Prof. P. Rama Rao
Former Vice-Chancellor, Univ. of Hyderabad
Chairman, Governing Council, IISc.
K K Sharma
Secreatary, Min. of Human Resource Development.,
Dept. of Higher Education,
Govt. of India, Shastri Bhavan,
NEW DELHI (Nominee GOI)
Shri Jawaid Akhtar,
Principal Secretary, Higher Education Dept.,
Govt of Karnataka, Bangalore (Nominee Govt. of Karnataka)
Mr. S.N. Agarwal
Chairman, Bhoruka Power Corporation Ltd.,
Mr. S. N. Agarwal is Non-Executive Independent Director of Kirloskar Electric Company Limited. He is a graduate engineer and an alumni of Harvard Business School (AMP- 1985) is the Chairman of Bhoruka Group. Mr. Agarwal is a member of Senior Executive Committee of Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI); President, International Chamber Of Commerce(Paris) – India Chapter; Vice President, SAARC Chamber of Commerce & Industry; Senior Member, Governing Board – Indian Institute of Management (Bangalore); Chairman, Committee on Finance and Campus Development of IIM-B and Chairman, World President Organization (South India). Mr. Agarwal has served as President of All India Organization of Employers (AIOE). He holds the directorships of Bhuruka Gases Limited, Transport Corporation of India Ltd., TCI Industries Limited, Bhoruka Power Corporation Ltd., Shahapur Power Ltd., Iruppu Power Private Ltd., Bhoruka Steel Investments Private Ltd., Bhoruka Realty Investments Private Limited, Bhoruka Realty Holdings Private Limited, Bhoruka Gases Investments Private Limited, Bhoruka Power Investments Private Limited, Bhoruka Steel Holdings Private Limited.
Shri. Suresh C. Angadi
Hon’ble Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha)
New Delhi (Representative Parliament)
A member of Bharatiya Janata Party, he became the vice president of the party’s Belgaum district unit in 1996. He continued in that office till 1999. In 2001 he was nominated as the president of the district unit and continued to hold that post until he was nominated as the party’s candidate for the Belgaum Lok Sabha constituency in 2004. He defeated his opponent of the Indian National Congress by a large margin and became a Member of the 14th Lok Sabha. He was re elected to a second term as Member of Parliament in the 2009 General Elections.
Dr. J.J. Irani
Director, Tata Sons Ltd.,
Mumbai (Nominee Tata Trusts)
Dr. Jamshed Jiji Irani, K.B.E., FREng is an Indian industrialist. Educated in Metallurgy, he joined British Iron and Steel Research Association. Later he joined Tata Steel where he was elevated to chief post gradually from which he retired in 2007. Later served on boards various Tata group and other companies. He received Padma Bhushan in 2007
Dr. Murli Manohar Joshi
Hon’ble Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha)
New Delhi (Representative Parliament)
Murli Manohar Joshi is an Indian politician, a leading member of the Bharatiya Janata Party of which he was the President between 1991 and 1993, and the current Member of Parliament for Kanpur.
Prof. S.K. Joshi
Former Director General, CSIR
Gurgaon (Rrepresentative UGC)
Dr Shri Krishna Joshi; born 06 June, 1935 in Anarpa, Uttarakhand. Educated at Allahabad University M.Sc. (Physics) 1957 and D.Phil. (Physics) 1962. Taught at Allahabad Univ. (1957-65) and at Roorkee University (now IIT) from 1967-86. Director, National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi (1986-91); D.G. CSIR (1991-95). Fellow INSA; IASc and NASI. FTWAS and Member, Russian Academy. Numerous Physics Prizes and Awards. Padma Shri, 1991 and Padma Bhushan, 2003.*
Prof. Anurag Kumar
Director, IISc (Ex-Officio)
Anurag Kumar is a professor in the Department of Electrical Communication Engineering and is currently the Director of the Indian Institute of Science Bengaluru, India. He is a renowned researcher in the areas of stochastic modelling, analysis, optimization and control problems arising in communication networks, computers and distributed systems. He coordinated the project ERNET for networking the major education and research institutions in India.
Shri. Praveen Kumar
Joint Secretary (Administration),
230-C, Min. of Human Resource Development,
Department of Higher Education,
Government of India, New Delhi – 110 015
Prof. M. K. Surappa
Dean, Faculty of Engineering(Ex- Officio)
Prof. M. K. Surappa obtained B.E, M.S and Ph. D degrees in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Science Bengaluru in the years 1973, 1976 and 1980, respectively. He has been on the faculty of the Indian Institute of Science, since 1987. He was also founder Director of the Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar in the state of Punjab during the period 2009-2015. Previously, he was the secretary of the Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology (KSCST) during 2004-2009.
He has made seminal contributions to the Science and Technology of Metal Matrix Composites (MMCs). He has published more than one hundred research papers in peer reviewed journals, and has four patents in the area of Metal Matrix Composites
He is a Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy and the Indian National Academy of Engineering. He received the Honorary degree of Doctor of Literature (D.Litt.) from the Karnataka State Open University in the year 2015. He was the recipient of teh Karnataka State Innovation Council award for the year 2013. He received the Suvarna Karnataka Rajyotsava Award in the area of Science and Technology for the year 2006 from the Government of Karnataka. He was conferred the Prof. Rustom Choksi Award for Excellence in Research in Science and Engineering for the year 2007 by the Indian Institute of Science. He was the recipient of MRSI-ICSI Superconductivity and Materials Science Prize for the year 2007 by the Materials Research Society of India. He received the METALLURGIST OF THE YEAR Award for the year 1998 by the Ministry of Mines and Steels (Govt. of India) and the MRSI Medal in the year 1997. He was Sir M. VISVESWARAYA Chair Professor at the University of Mysore during the years 2003 and 2004.
Mr. I.S.N. Prasad
Principal Secretary, Finance Dept.,
Govt. of Karnataka, Bangalore(Nominee GOK)
Sri I.S.N. Prasad, IAS obtained his B.E.(Civil) degree at Hyderabad and *Master in Development Management* (MDM) in the *Philippines. He joined the Indian Administrative Service (Karnataka Cadre) in *1986. He is presently working as Additional Chief Secretary to the Government, Finance Department, Government of Karnataka. He is also Chairman of the Karnataka State Beverage Corporation Ltd., Bengaluru.
Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar
MP, Rajya Sabha
Rajeev Chandrasekhar (born 31 May 1964) is an Indian politician and an entrepreneur who is currently serving as Member of Parliament in the upper house (Rajya Sabha) of the Indian Parliament . He represents the state of Karnataka.
He also currently serves as member of the Parliament Standing Committee on Defence, Consultative Committee on Defence, the Central Advisory Committee for the National Cadet Corps, Select committee on Real Estate and Select Committee on GST. He is the founder and chairman of Jupiter Capital, a financial services and investment company. He is also the main and largest investor of ₹30 crore (US$4.7 million) for Republic TV
Vice-Chancellor, Jadavpur University, Kolkata
Vice-Chancellor, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune
Shri. R. Venkataraman
Executive Trustee, Sir Dorabji Tata Trust(Nominee Tata Trusts)
Mr. Ramachandran Venkataramanan, also known as Venkat, served as Executive Assistant to Mr. Ratan N. Tata, the former Chairman of the Tata Group. Mr. Venkataramanan has over 18 years business experience in finance, business support, and strategy. He serves as a Director of Swasth India Services Private Limited. Mr. Venkataramanan is the Executive Trustee of Tata Trusts, with his responsibilities being operations, oversight and co-ordination between all Tata Trusts. He is a member of the Board of Air Asia (India) Private Limited and Infiniti Retail Limited. He served as Head of Business Support at the Qatar Foundation. He earned an MBA from the Sri Satya Sai University, a law degree from Mumbai University and completed an Advanced Management Program (AMP) at Harvard Business School.
Shri. V. Rajarajan
Prof. V.S. Ramamurthy
National Institute of Advanced Studies,
Bangalore (Nominee Court)
Prof. V. S. Ramamurthy is a well known Indian nuclear scientist with a broad range of contributions from basic research in Nuclear Physics to Science and Technology administration. During the period 1995-2006, Prof. Ramamurthy held the post of Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. After retirement, Prof. Ramamurthy has been actively involved in human resource development in all its aspects and Science and Technology communications with specific reference to public perceptions of public risks.
Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe
The All India Council for Technical Education,
New Delhi (Nominee AICTE)
Anil Sahasrabudhe did his Bachelor of Engineering from Karnataka University securing the first rank and a Gold medal, followed by a Master’s and a doctorate from the Indian Institute of Science Bengaluru. He worked in Tata Consulting Engineers, and was faculty in the North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology, and IIT, Guwahati holding several administrative positions such as HoD, Dean and Deputy Director. He then joined the College of Engineering, Pune as its Director, turning around the college before assuming the charge of Chairman, All India Council for Technical Education.
Prof. T.N. Guru Row
Dean, Faculty of Science (Ex-Officio)
T. N. Guru Row (Professor, Solid State Structural Chemistry Unit) obtained his Ph.D from IISc, Bengaluru. He did his postdoctoral work at SUNY Buffalo and at the Roswell Park Memorial Institute, both in New York. His major area of research is in chemical crystallography and materials design. He has published over 450 papers in leading journals in the area. He is a Fellow of two major science academies in India: the Indian Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences. Row, who has received several prestigious awards for his research, has also been awarded the J. C. Bose National Fellowship. Currently, he serves as Editor of the “Journal of the Indian Institute of Science*.
Dr. Girish Sahni
Council of Scientific & Industrial Research
New Delhi (Representative CSIR)