Governing Council


Title Affiliation
Prof. Indranil Manna, Vice Chancellor, Birla Institute of Technology (BIT), Mesra, Ranchi, Jharkhand [On lien from I.I.T. Kharagpur, W.B.] and Former Director, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, U.P.; Former Director, CSIR-Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute (CGCRI), Kolkata.
Immediate Past President
Dr. Sanak Mishra, Member of the Governing Board of the Steel Research & Technology Mission of India.   Formerly Managing Director, Rourkela Steel Plant and Director, Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL); Vice-President, ArcelorMittal and CEO India Projects; Secretary General, Indian Steel Association; President, Indian Institute of Metals.
Vice-President (Finance & Establishment)
Prof. UB Desai, Professor Emeritus, IIT Hyderabad, Former Director, Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad
Vice-President (Academic, Professional & International Affairs)
Mr. JD Patil, Member of Executive Committee of Management & Advisor (Defence & Smart Technologies) to L&T Chairman & MD, Larsen & Toubro Limited – Defense, Mumbai; Member of the Board of IN-SPACe; Chairman Indian Space Association; and Founder Vice President & Past President Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers
Vice-President (Fellowship, Awards & Corporate Communication)
Prof. Sivaji Chakravorti, Professor, Electrical Engineering Department, Jadavpur University, Kolkata and former Director, NIT Calicut.
Chief Editor of Publications
Prof. Amit Agrawal, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai.
Engg Section-I
Mr. VN Heggade, Former CEO of STUP & Former ED of Gammon, India, Mumbai.
Engg Section-II
Dr. Manish Gupta, Director, Google Research India, Bengaluru.
Engg Section-III
Prof. Suhas S. Joshi, Director, Indian Institute of Technology Indore.
Engg Section-IV
Prof. GD Yadav, Emeritus Professor of Eminence, ICT and JC Bose National Fellow, Former Vice Chancellor & R.T. Mody Distinguished Professor, Institute of Chemical Technology; Former Tata Chemicals Darbari Seth Distinguished Professor of Leadership and Innovation; Conjoint Professor, University of New Castle, Australia; Adjunct Professor, RMIT University, Australia; Adjunct Professor, University of Saskatchewan, Canada.
Engg Section-V
Dr. Archana Sharma, Outstanding Scientist, Director, Beam Technology Development Group, BARC, Mumbai.
Engg Section-VI
Dr. Aloknath De, Director-CTO Leadership and CTO-XTranssolutions; Former CVP & CTO-Samsung
Engg Section-VII
Dr. Tessy Thomas, Former Distinguished Scientist & Director-General, Aeronautical System, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Bangalore.
Engg Section-VIII
Dr. Debashish Bhattacharjee, Vice President Technology and R&D Tata Steel Ltd., Kolkata.
Engg Section-IX
Prof. Rangan Banerjee, Director Indian Institute of Technology Delhi & Formerly, Forbes Marshall Chair Professor, Department of Energy Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai.


Engg Section-X
Prof. Kripa Shanker, Visiting Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi.
Reps of various Organisations
Department of Science & Technology (DST), Ministry of Science & Technology
Prof. Sushmita Mitra, J. C. Bose National Fellow, Professor HAG, Machine Intelligence Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata.
Ministry of Education (Erstwhile MHRD)
Prof. Bhaskar Ramamurthi, Former Director, IIT Madras and Professor, Dept of Electrical Engg, IIT Madras
Department of Space (DOS)
Dr. VR Lalithambika, Professor of Practice, Department of Aerospace Engineering, IIT Madras; Former Distinguished Scientist and Director, Directorate of Human Space Programme, ISRO, Bangalore.
All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
Prof. (Dr.) TG Sitharam, Chairman,  All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi. Former Director, IIT Guwahati.
Indian National Science Academy (INSA)
Prof. V Ramgopal Rao, Vice-Chancellor, Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), (Pilani, Hyderabad, Goa, Dubai & Mumbai), and Former Director, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi.
Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO)
Dr. BHVS Narayana Murthy, Distinguished Scientist and Director General Missiles & Strategic Systems, Office of the  DGMSS, Hyderabad.
Department of Atomic Energy (DAE)
Mr. RN Jayaraj, Formerly Chairman & Chief Executive, Nuclear Fuel Complex, Department of Atomic Energy, Hyderabad.
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
Dr. Ashish Mohan, Executive Director, Technology, R&D, Innovation and Design, Confederation of Indian Industry, New Delhi
Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI)
Mr. Shyam Bang, Chairman, FICCI Taskforce on Manufacturing Excellence, FICCI, New Delhi
The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM)
Mr. Siva Prasad Polimetla, Head- ER&D Initiative, NASSCOM, Hyderabad.