NICHOLAS B. DIRKS was named the 10th chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley on November 8, 2012, and served in that role between June 1, 2013 and July 1, 2017. An internationally renowned historian and anthropologist, he is a leader in higher education and well-known for his commitment to and advocacy for accessible, high-quality undergraduate education, to the globalization of the university, and to innovation and collaboration across the disciplines and between universities and outside partners.

P.Sathyanarayanan studied B.E. (Mechanical Engineering) at Anna University, Chennai. Then he completed his PG (MS) at Northeastern University, United States. He was awarded a Doctorate degree, for his research, at Southern Cross University, Sydney.

Prof D. Narayana Rao, a scientist of repute is known for his scientific contributions in the field of Atmospheric Sciences and Radar Technology. He worked as Lecturer, Reader and Professor in S.V. University, Tirupati during the period 1975-2002.

Dr. D Gunasekaran obtained his Ph.D Degree in Applied Linguistics from University of Hyderabad. He worked in central government departments for a period of ten years.