KGP alumnus and faculty Prof. R V RajaKumar, takes charge as Director, IIT Bhubaneshwar


Prof. Ratnam Varada RajaKumar has taken over IIT Bhubaneswar (IITBBS) as Director. Prof. Rajakumar is an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur. He did his M.Tech., in Microwave & Radar Engineering and Ph.D. in Digital Signal Processing in 1982 and 1987 from the Institute.Prior to this he served as the Vice-chancellor of Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies (RGUKT), Hyderabad.

He has been serving as a professor of Electronics and Communications engineering at IIT Kharagpur, starting his career as a member of the faculty in 1984. He also served as the Dean of Academic Affairs of IIT, Kharagpur from 2003 to 2006, as the Chairman of the G S Sanyal School of Telecommunications, a school of excellence for research in Telecommunications till 2005 and headed the Vodafone Essar - IIT Center of Excellence in Telecommunications from 2007 to 2010 besides other assignments. He served as a member of several national level committees of MHRD, DRDO, MIT and DoD. He was also<