IIM Raipur welcomes new Director, Prof Bharat Bhasker

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 09 Mar 2017 11:09:02


Staff Reporter,

Raipur,

Mar 8,

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Raipur welcomed its new Director, Professor (Dr) Bharat Bhasker on Wednesday. However, Tuesday was his first working day as the Director of the institute after Professor B S Sahay’s tenure as the Director of the Institute ended on March 6. A welcome ceremony was organized by the faculty and the staff to greet Professor Bhasker.


Dr Bhasker is from the IT and Systems department at IIM Lucknow and his areas of expertise include Data Management, Network Security and Software Engineering. He has been teaching at IIML for the past twenty one years. He was also the acting Director at IIM Lucknow in 2015 for a period of five months.


In 1980, he completed his engineering in Electronics & Communications from IIT Roorkee. An avid expert and educator in the field of IT & Systems Management, he is the recipient of various prestigious awards, namely, Research Productivity Award, NASA, Dewang Best Professor of Information Technology Award and Asia’s Best Professor of Information Technology Award by CMO Council Singapore and Wall Street Journal.


He has authored two books in the field of Information Technology with Tata McGraw Hill Publications.