Prof. Raghunath K. Shevgaonkar (MT/EE/1978) has been appointed as the Vice-Chancellor of Bennett University. Dr. Shevgaonkar was previously VC of the University of Pune and Director of IIT Delhi. His notable achievements include commissioning one of the world’s largest decameter wave radio telescopes at the Indian Institute of Astrophysics. He also played a key role in establishing the Centre for Distance Engineering Education at IIT Bombay.
Prof. Vijay Kumar Ramakrishnan (BT/ME/1983) has been elected to the 2018 class of the American Philosophical Society in 'Mathematical and Physical Sciences' category. Currently, he serves as a Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Pennsylvania.