Tuesday, 3 October 2017

Curriculum vitae of Rev Fr Dr A Rex Angelo SJ

Professor of English & Vice-principal (PG Section)
Director, Loyola ELT Research Centre & Director, ALC Alumni Association
Province Co-ordinator of Alumni Commission, Andhra Jesuit Province

Address for Correspondence:                                                                       Contact Details:     

Rev Fr Dr A Rex Angelo SJ                                              Telephone (Res): (0863) 2476329
Jesuit Residence                                                               (Off): (0863) 2476082/2474902
Andhra Loyola College                                                    Mobile: +918897701405
Vijayawada                                                                        E-mail: rexangelo@gmail.com
Andhra Pradesh - 520008                                                                 
     
Languages known:

No
Language
Proficiency
1
              Tamil
 Mother tongue
2
              Telugu
 Can speak, read, and write with high proficiency
3
              Malayalam
 Can speak, read, and write with basic competence
4
              Hindi
 Can speak, read, and write with basic competence
5
              English
 Can speak, read, and write with high proficiency
6
              French
 Basic competence

Academic Qualifications:

·       Ph.D. in English Language Teaching from University of Madras in December, 2013
·       Research Methodology from University of Oxford, UK during Sep 2007 – June 2008
·       M. Phil. in English Literature from Madurai Kamaraj University in 2004 with First Class
·       State-level Eligibility Test (SLET) by AP College Service Commission in 1998
·       M. A. in English Literature from Osmania University in 1996 with First Class      
·       B.Th (Bachelor of Theology) from Vidya Jyothi, New Delhi in 1994 with First Class
·       B.Ed. from Acharya Nagarjuna University in 1990 with First Class                                                                                                                                      
·       B.Ph (Bachelor of Philosophy) from Satya Nilayam, Chennai in 1989 with First Class
·       B. A. in English Literature from University of Madras in 1981 with First Class

Special training received:

A) International level:

1.     Visiting Academic at the University of Oxford, UK as a resident member of Campion Hall, a Permanent Private Hall of the University of Oxford, engaged in ELT Research in the University’s Faculty of Education and in the Oxford University Computing Service from 1 October 2007 until 18 June 2008
2.     "Presentations: Getting the message across", an IT Learning Programme, University of Oxford, UK during the Hilary Term, 2008
3.     "Online Bibliography and Research Tool" an IT Learning Programme at University of Oxford on 21 May, 2008

B) National level:

1.     A Three-day National Workshop on “Transformative Leadership to meet the Challenges in Higher Education Institutions” organised by Xavier Board of Higher Education in India, Bangalore held during 10 - 12 February, 2017 at Loyola College of Social Sciences, Thiruvananthapuram
2.     A Two-day Workshop for Leaders of Christian Colleges in India on "Strategic Planning & Resource Development" (SPRD) organised by Christ University, Bengaluru & United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia on 25 & 26 January, 2016 at Bengaluru
3.     A National Workshop on "National Institutional Ranking Framework" (NIRF) organised by ELOIT Innovations on 17th December 2015 at Vijayawada
4.     A five-day Executive Development Programme (EDP) organised by the Association of Indian College Principals (AICP) in collaboration with VM National Institute of Co-operative Management, Pune (Under the Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India) during 12 & 16 January, 2015 at Pune
5.     Leadership Training at Prerana, Ignatian Spirituality Centre, Bengaluru during 15 & 17 November, 2013
6.     Three-day Workshop on SPSS for Data Analysis organised by LISSTAR, Loyola College (Autonomous), Chennai during 13 – 15 October, 2011
7.     “Holistic Integration Retreat Programme” at Atmadarshan Centre for Spirituality and Counselling, Patna during 2 - 12 September, 2011
8.     Ten-day Training in Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP) at Sadhana Institute, Lonavla, Pune under the professional guidance of Dr Richard McHugh (USA) from 4 - 13 January, 2007
9.     Three-day Workshop on "Research Methodology" at the Institute of Dialogue with Cultures and Religions (IDCR), Loyola College, Chennai from 19 - 21 July, 2006
10.   Effective Educational Leadership, All India Association for Christian Higher Education (AIACHE), New Delhi and Kristu Jyoti College, Bangalore during 4 & 12 May 2000
11.  Integral Pedagogical Paradigm (IPP) - A faculty improvement programme on teaching methodology conducted by St Aloysius College, Mangalore during June 19 - 21, 1997
12.  Homeostasis Reality Therapy & Counselling, HRT Foundation, Trivandrum in 1996
13.  Certificate in Carnatic Music, Summer School of  Music, Chennai in 1989

C) State level:

1.     UGC-sponsored Staff Training Programme on “Effective Use of Resources on Internet for Teaching and Research” at Andhra Loyola College (Autonomous) on 8 April, 2011
2.     UGC-CPE Funded Staff Training Programme on “MATLAB” at Andhra Loyola College (Autonomous) on 7 April, 2011
3.     Three-week UGC-sponsored Refresher Course in ‘Social Exclusion & Inclusive Policy’ at UGC-Academic Staff College, Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad during 10 February and 2 March, 2011
4.     Three-week UGC Refresher Course in ‘Telugu Literature – Translations’, organised by Dept of Telugu & Oriental Languages, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur from 16th September to 6 October, 2010
5.     Month-long training in ‘The Creation of Interactive Multi-media for Computer-based Tutorials’ by CADD Centre Training Services, Vijayawada during June 2005
6.     Three-week UGC-sponsored Refresher Course in English at Academic Staff College, Osmania University, Hyderabad during 9 August and 30 August, 2004
7.     UGC-sponsored four-week Orientation Programme at Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati during 23 April and 19 May, 2001

Publications:

1.     Research Paper on “Professional Ethics of Teachers as Mentors” in International Journal of Trend in Research and Development (ISSN: 2394-9333), Special Issue NCPETLP – 17, September 2017 with an Impact Factor: 4004 (Year 2017 calculated by 12OR).
2.     Research Paper on “A Problem- Solving Approach to The Development of Intensive Reading” in NOTIONS – A Peer-reviewed Referred Journal of English Literature, Vol. VIII: No. 1, March 2017. pp. 65 – 70.  ISSN: (P) 0976-5247, (e) 2395-7239,  (ICRJIFR Impact Factor 3.9531).                                                                                                                                  
3.     Research Paper on “Mahasweta Devi: An Icon of Subaltern Literature” in NOTIONS – A Peer-reviewed Referred Journal of English Literature, Vol. 8 No. 15-1, March 2017. pp. 103 – 114.  ISSN: (P) 0976-5247, (e) 2395-7239, (ICRJIFR Impact Factor 3.9531).                                                                                                                               
4.     Research Paper on “ A Review of Various ELT Methods” at Andhra Loyola Institute of Engineering & Technology, Vijayawada during a two-day National Seminar on ‘Emerging Trends in English Language Pedagogy’ organised by the Department of English on 11 & 12 March 2016. Vol 3, Spl Issue 1, 2016. ISSN: 2349-9753.
5.     Research Paper on ‘Using Technology in Teaching English language’ at KL University, Vaddeswaram, Guntur on 21 & 22 August, 2015 during the International Conference on ‘Advances in English Studies & Women Empowerment’. ISBN: 978-93-84124-45-8
6.     Research paper: “Eco-benevolent Vision of Hinduism” in International Journal of Multi-disciplinary Advanced Research Trends, Volume II, Issue: I, February 2015.
ISSN: 2349-7408
7.     Research Paper: “E-learning in ELT Classrooms”, a paper presented and published at the International Inter-disciplinary Conference on “Language, Literature, Cultural Studies and Knowledge Resources (LLCSKR – 2015) during 5 – 6 February, 2015 at Vignan University, Guntur. ISBN: 978-93-84361-17-4
8.     Doctoral Dissertation: “English Language Teaching at Degree Colleges in Andhra Pradesh: An exploratory study of major factors influencing learners’ performance in second language”, published by Lambert Academic Publishing (LAP), Germany, 2014. ISBN: 9783659525599
9.     Research paper: “Modern Classrooms - Medieval Pedagogies” (E-learning & Innovation in Education), INNOVATIONS and QUALITY OF LIFE, pp. 39 - 45, published by Earthworm Books Pvt Ltd, Mumbai, January 2010. ISBN: 10:81-86945-24-5
10.  Journal Article: “Engaging Indian Higher Education for Social Responsibility”, University News, Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi, Vol. 47, No. 20, pp. 6 – 9, dated May 18 - 24, 2009. ISSN-0566-2257
11.  Journal Article: “Rethinking Pedagogy for our Digital Age”, University News, Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi, Vol. 47, No. 6, pp. 14 - 20, dated February 09 - 15, 2009. ISSN-0566-2257
12.  Journal Article: “Communication for Human Dignity”, Culture & Communications, Indian Media Research Journal, Chennai, No: 16, Vol: 05, pp. 3 - 10, August 2006
13.  “Examination Reforms Towards Quality Assurance”, A Compendium of Findings, UGC-sponsored seminar at ALC, Vijayawada, India, 2005. pp. 122 - 132
14.  “Choice-based Credit System – A Review”, LOYOLITE 2005, pp. 114 – 120.
15.  Music CD “Nee Sayvalo” – an album of devotional songs released by Andhra Jesuit Province in 2014.
16.  Music CDs “Anthayu Nee Mahimakay” (2013) & – “Nee Sevalo” (2014) albums with devotional hymns released by Andhra Jesuit Province
17.  'Hymns for Youth' - A book of hymns for students for liturgical purpose

Awards received:

1.     ‘Best Participant’ Award during UGC-Refresher Course 2010 by Dept of Telugu & Oriental Languages, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur
2.     First Prize in Essay-writing in English on “A Tyranny called ‘The Textbook!’” sponsored by Education Club, Andhra Lutheran College of Education, Guntur, India, 1990
3.     First Prize in Teaching in English on ‘Covering, Discovering, and Uncovering the Syllabus’ sponsored by Education Club, Andhra Lutheran College of Education, Guntur, India, 1990

All India Radio (AIR) talks delivered:

1.     In connection with the birth anniversary of Helen Keller, a talk on “Helen Keller’s accomplishments as an author and political activist” for 14 minutes at 9.45 AM on 27th June 2017 (AIR: VIJAYAWADA)
2.     A talk on “Mother Teresa and her contribution to humanity” for 15 minutes at 7.30 AM on 4th September 2016 (FM AIR: VIJAYAWADA)
3.     A lecture on “Curbing Indiscipline among Youth” for 15 minutes at 9.30 AM on 12th October 2015 (AIR: VIJAYAWADA)
4.     A talk on “The urgent need to develop soft skills for students in this competitive era” for 15 minutes at 9.30 AM on 3rd November, 2014 (AIR: VIJAYAWADA)

Invited talks and paper presentations:

1.     Paper presentation on “Professional Ethics of Teachers as Mentors” during the National Conference on ‘Professional Ethics and its Impact on Teaching Learning Process’ organised by Center of Excellence of St Anne’s Degree College for Women, Halasuru, Bangalore on 28th September 2017.
2.     Invited talk on “Autonomy: Issues & Challenges” during the Workshop cum Seminar for autonomous colleges to actualise the potentials of PG autonomy organised by IQAC – ALC, Vijayawada during 2nd and 3rd June 2017.
3.     Invited talk on “Characteristics of Jesuit Education” during Induction Programme for the faculty on probation organised by IQAC – ALC, Vijayawada on 1st June 2017.
4.     Co-ordinator of five-day UGC-sponsored Faculty Development Programme on English Communication Skills for staff of Andhra Loyola College during 20th – 24th March 2017.
5.     Invited lectures on “Spoken & Written English for Lecturers” during the five-day UGC-sponsored Faculty Development Programme on English Communication Skills for staff of Andhra Loyola College during 20th – 24th March 2017.
6.     A Two-day International Leadership Programme for 45 members of DMI & MMI Foundation in Chennai on 12th & 13th January 2017.
7.     Invited lecture on E-content Generation during one-week Faculty Development Programme organised by the Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada during 24th – 29th Oct 2016 in collaboration with the Departments of Visual Communication and Computer Science.
8.     Invited lecture on “Importance of E-content Generation” during one week Faculty Development Programme on E-content Generation (31 Oct – 5th Nov 2016) organised by the Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada and sponsored by Department of Bio-technology (Govt. of India) on 31st October 2016.
9.     Paper presentation on “Caring for the Elderly is a Divine Imperative – A Christian Perspective” during the two-day National Seminar on ‘Ethical Issues of Geriatric Care in India’ organised by the Department of Ethics & Religion, Andhra Loyola College (Autonomous), Vijayawada in collaboration with Indian Council of Philosophical Research, New Delhi during 28 & 29 October 2016.
10.  Invited talk on “Research Methodology” during the PG staff Orientation organised by IQAC, Andhra Loyola College on 23rd June 2016.
11.  Staff Orientation on “The Role of a Teacher in Forming Men and Women for Others” for the teaching staff of St Ann’s High School, Prasadampadu, Andhra Pradesh on 11th June 2016.
12.  Paper presentation on “A Review of Various ELT Methods” at Andhra Loyola Institute of Engineering & Technology, Vijayawada during a two-day National Seminar on ‘Emerging Trends in English Language Pedagogy’ organised by the Department of English on 11 & 12 March 2016.
13.  One-day Seminar on "Mentoring for Leadership" organised by Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada for the unaided teaching staff of the College on 15th October 2015
14.  One-day workshop on "Student Mentoring" organised by Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Andhra Loyola College (Autonomous), Vijayawada for aided teaching staff of the College on 13th October 2015
15.  Orientation Programme for the former students of St Ann’s College for Women, Malkapuram, Visakhapatnam with the theme “The Role of the Alumni in a College” on 26th September 2015
16.  Paper Presentation on ‘Using Technology in Teaching English language’ at KL University, Vaddeswaram, Guntur on 21 & 22 August, 2015 during the International Conference on ‘Advances in English Studies & Women Empowerment – 2015’
17.  Orientation Programme for 80 teaching staff of Nirmala High School, Machilipatnam on the theme ‘The Role of Teachers in Shaping the Modern Youth in our Schools' on 8th August 2015 in preparation for their Golden Jubilee
18.  Input session on "Integrated Pedagogical Paradigm" (IPP) to an audience of about 150 lecturers from all departments of Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada on 29th July 2015
19.  Orientation Programme on ‘Mentoring’ for 150 professors & Assistant Professors of Andhra Loyola Institute of Engineering & Technology, Vijayawada on 21 July 2015
20.  Two-day Workshop on “Communicative Competence in English” & “Dynamics of Second Language Acquisition” for teachers of English from High schools of Telangana State on 5 & 6 June 2015
21.  Two-day Orientation Programme on “Response-Ability of Teachers” & “Building Competencies” for 100 teaching staff of St Patrick’s High School, Secunderabad, Telangana on 3 & 4 June, 2015
22.  A workshop on “Leadership in Education: Challenges in Today’s Context” for a group of 40 Headmistresses of various schools from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana at St Ann’s Provincial’s House in Guntur on 26th April 2015
23.  Invited lecture on “Core Human Values and Unhealthy Trends in our Society” during UGC-sponsored National Seminar on ‘Core Human Values & Professional Ethics’ at St Joseph’s College of Education for Women, Guntur during 19 & 20 February 2015
24.  An Endowment Lecture in memory of Rev Sr Stanislaus Samikannu Pillai JMJ on “The urgent need to develop soft skills for students in this competitive era” at JMJ College for Women, Tenali on 18th February, 2015
25.  “Dalit Rights Are Human Rights” a talk delivered at a Two-day UGC-sponsored National Seminar organised by Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Hyderabad on ‘Socio-economic Conditions of Marginalised Groups: A Search for Inclusive Policy” during 12 -13 February 2015 at ALC, Vijayawada
26.  “E-learning in ELT Classrooms”, a paper presented and published at the International Inter-disciplinary Conference on “Language, Literature, Cultural Studies and Knowledge Resources (LLCSKR – 2015) during 5 – 6 February, 2015 at Vignan University, Guntur.
27.  Chief Guest’s Message: “Hard work pays always” during Prize Distribution Day at Maris Stella College (Autonomous) on 2nd February 2015
28.  “Creationism and Darwinism: A Christian Perspective”: A paper presented during the Second International Conference on ‘Science and Scientist - 2014’ on 28th & 29th November, 2014, organised by Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Institute & Bhakti Vedanta Institute, Princeton, USA in collaboration with PB Siddartha College of Arts & Science, Vijayawada
29.  Message: “Born for Great Things” on Independence Day at Loyola Public School, Nallapadu, Guntur on 15th August, 2014
30.  “Chalk-talk or Mouse-click?” during the UGC-sponsored national seminar on “Information and communication technologies (ICT) in making a healthy information society with special reference to use of ICTs in educational technology” held at Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada during August 11 – 12, 2014
31.  Orientation talk on "The role of motivation in life" to the staff and students of St Joseph Dental College, Duggirala, Eluru on 4 August, 2014
32.  “Using our Talents for Others”, Chief Guest’s address during the Inauguration of Commerce Association, Madonna College for the Deaf, Gunadala, Vijayawada on 19th July, 2014
33.  “Developing soft skills”, Resource person’s address at the Inauguration of Association Activities at Maris Stella College, Vijayawada on 21st June, 2014
34.  "Learning English Grammar without Tears", a crash course in the use of correct tenses for the teachers of ALCAA School, Vijayawada on 3 & 4 January, 2014
35.  Message at Semi-Christmas Celebrations at Maris Stella College, Vijayawada on 23rd December, 2013
36.  “Rethinking Pedagogy for the Digital Ages” during the National Seminar on ‘Effective Communication & Teaching for Lecturers’ at St Theresa’s College for Women (Autonomous), Eluru, organised by Xavier Board of Higher education in India during 2 – 5 October, 2011
37.  Lecture on “The true challenges of higher education to the youth of India today”, during the National Seminar on ‘Formed to Reform – Shaping Students to mend the Torn World’ organised by Jesuit Higher Education Association of South Asia (JHEASA) in collaboration with All India Catholic University Federation (AICUF) at AICUF National Secretariat, Chennai during 24 & 25 January, 2011
38.  Paper Presentation on “Chalk Talk versus Mouse Click” during UGC-sponsored International Seminar on Applied Linguistics organised by the Dept of English, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur on 17th December, 2010
39.  Keynote Address on the theme “Students for Social Change” at AICUF Leadership Camp at Ananda Jyothi, Nagarjuna Nagar, Guntur on 31st July, 2009
40.  Plenary Talk entitled “Chalk Talk Vs. Mouse Click” during the National Conference in ‘Modern Trends in English Language Teaching and Learning: Industry-Institute Perspectives’ organised by Dept of Science and Humanities, Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai during 6 & 7 February, 2009
41.  Talk on “Does Doing Well Always Mean Doing Enough?” at the International Conference on ‘Corporate Social Responsibility in the Globalised Scenario’ held at Holy Cross College (Autonomous), Trichy, Tamilnadu during 22 – 24 January, 2009
42.  Paper Presentation on “Modern Classrooms But Medieval Pedagogies?!” at the International Conference on ‘Innovations – Enhancing the Quality of Life’ organised by the PG and Research Dept of Commerce, Loyola College (Autonomous), Chennai during 12 & 13 January, 2009
43.  Invited talk as resource person on “Combating Communalism and Fundamentalism: Students’ March towards a Secular India” at the National Seminar conducted at Kristu Jayanthi Jubilee College, Guntur by AICUF, Guntur on 27th December, 2008
44.  Paper Presentation on “Rethinking Pedagogy for a Digital Age” during the UGC-sponsored National Seminar on ‘Reflective Practice in the English Classroom’ organised by the Dept of English & Loyola ELT Resource & Research Centre, Vijayawada during 11 – 12 August, 2008
45.  "E-learning", a Paper Presentation during the International Conference organised by IATEFL Learning Technologies, UK, ELTAI Computer Technology, & Loyola College, Chennai during 3 - 5 August, 2007
46.  "Students and Their Rights", a Paper Presentation during UGC-sponsored Regional Workshop on Human Rights Education at Loyola College, Chennai on 11 & 12 July, 2007
47.  Two-day Orientation on the theme, "Building Competencies of School Teachers" for teaching staff of Loyola Public School, Nallapadu, Guntur on 11 & 12 June, 2007
48.  "Are There Effective Ways to Learn English Language?", a presentation to 200 junior lecturers at Lawrence Sundaram Auditorium, Loyola College, Chennai during the Workshop 'Story - Spirit - Style' on 7th June, 2007
49.  Keynote Address on “Right to Information Act - 2005” to members of AICUF at Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada on 27 April, 2007
50.  "Inspirational Leadership: the greatest need of the hour", an orientation talk to members of AICUF at MRF Hall, Loyola Hall, Chennai on 28th February, 2007
51.  "Latest Trends in Research Methodology in English Language Teaching (ELT) at SoliĆ©re Hall, Loyola College, Chennai for 400 PG students on 20th February, 2007
52.  Two-day course in Phonetics & Spoken English at Ananda Jyothi, Nagarjuna Nagar, Guntur on 1 - 2 June, 2006
53.  Talk on "Team Spirit for Collective Achievement" during AICUF State-level Meet at Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada on 20th April, 2006
54.  Input sessions on Choice-based Credit System (CBCS) to the Staff of Maris Stella College, Vijayawada on 14th February, 2005
55.  Acted as resource person on "Implementation of Choice-based Credit System (CBCS) to the College Management of Maris Stella College, Vijayawada on 12th February, 2005
56.  “Examination Reforms towards Quality Assurance”, a paper presented during UGC-sponsored National Conference on ‘Quality Assurance in Higher Education: A Drive towards Professionalism’ during 17th and 18th December, 2004 at ALC, Vijayawada: A Compendium of Findings, pp. 122 - 132
57.  UGC-sponsored Third International Seminar cum Workshop on English Grammar by Dept of English, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur during 17 - 21 December, 2004
58.  Talk on "Communication Skills in the Classroom" at Academic Staff College, SV University, Tirupati on 15th May, 2002
59.  Talk on "Autonomy - a challenge to teachers and students" during XLIII Orientation Programme at Academic Staff College, SV University, Tirupati on 19th May, 2001
60.  Invited Talk on "Communication Skills" in the Refresher Course in Tourism & Travel Management at Maris Stella College, Vijayawada on 11th December, 2000
61.  Input Session on "Communication in the Field of Tourism" at Maris Stella College, Vijayawada on 11th December, 2000

Conferences & Seminars attended:

A) International level:

1.     World Union of Jesuit Alumni (WUJA) Global Congress 2017: “Uniting Jesuit Frontiers” at John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio during June 28 - July 2, 2017
2.     Melbourne 2015: ‘Expanding the Jesuit Higher Education Network: Collaborations for Social Justice’ Conference during 7-10 July 2015 at Australian Catholic University (ACU) at the invitation of Professor Greg Craven, Vice-Chancellor, ACU, Melbourne, Australia
3.     Presidents’ Roundtable “Times change; values don’t” at Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia during 11-12 July 2015 during the 25th General Assembly of International Federation of Catholic Universities
4.     International Inter-disciplinary Conference on “Language, Literature, Cultural Studies and Knowledge Resources (LLCSKR – 2015) during 5 – 6 February, 2015 at Vignan University, Guntur
5.     Second International Conference on ‘Science and Scientist - 2014’ organised by Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Institute & Bhakti Vedanta Institute, Princeton, USA in collaboration with PB Siddartha College of Arts & Science, Vijayawada on 28th & 29th November, 2014
6.     International Colloquium on Global Environment Protection organised by Andhra Loyola College (Autonomous) and Andhra Loyola Institute of Engineering and Technology, Vijayawada during 23 – 25 March, 2011
7.     UGC-sponsored International Seminar on Applied Linguistics conducted by the Dept of English, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur during 15 – 18 December, 2010
8.     Indo-Global Education Summit 2010 at Hyderabad, organised by The Indus Foundation during 3 – 7 December, 2010
9.     International Conference at Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City, South America on the theme “Shaping the Future: Networking Jesuit Higher Education for a Globalising World” during April 22 – 24, 2010
10.  International Seminar organised by ‘Knowledge Xchange’ on “DNA of Higher Education – Recalibrating, Responsibility, Growth & Competitiveness” at Hotel Accord Metropolitan, Chennai on 7 November, 2009
11.  International Seminar organised by Jesuit Higher Education Association – South Asia, South Asian Assistancy at Loyola College (Autonomous), Chennai during 6 – 8 November, 2009
12.  International Conference on “Innovations – Enhancing the Quality of Life” organised by the PG & Research Dept of Commerce, Loyola College (Autonomous), Chennai during 12 & 13 January, 2009
13.  International Seminar on "Delearn to Relearn - Redefining the Architecture of Education" at Hotel Taj Coromandel organised by ‘Knowledge Exchange’ Forum on 12th May 2007
14.  UGC sponsored III International Seminar-cum-Workshop on English Grammar organised by Department of English, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur during 17 – 21 December 2004
15.  “Summit of Joy” VI World Congress of Jesuit Alumni at St Xavier's College, Kolkata from 21 to 24 January, 2003
16.  World Congress on "World Languages in Multi-lingual Contexts" at CIEFL, Hyderabad during 3 & 7 January, 2001

B) National-level:

1.     National Conference on ‘Professional Ethics and its Impact on Teaching Learning Process’ organised by Center of Excellence of St Anne’s Degree College for Women, Halasuru, Bangalore on 28th September 2017.
2.     VIII National Congress of Federation of Jesuit Alumni/ae Associations of India held at St Xavier’s School, Ranchi, Jharkhand from 27th to 29 January 2017
3.     A Three-day National Conference on ‘Global Competencies in Jesuit Higher Education’ hosted by Bangalore Jesuit Educational Society at St Joseph’s College of Commerce (Autonomous), Bengaluru from 5th to 7th November 2016
4.     A Two-day UGC-sponsored National Seminar on ‘Sustainable Environment Through Green Energy’ organised by National Green Corps, Departments of Environmental Science & Renewable Energy in collaboration with Krishna University during 27 & 28 February, 2015 at Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada
5.     UGC-sponsored two-day National Seminar on “Socio-economic Conditions of Marginalised Groups: A Search for Inclusive Policy” at Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada during 12 & 13 February, 2015
6.     Two-day National Workshop on Knowledge and Openness in the Digital Era by Centre for Internet & Society (India), Bangalore on 24 & 25 June, 2014
7.     Two-day National Workshop on “Learning Management Systems - E-content Development” by Centre for Internet & Society (India) Bangalore on 12 & 13 August, 2014
8.     Two-day National Conference on “Recent Trends in Higher Education” organised by Loyola College, Chennai & Jesuit Higher Education Commission with Consortium of Christian Minority educational Institutions at Loyola College, Chennai on 15 & 16 February 2014
9.     XXI Triennial Convention of the Xavier Board of Higher Education in India, hosted by St Philomena’s College (Autonomous), Mysore from 27 to 30 April, 2013
10.  One Day National Seminar on ‘Youth for Police Reforms’ at UGC-Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad on 19 February, 2011
11.  UGC-sponsored National Workshop on Action research for Professional Development in English Language Teaching, organised by Loyola ELT Centre, ALC, Vijayawada during 10 – 12 December, 2009
12.  CHILANKA – V National Congress of JAAI jointly organised by Loyola College of Social Sciences, Loyola School and St Xavier's College, Thiruvananthapuram at Loyola Campus from 7 to 9  September, 2007
13.  National Conference on "Innovative Trends in General English Curriculum" by the Dept of English, Loyola College, Chennai on 15 & 16 March, 2007
14.  National Conference on "Mission, Innovation & Transformation of Catholic Higher Education in India" by Stella Maris College (Autonomous), Chennai during 1 - 3 February, 2007
15.  UGC National Seminar on “The Praxis & the Pedagogics of Post-Colonial Literatures” during 19 – 20 December 2005
16.  Three-day National Conference co-sponsored by UGC and NAAC, Bangalore on "25 Years of Autonomy - vision, experiences and future directions" held at Loyola College, Chennai between 5 and 7 February, 2003
17.  Two-day State-level Conference on "Role of Stake-holders in Achieving Excellence in Higher Education in the Knowledge Era" conducted at Coimbatore, Tamilnadu by Association of Management of Private Colleges during 4 & 5 January, 2002

C) State-level:

1.     A One-day Seminar, ‘Samalochana: Let’s think together’ organised by Department of Language & Culture, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh on 6th January 2017
2.     A One-day Seminar on “Green Technology: A Way to Environmental Resilience” organised by Departments of Bio-technology (UG & PG), Botany (PG) & NGC on 4th February 2014 at Andhra Loyola College (Autonomous), Vijayawada
3.     One-day Workshop on “Entrepreneurship Development” by The National Small Industries Corporation Ltd (A government of India Undertaking) & NSIC-Technical Services Centre on 25th November, 2014
4.     Kayakalpa (Yoga) training organised by Sky Trust on behalf of The World Community Service Centre, Chennai at Vijayawada on 15 September 2014
5.     Two-day Workshop on “Academic Audit Towards Quality Assurance” by IQAC of ALC on 6 & 7 June, 2014
6.     UGC-CPE funded Staff Training Programme on “Effective Use of Resources on Internet for Teaching & Research” organised by Dept of Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry, Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada on 8th April 2011
7.     Seminar on ‘Future Focus on Higher Education’ organised by AP Xavier Board, Hyderabad during AP Regional Meet on 23 January, 2011
8.     Two-day Workshop on "Teacher Development through Material Production" by the Dept of English, ALC, Vijayawada during 2 & 3 September, 2010
9.     UGC-sponsored Course in English Language Teaching Research Methodology, organised by Loyola ELT Centre, ALC, Vijayawada on 20 & 21 February, 2010
10.  UGC-sponsored National Seminar on "The Praxis and the Pedagogics of Post-colonial Literatures" by the Dept of English, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur during 19 - 20 December, 2005
11.  Seminar on "Communicative Competence in English" by The Dept of English, Andhra Loyola College (Autonomous), Vijayawada on 26 November, 2005
12.  Two-day UGC-sponsored Seminar on "Human Rights and Duties Education" at JMJ College for Women, Tenali during 8 & 9 November, 2002
13.  Two-day State-level Conference on “The role of stakeholders in achieving excellence in high education in the knowledge era” organised by Association of Management of Private Colleges during 4 & 5 January 2002
14.  Two-day Workshop on “Teacher Development Through Material Production” organised by AIACHE & ALC on 2 & 3 September 2000

Teaching experience:       

1.     Lecturer in Business English and Ethics to graduates at Loyola Academy Degree & Post-graduate College, Secunderabad, Telangana during 1997 – 98
2.     Lecturer of English as Second Language (ESL), English Literature & Value Education to graduates at Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada from 1998 till date
3.     Lecturer in Business English to graduates at Loyola Academy Degree & Post-graduate College, Secunderabad, Telangana during 2012 – 13
4.     Tutor & Study Guide in Spoken English & Oral Communication Skills at St Xavier’s College, Trivandrum during 1994 – 1997
5.     Instructor in General English at Jesuit Candidacy Programme, Arunodayam, Suryapet, Andhra Pradesh during 1986 – 1988
                     
Administrative positions held:

1.     Director & Correspondent, ALCAA English Medium School, Vijayawada
2.     Vice-chairman, IQAC, Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada
3.     Director of Andhra Loyola College Alumni Association (ALCAA) from 2015 onwards
4.     Province Co-ordinator of Jesuit Alumni Commission for Andhra Jesuit Province covering the Telugu-speaking States of Andhra Pradesh & Telangana
5.     Chairman, Fund Raising Committee, Golden Jubilee Celebrations, Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada in 2003
6.     Nominated member of the NSS Advisory Committee, Krishna University, Machilipatnam from March 2015 till date
7.     Vice-chairman, NAAC Preparation Committee during 2014 – 15 for the Peer Team Visit
8.     Vice-principal (Post-graduate Section) at Andhra Loyola College (ALC), Vijayawada during 2005 -  06 & 2013 till date
9.     Vice-principal (Under-graduate Section) at ALC during 2000 - 01, 2006 - 08, & 2011 - 12
10.  Vice-principal (Intermediate Section) at ALC during 1998 - 2000
11.  Vice-principal (Under-graduate Section) and Campus Ministry at Loyola Academy Degree & PG College, Secunderabad in 1997 – 98 & 2012 – 13
12.  Director of Loyola ELT Research Centre, ALC from 2013 till date
13.  Controller of Examinations at ALC during 2002 - 2005
14.  Director of Sports at ALC during 2002 - 2005 & 2007 - 08
15.  Director of Hostels at ALC: Xavier Hostel during 2000 - 01, New Hostel during 2003 - 04, Gogineni Hostel during 2006 - 08 & June 2014 - 15
16.  Campus Chaplaincy at ALC during 2000 - 01 & 2013 – 14
17.  Deputy Director of ALC Alumni Association during 2009 - 12
18.  Chief Editor of Loyolite, College Magazine of ALC during 1998 – 2001
19.  Dean of Studies at Jesuit Juniorate, St Xavier’s College, Trivandrum, India, 1994 – 1997
20.  Teacher of Classical Vocal Music at Kaladarshini, Vijayawada for the summer courses during 1994 - 97

Academic service rendered:

1.     Vice-Chairman, IQAC, ALC from 2013 till date
2.     Vice-chairman, NAAC Peer Team Visit Organising Committee during 2014 – 15
3.     Co-ordinator for the Visit of Commission for PG Autonomy on 28th October 2014
4.     Member of Preparatory Committee for the grant of autonomy to post-graduate courses at ALC, Vijayawada
5.     Member of Academic Council of St Theresa’s College for Women (Autonomous), Eluru
6.     Provincial Commission for Higher Education, Andhra Province from 2001 till date
7.     Provincial Commission for Jesuit Alumni, Andhra Province during 2003 – 2006
8.     Provincial Commission for Communication, Andhra Province during 2003 – 2006
9.     Provincial Commission for Youth from 2010 till date
10.  Board of Studies of Dept of English at ALC, Vijayawada from 2001 till date
11.  Committee for streaming of students of General English, ALC, Vijayawada
12.  Committee for Continuous Internal Assessment, ALC, Vijayawada
13.  Member of Material Production Committee, Dept of English, ALC, Vijayawada
14.  Chairman of the Committee for Choice-based Credit System (CBCS), ALC, Vijayawada, 2005 – 06
15.  Member of the Apex body for implementation of UGC-funded projects under ‘A College with Potential for Excellence’ (CPE) Award, ALC, Vijayawada, 2005 – 08
16.  Chairman, Establishment of Language Lab, UGC-funded CPE Project, ALC, Vijayawada, 2005 – 06
17.  Longstanding member of the Apex Administrative Body, Board of Management, Academic Council, Staff Council, Planning & Evaluation Committee, Grievances Redressal Committee, Students’ Welfare Committee, Sports & Games Committee, Admission Committee, Events & Cultural Programmes Committee, Press Committee, Placement & Career Guidance Committee, Anti-ragging Committee, Anti-sexual Harassment Committee,  Discipline Committee, Committee for People with Special Needs, Centre for Equal Opportunities, etc., of Andhra Loyola College
Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) signed with industries:

As Vice-principal of the Post-graduate Section, the following initiatives were taken with regard to the following 30 Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) signed between the various PG Departments of Andhra Loyola College and different industries of Andhra Pradesh:

S No
Name of the Department
Companies entered into MoU with

1

MCA
1. Galla IT Services Pvt Ltd., Vijayawada
2. Krishnas Software Technologies, Vijayawada
3. Dr.COMPUTER.IN IT AND ECOM SERVICES
4. S.S.Enterprise Solution Provider
5. moz-Tech, Vijayawada


2


MBA
1. Sree Seetarama Paint Industries, Vijayawada
2. Mithra Auto Agencies Pvt . Limited, Vijayawada
3. Midland Infratech India Pvt. Ltd., Vijayawada
4. Arka Leisure & Entertainment Pvt Ltd., Chinakakani
5. L & T Hitech City Limited, Vijayawada
6. Comfort Enterprises & Comfort Makers, Vijayawada
7. Seshasayee Knittings Pvt. Ltd., Vijayawada
8.Aparna Jute Creations, Vijayawada
9.Lakshmi Steel Pipes & Tubes, Surampally

M Sc Courses:
3
MATHEMATICS
1. MVR & ASSOCIATES Chartered Accountant, Vijayawada
4
PHYSICS
1. Andhra Vani, News Paper, Vijayawada
2. Suntrax Technologies, Vijayawada
5
CHEMISTRY
1. Hayagreeva Bio Organics Pvt. Ltd, Vijayawada
2. Laila Impex, Vijayawada
6
BOTANY
1. IBS Institute of Biological Sciences, Guntur
7
BIOTECHNOLOGY
1. IBS Institute of Biological Sciences, Guntur
2. People's Clinic, Vijayawada

8

VISUAL COMMUNICATION
1. Maharishi Advertising Network, Vijayawada
2. Candid Reels, Vijayawada
3. Ark Media Labs, Vijayawada
4. Surya Narayana Art Productions (SNAP), Guntur
5. VIEWS (Media Solutions), Vijayawada
9
LOYOLA ELT CENTRE
1.     Dept of English, St Joseph’s College, Trichy


Philanthropic activities to promote social harmony, amity, equity, and justice undertaken:

Besides the regular academic and research activities, the following humanitarian activities were undertaken with the help of staff and students of Andhra Loyola College along with many benefactors and philanthropists of the City and the State to promote social harmony, amity, equity, and justice:

Outside the College campus:
1.     Free Medical Check-up Camp for children of ALCAA EM School with help from doctors from Dr Ramesh Cardiac Centre, Vijayawada
2.     Organised WAVES 2015, XIV South Zone Congress of Jesuit Alumni on 29 & 30 August 2015 at St Joseph’s HS School, Kozhikode on the theme, “Role of Jesuit Alumni in the Present Educational Scenario”
3.     Lab to land & land to lab project for school children of the neighbourhood
4.     Organised a fund-raising rally in Vijayawada City for victims of Tsunami of the City and distributed food, medicine, and toilet materials to victims with support from the staff and students of ALC in 2004
5.     Organised a flag march and fund-raising rally with active help from the staff and students of ALC in Vijayawada City for victims of Kargil War and contributed more than Rs two lakhs to the relief fund of war victims in 2001
Organised an awareness rally & fund-raising in and around Vijayawada City for victims of Orissa cyclone in 1999 involving staff and students of ALC to collect a donation of more than Rs three lakhs with which a rural middle school was built for the dropout children of the cyclone victims at Kendrapara in Orissa with the help of the local people and Village Reconstruction Organisation (VRO), Orissa Unit in 2000
6.     Organised an awareness rally & fund-raising in Vijayawada City for victims of Gujarat earthquake and collected more than Rs three lakhs and contributed to the relief activities to the victims at Anand, Gujarat in 2000
7.     Promoted advocacy programmes related to human rights issues in favour of dalits, tribals, women, and other socially backward classes of people
8.     Organised Sports & Games activities for nearby slum children
Inside the College campus:

1.     Regular ‘Swatch Bharath’ Programme for PG students
2.     Periodical NSS activities with PG students
3.     A Three-day ‘Wellness Evaluation & Health Check-up’ for PG students during 12 – 14 August 2015 with support from Pranav Wellness trends, Vijayawada
4.     A one-day Health Awareness & Wellness Evaluation for PG Staff on 17th August 2015 in collaboration with Pranav Wellness trends, Vijayawada
5.     Lab to land & land to lab projects for school children of the neighbourhood by Staff & students of MBA  & MCA in 2013 – 14.
6.     Organised a fund-raising for the victims of Hudhud cyclone and collected Rupees fifty thousand from the staff & students of PG Block in October 2014.
7.     Freshers’ Day Celebrations for MBA & MCA students at PG Block, Andhra Loyola College on 9th October, 2014
8.     Organised ‘Swach Bharat’, the ‘Clean India’ Campaign of the Prime Minister of India at the College Campus by students of MCA on 29th September, 2014.
9.     Organised “Shramdhan” by Students of MBA from Andhra Loyola College on 23rd September, 2014.
10.  Regular campus cleaning programmes and other NSS activities for students of the Hostels and the College
11.  Mid-day meals for the economically weak students in the campus
12.  Conducted AIDS awareness campaign and medical camp in the College campus many times for students of ALC
13.  Arranged a free eye check-up by VASAN Eye Care, Vijayawada for PG students
14.  Regular free blood sampling & blood donation camps at ALC for many years
15.  Organised basic lab experiments for poor school children at ALC
16.  Organised psychological counselling & input sessions to promote psychological well-being of the youth of the campus
17.  Organised tree-plantation and Green & Clean campaign at ALC
18.  Organised the annual regular cultural week activities like Bhavana for PG, Spoorthi for UG and Spandana for intermediate students in the campus
19.  Introduced and organised Teachers’ Day celebrations in the campus of Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada and Loyola Academy, Secunderabad every year
20.  Organised fund-raising for the sick and invalid of the Home for the Aged run by The Little Sisters of the Poor, Guntur during Christmas Season every year
21.  Organised “Shramdhan” by Students of MBA from Andhra Loyola College on 23 Sep 2014
22.  Organised Alumni/ae meet for PG students in the campus
23.  Organised many functions like Freshers’ day, Sports Day, College Day, Hostel Day, and Retreats for the students of the College for their social and spiritual well-being


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