BMU’s Vice Chancellor Dr. Satyanarayana wins Best VC Award
BML Munjal University’s Vice Chancellor Prof. B. S. Satyanarayana was awarded the ‘Best Vice-Chancellor Terna Mathworks Award’. The award was conferred by the Indian Engineering Educators and Administrators Conference (IEEAC-2017) in recognition of his key role towards research and innovation and hands-on and cross-disciplinary learning. Prof. Satya is also playing an instrumental role in helping set BMU up as a Green campus, teaching his students how to ensure a sustainability model on campus.
Prof Satyanarayana has two patents to his name. He has initiated and implemented many projects, with funding to the tune of over $ 50 million, published over 120 papers in journals & conf. proceedings, and delivered over 200 invited and contributed presentations in conferences and workshops.
Prof. B. S. Satyanarayana holds a Ph.D in Electrical Engineering from Cambridge University UK. He has over 30 years of experience working in Industry, R&D institutions, Academics and Government Policy in India, UK and Japan and with other international partners. This includes establishing new entrepreneurial ventures, setting up new labs in Academic, R&D & industrial environment, change management, defining new government policies and defining new pedagogy in academic environment. At all the places of work he has entered new domains, created new facility, trained new teams, demonstrated new technologies bringing in frugal innovation and creating an environment for Make in India in his Indian activities.
Expressing his gratitude while accepting the award, Prof Satyanarayana, said, “I feel honoured for being recognised for my work. I am humbled to receive this award. I would also like to thank BML Munjal University for giving me a perfect platform by working with the University Team in evolving a new pedagogy for outcome based education, linking interdisciplinary experiential learning, sustainability, and social responsibility, with industry–academic interaction, research and inclusive innovation. This is a recognition of the hard work and dedication we have put in over the last few years”.