Prof. Ashok Kumar Ganguli
Professor Ashok Kumar Ganguli took over the charge of the Director of IISER Berhampur on May 2, 2023. He has the distinction of being the Prof. N K Jha Chair and Deputy Director at IIT Delhi. He was the founding Director of the Institute of Nano Science and Technology (Mohali, India). His primary interest is in the area of the design of new materials, especially nano-materials for energy conversion and superconducting materials.
He has published over 350 papers and five patents. Dr Ganguli is very keen to promote outreach activities for underprivileged sections of society and has visited remote schools and colleges in several states in the country.
In line with the institute's vision, IISER Berhampur believes in the active participation of all stakeholders. The Deans play important roles in formulating and implementing institute policies, and ensuring smooth functioning of their respective domains.
IISER Berhampur believes in operating on the collective wisdom and active participation of all stakeholders. Various committees steer the development and execution of the institute`s activities.