In 2003, Amma appointed Dr. P. Venkat Rangan as the Vice Chancellor of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. Previously, Dr. Rangan founded and directed the Multimedia Laboratory and Internet & Wireless Networks (WiFi) Research at the University of California, San Diego, (UCSD) where he served as a Professor of Computer Science and Engineering for 16 years. He is an internationally recognized pioneer of research in Multimedia Systems and Internet E Commerce. In 1996, Dr. Rangan became one of the youngest faculty members to be awarded the Full Professor position at the University of California - just 7 years after his Ph.D. from U.C. Berkeley in 1989. Dr. Rangan has over 75 publications in International (mainly IEEE and ACM) Journals and Conferences, and also holds over 20 U S Patents.
Dr. Sankaran currently serves as Registrar of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. Dr. Sankaran received his Ph.D. in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, and has had a long and distinguished career as a Professor, Chairperson, Principal, and an Academician.
Dr. Sasangan Ramanathan, Dean- Faculty of Engineering and a Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, brings with him over 25 years of international research, management and leadership experience.
Dr. Bipin Nair currently serves as Professor and Dean at the School of Biotechnology. Ph. D. in Microbiology, MS, University of Baroda in 1986. Dr. Nair joined us from MDS Pharma Services, USA, where he worked for over 12 years as the Research Manager in the Lead Discovery Group.
Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh is the Director & Professor at Amrita Center for Wireless Networks and Applications (AWNA) and Dean of International Programs, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.
Dr. U. Krishnakumar currently serves as Chairman (Board of Studies), Director & Research Supervisor in the Department of Computer Science and I.T., School of Arts & Sciences, Kochi. His areas of research include Distributed Computing, Medical Informatics, Mentoring, Culture and Media Studies.
Dr. Balakrishnan Shankar is the Associate Dean for the School of Engineering at Amritapuri campus. He currently serves as a Professor, Head of the Department and the Chairperson at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Amrita School of Engineering, Amritapuri.
Dr. Prem Kumar Vasudevan Nair currently serves as the Medical Director at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences at Kochi campus of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. He also serves as a Professor at the Department of Gastroenterology at the School of Medicine, Kochi.
Dr. Shantikumar V. Nair currently serves as the Dean of Research at the Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. He also holds the office of the Director of India's foremost research institutes - Amrita Center for Nanosciences & Molecular Medicine at Kochi campus of the Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. Currently his research focuses on regenerative medicine, nanomedicine and energy-based devices...
Dr. Krishnashree Achuthan heads the Center for Cybersecurity Systems and Networks and Amrita Technology Business Incubator (Amrita TBI) at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. She is the Co-Director of Indo - U. S. and International Initiatives at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. She is also the Dean of PG Programs, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore and a Professor at the department of Chemical Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore.
Swami Sankaraamritananda Puri (Dr. C. Nagarajan) currently serves as the Medical Director and Principal at Amrita School of Ayurveda. He is also working as a Professor in the Department of Kayachikitsa, Amrita School of Ayurveda.
Dr. Mahadevan S. currently serves as Deputy Dean of School of Engineering and Chairperson of the Department of Sciences at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore campus.
Professor Kishore Gopalakrishna Pillai currently serves as Professor & Associate Dean, School of Business & Departments of Management, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.
Dr. V. M. Nandakumaran currently serves as Professor in the Department of Physics, School of Arts & Sciences, Amritapuri. His areas of research include Non Linear Dynamics and Chaos, Chaos in Laser Systems, Synchronization of Chaotic Systems.