Indian Education Show 2013

Prof. Ramesh Kanwar
Vice Chancellor, Lovely Professional University

Dr. Ramesh Kanwar joined as the Vice Chancellor of Lovely Professional University (LPU) in July 2011. Before joining as the Vice Chancellor of LPU, he was the Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Department at Iowa State University, USA, where he spent 35 years of his academic life. He received his BTech and MTech degrees from India and PhD degree in Water Resources Engineering from Iowa State University, USA. He has worked as a consultant for the World Bank, European Commission, Global Environment Facility, UNDP, USAID, NATO, FAO, and many foreign governments and universities and his work has taken him to more than 50 countries.

He was awarded Doctorate Honoris Causa in 2007 by the Trakia University of Bulgaria and an Honorary Doctorate degree in 2000 by the Georgian State University, Georgia. He has received numerous awards including John Deere Gold Medal and Engineer of the Year Award from the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers and has authored several publications including many refereed journal articles, book chapters, and conference proceeding papers.