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The Institute invites distinguished academics and industrialists to the Institute. The interactions with these accomplished persons visiting the Institute will provide discussion opportunities to the young primary stakeholders of the Institute (namely the Faculty Members, Staff Members and Students) towards resolving their unanswered questions – in academics, careers and life. Currently, the Institute has two Scholars-in-Residence.



 Kaushik Basu Dr Kaushik Basu
Ph.D. (Economics): London School of Economics
Honorary Doctorates: Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and Fordham University, New York

President of the International Economic Association (Currently)
Professor of Economics and C. Marks Professor at Cornell University
Served as Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of the World Bank

Served as Chief Economic Adviser to the Government of India
Taught at the Delhi School of Economics, Harvard, Princeton and MIT
Fellow of the Econometric Society
Received the title of Padma Bhushan


 Shekhar Chaudhury Professor Shekhar Chaudhury
Former  Director of IIM Calcutta,  Former Professor of IIMA;
Former Dean of the Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur; and 
The Founding Director of the School of Management & Entrepreneurship at the Shiv Nadar University



 Professor K. L.Chopra Professor K. L. Chopra
B.Sc. (Physics Honours): Delhi University
M.Sc. (Physics): Delhi University
Ph.D. (Physics): University of British Columbia Canada

Former Director, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (1987-97)
Advisor, Thin Film Laboratory, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Advisor, Jaypee University of Engineering & Technology Guna

Chairman, Human Development Foundation School of Management Bhubneshwar
Chairman, Budge Budge Institute of Technology Kolkata
Distinguished University Chair Professor, Bengal Engineering & Science University Kolkata
President, Society for Scientific Values New Delhi

 Devang V Khakhar Professor Devang V Khakhar
B.Tech. (Chemical Engineering): Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering): University of Massachusetts, Amherst 

Former Director, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay


 Professor Sankar K. Pal Professor Sankar K. Pal
B.Sc. (Physics): University of Calcutta
B.Tech.: University of Calcutta
M.Tech.: University of Calcutta
Ph.D. (Radio Physics and Electronics): University of Calcutta
Ph.D. (Electrical Engineering): Imperial College, University of London

Distinguished Professor and Former Director, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata


 Professor R. K. Shyamsunder Professor R. K. Shyamasunder
B.E. (Electrical Engineering): University of Mysore
M.E. (Electrical Engineering): Indian Institute of Science Bangalore
Ph.D. (Computer Science & Automation): Indian Institute of Science Bangalore

JC Bose National Fellow and Distinguished Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Senior Professor & J. C. Bose National Fellow, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Mumbai