Prof. Pradipta Banerji joined as Director, IIT Roorkee. Prior to this, he was a Professor of Structural Engineering at IIT Bombay, where he had been since 1988.
He graduated with a B.Tech. degree from IIT Delhi in 1981, securing the Director's Silver Medal as the top-ranked graduating student in Civil Engineering. He then completed an M.S. and a Ph.D. in Structural Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, USA, with a specialization in Earthquake Engineering.
Message from Prof. S.P.Gupta, Dean of Alumni Affairs follows below.
Click here for Prof Banerji's interview by Mr. Shreyas Kumar, Class of 1999, where the new Director shares his plans for IIT Roorkee .
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The new Director has just joined (Today only). I met him in the morning. Please find his brief introduction attached. His email and phone numbers are firstname.lastname@example.org / 01332-285500 (O), 285400(R).
We have our Convocation on 12th Nov. 2011. Shri Montek Singh Ahluwalia has kindly accepted to be the Chief Guest. More update shall be sent soon.
With best regards,
Dr. SP Gupta
Professor (and Dean Alumni Affairs and
Dean, Greater Noida Extension Centre of IIT Roorkee)
Electrical Engineering Department
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
ROORKEE 247 667
Phone: 01332-285597(Office), 01332-285038(Home), 09837074284(Mobile)
email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
PLEASE VISIT ALUMNI PORTAL "SAMPARK" ON IIT ROORKEE WEBSITE FOR UPDATES ON ALUMNI AFFAIRS. Important Dates: Nov.21-22, 2011 - Diamond and Golden Jubilee Functions; Nov. 28-29, 2011 - Silver Jubilee Functions; Nov. 24-26, 2011- 1964 Batch Reunion (a social get-together). A HEARTY WELCOME!
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