Faculty Members




Ar. S. Gurudutt

Principal
Ar. Gurudutt S is a senior Architect with 29 years of experience involving in designing and supervision of residential, commercial, educational, industrial and interior designing. Completed his M Arch. In Construction Project management from Dr.MGR Educational and research Institute Deemed to be University in the year 2018, B Arch. From Malnad College of Engineering, Hassan in the year 1992 from University of Mysore. His COA registration CA/1992/15015.

Ar. Dr. Sathish S

Mentor & Design Chair
Dr. Sathish S awarded Ph.D. in 2006 from University of Mysore, Doctor of Science in Architecture from Rochville University, M.Arch. In 1976 from IIT, Kharagpur and B.Arch. In 1974 from Bangalore University. He has 40 years of Teaching and Professional experience. He was registered in the COA, New Delhi vide CA/2009/045976. He received award for “Outstanding contribution towards Architectural Education” in 2014 from Lions Club fountain head and Excellence award from Rochville University. He was a member of Board of studies and examinations in various universities, expert committee member for inspection of architecture schools by the Council of Architecture, New Delhi since 2011.

Ar. Rajagopal M V

Professor Design Chair
He has completed his B.Arch. In 1974 from Bangalore University and his registration with COA is CA/1981/6298. He has about 38 years of Teaching and 10 years of Professional experience. He has served in different capacities such as examiner, Chairman of examination & member of Board of studies in Architecture in Mysore, Mangalore and Banaglore Universities. He has been honored in 1993 by Indian Institute of Architects (Karnataka Chapter) for contribution to teaching in the field of Architecture.

Ar. Seema Naveen

Associate Professor
She has completed her M.Arch. In 2014 from VTU, Belagavi and B.Arch. In 2003 from VTU, Belagavi. She has 18 years of Teaching and Professional experience. Her registration with COA CA/2005/37202. Her technical expertise includes Architectural Design, Building Construction, Clomatology and vernacular Architecture, History of Indian Architecture, Landscape Architecture & Ecology and Sociology and Economics.

Ar. Sandeep Subbakrishna

Associate Professor
Sandeep graduated from USD, Mysore; and he completed his Master’s degree in Theory & design and from The School of Built Environment, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom.
He has worked for Edgar Demello Architects in Bangalore, Moh Hack & Partners in Brunei & Singapore, before starting his practice S2S Architects in Bangalore with his wife.
He was earlier associated as visiting faculty at R.V. College of Architecture, Bangalore & Mysore School of Architecture, Mysore.

Ar. Manjushree M

Assistant Professor
She has completed her M.Arch. In 2020 from VTU, Belagavi and B.Arch. In 2018 from VTU, Belagavi. Her registration with COA CA/2018/92881. She has 1.5 years of Professional experience

Ar. Raghavendra Kattimani

Assistant Professor
He has completed Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) in 2015 from School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal, B.Arch. In 2010 from UVCE, Bangalore. He is pursuing his Ph.D. from IIT, Roorkee. His registration with COA CA/2015/71284. He has 2 years of professional experience.

Ar. Smitha H B

Assistant Professor
Smitha H B completed her M.Arch. In Urban Design in the year 2021 from University of Mysore, B.Arch. In the year 2018 from VTU, Belagavi. Her registration with COA vide CA/2019/110037. She has one year professional experience.

Ar. Sumedha A

Assistant Professor
Sumedha A completed her M.Arch. From University of Mysore in the year 2021, B.Arch. In the year 2015 from University of Mysore. Her registration with COA vide CA/2016/77557.

Ar. Swathi M S

Assistant Professor- Allied Faculty
Swathi M S Completed her M.Tech. Computer Aided Design structures in 2015 from VTU, Belagavi and B.E Civil Engineering in 2013 from VTU, Belagavi. She has 6 years of teaching experience.

PRAVEENA NAIDU

Assistant Professor - Allied Faculty
Praveena Naidu has her Masters in English literature and PGD in Communication and Management. She is a soft skills trainer having over 15 years of experience in being a game changer in campus to corporate transitions. Her passion and her commitment towards her work is her USP. Communicative Knowledge is not just power but the ability to create opportunities where none exists. Students
of Architecture are guided by her to become future leaders.

Ar. Kavyashree S B

Assistant Professor - Visiting Faculty
Kavya graduated in 2006 from USD, University of Mysore. Started to practice form the firm Dimension. Completed her Master’s in Urban Planning from USD, University of Mysore. She has worked as an Assistant Professor at MSA, Mysuru in 2018-20. She now is running her own practice with residential and interior design projects. The range of options available with respect to the materials, textures and colour in the simple space can be transformed to suit the needs of the user.
Believes in empowering the students with the required skills and in imagining power to realise their dreams.

Ar. Muddaiah I B

Assistant Professor - Visiting Faculty
He has completed his B.Arch. In the year 1994 from University of Mysore and a registered Architect vide CA/1996/19910 from COA, New Delhi. He has 28 years of Professional experience in architecture.