IBAB has a very small number of Administrative and Technical Staff, and each member of the staff is crucial to the running of the institute. They do everything possible to ensure that the institute runs smoothly, and always with a smile.
Ms. S.B. Bhagya
S.B. Bhagya holds a postgraduate degree in Industrial Chemistry from Kuvempu University, Shimoga and has teaching and analytical laboratory experience of two and half years. She is currently appointed as Assistant Registrar at the Institute. She has been with the institute since 2016.
Mr. Dayanand Prakash
Maintenance Officer – Facility and Infrastructure
Mr. Dayanand Prakash, Maintenance Engineer, is responsible for the maintenance of all equipment and infrastructure of the IBAB premises. He has specialized in cooling systems and has previously been associated with the Taj Group of Hotels, Bangalore. He is also a certified industrial supervisor from the Karnataka Electricity Board. He has been with the institute since 2001.
Mr. Abdulla Khan
Mr. Abdulla Khan is the IT Manager at IBAB. He holds a Masters in Computer Applications from University of Mysore and also a diploma in Computer Software Development. He takes care of all the computer hardware and network maintenance, along with software development support. His past professional experience includes being a residential engineer at Robert Bosch and Customer Support Engineer for three years prior to IBAB. He has been with the institute since 2002.
Mr. V. Girish Rao
Maintenance Officer – Campus
V. Girish Rao, in-charge, Housekeeping and Estate, looks after housekeeping, water supply, estate, dining hall, hostels and guest house. Formerly an entrepreneur, he joined IBAB in June 2009.
Ms. Humera Thannem
Senior Administrative Assistant
Mrs. Humera Thannem, librarian, holds a Masters in Commerce from Mysore University, Mysore. She worked for Simbiosys Biowares India Pvt Ltd as administrative officer from March 2006 to June 2009 and later worked for Kalki Communication Pvt Ltd from August 2009 to November 2010 as HR executive. She joined IBAB in 2014.
Mr. N. T. Vijay Kumar
N. T. Vijay Kumar is the finance officer. He joined IBAB in 2015.
Ms. Sukhanya M
Junior Administrative Assistant
Ms. Sukhanya graduated in Commerce from Karnataka State Open University, Mysore. She is currently working as a Junior Administrative Assistant at IBAB. She has been with the institute since 2017.
Ms. Grace Mathew Abraham
Ms. Grace Mathew Abraham joined IBAB in June 2022 as Project Manager. She was working with the Centre for Nano Science and Engineering Department (CeNSE), IISc for the past 10 years in various capacities. She has an MPhil in Biotechnology and holds a Masters degree in Science from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala. She currently handles the processes associated with NAAC accreditation, and various documentation requirements of IBAB.