Galgotias University Gets Its New Vice Chancellor

New Chancellor For Galgotias University
Dr Ashok Saxsena Appointed as a Vice Chancellor of Galgotias University. Earlier, he was Dean of the College of Engineering and the Irma F. and Raymond C. Giffels' Endowed Chair in Engineering at the University of Arkansas. In addition, Dr. Balaji Rajagopalan has been appointed as a Pro. Vice Chancellor, earlier he was Associate Dean in the School of Business at Oakland University.


Dr. Ashok Saxena in 1970 has done his B.Tech in mechanical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering from University of Cincinnati. Then he went to American for higher education. From 1985 to 2002 he was in America as a prof. in the Institute of Georgia.

As the Dean of Engineering, he has being made responsible for a College that has seven departments offering 10 ABET accredited degree programs. A new Strategic Plan was also developed by the college faculty member with a vision, for "becoming and being perceived as a top-tier engineering program in the country".

University Pro Vice Chancellor Dr. Rajagopalan received his MS and PhD degrees from the University of Memphis .In 1988 he has done his B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from Andhra University. Prior to his appointment as a Associate Dean, he had served his roles as a Director for Graduate Business Programs and Director of Executive MBA program at Oakland University.

On this occasion Dr. Ashok saxena said "In today's scenario technology is globally accessable and India has the largest employment rate in technology". So it is necessary that to focus on innovate new technology with the global reach across countries. His focus was to motivate student towards development in technology. He said for the advancement of students is essential to have practical knowledge more than they should be.

The chancellor Mr. Suneel Galgotia Said " Our aim is that our Students should be given a global recognition and with the experience of Dr. Saxena this will come true. Mr. Suneel Galgotia with this added that Faculty members of any university are its backbone. In Golgotias university the faculty members are world class that help students at every step. He also give a warm welcome to Dr. Ashok Saxena and Prof. Balaji in Galgotia University.

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