Shiv Nadar University appoints Sriman Kumar Bhattacharyya as VC
CHENNAI [Maha Media]: Shiv Nadar University Chennai on Wednesday announced the appointment of Sriman Kumar Bhattacharyya as its Founding Vice-Chancellor. Bhattacharyya is a widely acclaimed academician and was previously the Director (officiating) at IIT Kharagpur, a statement said.
In a career spanning over three decades, he has demonstrated outstanding scholarship in his field, a rigour for academic excellence and support for the faculty's role in achieving this, driving pedagogical redesign as well as commitment to teaching and research, it added.
Bhattacharyya has also been the Director of Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) - Central Building Research Institute (CBRI) in Roorkee. As the Vice-Chancellor, Bhattacharyya will provide academic and administrative leadership to the University's vision of becoming a pioneering institution of higher education, setting new global academic benchmarks and revolutionising the education landscape in the country, the statement said.