Prof. Soumyo Mukherji Takes Over as Director of BITS Pilani Hyderabad

Prof. Soumyo Mukherji Takes Over as Director of BITS Pilani Hyderabad

Last Updated Nov - 03 - 2023, 06:40 PM | Source : The Indian Express | Visitors : 31

Professor Soumyo Mukherji, an accomplished figure in biomedical engineering from IIT Bombay, has been appointed as the new director for BITS Pilani's Hyderabad
Prof. Soumyo Mukherji Takes Over as Director of BITS Pilani Hyderabad

Prof Soumyo Mukherji has been appointed as the director of BITS Pilani's Hyderabad campus for a five-year term. From Prof. G. Sundar, he will assume leadership. Mukherjee is currently employed at IIT Bombay as the Madhuri Sinha Chair Professor in Biomedical Engineering in the Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering. 

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Additionally, he holds an associate faculty position at the Centre of Excellence in Nanoelectronics and the Centre for Research in Nanotechnology and Sciences. Mukherji has held some administrative roles at IIT Bombay in addition to this.

He served as the Sophisticated Analytical Instrument Facility's head from 2010 to 2013, the Centre for Research in Nanotechnology & Science's head, and the Dean of Student Affairs from 2015 to 2019. 

Professor Mukherji received his doctorate from Chapel Hill, USA's University of North Carolina. He obtained his MS degree from Colorado State University (Fort Collins, USA) and his BTech in Instrumentation Engineering from IIT Kharagpur. His awards include the Fellowship of the National Academy of Sciences, India (FNASc) and the Fellowship of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (FNAE).

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