NSHM boasts of its world-class faculty and it’s one of the main reasons why students choose to study here. Our professors with illustrious records leave no stone unturned to impart nothing but the best of education.
Dr. Marisha McAuliff Chief, Academics & Quality Systems
With over seventeen years of experience across multiple disciplines in health care and academic leadership, Dr. Marisha McAuliffe joins the team at NSHM Knowledge Campus as the new Academic Director.
Dr. Marisha is an internationally-respected scholar with a focus on higher education teaching and learning. She has senior management experience primarily in the UK, Australia, and India with varied national and international exposure to higher education. She has earlier held the position of Dean in an Australian higher education business institution, a Course Director at the University of Cambridge in the UK, and Director for institutions spread across various countries.
She has been internationally and objectively recognized for her contribution to higher education as she is a Senior Fellow of the internationally esteemed Higher Education Academy (UK). Highly experienced in, and has a deep and broad understanding of higher education pedagogy and 21st-century relevant curriculum development within the disciplines offered by NSHM.
Further to this, she holds a PG qualification in online teaching and learning curriculum and pedagogy from the University of Oxford, UK. Dr. McAuliffe has an excellent track record of published work with several books and more than 20 publications as research/policy papers. Through her research and practical experience, she has contributed to cross-disciplinary educational innovation, the design of new curricula and courses, and technology-mediated teaching and learning processes, such as the digital transformation of the university curriculum.
Dr. McAuliffe has knowledge of, and implemented digital learning management systems, enterprise management systems and online teaching and learning within a university environment. Through her work in several Australian higher education institutions (i.e. NBTI and QUT), she has designed and implemented quality and accreditation systems which are of internationally comparable standards for higher education.
Through her significant knowledge and experience, she has a rich understanding of the intrinsic nature of the relationship between academics and human resource management in terms of staff quality and roles, having written the institutional policy that intersects those boundaries.
Additionally, she has experience in creating MoU’s and partnerships within national and international universities, industry partners and governmental organizations, which fits well with our long-term vision of International Outlook.
Her prime focus at NSHM is to design, develop, implement and monitor the entire Academic delivery systems & processes as per international standards. NSHM will immensely benefit from her rich cross-discipline and international academic exposure.
Dr. Subhasis Maity Director, NSHM School of Health Sciences, Kolkata Chief, Research & Publication
Prof.(Dr.) Subhasis Maity, Director & Mentor of the MHA Department, has been inculcating the skills for thinking and creativity based learning in the MHA students since long. He completed his PhD from Jadavpur University in 1996. Since then he has been engaged in research activities related to the field of Healthcare Management & Pharmaceutical Technology. He is an Inspector of PCI, New Delhi and Ex-Controller of Examinations, West Bengal University of Technology and also a member of the various committees of WBUT & AICTE. He is the chairman of the Ethical Committee of B.P. Poddar Hospital & Medical Research Ltd., Mission of Mercy and Member Secretary of GD Hospital & Diabetes Institute. He works on different projects from Bombay Hospital & Medical Research Centre and Kothari Medical Centre, Kolkata. He had a fair stint with the healthcare industries on focus based environment, designed for the new breed of MHA students to derive meaningful engagements in the demanding sectors under the Healthcare industry as a whole.
Dr. Krishnendu Sarkar Chief, Strategy & Impact, Chief, NSHM Life Skills School
He is a graduate engineer (Electrical) from BIT Sindri with post graduation in the area of informatics from CSIR and a PhD in Management Science from West Bengal University of Technology. He has 27 years of work experience spread across the sectors of Industry, R&D, Social Development and Academics. Prior to his joining NSHM in year 2002, he had worked in process automation areas in public sector steel plants and as a Scientist, CSIR for informatics research and development. He had also initiated IT interventions with leading NGOs for social development. Besides, he was also associated in the development of thinking & creativity learning modules with Dr Edward de Bono of lateral thinking fame and was accorded the title of master educator by him.
Dr. Naveen Das Director, NSHM School of Business & Management, Kolkata Director, NSHM College of Management & Technology, Kolkata
A Ph.D. from IMT Ghaziabad-NLU followed by a B.Tech from IIT, KGP and a PGDM from IIM, C Prof. Das is known for his expertise in Marketing. In his corporate career of nine years, he has worked with companies like Godrej-GE Appliances Ltd. (Mumbai) and Everonn Education Systems (Chennai).He has been, for the last 13 years, in the academic sector associated with renowned institutes like ICFAI Business School (Hyderabad & Kolkata) and Indian School of Business, Hyderabad.He also has conducted a number of MDPs and FDPs across the country and has consulted numerous public, private and NFP organisations.
Dr. Mohammed Firoz Director, NSHM School of Media & Communication, Kolkata & Durgapur
Dr. Firoz started his career in media education from India’s premier media school, Indian Institute of Mass Communication as a visiting professor. As the Chair of the Department of Media & Communication at Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) Dubai, Dr. Firoz was instrumental in designing and implementing the curriculum for the undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Media & Communication.
As the Head of the Department of Media Studies at Bayan College, Muscat (Affiliated with Purdue University Northwest, and accredited by ASIC UK as a Premier Institution), he contributed to setting
up the Department of Media Studies. As an Associate Professor and Program leader at the University of Wollongong in Dubai, he designed academic plans and teaching pedagogy with a particular emphasis on digital storytelling. He also served as Principal and Professor of Social Communications for a year, at the National Institute of Social Work and Social Sciences, Bhubaneshwar.
Dr. Firoz’s areas of teaching and expertise are Communication studies, New communication methods, Multimedia storytelling, Media management and entrepreneurship, Media ethics, Mindful communication & Journalism, and Media sociology. He has supervised research, major project, and professional portfolio in the areas of new communication methods, social media, media convergence, multimedia storytelling, and documentary filmmaking. His areas of competence and skills are media education and training, education management, and curriculum development.
Currently, he is working on a handbook of transmedia storytelling which aims to include voices and insights from storytelling experts which will also shed light on the sociology of storytelling, industry best practices and also provide relevant context on how technology is changing/enhancing the impact of storytelling.
Prof. Jaydip Sen Principal, NSHM School of Computing & Analytics, Kolkata HOD, Dept. of Computer Science & Analytics, NSHM School of Engineering & Technology, Durgapur
Jaydip Sen obtained his Bachelor of Engineering (B.E) in Mechanical Engineering with honors from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India in 1989, and Master of Technology (M.Tech) in Computer Science with honors from Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata in 2001. He has worked in reputed organizations like Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd., India, Oracle India Pvt. Ltd., and Akamai Technology Pvt. Ltd, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd and National Institute of Science and Technology, INDIA and Calcutta Business School, and Praxis Business School. During his tenure in the Innovation Lab of Tata Consultancy Services, Kolkata, he was involved in research and development in security and privacy aspects in wireless networks and Internet of Things. While he worked with Praxis Business School, he was involved in teaching and research in various areas of Data Sciences. He is also an expert in IBM technologies in Data Science and Big Data and delivers invited lectures in workshops conducted in various universities in India and abroad. He is a Senior Member of ACM, USA a Member IEEE, USA and a Life Member of Indian Society of Technical Education (ISTE). He was also an active member of the security group of IEEE 802.16 standard body and European Telecommunication Standards Institute (ETSI). His biography has been listed in Marquis Who’s Who in the World in every year since 2008.
Dr. Niloy Sarkar Principal, NSHM School of Health Sciences, Durgapur Principal, NSHM College of Management & Technology, Durgapur