The School shall commit to sustainable and socially relevant initiatives through industry collaborations, research projects, design studios, and outreach programmes, intending to develop our students into well-rounded leaders, innovators, and professionals who will be equipped to build the future.

With 35 years of combined experience from the Industry and in the field of Academics, Prof.Uma Ramanathan has good experience in mentoring, motivating and developing students and young teachers to reach their potential.

Prof.Uma has secured both B.Arch as well as M.Arch from School of Architecture and Planning, Anna University. She also has a PhD in Study of Open Spaces in Chennai City from Anna University. She has held top academic positions such as Principal of various architecture schools and also sports a brilliant career with senior positions in leading firms. She also held her own firm called Umas Studio in Chennai between 2007 and 2015, wherein, she has designed projects of various scales and typologies across the city. She has been awarded Best Teacher for 4 consecutive years, between 1998 and 2004.