St. Joseph University
Virgin Town, Ikishe Model Village, Chümoukedima, Nagaland, India - 797 115
Run by DMI Sisters and MMI Fathers
State Private University Established Under Nagaland Govt.Act No.6 of 2016
Recognized by University Grants Commission(UGC)
Approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
Prof. Dr.D.Gnanadurai is a academician with a span of administrative and governance experience, from teaching at one end of spectrum to managing institutions at the other. He became the Vice Chancellor of St.Joseph University in July 2017. Before joining St.Joseph University he was the Principal of J.P College of Engineering, Tamilnadu. He is having Thirty two years of teaching experience including ten years as principal and Five years as Vice Chancellor
Dr.D.Gnanadurai had obtained his B.E. Degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Government College of Engineering, Tirunelveli in the year 1989. He completed his M.S with the specialization in Electronics and Control from Birla Institute of Technology, Pilani in the year 1991. He obtained his Ph.D in Computer Science and Engineering in the year 2006 from Manonmanium Sundaranar University, Tamilnadu.
Dr.D.Gnanadurai is the approved supervisor in Anna University, Chennai and Manonmanium Sundaranar University for Guiding Ph.D scholars. An inspiring teacher and mentor of research, he has guided seven Ph.D. scholars and twenty P.G level students. He has got a rich research experience to his credit with publishing forty research articles in journals and conferences. He has also served as reviewer in many renowned journals. .Apart from this he Carried out two research projects in Image Compression techniques funded by Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Trivandrum during Sept.2001 to Aug. 2003 and May 2005 to April 2007.
Dr.D.Gnanadurai has Served as syndicate member of Anna University of Technology, Tirunelveli during the period of Aug. 2008 to Feb 2012. He also Served as Chairman Board of Studies, Computer Science and Engineering, and Member of Syndicate Affiliation Committee of Anna University of Technology, Tirunelveli, during the period of Aug. 2008 to Aug. 2011.
Dr.D.Gnanadurai is a life member of Indian Society of Technical education (ISTE) and life member of The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE). He is also a trained internal auditor of ISO 9001:2008.
An acclaimed administrator and accomplished educator, Dr.D.Gnanadurai has always believed in, smart work with perseverance and has worked towards setting unique standards in academic affairs. As a dynamic empathetic leader, he motivates many hearts and inspires many minds. He is widely known for his simplicity, honest and trustworthiness.