Data Science faculty


Our Director


Dr S Ramesh Babu

Director and Head, Manipal Global Academy of Data Science,

Manipal Global Education Services



Ramesh has two decades of professional experience in various positions in Technology, Management, Consulting and Leadership in the IT industry. His functional areas include driving enterprise-wide capacity and capabilities programs, and aimed at designing and deploying learning solutions.


Prior to joining Manipal, he has worked at Infosys for 19 years, and prior to that in Tata Research Design and Development Center at Tata Consulting Services. His last role has been Associate Vice President at Infosys.


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Advisor to the Academy


Dr. Pulak Ghosh

Advisor, Manipal Global Academy of Data Science



Professor Ghosh also serves as a senior fellow at NITI Aayog and in the Advisory group of Big data at the United Nations (UN) Global Pulse, a big data initiative by UN. He is also an academic fellow at the Center for Advanced Financial Research and Learning promoted by Reserve Bank of India. Recently, he has been named as one of the top 5 data scientist in the world (of Indian origin) by Techradar. He is also in the advisory board member at Tata Consumer Analytics Company (called Tata IQ).


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Our Faculty

Get Ahead. Get Immersive. Discover and learn Data Science and Analytics with rigour and relevance."

Dr. Ramesh Babu

Director & Head, MGADS

Innovation. Experience. Expertise.

MGADS comprises of accomplished and committed professionals who introduce learners to the cutting-edge technology and most innovative curriculum in the field of data science. To make the curriculum interesting and relevant, the faculty shares first-hand knowledge and practical insights from the industry.


Learners not only have access to real life case studies and relevant industry resources, they also have access to some of the greatest minds in the data science field. The faculty equips learners with tools, techniques and practical examples to make them comfortable with data capturing, interpretation and use.