Pandit Girish & Sushma Rani Pathak Chair

Mr. Kamalesh Dwivedi (BT/EE/1979) is the President and General Partner at 3Lines Venture Capital based out of Denver, USA. His current investment interests span over a broad spectrum of technology in early stage Startup companies in USA and India.

Mr. Dwivedi has been CIO of several major corporations such as Computervision, Scientific Atlanta, ADC Telecommunications, TeleTech Holdings in the US and Bellsystem24 in Japan in their transformative phases. As a CIO, he has been a member of C-Level teams which enabled multi-billion dollars return in portfolio companies of global Private Equity firms. Enabling growth and turnarounds in large corporations and mentoring employees have been the most exciting and rewarding professional experience.

Mr. Dwivedi holds a Bachelor of Technology degree from IIT Kanpur, an M.Eng. from Carleton University and have completed the Program for Management Development (PMD) from Harvard Business School. Currently, he resides in Denver, Colorado, USA.




Current Occupant


Prof. Yogesh M. Joshi

Feb. 2021-Jan. 2024

Prof. Yogesh M. Joshi, Department of Chemical Engineering, research interests are in the fields of structure and dynamics of colloidal glasses and gels, soft matter, Rheology of complex fluids and polymer nanocomposites. His research team engages in multidisciplinary research on "molecular phenomena that is responsible for the flow behavior," specifically the rheological behavior of discotic nematic suspensions. He earned his doctorate from IIT Bombay (2001).