Sajani Kumar Roy Memorial Chair

Mr. Ranodeb Roy (BT/CSE/1990) is the co-founder and CEO of RV Capital Management Private Limited, an asset management company based in Singapore. Mr. Roy has over 28 years of global Financial Markets experience. Prior to setting up RV Capital, a company he founded in 2011, Mr. Roy was Managing Director & Head of Fixed Income Asia Pacific at Morgan Stanley in Hong Kong. He has also worked in Merrill Lynch Hong Kong as Managing Director & Co-head of Fixed Income Currency and Commodities (FICC) group in 2007, and also held various senior positions in Merrill Lynch across major locations including New York, Tokyo and Hong Kong. Mr. Roy started his career at Bank of America, Mumbai in 1992. He instituted the Sajani Kumar Roy Memorial Chair that is open to faculty of all the departments of sciences.

Current Occupant

Prof. Nisanth Narayanan Nair

July 2022 - July 2025

Prof. Nisanth Narayanan Nair, Department of Chemistry, his work focuses on computational chemistry and modeling complex chemical reactions accurately . The techniques developed by him have applications in drug discovery, predicting protein structures, and understanding enzymatic and other catalytic reactions.

He completed his MSc in Chemistry from IIT Madras in 2001 and PhD from University of Hannover, Germany in 2004. He received Young Scientist Medal from Indian National Science Academy (INSA), New Delhi (2013).