Prof. Ujjwal K Chowdhury

Dean, School of Media

A leading media academic, Prof. Ujjwal K Chowdhury has spearheaded some of the finest media institutes in the country and taken them to newer heights. Formerly the Director of Ramoji Krian Universe (RKU), strategically located within the Ramoji Film City (RFC) in Hyderabad, Prof. Chowdhury has also been a Dean at Symbiosis International University in Pune and Amity University in Mumbai. He also acted as the Dean of Whistling Woods International in Mumbai. Additionally, Prof. Chowdhury has been a Media Advisor with the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India and the World Health Organization (WHO), India. Prof. Chowdhury is widely believed to have introduced the concept of convergence in media education. He has also supported and mentored a number of amateur movies, some of which went on to bag awards at national and international film festivals. Having made sixteen (16) documentaries while working for the World Health Organization (WHO) and The Nippon Foundation; Prof. Chowdhury has been more than active in the Green Battles (GB) seminars and conferences in the country and abroad.