Present Committee

ISA Committee 2015-2016 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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Viraja Khollam

President – Viraja Khollam

Viraja Khollam is the President of the Indian Student Association. She is currently pursuing a Masters Degree in Aerospace Engineering.She is from Maharashtra and speaks English,Hindi and Marathi.She can be reached at vvk0001@auburn.edu. "Believe in Yourself"

Secretary – Gaurav Shewale

Gaurav is the secretary of the Indian Student Association. He is a graduate student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He is from Maharashtra and speaks Hindi, Marathi and English. He can be reached at gjs0014@auburn.edu. "etc... etc"

Treasurer – Kashmira Samel

Kashmira is the current treasurer of the ISA. She is a doctoral student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering . She is from Maharashtra.She speaks English, Hindi and Marathi. She can be contacted at kzs0078@auburn.edu. “No one has become poor by giving.”

Media & Web Development Team

Website Manager – Sanjay Vasudevan

Sanjay is the Website Manager of ISA. He is doing a Masters Program in Software Engineering . He is from Tamil Nadu and speaks Tamil and English. He can be contacted at vzs0023@auburn.edu. “It’s better to burn out than to fade away”

Media Developer- Arvindh Sundar

Aravindh is the Media Developer of the Indian Student Association. He is a pursuing a Masters student in the Department of Software Engineering. He is from Tamil Nadu and speaks Tamil and English. He can be reached at azs0137@auburn.edu. “If someone doesn’t appreciate your presence, Make them appreciate your absence”

Cultural Committee

Cultural Affairs Vice President – Rajish Wagh

Rajish is the VP Cultural Affairs of the Indian Student Association. He is a pursuing a Masters Program in the Department of Electrical Engineering. He is from Maharashtra and speaks Hindi, Marathi and English. He can be reached at rjw0028@auburn.edu. “If at first you don't succeed, failure may be your style. :P”

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Executive Member, Cultural Affairs – Shruti Deshpande

Shruti is spouse of a doctoral student at the University and serves as Executive Member in the Cultural Affairs Team.She has a Masters Degree in Structures, Civil Engineering (Pune University).She is from Maharashtra and speaks English, Hindi and Marathi. She can be contacted at shrutijoshi009@gmail.com. “Do what makes you happy”

Executive Member,Cultural Affairs- Chintan Patel

Chintan is Executive Member,Cultural Affairs of the Indian Student Association. He is a pursuing a Masters Program in the Department of Civil Engineering. He is from Gujarat and speaks Hindi, Gujarati and English. He can be reached at cjp0038@auburn.edu. “IMPOSSIBLE ITSELF SAYS I’M POSSIBLE”

Publicity Team

Publicity Team Vice President – Akshara Amuri

Akshara is VP of the Publicity Team. She is currently pursuing a Masters Program in Software Engineering. She is from Telangana and speaks Telugu, Hindi and English.She can be contacted at aza0100@tigermail.auburn.edu. “When things go wrong, don’t go with them”

Executive Member, Publicity Team – Niveditha Adlin Thangaraj

Niveditha is Executive Member of the Publicity Team and is currently pursuing a Masters Program in Civil Engineering. She is from Tamil Nadu and speaks Tamil, Malayalam, French and English.SHe may can be contacted as nza0030@auburn.edu. "The road to success is always under construction"

Special Team and New Students’ Team, Vice President – Jyothi Bhimavarapu

Jyothi is VP of the Special Team. She is currently pursuing a Masters Program in Civil Engineering. She is from Telangana and speaks Telugu, Hindi and English.She can be contacted at jzb0108@tigermail.auburn.edu.

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.