Prof. Krishna P. Kaliappan, Department of Chemistry has been appointed as the Dean (Faculty Affairs) vice Prof. Abhay Karandikar, who was appointed as the Director, IIT Kanpur.Prof. Kaliappan has taken over the charge w.e.f. today, 10th May 2018. He joined IIT Bombay in April 2001 as an assistant professor. He was promoted to professorship in February 2009.
He held the office ofAssociate Dean (R & D), Indian Institute of Technology Bombay from October 2012 to December 2015 and he is the Head of Department Chemistry from January 2016 to present.He was elected as an Institute Chair Professor from June 2014.
A Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, London (FRSc), a Member of the American Chemical Society and a life member of the Chemical Research Society of India, Professor Kaliappan is the recipient of numerous awards and honours some of them being C. N. R. Rao National Prize in 2014,CRSI Bronze Medal 2013,Excellence in Teaching Award from IIT Bombay (2011), IIT Bombay Best Research Paper Award (2009),Recipient of CRSI Bronze Medal 2013 and so on.
We congratulate Prof. Krishna P. Kaliappan and wish him a wonderful tenure under service to the institute.