NIIT University appoints former IIT Bombay professor Prakash Gopalan as new President
NIIT University: Prakash Gopalan has been appointed as the new president of the NIIT University (NU). He has held numerous faculty and administrative positions at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and has been associated with the institute for over 26 years.
Prakash Gopalan did his PhD from Purdue College, the US, and finished MTech from IIT Kanpur. In a profession crossing 30 years, he has shown north of 12 center courses at IIT Bombay and was given the Best Educator Grant in 2000.
He additionally stood firm on the footing of Senior member of Understudy Undertakings at IIT-B from September 2005 to September 2011. ” He zeroed in on upgrading understudy prosperity and discipline, acquainting imaginative enhancements with the understudy guiding and mentorship programs, and procured the one of a kind qualification of being welcome to serve a subsequent term in view of uncommon execution criticism from the IIT Mumbai understudy local area,” the foundation said.
Gopalan alongside Bart Kahr has “tackled the issue of crystallography that evaded answer for over two centuries”, the work which was refered to in the compound science writing.
He has 71 distributions in globally alluded diaries and 29 papers in Public and Worldwide meetings shockingly. Gopalan has likewise filled in as a chief at Thapar Establishment of Designing and Innovation, Patiala. He has additionally stood firm on visiting footholds at Purdue and Northwestern College.