Vice-Chancellor, Shiv Nadar University
Professor Rupamanjari Ghosh has B.Sc. (Physics honors) and M.Sc. (Physics) degrees from the University of Calcutta, and a very well-recognized Ph.D. from the University of Rochester, NY. Professor Ghosh is former Dean, School of Physical Sciences at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
Recipient of the Stree Shakti Science Samman for her “original contribution to Science”, she serves as an expert in crucial DST (Government of India) committees in Physical Sciences, and in many Central and State universities and institutes. She has also served as the Chief Advisor for the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) Science textbooks for Classes IX and X, developed afresh under the National Curriculum Framework-2005.
Besides her contribution to science research and training from the university to the school level, she is also well known for her stand and efforts to bring in gender justice and environment consciousness in the higher education system.
She is currently serving as the Vice-Chancellor of Shiv Nadar University.