architecture and Planning Education of COA & AICTE.
Vice President, Institute of Town Planners (India) 1987-88
President, Institute of Town Planners (India) 2005, 2007, 2013, 2014, 2015
Fellow of the Institute of Town Planners, India and Fellow of the Indian Institute of Architects
Chairman, Editorial Board, Journal of Institute of Town Planners, India for the year 1987-88
Executive Committee Member, IIA, Tamilnadu Chapter
Chairman, Educational Standing Committee, Institute of Town Planners, India for the year 1987-88
Best Teacher Award in the year 1992 by the Indian Institute of Architects, Tamilnadu Chapter
Best Teacher in Technical Education – Dr. Radhakrishnan Award Government of Tamilnadu, year 1990-91
Senior Staff Selection Committee Member, IIT- Kharagpur, J.N.T.U Hyderabad, Roorkee University, S.P.A. New Delhi & Bhopal, Madurai & Anna University, Ministry of Human Reserved Development, Government of India
Member Board of studies of many Universities.
Widely traveled in UK, USA, Singapore, Italy and Japan.

Prof. S. Kesavalu

Prof. S. Kesavalu

HOD

B.E.(Hons), M.Sc.(Engg), M.I.E. Cert. in C.A.P & D (UK)
Over 5 decades of teaching, research, extension and consultancy experience
Former Professor at the School of Architecture and Planning, Anna University
Member of board of studies, syllabus committee of Faculty of Architecture and Planning, Anna University.
Had special training in Computer aided planning and design at University of Nottingham, UK.
Widely traveled to UK, USA and France and an active structural engineering consultant.