Director of Academic and Planning
Prof. M. Vinod Ganesh
Professor in Architecture &
Director Academic and Planning
Prof. M. Vinod Ganesh studied architecture at JNTU, Hyderabad, Urban Design at CEPT University, Ahmedabad. He has over two decades of teaching experience in the University and has taught both at Undergraduate and Post graduate levels. His research interests are Traditional, Vernacular Architecture and Urban Morphology.Soon after his Masters Vinod Ganesh was called upon by Ar. B.V.Doshi to work on Khargar node Urban Design project for New Bombay. Subsequently, he was also involved with Indore city Urban Renewal project. After returning to Hyderabad Vinod Ganesh was associated with Ar. Anwar Aziz on prestigious Satyam Computers Software centre at Hyderabd and NFCL campus buildings in Kakinada. He was also associated with Eco-City project for Tirupathi town and Master Plan of Venkatarayapuram Township near Tanuku.
He was a member of Executive Council of JNAFA University, Hyderabad for one term. He is now a member of academic boards in Architecture, Urban design and Conservation of the University. He was Head of the Department of Architecture, School of Planning and Architecture Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture & Fine Arts University, Hyderabad–28 from 2009 to 2014.
He conducted various common Entrance Examinations including the prestigious EAMCET for Engineering and Architecture in the state since 2001 regularly till 2013 in various capacities as Paper Setter, Examiner, Observer, and Chief Superintendent and as Regional Coordinator. Conducted the Entrance Examination PACET (Planning and Architecture Common Entrance Test) for courses in Architecture and Planning in the State between 2004 and 2008.
Also conducted many International and National seminars and workshops on Art, Architecture and Conservation of Architectural Heritage. He visited and conducted an urban design studio at Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Architecture et de Paysage (ENSAP), Bordeaux, France as part of an Academic Exchange Programme.