Dr Abhishek Ranjan is the Dean and Head of Botho University, Maseru Campus. He is responsible for managing the Lesotho Campus operations which include: Academic Services, Quality Management, Accreditation, Admissions, Corporate Training, Human resources, Finance, Marketing and Stakeholder relations. He is also responsible for smooth, effective and efficient coordination between Maseru Campus and Botho University, Gaborone campus which serves as the head office. He has over 12 years of experience in teaching and administration in the University setup. He taught various Computer Science and Information Technology courses and also was involved in the development and administration of academic programmes and is a seasoned researcher. Dr Ranjan is a seasoned researcher whose research interest area is MANET (mobile ad hoc network), Network Security and Deep Learning. Dr Ranjan has presented at various international conferences and his work has been published in national and international peer-reviewed journals and book chapters.
Prior to being given the responsibility of heading the Botho University Maseru, Dr, Ranjan served as a Dean for Faculty of Computing, Manager Internal Quality Assurance Department, Module Leader and Senior Lecturer at Botho University Botswana Campus. As a Manager for Internal Quality Assurance, Dr Ranjan led a team to set up Botho University Quality Management System in line with ISO 9001:2008 and attained the certification of ISO 9001:2008 from Botswana Bureau of Standards. Dr Ranjan’s experience spans Teaching, Research, Training, Quality Assurance, Faculty Management, Education Management and Campus Management roles.
Main research interests over the last 5 years
MANET, Deep Learning