Lalit Mohan Kapoor Chair

Mr. Lalit Mohan Kapoor (BT/CHE/1971) is the Founder, President and CEO of Group BiGates Inc., USA, established in the year 2000. BiGates is an IT outsourcing company that provides business solutions to enterprises across the USA, primarily focusing on ERP Solutions.
Mr. Kapoor, established a chair in his name Lalit Mohan Kapoor Chair that is open to any outstanding faculty member across all departments, can be occupied for a period of three years.

Current Occupant

Prof. Rajiv Sinha

August 2018 - August 2021

Prof. Rajiv Sinha, Department of Earth Sciences, research interests include Earth Surface Dynamics, River Science, Groundwater Structure & Dynamics, Fluvial sedimentology and stratigraphy, and Palaeoclimatic reconstructions. Prof. Sinha is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards and honours like, Fellow, National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad (2016), Pandit Girish Ranjan and Sushma Rani Pathak Chair, IIT Kanpur (2014-16), COFUND Senior Research Fellowship at Durham University (2014), S.S. Merh Award for contributions in Quaternary Geology, Geological Society of India (2006), National Mineral Award, Ministry of Mines, Govt. of India (2002).