11 May 2024  |   06:22am IST

Prof Dhirendra assumes directorship of IIT Goa

Prof Dhirendra assumes directorship of IIT Goa

Team Herald

PANJIM: Prof Dhirendra S Katti has officially assumed the role of Director at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Goa, succeeding Prof B K Mishra. The transition ceremony took place on Friday ata the institute's premises.

On the occasion, Prof Katti said, “I am deeply honoured to embark on this journey with the vibrant academic community at IIT Goa. My utmost priority is cultivating a culture of academic excellence, fuelled by innovation and research-driven progress.”

Prior to his appointment at IIT Goa, Prof Katti held the position of Dean of International Relations at IIT Kanpur.

Renowned for his ground-breaking contributions to research in bio materials, tissue engineering, and drug delivery systems, Prof Katti’s expertise has transcended borders, with notable affiliations with well-known international institutions such as Drexel University, USA, and Virginia University, USA.


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