Royal Global Universities’ academic excellence is the product of its celebrated faculty—recognized as scholars, teachers, artists, and innovators. The University places special value on the diversity of knowledge among scholars who increasingly apply a depth of expertise in their fields to interdisciplinary challenges that cross traditional academic boundaries—from linking neuroscience with the arts, humanities and social sciences, to addressing the complexity of climate change not only through earth and environmental science, but also through law, economics, and engineering.

Research & Innovations

The faculty members of different schools have always been engaged in R&D activities. A few of their works carried out during 2017-18 are listed below:

Publications of Dr. Biswajit Banerjee Principal, Royal School of Engineering & Technology, Royal Global University Betkuchi, Guwahati – 781035.

1. “Heat Transfer from Corotating and Stationary Parallel Concentric Disks with Internal Heat Generation”, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Sciences, (New York), vol 1, no 2, April 1988, pp 195-206.

2. “Digital Solution of Temperature Distribution in an Electrical Machine Using Network Analogy”, Warme –und Stoffubertragung (West Germany), 23, 1988, pp 137-142.

3. “Heat Transfer in a Rotating Disk System with Radial Coolant Passages”, 9th National Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, Bangalore (India), December, 1987, Paper No. HMT-91- 87.

4. “Heat Transfer Studies on a Simulated 600 KW Induction Motor”, Research Journal of the Assam Engineering College (India), Vol. 1, Nov, 1988, pp 27-40.

5. “Transient Free Convective Heat Transfer from Corotating Concentric Disks”, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, vol. 33, No. 6, pp 1177-1182, 1990.

Prof.(Dr.) Krishna Barua, Professor, Royal School of Languages

Publications:

a. Journals : National / International

1. Krishna Barua. A betweenness in the language of enactment: in Raja Rao’s Kanthapura - Indian Fiction in English. The Indian Review of World Literature in English, IRWLE, VOL 7, NO: 2. July 2011

2. Krishna Barua. “The Body: A Reading of the Androgyne in Patrick White’s The Solid Mandala and The Twyborn Affair “PATRICK WHITE CENTENARY INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF AUSTRALASIA IN ASIA Dept. of English, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad 5 -7 November 2012

3. Krishna Barua.” The ubiquitous British Fool: Humour in Jane Austen and P.G.Wodehouse.” in I dearly love a laugh: Jane Austen and Comedy .IDIOM Editors: Peter Lawrance and Margaret Saltau. The Victorian Association for the Teaching of English Volume 44, Number 1, 2008.Melbourne, Australia

4. Krishna Barua. “Robert Ross’s Australia: departure, passage and arrival.” Culture and Identity: Re-Imagining Australia and India, Volume on IASA-IV Biennial International Conference, Indian Association for the Study of Australia, 2008.

5. Krishna Barua. “The Androgene: The ambiguity of existence in Patrick White’s The Solid Mandala and The Twyborn Affair” Consciousness, Literature and the Arts , Daniel meyer -Dinkgrafe, Editor University of Wales Aberystwyth ISSN 1470-5648,Volume 7 Number 3, December 2006

6. Krishna Barua. “To garden the Wilderness: John Fowles’s The Tree,” Literature, Writing, and the Natural World, English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities( EAPSU), Mansfield University of Pennsylvania., ISBN 1548- 1964. Vol 4,Fall 2007

7. Krishna Barua. “Nowness: a restructuring of mandalic consciousness in Patrick White’s novels.” Convergences and Divergences ,IASA Volume of Third International Conference of Indian Association for the Study of Australia (IASA) on Australia and India Pune :((9-11 January 2007 ),

8. Krishna Barua. “Literary Encounters in a cybernetic classroom” – journal of Asia- wide IIT Alumni Event, IIT Alumni Association Singapore, 26 Aug 2006.

9. Krishna Barua. “The Experiments of Truth: restructuring of Gandhian experiences in Naipaul’s Half a life and Magic Seeds.” The V.S. Naipaul Special Issue, The South Asian Review, University of Pittsburgh, 2006

10. Krishna Barua. “Towards a more vibrant classroom: the necessity of change in framing and teaching English Courses in Higher Education.”, Role of Higher Education for Social Change in India with Special Reference to North Eastern Region, Proceedings Volume, Shillong College Golden Jubilee Celebration Committee, Shillong, July,2006

11. Krishna Barua, “cosmic and acosmic, a redefinition of Being and Time in Raja Rao’s The Serpent and the Rope and Patrick White’s Voss.” Conference volume, International Conference on Commonwealth Literature. Dept. of Humanities & Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, 2006

12. Krishna Barua. “Encounters and Betrayals: refiguring contesting selves in Dr. Bhabendranath Saikia’s Deuka and Taranga.” Journal of Literary Studies, An Annual review of Literary criticism and Culture No: 2. 2005

13. Krishna Barua. “V.S.Naipaul’s Half a Life, “The Atlantic Critical Review, Quarterly, Vol3, and NO: 3, July-September, 2004.

14. Krishna Barua. “The sense and the nonsense: in Raja Rao’s The Cat and Shakespeare and Patrick White’s The Solid Mandala,” Journal of Dept. of English, Guwahati University, Vol. V, 2004.

15. Krishna Barua. “I shall not unpack: the rhetorics of hiding in V.S.Naipaul are Half a Life,” The Atlantic Critical Review, Quarterly, and Vol. 3, NO:2, April-June,2004

16. Krishna Barua ,”Never was there a time: When I did not Exist… the theological and empirical approaches to Time," Ancient Indian Historiography, Jadavpur University, Dept. of Comparative Literature,2004

17. Krishna Barua, “The patterning of plurality in Raja Rao’s Kanthapura,” Problems & Perspectives of Social Philosophy,Vol4.,International Congress of Social Philosophy,2004

18. Krishna Barua “From the black and white to the grey -- The Fuzzy World in Raja Rao’s The Cat and Shakespeare,” Mind & Consciousness: Various Approaches, Micon 2002,Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, Journal of Proceedings, Published by Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla 2004

19. Krishna Barua. “V.S.Naipaul’s Half A life” Journal of literary Studies, an Annual review of Literary criticism and Culture, No1.2003

20. Krishna Barua. “The Devi” Religion & Aesthetics , BRPL journal, March,2004

21. Krishna Barua. “Wings” (translation of Dr. Bhabendranath Saikia’s short story “Deuka”, Collected Short stories, Katha, New Delhi,2002

22. Krishna Barua. “The Essence as Totality: in Shakespeare’s The Phoenix and the Turtle,” The Literary Half Yearly, Journal of Comparative Literature, H.H. Anniah Gowda ( ed.), Institute of Commonwealth and American Studies and English Language, Summer issue. Mysore, 1999.

b. Books

1. Krishna Barua, Not I but The Wind, Writers Workshop, Kolkata, Dec, 2008.

2. Krishna Barua Lalmohan & Aita. , United Publishers, Delhi. 2001.

c. Chapters in Edited Books

1. Krishna Barua “Space and Landscape: Deep Ecology in Raja Rao’s The Serpent and the Rope and Gao Xingjian’s Soul Mountain.” (Chapter9) Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts 2013 ed. Daniel Meyer-Dinkgräfe. London. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.ISBN10:1443854190ISBN-13: 978-1443854191 1 February 2014, pages 134-144

2. Krishna Barua and Anurag Bhattacharyya. “Place, Landscape and Self in Gao Xingjian’s Soul Mountain” Landscape, Seascape and the Spatial Imagination. Center for Humanities and Social Sciences National Sun Yet-sen University. Ed Jonathan White. Palgrave Macmillan 2014

3. Rosy Saikia & Krishna Barua The Creative Process: A Study of Aesthetics in Rainer Maria Rilke’s Selected Works Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts 2013 ed. Daniel Meyer-Dinkgräfe. London Cambridge Scholars Publishing. ISBN10:1443854190 ISBN-13: 978-1443854191.chapter 8) 1 February 2014 page s 124-133

4. Krishna Barua The Androgyne Factor: The Ambiguity of Existence in Patrick White's "The Solid Mandala and The Twyborn Affair." (page nos.: 79-89) chapter 5 Patrick White: Critical Issues. Ed. Ishmeet Kaur; New Delhi: Atlantic publishers. ISBN 10: 8126918993 / ISBN 13: 9788126918997 2014, pages 79-89.

5. Krishna Barua The Zany Fool? Representations in Raja Rao's "The Cat and Shakespeare” and Patrick White's "The Solid Mandala. Chapter 10 Patrick White: Critical Issues. Ed. Ishmeet Kaur; New Delhi: Atlantic publishers. ISBN 10: 8126918993 / ISBN 13:, 2014, (pages 135-149).

6. Krishna Barua “Place, Landscape and Self in Gao Xingjian’s Soul Mountain” Landscape, Seascape and the Spatial Imagination, ed. Jonathan White, National Sun Yet-sen University Taiwan ,Palgrave,2014

7. Krishna Barua. “I know not where is the song!” The Editor’s Choice. Contemporary Short Stories in Indian English Sunil Sharma & Jaydep Sarangi ed. Gnosis, Author’s Press, Delhi 2011

8. Krishna Barua, “Rabindranath Tagore’s Chokher Bali” Compendium of 20th Century Novelists and Novels. Michael D. Sollars, ed., Texas Southern University, Facts on File, New York, 2007. ISBN number 081-60- 62331,

9. Krishna Barua. “To garden the Wilderness: John Fowles’s The Tree,” Literature, Writing, and the Natural World, English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities (EAPSU), Mansfield University of Pennsylvania. Vol. 4, Fall 2007, ISBN 1548- 1964.

10. Krishna Barua. “The core of reality: The Mandala as a leitmotif in Patrick White’s novels.” Fact and Fiction: Readings in Australian Literature. Amit Sarwal (Ed.) New Delhi: Authors press. 2008

11. Krishna Barua. “Dialogues : Jiddu Krishnamurti and John Fowles,” Nature and Human Nature: Literature, Ecology, Meaning Edited by Murali Sivaramakrishnan. Prestige Books New Delhi, 2008

12. Krishna Barua.” The ubiquitous British Fool: Humour in Jane Austen and P.G.Wodehouse.” in I dearly love a laugh: Jane Austen and Comedy .IDIOM Editors: Peter Lawrance and Margaret Saltau. The Victorian Association for the Teaching of English Volume 44, Number 1, 2008. Melbourne, Australia.

13. Krishna Barua “Jane Austen in Patrick White?” Jane Austen and the comic Tradition .Laura Carrol ed. La Trobe University Press Melbourne,Australia.2009

14. Krishna Barua. "John Fowles: Ebony Towers” The Facts on File Companion to the British Short Story. eddy Andrew Maunder New York: Facts on File, March 2, 2007

15. Krishna Barua. “The Experiments of Truth: restructuring of Gandhian experiences in Naipaul’s Half a life and Magic Seeds.” The V.S. Naipaul Special Issue, The South Asian Review, 2006 University of Pittsburgh

16. Krishna Barua. “Negotiating cultural boundaries: discursive strategies in Raja Rao’s The Serpent and the Rope and V.S.Naipaul’s Half a life,” Confluences XXIV. Border lines and Border lands, Corinne Alexander Garner ed. Centre .University Paris X Nanterre. June .2004

17. Krishna Barua. “Beyond the Post-colonial Fool in Patrick White & Raja Rao ,” Cross/cultures: Readings in the Post/colonial Literatures in English, Marc Delrez (ed.) Aachen and Liege, Rodopi, Amsterdam.2003

18. Krishna Barua. “Sankardeva and the cultural Renaissance in Assam.” The Encyclopedia of the Middle East and South Asia.ed. Gordon D. Newby, Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies,Emory University , published by M.E. Sharpe,2007.

19. Krishna Barua. “The Fragmented Consciousness of the Androgynous Personality in Patrick White’s The Twyborn Affair,” Scientific and Philosophical Studies on Consciousness, S.Menon & M.G. Narasimhan (ed.), National Institute of Advanced Studies, Indian Institute of Science Campus, Bangalore, 1999.

20. Krishna Barua. “A Journey to Darkness: in Nadine Gordimer’s, A World of Strangers.” volume on Commonwealth & American Womens’ Discourse, Institute of Commonwealth & American Studies & English studies & English Language, Mysore,1995

21. Krishna Barua. “Bhakti as the Essence of Peace: Srimanta Sankaradeva’s aesthetics of Prayer.” Peace in Dialogue: Reflections on North East India, Indian Council of Social Science Research, Akanshya Publishers, New Delhi, November 2007.

22. Krishna Barua. “Towards a more vibrant classroom: the necessity of change in framing and teaching English Courses in Higher Education.”, Role of Higher Education for Social Change in India with Special Reference to North Eastern Region, Proceedings Volume ,Shillong College Golden Jubilee Celebration Committee, Shillong, July,2006

23. Krishna Barua “Betweenness: The poetics of enactment in Raja Rao’s Kanthapura.” Indian Writing in English: A collection, dedicated to Dr. B S Valke. Chetan Deshmane ed 2008

24. Krishna Barua. “Reconstructions of the Truth in Mahatma Gandhi's An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth and Orhan Pamuk's Istanbul: Memories of a City.” Truth, Interpretation and Language. University of Mumbai and the Indian Council of Philosophical Research, New Delhi.2008

25. Krishna Barua, “V.S. Naipaul in Magic Seeds” Renewing the Ties: Reviewing the Bonds’ A Study of Diasporic Literature. Dr. Binod Mishra (ed) BITS, Pilani, India. Pencraft International.2008

26. Krishna Barua, “cosmic and acosmic, a redefinition of Being and Time in Raja Rao’s The Serpent and the Rope and Patrick White’s Voss.” Conference volume, International Conference on Commonwealth Literature. Dept. of Humanities & Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, 2007

27. Krishna Barua. “Nowness: a restructuring of mandalic consciousness in Patrick White’s novels.” Convergences and Divergences ,IASA Volume of Third International Conference of Indian Association for the Study of Australia (IASA) on Australia and India:(9-11 January 2006

28. Krishna Barua. “Steinbeck and Patrick White: A comparative study.” The New Literary Miscellany, Sanjoy Saksena(ed). Allahabad, 2006.

29. Krishna Barua “The Language of Enactment: of tension or synthesis in presentation: the rasa -dhvani or point of view: in translating Dr. Bhabendra Nath Saikia’s Deuka,” Translation: Poetics & Practice , Anisur Rahman (ed.) Creative Books, New Delhi, 2002

30. Krishna Barua. “You will be burnt up most likely…..Patrick White’s Voss: a postmodernist view,” Contemporary Literary Criticism: Theory & Practice (From Postmodern to Post Colonialism) ed Prof N. Chandra Vol. 2 Authors Press: New Delhi, 2002.

31. Krishna Barua. “The dancing prankster or the enlightened seer? in Raja Rao’s The Cat and Shakespeare and Patrick White’s The Solid Mandala,” Modern Practical Criticism (from Modernism to Stylistics) ed. Prof N. Chandra, Vol. 1. Authors Press: New Delhi, 2002.

32. Krishna Barua “The horizontal & the vertical: Perspectives on Reading,” Interpretation of Texts, K.C. Baral, (ed.) Director, CIEFEL, Shillong, Pencraft International, New Delhi. 2002

Prof. (Dr.) Arnab Sarma, M.ASCE, F.IWRS, F.IAH, Professor & HoD, Mechanical Department

1. Sarma A., Reservoir-Triggered Seismicity: Relevance to North East India : A national seminar on “Earthquake Hazards: Effects, Mitigation and Management”, 20-21 Jan. 2017, Sponsored by the Ministry of Earth Sciences, GoI at Maniram Dewan Trade Centre, Betkuchi, Guwahati

2. Sarma A., Estimated Potential for Installation of Family-size Biogas Plants in Bodoland Territorial Area Districts, Assam: A national seminar on Renewable Energy: Uses & Management”, 22-23 Feb. 2017, Sponsored by the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, GoI at Maniram Dewan Trade Centre, Betkuchi, Guwahati

3. Sarma A., Potential Benefits and Risks of Wastewater Use: A national workshop on World Water Day-2017, Institution of Engineers (India), Assam State Centre, Guwahati, 22 March, 2017

4. Sarma A., A mathematical model to compute runoff volume from small watersheds: An International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology, Vol.-06, Issue- 09, September-2017

5. Sarma A., A Low Cost Drip Irrigation System for Adoption in Jhum Cultivation Areas in Nagaland for Food Security”: A National on Journal of Indian Water Resources Society, IIT Roorkee, Vol. 37, No. 1, Jan, 2017 (Special Issue)

6. Sarma A., Estimating Peak Flood in Branná Watershed within the Morava River Basin, Czech Republic: An International Journal of Engineering Science and Computing, Vol. 7 Issue No. 10, October 2017

7. Sarma A., Tlapak V., Salek J., Use of micro-irrigation to irrigate with puron ified waste-water: An International Journal of Science and Research, Vol. 6 Issue 10, October 2017

8. Sarma A., "Estimating Peak Flood in Kruppá Watershed within the Morava River Basin, Czech Republic" :An international journal on IJIR, Vol.- 3, Issue- 10, October 2017

9. Sarma A., "Potential Benefits and Risks of Wastewater Use": An international journal on IJIR, Vol.- 3, Issue- 10, October 2017

10. Sarma A., “Catchment Area Treatment Plan for Thoubal Multi-Purpose Project, Manipur, India” : An International Journal of Environmental Engineering and Studies, Volume 2 Issue 3, 2017

11. Testing and Modification of Dalton's Evaporation Model: An International Journal of Environmental Engineering and Studies, Volume 2 Issue 3, 2017

Dr. Sudip Chakraborty, Assistant Professor & Principal i/c, Royal School of Commerce

1. Co-authored a Text Book on “Financial Statement Analysis under Gauhati University, Published by Gayatri Publications, G.S. Road, Guwahati are released in August 2017

Dr. Jasmine A. Choudhury, Assistant Professor,Royal School of Languages

Papers presented-

1. ‘The Black Woman as Mother: An Analysis of Alice Walker’s Novels’, presented in International Conference on Contemporary English Studies: Society, Culture and Language, held at Silchar from 6-8 March 2013.

2. ‘The Road Chronotope in Mamang Dai’s The Legends of Pensam’ presented in National Seminar on Ethnicity and Identity in the North East: Indian Writing in English, held at University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya on 18 th & 19 th Feb’ 17.

Papers published in three journals—

1. Pratidhwani The Echo, Vol. 2, issue 1, 2013. The title of the work is “Black Woman as Mother in two selected novels of Alice Walker-“The Third Life of Grange Copeland’ and ‘Meridian.’”

2. Lang Lit, An International Peer Reviewed Journal. Vol 1, Issue 1, 2014. The title of the work is “The Black Woman on a Quest for Identity and Self in Alice Walker’s Novel ‘The Color Purple.’”

3. Lang Lit, An International Peer Reviewed Journal. Vol. 3, Issue 2, 2016. The title of the work is “Alice Walker’s Black Women: Struggle against Oppression.”

Dr. Mousumi Deka , Royal School of Fine Arts

PUBLICATIONS:

Books:

1. Temple Sculptures of Assam, Aayu Publication, New Delhi, 2017

2. Handbook on Art and Creative Education for Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University, Guwahati

Journals: (International/ Indian)

1. Deka, M., Sculptures of Pingaleswar Temple, An Aesthetic View, MANAVAYATAN, National Research Journal, ISSN 2249-0612, Vol. II, No. I, 2013

2. Deka, M., Feminine Beauty of the Sculptures of Pingaleswar Temple, Assam State Museum Bulletin, No. XIX, 2013

3. Deka. M., Sculptures of Kamakhya temple: An Aesthetic View , International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, ISSN 2250-3153, Volume 3, Issue 10, October 2013

4. Deka. M., Depictions of Narrative Scenes in the Sculptural Art of Deoparbat: An Analysis, ‘MANAVAYATAN, THE HUMANOSPHERE’ International Research Journal, ISSN 2249-0612, Vol. II, Number II (January-June) 2013

5. Deka. M., Erotic Sculptures of Pingaleswar Temple: A Visual Perspective, Ahana, Bilingual Yearly on Art & Culture, ISSN 2278-1994, Vol. V, 2014

6. Deka. M., Depictions of Flora and Fauna in the Sculptural Art of Assam: A Visual Perspective, ‘MANAVAYATAN, THE HUMANOSPHERE’ International Research Journal, ISSN 2249-0612, Vol. III, Number II (January-June) 2014

7. Deka. M., Some Images of Deoparbat Temple: A Visual Perspective, Souvenir Platinum Jubilee, Assam State Museum, 2014-2015, Directorate of Museums, Assam

8. Deka, M., Erotic Sculptures of Madan Kamdeva Temple, ‘MANAVAYATAN, THE HUMANOSPHERE’ International Research Journal, ISSN 2249-0612, Vol. IV, Number II ( January-June, 2015)

9. Deka, M., Pingaleswar Mandiror Sthapatya-Bhaskaryyar Bhagnabashesamuh, Chihna, An Annual art Journal of Gauhati Artists’ Guild, ISSN 23200464, Volume XXXIV, NO.34, 2014-15

10. Deka, M., Dancing Sculptures in the Temple Art of Assam, The Journal of the Assam Research Society, ISSN:2349-7459, Volume XLI, NOS. 1&2, 2015

11. Deka, M., Hayagriva Madhav Mondiror Shilpakalat Budha Dharmar Pravab, Chihna, An Annual art Journal of Gauhati Artists’ Guild, ISSN 23200464, Volume XXXV, NO.35, 2016

12. Deka, M., Prasanga: Srimanta Sankardeva- Ek Bidyayatanik Adhyan, ISBN: 81901940-4- 7, 2016

Articles published in Newspaper

1. Deka, M., Cubism Shilpi Pablo Picasso (Assamese), Amar Asom Newspaper, Publication Date 22 November, 2008

2. Deka, M., Bimurta Chitrakalar Yatra (Assamese), Amar Asom Newspaper, Publication Date 8 th October, 2009

3. Deka, M., Asomot Silpakalar Yatra (Assamese), Bodo Land Darpan, A monthly Newspaper, 2th November, 2010

4. Deka, M., Prakritia Unmad Kora Mahan Silpijon (Assamese) Amar Asom Newspaper, Publication Date 6 th August 2011

5. Deka, M., Kalighator Patchitra (Assamese), Amar Asom Newspaper, Publication Date 29 th February 2012

6. Deka, M., Pingaleshwar Mandirar Bhaskarjwa Somoh (Assamese), Amar Asom Newspaper, Publication Date 29 th October, 2013

7. Deka, M., Itihashar Subah Bisari Hayagriva Madhava Temple (Assamese), Amar Asom Newspaper, Publication Date 10 th March, 2013

8. Deka, M., Gupta Jugar Shilpakala; Daparbatiya Dwar (Assamese), Amar Asom Newspaper, Publication Date 1 St September, 2013

9. Deka, M., Bimurta Shilpakalar Batkatiya; Pablo Picasso (Assamese), Amar Asom Newspaper, Publication Date 25 th October, 2013

10. Deka, M., Pakritir Adimatat Sandaryar Sandhan Kara Chitrashilpi Paul Gaguin (Assamese), Amar Asom Newspaper, Publication Date 17 th November, 2013

11. Deka, M., Dukh Bedanar Majat Sistrir Samal Bisara Chitrashilpi Edward Munkh (Assamese), Amar Asom Newspaper, Publication Date 25 th December, 2013

12. Deka, M., Adhunik Bhaskarya Shilpi Aguste Rodin (Assamese), Amar Asom Newspaper, Publication Date 19 th January, 2014

13. Deka, M., Pramar Aat Dhari..Chitrakar Auguste Renoir (Assamese), Amar Asom Newspaper, Publication Date 27 th July, 2014

14. Deka, M., Adhunik Bharatiya Chitrashilpi Rabindranath Tagore (Assamese), Amar Asom Newspaper, Publication Date 7 th August, 2014

15. Deka, M., Deopaharar Bhaskarjwasamuh (Assamese), Amar Asom Newspaper, Publication Date 9 th November, 2014

16. Deka, M., Etihashar Subha Bisari…Madan Kamdeva Mandir (Assamese), Amar Asom Newspaper, Publication Date 18 th February, 2015

17. Deka, M., Bhaskarjwa Shilpi Brankusi (Assamese), Amar Asom Newspaper, Publication Date 29 th March, 2015

18. Deka, M., Chitrasilpi Neelpawan Barua (Assamese), Amar Asom Newspaper, Publication Date 1 st June, 2015

19. Deka, M., Sristikarmat Narir Sundarya (Assamese), Niyamia Barta Newspaper, Publication Date 27 th December, 2015

20. Deka, M., Kabi Hiren Bhattacharyar Sabibur (Assamese), Niyamia Barta Newspaper, Publication Date 24 th July, 206

21. Deka, M., Deopaharar Bhaskaryar Dhankhabesh (Assamese), Niyamia Barta Newspaper, Publication Date 19 th March, 2017

Dr. Rupa Rani Sonowal Assistant Professor, Royal School of Communications and Media

Research Publication and Conference Details

BOOK

1. ‘Media and Social Dynamics’, International Book of Media Studies. Published (Nov 2017) by Unity Education Foundation, Guwahati. ISBN : 978-93- 5279-855- 1

EDITORIAL

1. Editorial Board Member of UGC approved journal, ‘ASIAN JOURNAL OF MULTIDISCIPLINARY STUDIES’, ISSN: 2321-8819 (Online), 2348-7186 (Print).

2. As a Sub-editor in ‘EDIFICATION’, A Research Book of Multidisciplinary Studies, published by Unity Education Foundation, Guwahati, ISBN : 978-81- 202-8827- 0

3. Editorial Board Member in proceeding of a National Seminar on ‘HUMAN RIGHTS & GLOBAL CHALLENGES’, organized by IQAC, Guwahati College in collaboration with UNESCO on 20th & 21st May 2017. ISBN : 978-81- 202-8805- 8

4. As an Editorial and Paper Reviewer in ‘PROTAEN’ an International Book of Multidisciplinary Studies, publishing by Unity Education Foundation, Guwahati. ISBN : 978-93- 5281-249- 3

5. As an Editorial and Paper Reviewer in ‘ENVIRONMENT, EMERGING PROBLEMS AND MANAGEMENT’, a National Book of Environmental Studies publishing by Unity Education Foundation, Guwahati. ISBN : 978-81- 202-8804- 1

6. As an Editorial and Paper Reviewer in ‘INSIGHT EDUCATION’, a National Book of Education, publishing by Unity Education Foundation, Guwahati. ISBN : 978-93- 5288-336- 3

7. As an Editorial and Paper Reviewer in ‘ERUDITION’ a National Book of Multidisciplinary Studies, publishing by Unity Education Foundation, Guwahati. ISBN : 978-93- 5288-241- 0

8. As an Editorial and Paper Reviewer in ‘ILLUMINE’ an International Book of Multidisciplinary Studies, publishing by Unity Education Foundation, Guwahati. ISBN : 978-81- 202-9871- 1

9. Advisory Board of ‘THE MILEAGE, Unleashing The Best’, the online news magazine.

10. Members and Papers Reviewers of ‘MISCELLANY’, Research Papers and Articles’ Issue-I, Vol-I (March 2017) of Lalit Chandra Bharali College, Maligaon, Guwahati. ISBN 978-81- 202-8865- 2

11. Editorial Advisory Team of ‘UNADULTERATED, PUBLIC RELATIONS’, launched on 6th May 2017, hosted by Dr. Bhuben Hazarika Centre for Mass Communication & Journalism, Cotton Guwahati.

RESOURCE PERSON

1. Appointed as a resource person for the National Seminar on ‘Human Rights & Global Challenges’, organized by IQAC, Guwahati College in collaboration with UNESCO on 20th & 21st May 2017.

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

1. Sonowal Rani, Rupa (2017), ‘A global concern : FGM’, paper presented on national seminar on ‘Human Rights & Global Challenges’, organized by IQAC, Guwahati College in collaboration with UNESCO on 20th & 21 st May 2017. ISBN : 978-81- 202-8805- 8

2. Sonowal Rani, Rupa (2017), ‘Film and Sports: An Approach to Jingoism’, published in ‘Miscellany, Research Papers and Articles’, Issue - I: Vol - I, ISBN: 978-81- 202-8865- 2

3. Sonowal Rani, Rupa (2016), ‘Representation of Women in Realistic Cinema’, published in ‘Journal of advanced research in Journalism and Mass Communication’, Vol 3, No 4 (2016), ISSN: 2395-3810

4. Sonowal Rani, Rupa (2016), ‘Women’s Right: Analysis of Newspaper Report’, published in ‘Gender Sensitization and Women Empowerment: Issues and challenges’, Book Land Publication, Guwahati, P-570, ISBN : 9788189872105

5. Sonowal Rani, Rupa (2016), ‘The philosophy behind the festival of Meghalaya’, published in International Journal of Research in Social Sciences, Vol. 6 Issue No. 3 (2016) ISSN: 2249-2496

6. Sonowal Rani, Rupa (2016), ‘Impact of ICT in Journalism : A case study from Meghalaya’, published in Advance Research in Journalism and Mass Communication’, Vol. 2 Issue No. 3 & 4 (2016) ISSN: 2395- 3810

7. Sonowal Rani, Rupa (2015), ‘Exploration of Khasi Film : A Case Study’ in ‘Shodh Prerak: A Multidisciplinary Quarterly International Refereed Research Journal’, Volume V, Issue 3, July 2015, ISSN 2231 – 413X

8. Sonowal Rani, Rupa (2015), ‘Evolution of Print Media in Meghalaya’ in ‘Asian Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies’, Volume 3, Issue 3, March 2015, ISSN: 2321- 8819 (Online), 2348-7186 (Print)

9. Sonowal Rani, Rupa (2014) ‘A comparative study on the coverage of women issues in Meghalaya’ in online journals of ‘Indian Journal of Experimentation and Innovation in Education’ Volume 3/Issue 3, May 2014. ISSN: 2278 1730

10. Sonowal Rani, Rupa (2014) Book Review on ‘Showcasing the Press of the North- Eastern India’ in University News, 52(10) March 10-16, 2014. ISSN-0566- 2257

11. Sonowal Rani, Rupa (2014) ‘Magazine exclusively for women: A Case from Meghalaya’ in ‘Media and Women, different emerging perspectives in the way of development’, Sunrise publication, India, Page.436-448. ISBN : 978-93- 80966-35- 9

ACADEMIC SEMINAR PAPERS PRESENTED & CONFERENCES PARTICIPATED

1. ‘Film and Nationalism: An Interpretation of Khasi identity through the film ‘Ri’, paper presented in International Seminar on ‘Reinventing Nationalism, Secularism and Plurality: Media Discourses and Deconstruction’, during November 11 th and 12 th , 2017 at Gauhati University, Assam.

2. ‘Violation against women : Through the eyes of Film’, paper presented on national seminar in ‘Human Rights & Global Challenges’, organized by IQAC, Guwahati College in collaboration with UNESCO on 20th & 21st May 2017.

3. ‘Human Rights and Netizens: An ethical analysis of photographs on social media in Nigeria’, paper presented in national seminar on ‘Human Rights & Global Challenges’, organized by IQAC, Guwahati College in collaboration with UNESCO on 20th & 21st May 2017.

4. ‘A global concern : FGM’, paper presented in national seminar on ‘Human Rights & Global Chal- lenges’, organized by IQAC, Guwahati College in collaboration with UNESCO on 20th & 21st May 2017.

5. ‘‘Women’s Right: Analysis of Newspaper Report’, paper presented in National seminar on ‘Gender Sensitization and Women Empowerment: Issues and challenges’ organized by Guwahati College on 25th and 26th June 2016.

6. International Seminar on ‘Media and Human Rights: Problems and Prospects’ organized by department of Mass Communication, Assam University, Silchar on 11th & 12th March 2015.

7. National Seminar on ‘Social Media and Democratic Discourse’, EFL University, Shillong Campus organized by Department of Journalism and Mass Communication in partnership with UNICEF, Assam on 30th & 31th October, 2014.

8. ‘Magazine exclusively for women: A Case from Meghalaya’, paper presented on National Conference on ‘Media and Women: Different Emerging Perspectives in the way of Development’, Sponsored by ICSSR (Indian Council of Social Science Research), organized by Department of Mass Communication, Abanindranath Tagore School of Creative Arts & Communication Studies of ASSAM UNIVERSITY SILCHAR on 15th &16th March, 2013. Sonowal Rani, Rupa.

9. ‘Portrayal of Women in Films : A comparative study’, paper presented on National Conference on ‘Media and Women: Different Emerging Perspectives in the way of Development’, Sponsored by ICSSR (Indian Council of Social Science Research), organized by Department of Mass Communication Abanindranath Tagore School of Creative Arts & Communication Studies of ASSAM UNIVERSITY SILCHAR on 15th &16th March, 2013. Sonowal Rani, Rupa & Soma Amin, Afsana.

10. ‘Orientation programme for Journalist & Media Persons’, organized by Meghalaya Legislative Assembly and Bureau of Parliamentary Studies and Training, Lok Sabha Secretariat on 4th & 5th July 2013 at MLA Hostel Hall, Shillong, India.

11. National Hindi Seminar organized by North East Hindi Academy on 25th May to 27th May 2012 at Shri Rajasthan Bihan Bhawan, Shillong, India.

12. ‘National Seminar on Folk Media and Sustainable Development in the North East, organized by Department of Mass Communication, Assam University, Silchar. Sponsored by Gandhi Samriti & Darshan Samiti, New Delhi & Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore Foundation, New Delhi, India on 17 th &18th February, 2012 at the Bipin Chandra Paul Auditorium.

13. Journalistic and General Writing conducted by Journalism Mentor Foundation, Mumbai, organized jointly by Directorate of Information and Public Relations, Shillong Society for Performing Arts, Shillong Press Club & Martin Luther Christian University at MLCU Hall, Shillong, India from May 22nd to 25 th 2012.

14. 1st Regional Seminar-cum- Workshop ‘Media in the North East : Challenges Ahead’ organized by The Shillong Press Club, supported by North Eastern Council, India which was held from 20th March to 2 nd April 2006.

RESEARCH PROJECTS & STUDIES

1. As a Supervisor/Investigator for the study: ‘Impact & penetration of different Mass Media in North East, and J & K’ by Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi under Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India. Sponsored by Ministry of Information & Broadcasting.

2. As an Investigator and Analysist for the survey of 5% sample checking SSASMA(Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan State Mission Authority of Meghalaya), Shillong, India.

Mr. Zunaid Ahmed, Assistant Professor & HOD i/c, Mechanical Deptt.

1. Z. Ahmed and D.K. Mahanta, “Thermodynamic Analysis of Combined ORC- VCR Powered by Waste Energy from Diesel Engine”, International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 6 Issue 6, June 2017: 2619-2623

Aniruddha Deka, Assistant Professor & HoD i/c, Computer Science & Engineering

1. Published a paper titled “ Spoken Dialog System in Bodo Language for Agro Services” This paper is published in Lect. Notes Electrical Eng., Vol.443,(Eds): Advances in Electronics, Communication and Computing, 29 th October 2017, ISBN No. 978-981- 10-4764- 0

Mr. Rajdeep Nag, Assistant Professor, Royal School of Commerce

1. Co-authored two text books under Gauhati University Regulatory Framework of Business-I and Regulatory Framework of Business- II, Published by Gayatri Publications, G.S. Road, Guwahati in August 2017 and March 2017 respectively.

Hirak R Das, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Department

1. Hirak R Das, “Numerical Investigation of the Effect of Downburst Wind on Buildings with Various Geometrical Shapes”, Journal of Aerospace Engineering & Technology ISSN: 2231-038X (Online), ISSN: 2348-7887 (Print)Volume 7, Issue

Ms. Nandini Borah, Assistant Professor, Royal School of Business

1. Book chapter titled ”Employee engagement: Does Individual personality make a difference?” in edited book titled Management in the current scenario(ISBN:978-93- 81563-94- 6)

2. An Article titled “Can engaged employees help create positive organizational behavior? Impact of Employee engagement on Organizational Citizenship behavior” published in ISOR journal of Business and Management, Volume 19, issue 10, pp-20- 25, ISSN:2319-7668

Ms. Bitopi Gogoi, Assistant Professor, Royal School of Business

1. Book chapter titled “Exploring and Identifying Stress Indicators of Telecom Professionals in edited book titled “ Management in the Current Scenario(ISBN:978-93- 81563-94- 6)

Mr. Nayanjyoti Choudhury, Assistant Professor, Royal School of Business

1. Book chapter titled A Study of Factors Affecting Food Choices and Purchase Intention of Consumers for Health and Wellness Food Products in the Edited book titled” Management in the Current Scenerio(ISBN-978- 93-81563- 94-6)

Soumyabrata Bhattacharjee, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Department

1. Soumyabrata Bhattacharjee, Manash Hazarika, "Formation of machine-part cells using assignment allocation algorithm", 2017 IEEE International Conference on Advances in Mechanical, Industrial, Automation and Management Systems (AMIAMS), doi: 10.1109/AMIAMS.2017.8069213

Biswajit Choudhury, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Department

1. B. Choudhury, G. Konwar and A.S. Baruah, “A perspective Analysis on pulp making from post-consumer waste paper used in paper industries in India”, National conference on emerging trends in engineering: opportunities in North-East India. RSET, Ghy, 28-29 April 2017. ISBN: 978-93- 83588-12- 1

Apurba Pathak, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Department

1. A. Pathak, P.K. Choudhury and R.K. Dutta (2017) "Taguchi-grey relational based multi-objective optimization of process parameters on the emission and fuel consumption characteristics of a VCR petrol engine", 7 th International conference on Material Processing and characterization, GRIET, March 17-19 2017, Hyderabad, Telangana

Mr. Abhijit Deka, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Department

1. A. Deka and D. Datta (2018). Multi-objective optimization of annular fin array with B-spline curve based fin profiles. Journal of Thermal Stresses, 41(2):247-261, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01495739.2017.1393321.

2. A. Deka and D. Datta (2017). B-spline curve based optimum profile of annular fins using multi-objective genetic algorithm. Journal of Thermal Stresses, 40(6):733-746, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01495739.2016.1276419

A. Deka and D. Datta (2017). Geometric size optimization of annular step fin using multi-objective genetic algorithm. Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications, 9(2):021013 (9 pages), doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4035838.

A. Deka and D. Datta (2017). A comparative investigation of annular fins of different profiles using multi-objective genetic algorithm. IEEE International Conference on Advances in Mechanical, Industrial, Automation and Management Systems (AMIAMS-2017), MNNIT Allahabad, India. 3-5 February 2017, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AMIAMS.2017.8069192

Faculty participation:

Ar. Praschaya Kaushik presented a paper on 'Degradation of Wetlands: A threat to the living conditions of people in Guwahati city, Assam, India' in 'International Symposium on Water Urbanism and Infrastructure Development in Eco-sensitive Zones' organized by IIT Kharagpur & Columbia University, USA, held on the 5th and 6th of January, 2017 at Hyatt Regency, Kolkata.

Ar. Praschaya Kaushik and Ar. Tanaya D Sinha attended a regional seminar on ‘Growth of Unplanned Towns and Cities in the North Eastern Region of India: Problems and Alleviations Measures’ organized by NEICSSR, Shillong in collaboration with Shillong Law College and the Institute of Town Planners (India), North Eastern Regional Chapter, Guwahati held on the 20th and 21th of November, 2017 at Shillong. A paper on ‘'Growth of North Eastern cities and its impact: A case of Guwahati and Shillong' was presented by Ar. Praschaya Kaushik during the seminar.

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