Faculty Champion:Dr. Balaji Ramanujam
|Name: Dr. Balaji Ramanujam
Faculty Champion: MITS chorts(2021, 2020, 2019, 2018(both)
Majored in: Chemistry
Serving UIF(as Faculty Champion) Since: 2017
School: Madanapalle Institute of Technology & Science (MITS)
What he does now: Faculty Champion for UIF, Faculty Innovation Fellow (candidate) - 2022 Cohort, Associate Professor, Administrative and Research Head of Chemistry Department (MITS)
What that means: Designing new ways for students to lead an innovation movement in higher education
Contact him about: How to be the better U, ideas you have; Challenges you face; networking with other Fellows you want; and ways you can give back to the UIF network
Bala(ji) is a Chemistry faculty and UIF faculty champion, mentoring and guiding students to become potential change agent.
He facilitators and prunes the innovation among students to take part in the University Innovation Fellows program, an initiative of the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (d.school) at Stanford University.
Bala began this work after getting inspired by the TLS India program happened at Banglore in June 2017.
Bala holds a Doctorate degree from one of the Best Technology schools in India IIT Bombay and M.Sc(Ingtd) from Pondicherry University.