Present Officers

The functioning of ISA @ Auburn is facilitated and coordinated by a committee of elected officers. Please contact the officers below to address your concerns, suggestions, and compliments or if you need any information about ISA and its activities.

President

Name: Jinesh Narangaparambil
Email: jjn0011@auburn.edu
Hometown: Nashik, Maharashtra
Degree & Major: Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering
Fluent languages: English, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam

Hello everyone!!!  I have been an Indian Student Association officer in the past and always excited to contribute. I love connecting with people and feels good to show our Indian culture in another country. I enjoy traveling a lot and a foodie too.

Secretary

Name: Pooja Patel
Email: pzp0036@auburn.edu
Hometown: Navsari, Gujarat
Degree & Major: Bachelor’s in Geology
Fluent languages: English, Hindi, Gujrati

Curiosity and Exploration always on my mind. My enthusiasm for exploring different cultures and places made me a part of Indian Students Association. I love making new friends and very keen on outdoor activities. I also love coffee and reading books.

Treasurer

Name: Jahnavi Dhingra
Email: jzd0097@auburn.edu
Hometown: Ludhiana, Punjab
Degree & Major: Undergraduate in Biomedical Science
Fluent languages: English, Hindi, Punjabi

Hello Everyone!!!! I’m so excited to be part of ISA and so ready to share our beautiful culture with all of you. From attending those amazing events to now being a part of ISA I feel so blessed. We are looking forward to give you all overview of Indian culture. 

Vice President of Publicity

Name: Devadatta Ashok Gosavi
Email: dag0042@auburn.edu
Hometown: Pune, Maharashtra
Degree & Major: Ph.D in Biological Sciences
Fluent languages: English, Hindi, Marathi

 I like hiking ,exploring new places and meeting new people. I also like to remain updated about recent developments in any field. I am also a  State level Table-Tennis (Ping Pong) player.
My dream is to travel around the world.

Vice President of Special Projects

Name: Pooja Zen Santhamoorthy
Email: pzs0074@auburn.edu
Hometown: Rajapalayam, Tamil Nadu
Degree & Major: PhD in Chemical Engineering
Fluent languages: English, Tamil

Hello everyone… I am glad to be able to contribute my time and creativity in ISA. I am excited to start this journey with enthusiasm and interact with new people and celebrate all the cultures

Vice President of Cultural Affairs

Name: Arpita Sharma
Email: azs0267@auburn.edu
Hometown: Jammu, J&K
Degree & Major:  PhD in Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences
Fluent languages:  English, Hindi, Punjabi, Dogri

I love reading, trekking and dancing.

Website Manager

Name: Anukriti Pathak
Email: azp0142@auburn.edu
Hometown: Haldwani, Uttarakhand
Degree & Major: Masters in Computer Science
Fluent languages: English, Hindi

Hello everyone!!! I am glad to be a part of Indian Students Association. I am an avid reader and mostly read all the genres. I like listening to music, watching series and exploring different places. 

Media Developer

Name: Ved Soni
Email: vzs0040@auburn.edu
Hometown:  Mumbai, Maharashtra
Degree & Major: Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering
Fluent languages: English, Hindi, Marathi

Hello everyone!!! I am glad to join the Indian Student Association and contribute towards making your experiences in Auburn better . I enjoy a good hiking trip and listening to music.

Content Developer

Name: Aathi Raja Ram Pandurangan
Email: azp0119@auburn.edu
Hometown: Tenkasi, Tamil Nadu
Degree & Major: Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering
Fluent languages: English, Tamil

Hello everyone!!! My love towards creativity made me a part of Indian Students Association.  I do sketching and photography during my leisure time.

Publicity Officer

Name: DIDIMOS JOHNSON PULIKKOTTIL
Email: dzj0038@auburn.edu
Hometown: Auburn, Alabama
Degree & Major: Ph.D in Chemistry
Fluent languages: English, Malayalam

 I like photography

Cultural officer

Name: Priyadarshni Patel
Email: pjp0011@auburn.edu
Hometown: Surat, Gujarat
Degree & Major: PhD in Nutrition and Dietetics
Fluent languages: English, Hindi, Gujrati

Hello everyone!! I love meeting new people and interacting with them. I am a big chatter box 😛 and I enjoy watching movies and travelling.

Cultural officer

Name: Asmita Saha
Email: azs0258@auburn.edu
Hometown: Delhi, India
Degree & Major: PhD in Counseling Psychology
Fluent languages: English, Hindi, Bengali

Hello everyone! I am glad to be a part of ISA. I am looking forward to interacting with new people and celebrate our culture. I like reading, painting and travelling to new places.

Special Project Officer

Name: Varun Viswanathan
Email: vzv0020@auburn.edu
Hometown: Neyveli, Tamil Nadu
Degree & Major: Masters in Electrical Engineering
Fluent languages: English, Hindi, Tamil

Hi everyone… I am glad to be a part of ISA. I am more than happy to explore different cultures plus sharing our Indian culture with others. I like reading books(all genre but motivational), theatre activities (acting, producing a play) and dancing.

Student Advisor

Name: Swati Baskiyar
Email: szb0142@auburn.edu
City,State: Auburn, Alabama
Degree & Major: Bachelors in Computer Science

Swati Baskiyar has led many organizations and is excited to contribute to ISA. She enjoys playing the piano, painting, and is a black belt in Yoshukai karate.

Advisor

Name: Dr. Sushil Bhavnani
Email: bhavnsh@auburn.edu
City, State: Auburn, Alabama

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