Present Committee

The functioning of Indian Student Association (ISA) at Auburn is facilitated and coordinated by a committee of elected members. Please contact the committee members below to address your concerns, suggestions, compliments, or if you need any information about ISA and its activities .

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President – Viraja Khollam

Degree (pursuing): MS in Aerospace Engineering
Hometown: Pune, Maharashtra
Languages she speaks: English, Hindi, and Marathi
Email ID: vvk0001@auburn.edu
Favorite quote: “Believe in yourself”

Treasurer – Kashmira Samel

Degree (pursuing): PhD in Aerospace Engineering
Hometown: Kalyan, Maharashtra
Languages she speaks: English, Hindi, and Marathi
Email ID: kzs0078@auburn.edu
Favorite quote: “No one has become poor by giving”

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Media & Web Development Team

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Website Manager – Sunit Sivaraj

Degree (pursuing): MS in Computer Science
Hometown: Puducherry
Languages he speaks: English, Hindi, and Tamil
Email ID: szs0144@auburn.edu
Favorite quote: “Do what you love or love what you do”

Cultural Affairs Team

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Vice President, Cultural Affairs – Somak Das

Degree (pursuing): PhD in Mathematics
Hometown: Salt Lake, Kolkata, West Bengal
Languages he speaks: English, Hindi, and Bengali
Email ID: szd0041@auburn.edu

Executive Member, Cultural Affairs – Chintan Patel

Degree (pursuing): MS in Civil Engineering
Hometown: Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Languages he speaks: English, Hindi, and Gujarati
Email ID: cjp0038@auburn.edu
Favorite quote: “Impossible itself says I’m possible”

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Executive Member, Cultural Affairs – Shruti Deshpande

Degree (pursuing): Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering
Hometown: Pune, Maharashtra
Languages she speaks: English, Hindi, and Marathi
Email ID: szd0041@auburn.edu
Favorite quote: “Do what makes you happy”

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Publicity Team

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Vice President, Publicity Team – Niveditha Adlin Thangaraj

Degree (pursuing): MS in Civil Engineering
Hometown: Sharjah, UAE
Languages she speaks: English, Tamil, Malayalam, and French
Email ID: nza0030@auburn.edu
Favorite quote: “The road to success is always under construction”

Executive Member, Publicity Team – Joseph Cortez

Degree (pursuing): PhD in Mathematics
Hometown: Pittsburg, Pennsylvania
Languages he speaks: English and German
Email ID: jzc0091@auburn.edu
Favorite quote: “It’s never too late to set a new goal”

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Student Adviser – Nakul Kothari

Degree (pursuing): PhD in Mechanical Engineering
Hometown: Mumbai, Maharashtra
Languages he speaks: English, Hindi, and Gujarati
Email ID: nak0007@auburn.edu
Favorite quote: “In a race, an A Team with B car is better than a B Team with an A Car!”

Advisor – Dr. Sushil Bhavnani

Dr. Sushil Bhavnani is a Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering. He has been the backbone of ISA for years and he still constantly guides and motivates the students in running this association efficiently.

Honorary Committee Members

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