Prof. (Dr.) R. Sasidharan

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Prof. (Dr) R.Sasidharan is the new Vice Chancellor in charge of Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) with effect from 20th October 2018. He is the senior most Professor in the University with more than 29 years of experience in teaching, research and administration. He has been the Head of the Department of Hindi, Director of International Relations and Academic Admissions (IRAA), and Dean, Faculty of Humanities CUSAT.

Prof.Sasidharan is a former student of  St.Gregorios College Kottarakara for his Pre Degree Course, FathimaMatha National College, Kollam for his BA and University of Calicut for his MA , M.Phil, P.G.Diploma and Ph.D.  He  joined as Lecturer in Hindi  at GovindPai Memorial Govt .College , Manjeshwaram , worked as Lecturer (Sr.Scale) in Govt. Arts and Science College , Kozhikode  and served as Reader  in SreeSankaracharya University of Sanskrit (SSUS), Kalady. He joined as Professor, Department of Hindi,  CUSAT on 1st July 2000.

Prof.Sasidharan  has served as  the Member of  Syndicate , Academic Council and Senate  of  CUSAT . He has also served as the Member, Academic Council of Sanskrit University ,Kalady. At present he is the Member of P G Board of Studies of CUSAT, S.V University  Tirupati, Maulana National Urdu University, Hyderabad and Sanskrit University, Kalady.

Prof.Sasidharan has authored 11 books and published 62 research papers and book chapters. He has also served as Editor of Anuseelan, a research journal published by the Department of Hindi, CUSAT. He organised several national level conferences in the Department to enrich research in numerous fields in the subject.