Prof. Narendra S. ChaudhariProfessor (HAG scale) IIT Indore

Narendra is established researcher in Computer Science and Engineering with significant contributions in engineering education as institute developer, and to professional societies. Currently, he is senior (HAG) Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at IIT, Indore. As Director of VNIT Nagpur during 2013 to 2018, he promoted institute-wide research with multi-disciplinary projects, successfully addressed issues about nurturing human resources, introduced student mentorship program, involvement of alumni for entrepreneurship amongst students and promoted international collaborations and innovation culture. He initiated innovation center at VNIT Nagpur and provided leadership for product development that resulted in patents and technology transfer for engineering products. As a Dean, Faculty of Engineering Sciences, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV), Indore, in 1995-1998, he initiated Institute of Engineering and Technology that is now leading Engineering institute in central India. During 2016-2017, he provided leadership for technical education at national level as: (i) Chairman, Central Regional Committee, AICTE, MHRD, Govt. of India, and, (ii) Co-convener and secretary, standing council of NITs, MHRD, Govt. of India. Very recently, he has been selected as Vice Chancellor, Uttarakhand Tech. University, Dehradun.