Sathyabama University

By Dr. Mariazeena Johnson,, Director
Dr. Mariazeena Johnson,,Director ocated in Chennai, Sathyabama
University is a strong advocate
of promoting collaboration and
interdisciplinary research ini-
tiatives that involve faculty and students
from across campus. Formerly known
as Sathyabama Engineering College,
which was established in the year 1988
under JEPPIAAR Educational Trust to
promote technical education in the state
of Tamil Nadu, Sathyabama University
was started with the objective of providing
higher education, high -quality teaching
and promoting research. Today, the university
has emerged as a leading university in the country and has
achieved excellence in higher edu-
cation to the international standards
through Post Graduate Studies,
Research, Technology Incubation,
Product Innovation and Science
and Technology.
“We have established an International
Research Centre and Research and Development Centre to translate innovations into product and technology
development. With these world-class
research facilities, we undertake funded Research and Development projects in collaboration with Research organizations
at the National and International level,”
says
Dr. Mariazeena Johnson, Director, Sathyabama university. To study about
specific subjects like Remote Sensing,
Nanotechnology, Ocean Research, Space
Technology, Quality Assurance and Non-Destructive Evaluation, Waste Management,
Animal Research and many more, Sathyabama
University has 13 Research Centres. “Here, we encourage In-house research and consultancy projects to solve the crucial needs that arise for the Industry and research organizations,” adds Dr. Mariazeena. As a university that highly focuses on research activities, curriculum
of Sathyabama University is very current
and updated. The university regularly introduce new course into the curriculum
based on the marketrequirements. “Our
curriculum is unique
and it offers a core subject and allows
flexibility to students to
choose froma range of electives. Students
can select subjects of their preference
and pursue with passion,” says Dr. Mariazeena. Sathyabama University follows
Choice Based Credit System(CBCS) where the
students have a choice to choose from the
prescribed courses. Students can
learn at their own pace and the entire
assessment is graded based on a credit
system. “CBCS allows easy mobility of students to various educational institutions spread across the world along
with the facility of transfer of credits
earned by students,” opines Dr.mariazeena.
Sathyabama University has
state of the art infrastructure
and world-class research facilities.

The facilities available at
the university are on par with
international Universities. The
University has a Palatial Library
covering 1.5 Lakh square feet
with more than 4 lakh books
with a range of titles, back vol-
umes, Ph.D thesis, journals and
magazines. The entire campus
is Wi-Fi enabled. The campus
has about 108 Academic and
Research Laboratories with
24/7 access for students, researchers

and faculty members.

The university also has a
Technology Business Incubator
funded by Department of Science

and Technology, Government

of India, to encourage
entrepreneurship.

Dr. Mariazeena Johnson,
Director
Dr. Mariazeena is a Revolutionary
educationist who has a great vision of
redefining the education system. Under
her leadership, the University has made
remarkable achievements in various
fields. In recognition of her services, she
has been selected as one of the Top 12
women under the Government of India
initiative, “Women Transforming India”
organised by NITI Aayog in association
with UN in India. Recently, she has
been honoured by our Honourable
President for being one among the 100
impactful women of India as she worked
single-mindedly for the cause of the
development of women and children.
While, the university has associations with renowned Universities and
Institutes across the country and world, regular Interactions with experts
in the industry, research and academia help them in devising the best curriculum
that equip students with required technical and soft skills and make them employable. With more than 100 bilateral
and mutually beneficial tie-ups
with Universities, Research organizations
and Industries, Sathyabama University
takes all possible steps to make the students employable and Industry ready. “Quality
output makes us the prime destination for the recruiters. Around 93 percent of our students are placed through campus interviews, as they are trained and well equipped to
meet industry expectations,” states Dr. Mariazeena. Today, with meritorious
achievements in the field of Science and
Technology, Sathyabama University
strives to become one among the top hundred Universities in the world.