The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi right this moment established ‘Prof Ishwar Chandra Goyal Chair’ within the division of physics. The alumni of the institute Deepak Goyal (electrical engineering, 1991) and Alok Goyal (laptop science, 1992) have endowed the chair within the title of their father, Prof Ishwar Chandra Goyal, additionally a former IIT-Delhi college.
Talking of their choice to assist the chair, they stated, “IIT Delhi has performed a seminal function in shaping our lives — we owe not solely our schooling to the Institute but in addition our childhood. We really feel privileged to assist the institution of this chair within the reminiscence of our father, Prof Ishwar Chandra Goyal, who has been the very best trainer for us, and contribute to advance instructing and analysis in physics at IIT Delhi”.
Deepak Goyal is at present working as managing director and senior companion at Boston Consulting Group (BCG), New York. Earlier than becoming a member of BCG, he labored for McKinsey in India, and for Schlumberger in France and India. Alok Goyal is a companion at Stellaris Enterprise Companions, a Bengaluru-based, tech-focused, early-stage enterprise capital agency. He was beforehand a companion with Helion Enterprise Companions. He started his profession with Cadence Design Programs, which was adopted by stints in McKinsey, The McKenna Group, Siebel Programs and SAP.
Prof Ratnamala Chatterjee, HoD, Physics, IIT-Delhi stated, “On behalf of the physics division, I congratulate and thank Deepak and Alok for his or her assist in establishing a chair within the title of Prof Ishwar Chandra Goyal. Prof Goyal, a famend and esteemed colleague in our division, was very well-known as an excellent and intensely conscientious trainer. It’s a matter of nice pleasure and pleasure that Deepak and Alok have additionally honoured their alma mater by exhibiting such a giving spirit.”
IIT-Delhi will appoint Professors to the Chairs, who would pursue analysis within the areas mandated. As for all different chair positions, the appointment standards will probably be excellence in instructing, and a robust document of analysis contributions to the sector.