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Dr Babu Devasenapati S

Director Office of Student Affairs & Partnerships

Years of Experience:

27 Years

Achievements (Academic/Career):

  • Published 20 refereed international journal papers, 4 papers in Elsevier
  • journals, 3 of which has highest impact factor of 6.9
  • Reviewer for Applied soft computing of Elsevier and 3 other international journals of repute.
  • Published 4 patents

Corporate collaborations

  • Installed a BMW Centre for Engine & Drive train training worth 15 lakhs sponsored by BMW India.
  • A fully funded Centre of Excellence in Robotic Process Automation (RPA) by Automation Anywhere, USA with free software worth 75 lakhs and placed students in the RPA domain.
  • Bosch tie-up for 200+ students training and research projects at their Asia Pacific training facility in Bangalore

Achievements (Personal):

  • Vice president of NHRD Coimbatore Chapter (A national HR forum)
  • Ex-Joint Secretary and life member of Indian Association of Energy Management Professionals (IAEMP -a National Energy forum)
  • Active network in industry and HR bodies like NHRD, NIPM, CHROMA & CII.
  • Championed an educational tour to Singapore during July 2018 – visited NUS, NTU, SUTD, Curtin University and Accenture liquid studio. The design thinking curriculum implemented across all SNS institutions is a direct result of learning from this visit.
  • Visited Srilanka in 2016 to attend HR conference by IPM Lanka and the international HR conclave at Sriguru was a direct outcome of this visit.
  • Attended UNESCO MGIEP Tech conference resulting in implementation of transformational learning pedagogies across SNS group.
  • Executed 3 International immersion programs (2018-22) for 74 students in Malaysia through MOU partner universities (Universiti Teknologi MARA, University of Malaysia and AIMST University).


Coursera: Learning how to learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects

Coursera: Mindshift: Break Through Obstacles to Learning and Discover Your Hidden

Previous Experience:

  • June 2018 – June 2022
    Director Centre for Learning & Teaching (CLT) & Director Centre for Creativity (CFC), SNS Group of Institutions(10 colleges), Coimbatore

Personal Statement:

A tech savvy, quick learner & a design thinker with experience in designing new pedagogies, training professors and leaders in emerging arenas of teaching and setting up cutting edge laboratories across diverse institutions, looking to leverage strong networking skills for brand building and growth of the institution.

Accomplished executive and strategic leader, with ability to spot and convert opportunities into competitive advantage for the institution.

Reputation for building stronger teams, delivering results and optimising organisational capabilities for close to three decades.