Prof. Kamal Kishore Pant
Prof. Kamal Kishore Pant received his PhD (Chemical Engineering) degree from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur in 1997. He took over as the Director of the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee on October 12, 2022. Prof. Pant previously held the positions of Petrotech Chair and Federation of Indian Petroleum Industries (FIPI) Chair Professor, Chairman GATE & JAM, Chairman, Library, Head of the Department of Chemical Engineering, and Dean Faculty at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. He is Adjunct Faculty at the University of Saskatchewan in Canada. He is also a Fellow of several national and international academies, which include the National Academy of Science India (NASI) and the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE). His area of interest is futuristic technologies of national and international importance, e.g., hydrocarbon conversion processes, biomass conversion and biofuel production, CO2 conversion technologies, e-waste, and plastic management.