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"Our Deans have grown through the ranks and taken time to cultivate their skills and knowledge. Like a Captain who always looks to the Sergeant, I always consult our Deans."- Fr Dr Pothireddy Anthony SJ, Principal
The Deans of Loyola have grown through the ranks and like anyone who has, they exhibit leadership, experience, and expertise in their work. The people who are given this position are extraordinary individuals who love what they do and drive quality and consistency in their respective departments. Here is a list of the stalwarts:
The single-most important thing that characterizes the Deans & Coordinators at Loyola is a crucial combination of competence, experience, and knowledge.
"Updating infrastructure is a continues process. Our dedicated team of experts ensures that Loyola has the latest technology."
B.E. Chemical Technology
Mr. Prasad joined Loyola in 1995 after a vast industry experience. Although he is the Dean of Developmental Affairs, he teaches students at the Chemical Technology Department. His responsibilities as the Dean of Developmental Affairs include constant updating of infrastructure at par with industry standards and introducing new & relevant teaching technologies.
His obsession with the availability of technology for students has led to Loyola having the best infrastructure in the state.
Besides his role as the Dean of Developmental Affairs, Prasad is also a member of the college cricket team. He is an ardent sports fan and follows all sporting competitions with avid interest.
"Teaching goes beyond the classroom. We enable our students to deal with whatever their careers will throw at them."
M.Sc, B.Ed, Ph.D
Dr. Sonika Sharma received her B.Sc and M.Sc in Chemistry Honours from Punjab University, Chandigarh under five years Integrated Honours School Programme. She obtained her Ph.D from Hyderabad Central University under the supervision of Prof. T.P Radhakrishanan in 2002, where she worked on “Molecular Interactions and Organization in Crystals and Langmuir/Langmuir-Blodgett Films.” She received World Laboratory Wilhelm-Simon Fellowship to pursue her postdoctoral work with Prof. Nic Spencer and Prof. Marcus Textor in Department of Materials, at ETH Zurich, Switzerland where she worked on stability of liposomes with polyelectrolytes. Since 2011 she is working in Loyola Academy Degree and PG College, Secunderabad, teaching M.Sc.(Organic) chemistry students. She served as HOD from 2016-2018 and is presently working as Dean Of Academics (PG) since June, 2018.
"Electronics is an ever changing field. But here at Loyola, we strive to be on par with the outside world. We strive for excellence."
B.Sc., M.Sc., M.Phil., (Ph.D)
Rama Kovur has completed B.Sc, M.Sc Applied Electronics and secured 2nd rank in Osmania University, 1995 and M.Phil Electronics from Srikrishnadeva Raya University, 2012. She held the position of Head of the Dept. of Electronics Technology at Loyola Academy Degree & PG College from 2004-2013.
With a wide teaching experience since 1995, she is a hardworking and sincere teacher, who perpetually proved her capabilities. She worked as Controller of Exams for the academic years 2010 to 2012.
She received the best department award from the management for six years in her term as HOD. She was the coordinator for certificate courses “repair and maintenance of electrical and electronic equipment” sponsored by UGC from 2002 through 2007.
As a chairperson of the Board of Studies, she played a key role in enhancing the syllabus in par with the industrial needs. She guided sixty minor and eighty major student projects.
Her 'LAB TO SCHOOL' program proved to be a sensational hit. The models, practicals of physics and chemistry of 9th and 10th classes, developed by degree students under her guidance, were displayed to students studying in government schools.
Though her research areas are primarily Microcontroller based systems and sensor system developments, her skill sets are vast.
Since 2013, she has been the coordinator for UGC sponsored certificate course, MECHATRONICS.
She attended many seminars and conferences and presented papers in various international conferences for which she received the best paper presentation, namely at Guru Nanak Engg College in 2013, Nizam college and Kakatiya University in 2014.
She published 5 papers in international journals and one among them is a UGC approved journal.
She is currently pursuing her PhD in Gitam University.
"Administration processes are in place that ensure Loyola functions smoothly like a well-oiled machine"
M.A., Ph.D., S.L.E.T.
Dr Maria Das has been with Loyola since 1997 and has served in various positions. His contributions were rewarded and he was given the responsibilities of the Dean of Administration. Maria Das is a skilled administrator, empathetic teacher, and has an unwavering reputation as an academician.
His responsibilities include ensuring smooth administration of the entire campus, assigning roles and responsibilities to faculty, and managing the back office. He sets and tweaks processes to ensure that day to day activities go on unhindered. As an academician he has authored many papers and taken up additional responsibilities towards student development.
"Science is an ever-changing field of study. What was once a breakthrough is now history. We keep tabs on the latest developments."
M.Sc.(Ag), Ph.D., NET
Dr. K. Krishna Mohan has completed his M.Sc. in Agriculture and Ph.D. in Agriculture. As the Dean of Science he is responsible for academic excellence in the science department.
Krishna Mohan always keeps abreast with developments in the field of agriculture and updates the curriculum accordingly. He takes keen interest in development of rural areas. He was a part of Academic Audit committee in Loyola and also used to ensure that the students behaved in a dignified manner. His hobbies include reading and listening to music.
"Don't wait for anybody to give you responsibility. One should take personal responsibility."
M.Com., MBA(HR), B.Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D
Dr. Jacqueline has 27 years of work experience and has been with Loyola since 2015. After taking into consideration her contributions to Loyola, the management decided that she would fit the role of the Dean of Commerce perfectly. She is responsible for academic excellence in the Commerce Department and believes in creating value and executing the department activities.
Teaching is her passion.Dr. Jacqueline Williams has always excelled in all spheres of life. She has earned her Doctoral Degree in Commerce from Osmania University. She is dedicated to her role here and also takes on additional responsibilities such as being part of the Women's Cell at Loyola. She has a strong interest in promoting undergraduate research as an important means of enhancing student learning and engagement. She takes time out from her busy schedule to catch up on her reading and likes to relax with writing academic books and articles for journals.
"Whatever you do, do it heart-fully as unto the Lord not unto the people "
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., PGDBM
Dr. G.Ratna Vani Assistant Professor in Public Administration has 28 years of teaching experience and has been working for Loyola Academy, Secunderabad since 2008 .She did her M.Phil from Madras Christian College, Masters and Doctorate degrees from Nagarjuna University and PGDBM from University of Hyderabad. She is responsible for academic excellence in the departments of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Dr. Ratna Vani published and presented many of her research works in National and in International journals and Conferences and also rendered her services for editing works. She is invited as resource person by Government and Corporate training institutes. As NSS officer and as an Advisor, organizes number of public awareness rallies, workshops for students and in the neighborhood community. Dr. Ratna Vani being a core member of Women empowerment cell and Campus Ministry of Loyola Academy involves in various social & spiritual activities conducted by the college.
"Be the one who nurtures and builds. Be the one who has an
understanding and a forgiving heart one who looks for the best in
people. Leave people better than you found them."
- Marvin J. Aston
M. Com , Diploma in Bharatnatyam
Mrs. Saraschandra has a rich teaching experience of 15 years. She has been working in Loyola Academy since 2013 and has played the
varied roles of lecturer, mentor and HOD. Being the Dean of Students
Activities and Students Affairs is now another feather on her cap.
Always friendly, compassionate and empathetic towards students, she is a natural leader, mentor, guide and a pillar of support to her students. Saraschandra understands the importance of a combination of academic and co-curricular activities in students' lives for their all round development and always encourages them to balance and strive to excel at both.
For years, she has trained and nurtured students in cultural activities of the college. Being an accomplished Bharatnatyam and Kuchipudi dancer herself, she has been a regular dance teacher and choreographer on the Loyola stage. Besides, she herself has given several solo and ballet performances on many stages of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and other states too.
With her unique combination of approachability, motherly affection, sensitivity, wisdom tempered with kindness, and a creative spirit, she takes keen interest in allowing young minds to realise their potential and expand their horizons.
"Give and don’t expect. Advise, but don’t order. Ask, but never demand."
G. Sirisha is a versatile and an accomplished teacher.
She completed her graduation in Electronics from Loyola Academy in 2001 and done her MCA from Villa Marie College in the year 2004. She completed M.Tech from Osmania University in 2014.
CAREER AND WORK:
1. Her journey of teaching started in the year 2005 in Villa Marie College as Asst Professor in MCA department and rendered her services there till 2010.
2. She joined Loyola Academy in the year 2011.
3. She is an active member of Loyola Academy Alumni Association for many years.