IIT Delhi establishes Chair for teaching, research in physics

IIT Delhi said that it appoints professors to the Chairs based on their excellence in teaching, and record of research contributions to the particular field.

IIT Delhi establishes Chair for teaching, research in physics IIT Delhi (Source: IIT Delhi)
Team Careers360 | Feb 2, 2021 - 1:22 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Indian Institute of Technology(IIT) Delhi has established a new teaching and research Chair in the physics department to commemorate former faculty. The newly-set-up ‘Prof Ishwar Chandra Goyal Chair’ is named after Ishwar Chandra Goyal, a former professor of the physics department.

IIT Delhi, in a statement, said:“Chairs endowed by alumni, philanthropic and corporate donations support the Institute’s ability to attract and retain high-quality academic talent.”

IIT Delhi said that it appoints professors to the Chairs based on their excellence in teaching, and record of research contributions to the particular field.

Prof Ratnamala Chatterjee, head of department, Physics, said: “On behalf of the Physics department, I congratulate and thank Deepak and Alok for their support in establishing a Chair in the name of Prof Ishwar Chandra Goyal. Prof Goyal, a renowned and esteemed colleague in our department, was very well known as an outstanding and an extremely conscientious teacher.”

The Chair was set up and endowed by the Goyal’s sons and IIT Delhi alumni, Deepak Goyal and Alok Goyal.

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