Dr. Rajendra Singh (BT/EE/1975), is an entrepreneur who founded the LCC (Lightbridge Communications Corporation) International, a world leader in providing wireless voice and data turn-key services to the telecommunications industry along with his wife Dr. Neera Singh. Dr. Singh has been instrumental in the academic and professional development of the wireless telecommunications industry. Dr. Rajendra Singh and Dr. Neera Singh established a Chair under their names that can be held for a period of three years.
Prof. Sri Sivakumar, Department of Chemical Engineering, specializes in Synthesis and Characterization of Nanomaterials, Layer-by-Layer Assembly, Bioimaging, Drug Delivery, Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting & Growth Mechanism of Nanomaterials. He heads Nanoscience & Nanotechnology Lab at IITK that focuses on the development of various nanomaterials for various applications in particular drug delivery, bio-imaging, solar hydrogen generation, catalytic reactions, and solid state lightings.