Rajeev Ahuja has joined the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Ropar as its new director, an official assertion mentioned on Friday.

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PUBLISHED ON APR 03, 2021 10:09 AM IST

Rajeev Ahuja has joined the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Ropar as its new director, an official assertion mentioned on Friday.

He took over the cost from P Ok Raina, Officiating Director, IIT Ropar, the assertion mentioned.

The tenure of a director on the institute is 5 years from the date of becoming a member of.

The earlier director, Sarit Ok Das, accomplished his full time period.

Ahuja is professor of computational supplies science at Uppsala University, Sweden, it mentioned.

He is likely one of the most extremely cited researchers in Sweden.

He did his Ph.D from IIT Roorkee in 1992 and joined the Uppsala University the identical yr as postdoctoral fellow, the assertion mentioned.

He turned an assistant professor in 1996, affiliate professor in 2002 and a professor in 2007 on the Uppsala University, it mentioned.

His major space of curiosity is computational supplies science with give attention to power equivalent to batteries, hydrogen storage and manufacturing, sensors as effectively excessive stress physics, it mentioned.

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