Indranil Manna: The new IIT Kanpur director!

Prof  Indranil Manna  has been appointed as the new director of  IIT , Kanpur after approval by the  President  of India in his capacity as...

Prof Indranil Manna has been appointed as the new director of IIT, Kanpur after approval by the President of India in his capacity as Visitor of the premier institute. An appointment letter in this regard has already been issued by the chairman, Board of Governors, IIT, Kanpur, which Prof Manna has accepted. He would be joining as the director within this month and succeeding Prof SG Dhande who presently holds the top position with an extended term till September 30.  Prof Manna is a metallurgical engineer, a renowned educator and a prolific researcher. His significant contribution in the study of amorphous/nanocrystalline Al-alloys, nano-fluid and laser/plasma assisted surface engineering greatly inspired the scientific community. His early contributions in moving boundary phase transformation are still widely cited. Prof Manna was the President of the Materials Science Section of the 97th Indian Science Congress held in Trivandrum during January 3-7, 2010. The INAE has recently awarded him the prestigious "INAE Chair" for two years. To date, he remains the third recipient of this prestigious chair.

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