SMVDU Katra: Prof. Rajeev Garg joined as Professor in School of Architecture and Landscape Design, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra. Prof. Rajeev Garg is a Graduate of Lucknow University and Doctorate from IIT Roorkee. He has experience of more than two decades in the field of architectural academics and profession. Apart from having academic association with premier institutions like Aligarh Muslim University, National Institute of Technology Hamirpur, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee and Galgotias University Uttar Pradesh, Dr Garg has worked with leading national and international corporate such as TATA Consulting Engineers Limited and JACOBS Engineering. Dr. Garg has 2 Books, 1 Manual and more than 20 technical & research papers to his credit. Having a passion for teaching, he aspires to give new direction and dimension to academics and profession of architecture in India through his forthright approach.
It is pertinent to mention that the School was established in 2006 as the only school of architecture imparting degree level architectural education in the State of Jammu and Kashmir. Amid limited teachers availability in Architecture; School was looking for a seasoned academician at the post of Professor from last few years and Dr. Garg’s exceling academic and professional profile is the best thing in the context for the School and University at large for future prospects. Vice Chancellor of the University Dr. Sanjeev Jain and Dean Faculty of Engineering Prof. V. Verma extended their best wishes to Prof. Garg for successful endeavors at SMVDU. Head, School of architecture along with faculty/staff members of the department also extended a warm welcome to the professor on his joining in the University.