Prof. V.S. Rao will join NIIT University as President in the month of July this year.
Prof. VS Rao, who is the acting Vice Chancellor of BITS Pilani, Hyderabad, Goa and Dubai, has consented to take over the responsibilities as next President to NIIT University.
With an appealing academic record, Prof Rao has been the founding director for BITS Pilani (Hyderabad campus) since 2006. He has a Ph.D. in chemistry, with a specialization in the field of Green Chemistry. He will join this university as President in July this year.
The Chairman of NIIT University Rajendra Pawar expressed his happiness to welcome the NU’s new member. ‘We are delighted to welcome Prof Rao as the next president of NU. He has demonstrated great leadership in institution building over the last three decades,’ said Rajendra Pawar. ‘His experience in implementing innovative ideas in industry-linkage programs is strongly aligned to NU's uniqueness in partnering with industry leaders in the sunrise sectors of the knowledge economy’,Pawar added.
By appreciating the universities vision Prof Rao said, ‘NIIT University's four core principles that make learning industry-linked, technology-based, research-driven and seamless, provide a solid foundation for building the university of the future’.
Source: Nirali Sampat, HTCampus Specialist
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