Faculty Champion:Dr. Balaji Ramanujam
|Name: Dr. Balaji Ramanujam
Faculty Champion: MITS chorts(2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018(both)
Majored in: Chemistry
Serving UIF(as Faculty Champion) Since: 2017
Organization: QS I-GAUGE (an active part of QS Quacquarelli Symonds Ltd.)
What he does now: External mentor for UIF, Faculty Innovation Fellow - 2022 Cohort, Senior Manager – Quality and Research
What that means: Imparting quality assessment methods and rating system for Higher Education Institutes and K-12 Schools in India to meet Global standards
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 current holding the lead position in the QA-RA team of QS I-GAUGE, India and he stands responsible for making the quality assessment parameters for QS I-GAUGE rating of the HEI, SCHOOLS. He was 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.
Social media profiles
Linkedin: Balaji Ramanujam
Facebook: Balaji Ramanujam