Dean-Training and Research


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Dr Gayathri Devi Subbaiah

Dean-Training and Research, SMU-DE


She is a seasoned academician with over 25 years of experience in teaching, research, and academic administration. She has experience of both Campus and Distance Education. Dr Gayathri Devi has completed a certificate program in online teaching from GlobalNxt University.


She is currently responsible for identifying training needs and providing the same for her faculty members. She has also been supporting SMU-DE faculty for research activities. She has handled the responsibility of Dean-Academics with SMU-DE, prior to her current role.

Her prior experience is with one of the best Pharmacy Colleges in Bangalore, starting off as a Lecturer and rising to the level of Professor and HoD, handling various academic, co-curricular and extra-curricular responsibilities.


She has been on the Board of Studies, and Board of Examiners of a couple of universities, has been the member of prestigious associations, and has been the recipient of several honours and awards.

Dr Gayathri Devi has delivered many invited lectures at various forums and across institutions in India.

She has 22 publications to her credit in national and international journals. She has guided 18 MPharm and 3 PhD students.