Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar, Vice Chancellor, Jawaharlal Nehru University ( JNU)

M. Jagadesh Kumar, Vice-Chancellor, Jawaharlal Nehru University, obtained his MS (EE) and PhD (EE) degrees from the Dept of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.

M. Jagadesh Kumar held the NXP (Philips) Chair Professor established at IIT Delhi by Philips Semiconductors, Netherlands. He was Chairman of the Electronics Group in Department of Electrical Engineering from 2001-2006. He was a Chief Investigator of the Nano-scale Research Facility (NRF) being built at IIT Delhi and was also a Chief Investigator of the Center of Excellence for Nanodevices and Systems funded by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

M. Jagadesh Kumar received the 2013 Award for Excellence in Teaching from IIT Delhi. He is an Editor of IEEE Journal of the Electron Devices Society published by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), USA.

In 2007 and 2008, he was the Vice-Chairman of Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) at IIT Delhi.