Dr Ashok Ganapathy Iyer

Dr Ashok Ganapathy Iyer

Professor & Chairperson – School of Design and Architecture (SoDA)

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My Name is Dr Ashok Ganapathy Iyer, my profilePage is. I am aProfessor & Chairperson – School of Design and Architecture (SoDA)in School of Design & Architecture, MUD.
  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Dr Ashok Ganapathy Iyer is Academic Administrative Head for School of Design & Architecture.

    He:

    • Academic Administrative Head for School of Design & Architecture (SoDa)
    • Develops and launchs new programs
    • Interface between academia and industry
    • Create a focus on research & development with specific emphasis on design consultancy
    • Strategize and prepare reports for Accreditation Bodies including Council of Architecture(CoA) – New Delhi, India; National Institute for Advancement in Architectural Studies (NIASA) – Pune, India; NAAC – UGC, India; UQAIB – DIAC, Dubai; Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists – CIAT, UK
    • Plans & executes co-curricular activities including International Meets, Workshops, Field Trips, International Study Tours, Placements and Internships
    • Facilitates Faculty and Professional Development Programs

     

    Additional Links for reference

    • Orcid ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1992-8445
    • Academia.edu ID: https://manipal.academia.edu/AshokGIyer
    • Researchgate ID: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ashok_Iyer
    • Google Scholar ID: https://scholar.google.ae/citations?hl=en&user=mj-B350AAAAJ

     

  • SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
    Subject
    :
    Interior Design – Institutional Design
    Subject code
    :
    BID 301
    Year / Semester
    :
    Semester 5 BDes
    Subject
    :
    Interior Design – Design Dissertation
    Subject code
    :
    BID 302
    Year / Semester
    :
    Semester 6 BDes
    Subject
    :
    Thesis
    Subject code
    :
    BID 401
    Year / Semester
    :
    Semester 7 BDes
    Subject
    :
    Research Techniques
    Subject code
    :
    ARC-14-308
    Year / Semester
    :
    Semester 6 BArch
    Subject
    :
    Thesis-1 Inquiry
    Subject code
    :
    ARC-14-405
    Year / Semester
    :
    Semester 7 BArch
    Subject
    :
    Thesis II - Project
    Subject code
    :
    ARC-14-402
    Year / Semester
    :
    Semester 8 BArch
    Subject
    :
    Interior Design: Thesis-1 Inquiry
    Subject code
    :
    MID 701
    Year / Semester
    :
    Semester 3 MAID
    Subject
    :
    Interior Design Thesis 2: Project
    Subject code
    :
    MID 702
    Year / Semester
    :
    Semester 4 MAID
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree
    :
    PhD Studies
    Specialisation
    :
    Architectural Education
    Institute
    :
    Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, United Kingdom (July 2011-August 2018), Classification of the approaches to learning adopted by students of architecture in their design coursework, http://orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/113255
    Year of passing
    :
    2018
    Degree
    :
    MArch
    Specialisation
    :
    Passive Solar Architecture – By Research
    Institute
    :
    Sir JJ College of Architecture, Mumbai, India
    Year of passing
    :
    2004
    Degree
    :
    Diploma in Indian Aesthetics
    Specialisation
    :
    Art, History & Aesthetics
    Institute
    :
    Dept. of Philosophy, University of Mumbai
    Year of passing
    :
    2001
    Degree
    :
    BArch
    Specialisation
    :
    Architecture
    Institute
    :
    Pillais’ College of Architecture, Navi Mumbai, India
    Year of passing
    :
    1997
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    School of Design & Architecture, MAHE Dubai
    Designation
    :
    Professor & Chairperson, (SoDA)
    Role:Academic Administration
    Tenure
    :
    August 2004 till-date
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Sir JJ College of Architecture
    Designation
    :
    Lecturer
    Role:Academics
    Tenure
    :
    2002 – 2004
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Rizvi College of Architecture
    Designation
    :
    Lecturer
    Role:Academics
    Tenure
    :
    2000 – 2002
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Pillais’ College of Architecture
    Designation
    :
    Lecturer
    Role:Academics
    Tenure
    :
    1998 – 2000
  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Dr Ashok Ganapathy Iyer is Academic Administrative Head for School of Design & Architecture.

    He:

    • Academic Administrative Head for School of Design & Architecture (SoDa)
    • Develops and launchs new programs
    • Interface between academia and industry
    • Create a focus on research & development with specific emphasis on design consultancy
    • Strategize and prepare reports for Accreditation Bodies including Council of Architecture(CoA) – New Delhi, India; National Institute for Advancement in Architectural Studies (NIASA) – Pune, India; NAAC – UGC, India; UQAIB – DIAC, Dubai; Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists – CIAT, UK
    • Plans & executes co-curricular activities including International Meets, Workshops, Field Trips, International Study Tours, Placements and Internships
    • Facilitates Faculty and Professional Development Programs

     

    Additional Links for reference

    • Orcid ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1992-8445
    • Academia.edu ID: https://manipal.academia.edu/AshokGIyer
    • Researchgate ID: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ashok_Iyer
    • Google Scholar ID: https://scholar.google.ae/citations?hl=en&user=mj-B350AAAAJ

     

  • SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
    Subject Subject code Year / Semester
    Interior Design – Institutional Design BID 301 Semester 5 BDes
    Interior Design – Design Dissertation BID 302 Semester 6 BDes
    Thesis BID 401 Semester 7 BDes
    Research Techniques ARC-14-308 Semester 6 BArch
    Thesis-1 Inquiry ARC-14-405 Semester 7 BArch
    Thesis II - Project ARC-14-402 Semester 8 BArch
    Interior Design: Thesis-1 Inquiry MID 701 Semester 3 MAID
    Interior Design Thesis 2: Project MID 702 Semester 4 MAID
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
    PhD Studies Architectural Education Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, United Kingdom (July 2011-August 2018), Classification of the approaches to learning adopted by students of architecture in their design coursework, http://orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/113255 2018
    MArch Passive Solar Architecture – By Research Sir JJ College of Architecture, Mumbai, India 2004
    Diploma in Indian Aesthetics Art, History & Aesthetics Dept. of Philosophy, University of Mumbai 2001
    BArch Architecture Pillais’ College of Architecture, Navi Mumbai, India 1997
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
    School of Design & Architecture, MAHE Dubai Professor & Chairperson, (SoDA) Academic Administration August 2004 till-date
    Sir JJ College of Architecture Lecturer Academics 2002 – 2004
    Rizvi College of Architecture Lecturer Academics 2000 – 2002
    Pillais’ College of Architecture Lecturer Academics 1998 – 2000
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest
    :
    Fine Arts – Painting & Sculpture Numismatics & Philately Fountain Pens
    Areas of expertise
    :
    Architecture History of Architecture Visual Arts & Basic Design
    Areas of research
    :
    Pedagogical Research in Architectural Education; Architectural & Urban Heritage
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS
    Name of Certification Area of Specialization Name of the School Year of Passing the Certification

    III - Foundations of Teaching for Learning : Curriculum

    ZQ3KEU3PM422

    MOOC by the Commonwealth Education Trust (Coursera)

    December 2018

    II - Foundations of Teaching for Learning : Learners and Learning

    NBDGWLHZWCDT

    MOOC by the Commonwealth Education Trust (Coursera)

    November 2018

    I - Foundations of Teaching for Learning : Being a Teacher

    TJ7VR8PYBWGS

    MOOC by the Commonwealth Education Trust (Coursera)

    November 2018

    Foundations of Teaching for Learning: Introduction

    ZTWEVFYBY49E

    MOOC by the Commonwealth Education Trust (Coursera)

    September 2018

    University Teaching

    EF9DCUNZGLGL

    MOOC by the University of Hong Kong, the Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (Coursera)

    August 2018

    What future for education?

    RY3TYUXPZM7A

    MOOC by University of London and UCL Institute of Education (Coursera)

    June 2018

    Learning How to Learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects

    Z92TKE5TPYPS

    MOOC by University of California, San Diego (Coursera)

    April 2018

    43.5 Points - Doctoral Academy

    Record of Student Participation

    ARCHI – Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, UK

    July 2011 – July 2017

    COA Minimum Standards & Online Institution Management System (IMS) - 2015

    Continuing Leadership Development program for teaching professionals in Architecture, sponsored by Council of Architecture – New Delhi, India

    Council of Architecture – New Delhi, India at MEASI Academy of Architecture, Chennai, India

    October 2015

    Outcome Based Learning

    Faculty Development Program by Manipal Executive Education at MAHE-Dubai

    MEE - Dubai

    September 2015

    Academic Leadership Workshop

    Continuing Leadership Development program for teaching professionals in Architecture, sponsored by Council of Architecture – New Delhi, India

    National Institute of Advanced Studeis in Architecture (NIASA)

    Pune, India

    December 2014

    COA-NIASA

    Faculty Induction  Program

    Continuing Architectural Education program for teaching professionals in Architecture, sponsored by Council of Architecture – New Delhi, India

    National Institute of Advanced Studeis in Architecture (NIASA)

    SoDA, MU Dubai

    February 2014

    Entrepreneurship Development Program

    Continuing Architectural Education program for Architectural professionals, sponsored by Council of Architecture – New Delhi, India & Indian Institute of Architects

    SoDA, MU Dubai

    May 2014

    Primary Level Arabic

     

    Qatar Centre for the Promotion of Islam

    QCPI, Doha, Qater

    March – June 2004

    Attitudes and Methods of Architectural Design Education

    Continuing education program for teaching professionals in Architecture, sponsored by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) & Council of Architecture – New Delhi, India

    QIP Cell, Center for Environmental Planning & Technology (C.E.P.T.) Ahmedabad, India

    November 2001

    Architectural Building Services

    Continuing education program for teaching professionals in Architecture, sponsored by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) & Council of Architecture – New Delhi, India

    QIP Cell, Sir J.J. College of Architecture, Mumbai, India

    December 2000

     

  • CORPORATE EXPERIENCE
    Organisation
    :
    Al Kaun Trading & Contracting Co., Doha, Qatar
    Role:Interior Designer (Interior Design & Carpentry Department)
    Tenure
    :
    2004
    Organisation
    :
    INDIARCH & Associates, Mumbai
    Role:Architect
    Tenure
    :
    1998 - 2004
    Organisation
    :
    Patki Dadarkar & Chartered Architects
    Role:Architect
    Tenure
    :
    1997 - 1998
    Organisation
    :
    Shakhar Raut & Associates
    Role:Architectural Trainee
    Tenure
    :
    1996 - 1997
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest Fine Arts – Painting & Sculpture Numismatics & Philately Fountain Pens
    Areas of expertise Architecture History of Architecture Visual Arts & Basic Design
    Areas of research Pedagogical Research in Architectural Education; Architectural & Urban Heritage
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS
    Name of Certification Area of Specialization Name of the School Year of Passing the Certification

    III - Foundations of Teaching for Learning : Curriculum

    ZQ3KEU3PM422

    MOOC by the Commonwealth Education Trust (Coursera)

    December 2018

    II - Foundations of Teaching for Learning : Learners and Learning

    NBDGWLHZWCDT

    MOOC by the Commonwealth Education Trust (Coursera)

    November 2018

    I - Foundations of Teaching for Learning : Being a Teacher

    TJ7VR8PYBWGS

    MOOC by the Commonwealth Education Trust (Coursera)

    November 2018

    Foundations of Teaching for Learning: Introduction

    ZTWEVFYBY49E

    MOOC by the Commonwealth Education Trust (Coursera)

    September 2018

    University Teaching

    EF9DCUNZGLGL

    MOOC by the University of Hong Kong, the Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (Coursera)

    August 2018

    What future for education?

    RY3TYUXPZM7A

    MOOC by University of London and UCL Institute of Education (Coursera)

    June 2018

    Learning How to Learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects

    Z92TKE5TPYPS

    MOOC by University of California, San Diego (Coursera)

    April 2018

    43.5 Points - Doctoral Academy

    Record of Student Participation

    ARCHI – Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, UK

    July 2011 – July 2017

    COA Minimum Standards & Online Institution Management System (IMS) - 2015

    Continuing Leadership Development program for teaching professionals in Architecture, sponsored by Council of Architecture – New Delhi, India

    Council of Architecture – New Delhi, India at MEASI Academy of Architecture, Chennai, India

    October 2015

    Outcome Based Learning

    Faculty Development Program by Manipal Executive Education at MAHE-Dubai

    MEE - Dubai

    September 2015

    Academic Leadership Workshop

    Continuing Leadership Development program for teaching professionals in Architecture, sponsored by Council of Architecture – New Delhi, India

    National Institute of Advanced Studeis in Architecture (NIASA)

    Pune, India

    December 2014

    COA-NIASA

    Faculty Induction  Program

    Continuing Architectural Education program for teaching professionals in Architecture, sponsored by Council of Architecture – New Delhi, India

    National Institute of Advanced Studeis in Architecture (NIASA)

    SoDA, MU Dubai

    February 2014

    Entrepreneurship Development Program

    Continuing Architectural Education program for Architectural professionals, sponsored by Council of Architecture – New Delhi, India & Indian Institute of Architects

    SoDA, MU Dubai

    May 2014

    Primary Level Arabic

     

    Qatar Centre for the Promotion of Islam

    QCPI, Doha, Qater

    March – June 2004

    Attitudes and Methods of Architectural Design Education

    Continuing education program for teaching professionals in Architecture, sponsored by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) & Council of Architecture – New Delhi, India

    QIP Cell, Center for Environmental Planning & Technology (C.E.P.T.) Ahmedabad, India

    November 2001

    Architectural Building Services

    Continuing education program for teaching professionals in Architecture, sponsored by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) & Council of Architecture – New Delhi, India

    QIP Cell, Sir J.J. College of Architecture, Mumbai, India

    December 2000

     

  • CORPORATE EXPERIENCE
    Organisation Role Tenure
    Al Kaun Trading & Contracting Co., Doha, Qatar Interior Designer (Interior Design & Carpentry Department) 2004
    INDIARCH & Associates, Mumbai Architect 1998 - 2004
    Patki Dadarkar & Chartered Architects Architect 1997 - 1998
    Shakhar Raut & Associates Architectural Trainee 1996 - 1997