Published On: Sat, Jul 14th, 2012

Galgotias University: Dr. Ashok Saxena appointed as Vice Chancellor

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Dr. Ashok Saxena has been appointed as a Vice Chancellor of Galgotias University. Earlier,  he was Dean of the College of Engineering and the Irma F. and Raymond C. Giffels’ Endowed Chair in Engineering at the University of Arkansas. He did his B.Tech in mechanical engineering from  Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur in 1970, then M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering from University of Cincinnati. Then he went to American for higher education. From 1985 to 2002 he was in America as a prof.  in the Institute of  Georgia.

Dr. Ashok Saxena said “In today’s scenario technology is globally accessible and India has the largest  employment  rate in technology”. So it is necessary that to focus on innovate new technology  with the global reach across countries. His focus was to motivate student towards development in technology. For the advancement of students is essential to have  practical knowledge more than they should be, he added.

Mr. Suneel Galgotia, the Chancellor, said that our aim is to give  students  a global recognition and with the experience of  Dr. Saxena  this will come true. The faculty members of any university are its backbone. In  Golgotias university the  faculty members are  world class that help students at every step. He also give a warm welcome to Dr. Ashok Saxena  in Galgotia University.