Gopalakrishnan to be IIT Kharagpur distinguished professor

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Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) Former Director at Tata Sons Ltd R Gopal Gopalakrishnan is set to join IIT Kharagpur as a distinguished professor, the institute’s director said on Sunday.

“Shri R Gopal Gopalakrishnan, Industry Doyen, Thought Leader, Best-Selling Author, Management Guru and most importantly Distinguished Alumnus accepts position of Distinguished Professor of IIT Kharagpur,” IIT Kharagpur Director P.P. Chakrabarti said in a Facebook post.

“We look forward to his guidance. His presence will be a great source of inspiration to students and faculty,” he added.

After completing his BSc Physics from St. Xaviers College Kolkata, Gopalakrishnan pursued electrical and electronics engineering from IIT Kharagpur (1964-1967).

–IANS

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