Dean of Research and Development (R&D)


Dr. A. Umesh Samuel Jebaseelan

Dr. A. Umesh Samuel Jebaseelan holds currently the post of Dean of Research & Associate Professor in Social Work, in Bishop Heber College, Tiruchirapalli. Dr.Umesh Samuel was a University Rank holder in MSW and has the credit of having received the first PhD degree awarded from Bharathidasan University in Social Work Discipline in 1995. He has over 29 years of teaching experience in MSW and 23 years in MBA, 18 years in M.Phil and 20 years in PhD. He is a recognized guide for guiding MBA programme in 7 Universities. He has published 84 research articles in the refereed and peer reviewed national and international journals.

He is a recipient of many awards like Tamilnadu State Award for Best NSS officer (1998), Bharathidasan University Best NSS officer Award (2000) and Best Researcher Award four times (2009 , 2013 , 2014 & 2016) .He has also received “Best Faculty Award in Humanities – 2013” and also received a cash award of Rs 10,000/= from Nehru group of Institutions ,Coimbatore. Recently, he has received 2 awards one from Venus International Foundation for Best Faculty Award in June 2015 and Rajiv Gandhi Gold Medal Award for his "Outstanding Individual Achievement and Distinguished Service in Research and Social Work" in August 2015. He also recently received Bharat Ratna Jawaharlal Nehru Gold Medal Award for his Outstanding Individual Achievement in Social Work in August 2016


As a Research Advisor/Guide for guiding research work leading to the award of PhD degree, he has to his credit of 25 candidates awarded PhD degree in Social Work (one in Management) and more than 64 candidates awarded for M.Phil Degree. He has the credit of producing highestPhD in Social Work discipline in India which is noteworthy to mention.


He had been to Liverpool Hope University, UK twice to deliver lectures to the students of Social Work discipline. He served as a Project Lead , DelPHE Project, Sponsored by British Council – a collaborative research Project between Bishop Heber College, Stella Maris college, Chennai ,Madras Christian College, Chennai and Liverpool Hope University, UK.


He served as Honorary Project Director for Institute for Applied Social Sciences (IASS) - a UK based research Institute from 2008 - 2011


He also served as Hon. Project Director for the GFATM round 7 –An International funded Project to train HIV Counsellors in Tamilnadu, Pondicherry and Kerala and received a grant of more than 4 Croes from the Global Fund and recently he received a grant of 13,500 US dollars from United Board, Asia for training the research scholars in social science disciplines on the theme “Recent Trends in Social Science Research”


He had the credit of being the NAAC Steering Committee Co-ordinator twice ( Re-accreditation 2nd Cycle and 3rd cycle where Bishop Heber College was graded A + in the 2nd d cycle and A (3.58 CGP) in the 3rd cycle. He also served as Dean IQAC) for 11 years.

He had been to Liverpool Hope University, UK twice to deliver lectures to the students of Social Work discipline. He served as a Project Lead , DelPHE Project, Sponsored by British Council –a collaborative research Project between Bishop Heber College, Stella Maris college, Chennai ,Madras Christian College, Chennai and Liverpool Hope University, UK. He is the Honorary Project Director for Institute for Applied Social Sciences - a UK based research Institute since 2008

He is also Serving as Faculty In charge for the Global Fund to fight AIDS Tuberculosis and Malaria round 7 –An International funded Project to train HIV Counsellors in Tamilnadu, Pondicherry and Kerala and received a grant of Rs 1. 2 Croes from the Global Fund.

Education

CourseYearCollege/University
Ph.D. Social Work1995Bharathidasan University, Trichy
M.A. (Social Work)1986Bishop Heber College, Tiruchirapalli
M.A. (English)1984AVVM Sri Pushpam College, Thanjavur
B.Sc. Zoology1978AVVM Sri Pushpam College, Thanjavur

Experience

YearDesignation & college/University
Feb 1987- till nowAssistant Professor,Associate Professor,Bishop Heber College, Trichy

Contact Details

Email : umeshsamuel@gmail.com

Hand Phone : 9842465252