Prof. Dr. V. Sunitha
Professor. Dr. Sunitha Vangala earned a Post Graduate degree in Geology from Sri Venkateswara University, Tiruapti and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from Department of Applied Geochemistry, Osmania University, Hyderabad and in 2007 joined as Assistant Professor in Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh, India. She received the Raman Post Doctoral Fellowship from University Grants Commission (UGC) in 2016 and has worked as a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Miami University, Oxford, USA in 2016-17, wherein she carried out urban pollution studies at Gary Indiana, USA. She has contributed significant work on Quality Characterization of Groundwater and Risk Assessment using Geospatial and statistical tools in Southern Andhra Pradesh. She is the recipient of Young Scientist award from department of Science and Technology (DST), India. She has authored 90 SCI Journal articles. She attended more than 70 national and international conferences and workshops in India and abroad. She has guided 4 PhDs, 13 M.Sc. projects and 2 funded research projects by DST and UGC respectively. She is also serving as a reviewer for several reputed National and International Journals. She is a member of many International and National Scientific bodies viz., Indian Geological congress (IGC), Geological Society of India (GSI), National Environmental Science academy (NESA), Indian Women Scientists Association, National Foundation for Entrepreneurship Development (NFED), Third World Organization for Women in Science and Technology (TWOWS), International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS), United Kingdom. In commemorating her laudable academic accomplishments, she has been awarded with Andhra Pradesh Scientist Award 2020 for her contributions in the field of Geology and recipient of the Andhra Pradesh Best Teacher Award from Government of Andhra Pradesh and Best Woman Researcher Award - Narishakthi in 2022. Also, for her remarkable academic achievements she has consecutively received the Senior Educator & Scholar Award, Outstanding Women Educator & Scholar Award and Distinguished Women Educator & Scholar Award for the years 2021, 2022 and 2023 respectively by the renowned NFED, Tamil Nadu. She is also the recipient of Best Programme Officer of NSS in Yogi Vemana University, India for the year 2023. Presently, she is working as a Professor of Geology, Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh.
Conference Co-Conveners / Associate Conveners
Asst. Prof. Dr. P. B. Beulahbel Bency
Assistant Professor. Dr. P. B. Beulahbel Bency possesses more than 20 years in teaching, research, and administration. She is into guiding Ph.D., M.Phil., and M.Ed., Scholars in the field of Education. Her area of research includes Innovations in Teaching Learning process clubbed with ICT and Educational Psychology. She has multiple Post Graduations in Chemistry, Education, Psychology, Sociology, English, and Distance Education. She is the Editor of many National and International Journals. She has participated and presented papers in more than 150 National and International Seminars, Conferences and Workshops. She has published 70 Articles in National and International Journals. She authored three Books in Physical Science Education. Also, she is the author of 3 Edited Books in Education and contributed more than 15 chapters in Edited Books. She published 8 Books in Amazon as kindle edition. She has been honoured with D.Litt., (USA) for her meritorious achievements and contributions in the field of Education and D.Sc. (Psychology) from European Union. She has visited many countries like Singapore, Malaysia, Dubai, and Sri Lanka for delivering the invited talks. She also served as the Resource Person, Session Chair, Convener and Keynote Speaker in many Academic Forums in India and abroad. She is a member of many academic bodies and life member of the renowned National Foundation for Entrepreneurship Development (NFED), Tamil Nadu. She has won 30 National and International Awards to her credit. She is currently serving as the Assistant Professor in the Department of Education and holds additional responsibility as Programme Coordinator in the Directorate of Distance Education at Mother Teresa Women’s University, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu.
Prof. Dr. Arti Chandani
Professor. Dr. Arti Chandani possesses more than 25 years of experience in teaching and research. She has published more than 50 papers in journals. She is an accomplished scholar whose papers are cited in Google Scholar with a high cite score, which are indexed in Scopus and Web of Science. She is the editor of 2 books, which are published by Springer. She is the guest editor for the special issue of 2 journals of InderScience. She has also been a keynote speaker and session chair at various national and international conferences. She was selected for the International Teachers Programme by Vlerick Business School, Belgium, wherein she has been bestowed with a scholarship worth €13,500 to attend this program and she was the only one from India to be selected to receive this coveted scholarship. Also, she has won many “Best Paper” awards. She is also the life member of National Foundation for Entrepreneurship Development (NFED), Tamil Nadu. She received the Best Teacher Award in Financial Management from Dainik Bhaskar National Education Leadership Awards in October 2013. In commemorating her laudable academic accomplishments, she has been bestowed with Outstanding Educator Award and Lifetime Achievement Award by the renowned NFED for the years 2013 and 2023 respectively. She has received the prestigious “AIMS-JIMI Outstanding Woman Management Researcher Award” in January 2022. Currently, she is serving as Professor and Chair of FPM (Fellow Progamme in Management) at Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.