SunstarTV Bureau: Odisha Governor and chancellor of universities, Ganeshi Lal has appointed Sanjaya Kumar Nayak as the new Vice chancellor of the Ravenshaw University for a period of four years.
Earlier, Nayak was working as a Director General of CIPET, and has more than 30 years of expertise in teaching, research and Technical Consultancy.
He has also extensive post-doctoral research experience from many distinguished universities in diversified areas of Polymer Science Engineering & Technology.
Besides, Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal congratulated Prof. Nayak and tweeted, “Prof. Nayak, a distinguished academician, is presently working as Director General (Chief Academic Officer), Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology, Chennai.”
Hon’ble Governor and Chancellor of Universities, Odisha, Prof. Ganeshi Lal, appoints Prof. Sanjay Kumar Nayak as Vice Chancellor of Ravenshaw University for a period of 4 years. pic.twitter.com/faxQpwN1Zk
— Governor Odisha (@GovernorOdisha) January 22, 2021
As a disciplined academician, he streamlined the educational system for creating technical manpower for all tiers of an industry from shop-floor employees, plant supervisors, managers and researchers to entrepreneurs. He has facilitated creation of all requisite amenities for modern higher technical education through emphasis on hands-on practical oriented training, with high-end research and interactive mode of teaching. Under his leadership, CIPET with its Pan India presence grew to a distinguished Academic and Technology Hub, sought after by the major Universities & Industries in India & abroad.
He is also the recipient of many awards. Few of them namely, ‘Distinguished Scientist Award’ in appreciation to his contribution to Polymer Science & Technology by Asian Polymer Association (APA), ‘Commendable Faculty Award’ for Research in Material Science & High Citation Index (as per Scopus) by Careers 360, National Awards for Technology Innovations in Petrochemicals and Downstream Plastics Processing Industry and FICCI Chemicals & Petrochemicals Award 2018 for Distinguished Contribution to Indian Plastics Industry in recognition of his outstanding leadership and tireless efforts over the years to the Indian Plastics Industry.