Prof. Dr. Sharmila Subramanian

Prof. (Dr.) Sharmila Subramanian

Area: HR and Communication

Mob: +91-9861122721

Prof. Dr. Sharmila Subramanian completed her doctoral degree in the area of Corporate Interpersonal Communication from the department of English, Utkal University. Her inter-disciplinary study provides an insight into the use of language in interpersonal communication in the business world. It elaborates the urges and the meaning associated with various types of interpersonal communication.

Other areas where she is interested to research include nonverbal communication, pragmatics, discourse and conversation management, HR communication, integrated performance management and strategic communication. Currently, she is working on language acquisition and communicative expressions among specially-abled children.

Prof. Subramanian is the recipient of the prestigious Indy’s National Award, 2012 for Best B-School teacher who teaches Communication. She is also the receiver of the Shirdi Sai award, 2010 for contributing towards teaching and education in the state.

Dr. Sharmila is into training and consultancy. She conducts training programmes in the area of communication and people skills for organizations. The organizations she is linked with as a trainer are NALCO, OMC, Oriental Insurance, JSPL, OTDC, UNDP, Coca Cola, Reliance, Viom Networks and Ortel Communication. She has been a panelist in the selection board of UCO bank. She has rendered Consultancy Services to Policy and Strategic Planning Unit (PSPU) in the field of Human Resource Management for developing a comprehensive Health Programme for Govt. of Orissa and National Rural Health Mission (NRHM). She is also a consultant to Tirupati Conductors Pvt. Ltd.

Prof. Subramanian is a Post Graduate in English with Linguistics and Language Teaching as specialization from Utkal University. She has a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Development from NIHRD, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication from IGNOU. She did her four-year integrated graduation in English and Education (BA BEd.) from Regional Institute of Education, Bhubaneswar. She has always been a first class and distinction holder.

Her interest in Communication and HR research incites her to write research based papers. She has presented many papers in national and international forums. Her research works also appear in reputed national and international publications.