Meet Prof. Dr. Vengadeshwaran Velu
Prof. Dr. Vengadeshwaran Velu
Acting Dean – School of Engineering:
Assoc Prof Dr Vengadeshwaran is currently the Acting Dean of School of Engineering (SoE) and the Head of Department for Electrical and Electronics Engineering, comes with more than 30 years of experience in the Higher Education Institutions at Managerial Level.
Prior to his employment at Manipal, he was appointed as the Dean for the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology at the Kuala Lumpur Metropolitan University College in 2010 with an added responsibility as the Vice President for Curriculum, Quality and Assessment Management. He has served as an Associate Professor and Deputy Dean of Faculty of Engineering at INTI International University, Nilai for more than 12 years and as a Deputy Principal at Institute Teknologi Midas for more than 8 years. Dr Vengadeshwaran has served in the Senate member at various Universities. He has extensive years of experience managing Twining, Franchise and Top-up Programmes of UK and Australian Universities such as University of Bradford, University Hertfordshire, University of Adelaide etc.
Assoc Prof Ts Dr Velu Vengadeshwaran received his bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Madurai Kamaraj University, his master’s degree in Telecommunication Engineering at Multimedia University, Cyberjaya and his PhD in Electrical Power Engineering from Universiti Putra Malaysia.
Dr Vengadeshwaran has been appointed as an Accreditation Panel Member by the Board of Engineers, Malaysia for accrediting Engineering programmes. He has been awarded with the Chartered Engineer title by the Engineering Council, UK and awarded as Professional Technologist by Malaysia Board of Technologist. He is also a Certified Energy Manager and a senior member of The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering USA and the Institution of Engineering and Technology UK. Due to his excellent service, Dr Vengadeshwaran was also awarded with the ‘Best Leadership Award’ by the INTI International Education Group.
His research interests have spanned a wide range of topics from Renewable Energy, Energy Management, Industry 4.0 Technologies, Electric Vehicles and Educational Technology. Assoc Prof. Ts. Dr Vengadeshwaran has organized several international conferences and workshops. He has published number of research papers in reputed ISI Journals and conferences. He also served as a reviewer for number of reputed peer reviewed ISI journals and conferences, and written Engineering articles for students’ magazines. He is married with two children and residing at Seremban 2 Negeri Sembilan Malaysia.