Prof Noor Afzal a celebrated scientist, Emeritus Fellow (AICTE) was a chairman of department of Mechanical Engineering and founder chairman of department of Computer Engineering at Zakir Husain College of Engineering and Technology, Aligarh Muslim University. He was also an officiating Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University (1998 – 2004). Prior to that he was professor at IIT – Kanpur (1970 -74) and Al-Fateh University, Tripoli (1985 – 90). His original work on ‘Turbulent motion of Fluids’ has a wide application in anything that moves. Turbulence has remained ‘the chief outstanding difficulty of the subject’ for about a hundred years now. His pioneering study of flow on moving and stretching surfaces has formed the basis of extensive work internationally, and his fundamental contributions to the study of mixed convection in buoyant plumes has been followed by up several well known workers all over the world. He has been widely published and quoted in the scientific community across the world and has been conferred various awards and honors like British Council Fellow 1977 Younger Scientist Exchange program.
Prof P Iyer is a Principal Research Scientist at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He has more than 28 years of experience in teaching, research, consultancy, training, management development, project management, innovation and strategy. His interest and areas of expertise includes Business Systems Design and Analysis, Management of Intellectual Property Rights, Entrepreneurship and Project Management and Communication. Prof Iyer has undertaken various scientific and industrial consultancy projects and assesses knowledge requirements and Knowledge Management solutions to Bangalore Metro project. He is a visionary motivator with highest integrity and selflessness of a true teacher who brings transformational change with harmony and excellence. He was also former associate chairman at Society for Innovation and Development.
Prof R K Suri is the Secretary General of Asia Pacific Vice Chancellor’s Collegiums (APVCC), a think-tank and an innovative platform for the networking of Educational Leaders. Before joining as Director-General of Monad University he was founder CEO of Rajeev Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology at Rae-Bareilly. He has varied experience in concept planning to implementation of University blue print, drafting academic plan to design and development of curriculum. He has been involved in international collaboration with UK, Germany, US, Spain and in national collaboration with leading institutions like IIT, JNU and others. He was also an advisor during conceptualization and development of APG Shimla University and provided consultancy for setting up of more than 80 institutions and Universities in India and abroad like IIMs, IITs and others.
Dr. Wahiduddin Malik is a former Professor of Chemistry at Roorkee University and has been appointed by GoI as Vice-Chancellor to University of Kashmir, Bundelkhand University and Allahabad University. He is thorough academician and has expertise in education management. He has been widely published in refereed journals across the world.
Dr L R Gupta is M.Tech from Zakir Husain College of Engineering & Technology, AMU and PhD from IIT – New Delhi. Having varied experience in industry and academics he has been on advisory board member of some of the reputed technology schools of the country. He is also Director on Board at ACN College of Engineering and Management Studies.