Mr. Choudhary was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer at Wipro. He is a seasoned global executive focused on client-value creation, leveraging his experience in strategy consulting, financial management, business process re-engineering, and mergers & acquisitions. He is committed to innovation, delivery excellence, and improving capabilities, processes, and talent. He has consulted Boards and CXOs across industries, with emphasis on financial services, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, and industrial goods.
Prof. Yashwant Gupta (BT/EE/1985) gets selected as the Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering. He is a Distinguished Professor, and Center Director of the National Center for Radio Astrophysics at TIFR.
IITK alumnus and faculty, Prof. Rajat Moona gets appointed as the next Director of the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar . He currently serves as the Director of IIT Bhilai. Prof. Moona did his B.Tech. from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in Electrical Engineering in 1985. He later joined IITK as a faculty in the Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering.
Prof. Ratnesh Kumar has been awarded the Outstanding Achievement in Research by Iowa State University for exemplary national and international reputation for #contribution in #research and dedication for guiding and influencing research of #students. He is the Barbara & James R. Palmer Professor in the Electrical & Computer Engineering Dept. of the university.His research interests are in the fields of #Sensors, #Networks, #Controls, and #Software with #application #domains of Safety & Security in Cyber-physical (#hybrid).
Mr. Kumar (IFS: 1995) currently serves as Consul General, Consulate General of India, Chicago. He graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in 1993.
Our Distinguished alumnus, Prof. K V Subramanian has been named as the Executive Director (India) at the International Monetary Fund. Dr. Subramanian is the former Chief Economic Advisor to the Govt. of India and is a leading expert on economic policy, banking, and corporate governance.
IITK Distinguished alumnus, Dr. Rakesh K. Jain (BT/CHE/1972) gets selected to receive 2022 Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research.
Dr. Jain is being recognized for his pioneering research and breakthrough discoveries on overcoming barriers posed by the tumor microenvironment (TME) which led to the improved delivery and efficacy of anti-cancer medicines. His groundbreaking and innovative research has fundamentally transformed the understanding of tumor biology and directly informed the development and approval of new drug-combinations to treat cancer patients.
The Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research is named in memory of Dr. Albert Szent-Györgyi, NFCR’s co-founder and 1937 Nobel Laureate for his study of vitamin C and cell respiration. The annual Prize honors scientists whose seminal discovery or pioneering body of work has contributed to cancer prevention, diagnosis, or treatment and has had a lasting impact on understanding cancer, holding the promise of improving or saving lives of cancer patients. Dr. Rakesh K. Jain will be honored at the Szent-Györgyi Prize award ceremony on October 22, 2022, at The National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
Prof. Ashutosh Sharma (BT/CHE/1982) was selected as the President of the Indian National Science Academy in June 2022. He is an Institute Fellow and Distinguished Alumnus of IITK. Prof. Sharma served as the Secretary of the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. He is a recipient of the prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar award in engineering sciences for his "original pioneering contribution to the understanding of the behavior of thin films and other highly confined nanoscale systems." For More
Prof. Jayathi Murthy (BT/ME/1979) was elected as the President of the Oregon State University, USA, in June 2022. She is the first woman Dean of the School of Engineering & Applied Science at UCLA. Prof. Murthy is also a Professor at UCLA’s Mechanical & Aerospace Department. She is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, USA; Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. For More