Dr Paruchuri Gangadhar Rao
has taken over as new Vice Chancellor of the University of
Science and Technology, Meghalaya on 02/06/2014. In a formal
ceremony in the University, Dr. Rao took over the charge in
presence of Mr M Hoque, Chancellor of the University and other
high officials. Dr Rao replaces Dr.R.K.Sharma the acting Vice
Chancellor and also the Pro VC of the University.
Dr. PG Rao obtained his B.
Tech in Chemical Engineering from REC (NIT), Warangal and M.
Tech in Chemical Plant Design from IIT, Madras. He obtained
his Ph D from IIT, Madras in 1995 in the area of Polymer
Engineering. Dr Rao occupied various positions at CSIR-North
East Institute of Science & Technology and CSIR-Central
Leather Research Institute, before taking the position of
Director at CSIR-NEIST. Dr Rao has specialized in chemical
process Design & development. Dr Rao was honorary faculty in
Anna University, member of the academic council of Tezpur
University and Member of Executive Council of Assam University
in the past.
Now with this back ground
Dr. Rao has joined the University of Science and Technology,
Meghalaya, an initiative of ERD Foundation, “to make it one of
the best Universities in the North East India, with a high
national and international profile”.