Dr PG Rao is the new Vice Chancellor
of University of Science and
Dr Paruchuri Gangadhar Rao has taken over as new Vice Chancellor of the
University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya on 02/06/2014. In a formal
ceremony in the University, Dr. Rao took over the charge in presence of Mr M
Hoque, Chancellor of the University and other high officials. Dr Rao replaces
Dr.R.K.Sharma the acting Vice Chancellor and also the Pro VC of the University.
Dr. PG Rao obtained his B. Tech
in Chemical Engineering from REC (NIT), Warangal and M. Tech in Chemical Plant
Design from IIT, Madras. He obtained his Ph D from IIT, Madras in 1995 in the
area of Polymer Engineering. Dr Rao occupied various positions at CSIR-North
East Institute of Science & Technology and CSIR-Central Leather Research
Institute, before taking the position of Director at CSIR-NEIST. Dr Rao has
specialized in chemical process Design & development. Dr Rao was honorary
faculty in Anna University, member of the academic council of Tezpur University
and Member of Executive Council of Assam University in the past.
Now with this back ground Dr. Rao
has joined the University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya, an initiative of
ERD Foundation, “to make it one of the best Universities in the North East
India, with a high national and international profile”.