Shri Bhattacharya was earlier Director (Executive) at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.
Shiv Nadar University, Chennai has appointed Mr. Kumar Bhattacharya as its first vice-chancellor.
Shri Bhattacharya was earlier Director (Executive) at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. Apart from a three-decade teaching career, he has also been the director of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee.
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Mr. Bhattacharya is the author of several books on structural engineering. He has been associated with IIEST (Shibpur), BITS (Pilani) and Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR). He has been a visiting faculty at the Technical University Braunschweig in Germany and the University of Durban-Westville, South Africa.
Shiv Nadar University was started in October last year. It has invited applications for four programs in the School of Engineering and the School of Commerce and Management. The university offers four-year undergraduate programs in artificial intelligence and data science, and computer science and engineering, with a specialization in the Internet of Things through the School of Engineering. The Bachelor of Commerce (Professional Accounting) and Bachelor of Commerce are also being offered by the School of Commerce and Management.