Prof. Shalini Upadhyay

Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

Communication, Technology in Society, Behavioural Sciences, Study of Technology and Human Behaviour

About the Faculty 

Date of Joining (BITS Pilani K. K. Birla Goa Campus): 7 December 2005


Summary: Currently serving as Professor in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at BITS Pilani K K Birla Goa Campus with close to 25 years of teaching, research, and training experience in the field of business communication and behavioural sciences. She has authored 03 books, 40 plus research publications in the reputable journals and conferences, 18 conference presentations and 04 working papers. In addition, she has completed 01 Government funded project, 03 Consultancy projects, 02 PhD Theses. Her research areas are - Communication, Technology in Society, Behavioural Sciences, Study of Technology and Human Behaviour and Text/sentiment Analysis using data science.


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Embark on a Transformative Journey in Communication and Behavioural Studies

 Are you passionate about the intricate dynamics of communication and human behaviour? Do you aspire to contribute to the evolving landscape of corporate communication, social media analytics, or AI's impact on society? If so, this research opportunity could be the perfect fit for you

 Communication Studies:

This research opportunity offers a deep dive into various facets of communication, including corporate and crisis communication, reputation and image management, and marketing communication. We explore the nuances of business and employee communication, the impact of social media, and the art of rhetorical and political communication. This comprehensive approach equips researchers with a holistic understanding of communication in different contexts, preparing them to address complex real-world challenges.

Behavioural Studies:

 In the realm of behavioural studies, our research extends to the intersection of AI and human behaviour, the societal implications of technology, and the intriguing field of text and sentiment analysis. A unique aspect of this opportunity is the exploration of spirituality in the workplace, with a focus on spiritual intelligence. This multidisciplinary approach allows researchers to gain insights into the myriad ways in which technology and spirituality shape human behaviour.

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As a PhD aspirant, you will have the opportunity to work closely with a distinguished professor, whose rich experience and diverse research interests provide a stimulating and supportive environment for scholarly growth. You will be encouraged to push the boundaries of existing knowledge, develop innovative research methodologies, and contribute to thought-provoking discussions in your chosen field. If you are ready to embark on this exciting academic journey, we invite you to join us. Together, we can shape the future of communication and behavioural studies. Let's explore the unknown, challenge the status quo, and make a difference in the world. Your research journey starts here.


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