Professor B.N. Mishra holds Bachelor, Master and Ph.D. degrees in Electronics and Communication Engineering. He is a Life Member of IEEE, USA and Fellow of IETE, India. He has made a very distinguished contribution to engineering education academically, pedagogically and administratively. He joined DCE (now DTU) in 1968 as Assistant Professor where he became Professor in 1971. He has published an Epic “Urvashi” in English (originally written by Dinkar Ji in Hindi) which is a master piece in literature. He has translated in English his other works, viz. Rashmirathi, Kurukshetra, Hunkar, Neel Kusum, Bapu among others. As the Dean of Faculty of Tech. and Chairman Board of Research Studies, he provided a boost to the admission of a number of Research Scholars for Ph.D. degrees in the Faculty of Technology. He is the first Ph. D. of Delhi University in Engineering. He introduced a number of innovations in the laboratories and theoretical courses in addition to exam reforms. He was on foreign assignment from 1979 to 1982. In 1983, Prof. Mishra became founder Director of DIT (now known as NSIT). This institute, starting from scratch, has risen very fast and has carved out its place of respect and recognition in academia, industry and society. He had drawn up a Profile of Growth document for the development of NSIT which was very much acclaimed and adopted by the Govt. of Delhi & Govt. of India. NSIT is developing on the lines as suggested in this document. He had a brief stint at the GGSIP University, where he laid down the basic framework of pedagogy in Engineering Programs. He has been the Founder Director of Maharaja Agarsen Institute of Technology which again is the best Institute in the GGSIP University, Delhi. He has a number of publications and quality research to his credit. He has chaired a number of National and International Conferences on Education and Research. He has been a reviewer for IEEE Transaction on Circuits and Systems, published from USA. He was the Founder Chairman of Programme Co-ordination Committee for establishing the Institute of Informatics and Communication in the South Campus, University of Delhi, which is one of finest centre in Delhi University. He had been advisor to the Institution of Engineers for Educational Programs and Emeritus fellow of AICTE. He was a member of delegation to UK for a new initiative in Science and Technology between India and U.K. in 1995. He was a delegate for UN sponsored conference at AIT Bangkok. He is a recipient of NAFEN Excellence Award in Education. He is listed in Who’s Who in the Commonwealth published from Cambridge, UK.
Prof. P.V. Indiresan
P. V. Indiresan, a former director of IIT-Madras and Padma Bhushan award-winner, was agraduate from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Professor Indiresan did his doctorate from Birmingham University and began his teaching career at University of Roorkee (now an IIT). After serving as Director, IIT Madras for five years (1979-84), he stayed on as a Professor at the institute for a year, before going to Germany on a teaching assignment for another year. He then moved to IIT Delhi where he retired at the age of 65 after teaching for 40 years.
Dr. Rajpal S. Sirohi
Prof. Rajpal S. Sirohi received his Post M.Sc. Diploma in Applied Optics (Physics) and Ph.D. degree in Physics from IIT Delhi in 1965 & 1970 respectively. Prof. Sirohi is currently the Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Chair Professor at Central University, Tezpur, Assam and Senior Editor of Optical Engineering, a journal published by SPIE, USA. Prof. Sirohi was closely associated with IIT Delhi for over 40 years in various capacities, as a student, faculty member and finally, as its Director. After receiving his Post M.Sc. Diploma, he worked as a Scientific Officer in the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, and as a researcher in University of Pennsylvania. He then returned to IIT Delhi in July 1968, where he earned his Ph.D. and became an ad-hoc Lecturer in the Physics Department. In March 1971, he joined IIT Madras as Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, and was Professor in the Department of Physics from September 1979 to December 2000. He was then appointed as the Director of IIT Delhi and served in this capacity till April 2005, when he formally retired from service. Over his career, Prof. Sirohi has held visiting positions in various universities and research laboratories worldwide. He has also been Chairman of the governing bodies of various institutions, including NSIT, Delhi. After retiring from IIT Delhi, he was Vice-Chancellor at several Universities. Prof. Sirohi has obtained numerous honors and awards including the Humboldt Research Award by Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany (1995); Galileo Galilei Award of International Commission for Optics (1995); the Albert Einstein Silver Medal, UNESCO (2000); Sir C. V. Raman Award: Physical Sciences by University Grants Commission (2002); NRDC Technology Invention Award (2003); Padma Shri, a National Civilian Award by Government of India (2004); Sir C. V. Raman Birth Centenary Award by Indian Science Congress Association (2005); Life-Time Achievement Award by Optical Society of India (2007); and the Gabor Award by SPIE (The International Society for Optical Engineering) USA (2009).Prof. Sirohi is a Fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineering; National Academy of Sciences, India; Optical Society of India; Optical Society of America and The International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE). He has written more than 300 research papers and authored/co-authored/edited 13 books.
Dr. B. L. Dhoopar
Dr. B. L. Dhoopar was the Chairman of the Board of Governors of NSIT, from 21st September, 1998 to 20th September, 2001.
Dr. S. Z. Qasim
Dr. S. Z. Qasim was the Chairman of the Board of Governors of NSIT, from 26th August, 1992 to 25th August, 1998.
Dr. V. S. Arunachalam
Dr. V. S. Arunachalam was the Chairman of the Board of Governors of NSIT, from 6th March, 1991 to 31st July, 1992.
Dr. Bharat Ram
Dr. Bharat Ram was the Chairman of the Board of Governors of NSIT, from 10th September, 1987 to 9th September, 1990.