Prof. P. B. Sharma Takes over as President of Association of Indian Universities

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New Delhi: Eminent academician Prof. P B Sharma currently the Vice Chancellor of Amity University Haryana, Gurgaon takes over as President of Association of Indian Universities, (AIU) with effect from 1st July, 2017.
A Former Professor of IIT Delhi, Prof Sharma has been the Founder Vice Chancellor of Delhi Technological University and also Founder Vice-Chancellor of Rajiv Gandhi Technology University, Bhopal. A Champion of Quality of Education, Industry Relevant Research and Innovations, Prof Sharma has contributed immensely to the advancement of frontiers of knowledge in the areas of Aero Engineering Technology, Power Plant Engineering, New and Renewable Energy Resources and Knowledge and Innovation Management.
A doctorate from University of Birmingham UK, Prof Sharma has received many awards and recognitions that (which) include Scroll of Honor and Eminent Engineer’s Award 2008 by Institution of Engineers (India) and Lifetime Achievement Award by Institution of Industrial Engineering (India). Prof. Sharma is a Fellow of World Academy of Productivity Sciences, Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India), Fellow of Aeronautical Society of India and also a Fellow of ISTE. He has been the Chairman of Central Counselling Board of MHRD and also an Expert Member of the apex body of the Government of India on education – Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE).
In 2013 Prof Sharma was honored by his alma-mater, University of Birmingham, with the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Engineering in recognition of distinguished achievements.
“We are on the threshold of major reforms in Higher Education. Our focus in AIU shall be to inspire our fellow Vice-Chancellors to recast Indian Universities as global hubs of Academic and Research excellence with strong connect to the society and industry” says Professor Sharma.