Prof Rupamanjari Ghosh has been appointed as the new Vice Chancellor of Shiv Nadar University. She has been the Director of the School of Natural Sciences at SNU since 2012 and now will also hold additional responsibility of heading the School of Engineering. She succeeds Dr. Nikhil Sinha the Founding Vice-Chancellor. Ghosh holds a PhD from the University of Rochester, New York. She has also served as the Chief Advisor for the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) Science textbooks for Classes IX and X, developed afresh under the National Curriculum Framework-2005.
Announcing the appointment, Dr. S.N. Balakrishnan, Chancellor, said, “Dr. Rupamanjari Ghosh is an extremely capable leader and has been part of the University since its inception and clearly understands its mission. We needed somebody like her at the helm to lead the University. She brings with her significant academic knowledge, research excellence and institution building capabilities.” The newly appointed VC Ghosh said, “This is a great responsibility! I look forward to working with the Foundation, the Leadership and the faculty, staff & students of SNU towards our ambitious goal of building a student-centric, research-focused institution that will be counted among the best of the world in times to come.”