Indian Origin Professor Arvind Raman Dean Of Purdue University’s Prestigious College Of Engineering In US
Indian Origin Professor In US: Indian-origin Professor Arvind Raman has been declared the Dean of the prestigious College of Engineering of Purdue University, located in the Indiana province of America. Raman, a graduate of the Delhi-based Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), was declared dean on Monday (February 6) by Patrick Wolff, the university’s acting vice-president for academic affairs. He will take over from April.
Wolff said in a statement that Professor Raman is passionate about the engineering role. We are confident that as our next Engineering Dean, he will lead the College to new levels of excellence and influence.
it’s an honor
Raman’s term will begin on April 1 and he will replace Mark Lundstrom, professor of electrical and computer engineering. On being declared dean, Raman said that it is indeed an honor to be chosen to lead the country’s largest engineering college.
Dean has been a professor of Indian origin earlier also
In the US, even before Arvind Raman, an Indian-origin professor was named the first dean of Stanford University’s new school focused on climate change and sustainability. His name was Dr. Arun Mazumdar, he is a material scientist. He was declared dean in June last year itself. Prior to his position as Dean, he was J. Precourt Provostial Chair Professor, Fellow and former Director of the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Faculty of Materials Science. Dr. Arun Mazumdar is originally from Kolkata. He graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay in 1985 and obtained his doctorate in 1989 from the University of California, Berkeley, USA.
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