Leadership

Dr. Chenraj Roychand

A man of vision and integrity with an experience of 25 eventful years, Dr. Chenraj Roychand laid the foundation of JGI. His presence instils awe and admiration among his students.

Dr. Chenraj Roychand’s extensive inter-personal, communication and management skills are a product of his years of business experience. His oratory skills, charismatic presence and magnetic persona have made him a much sought after counsellor and adviser. Dr. Chenraj Roychand continues to be the guiding light for innumerable individuals looking for assistance, in everything from education and to business ventures.

He incessantly works towards the welfare of society. One of his initiatives, Jain Vidyaniketan is an opportunity school located in Kanakapura which provides education from UKG to the 10th Standard. It is affiliated to Karnataka State Education Board (KSEB). He has also organized a number of programs for the rural populace of Kanakapura Taluk, Bangalore District (Rural), besides the Cataract Free Kanakapura Project - Eye camps held every week. Eye testing and cataract operations are performed free of cost. Blood donation camps, health checkups, medical facilities and preventive care awareness in addition to the free distribution of clothes to a large number of school children, every year, have been some of his attempts for a better world, the world of his visions and dreams.

Today, under the supervision of Dr. Chenraj Roychand, JGI Group stands with 85 institutions, 45000 students, around 4500 people toiling to work for his vision.



Dr. N. Sundararajan

Vice-Chancellor, Dr. N. Sundarjan is an eminent scholar and academician in Physics (Astro Physics and Electronics), is the Vice Chancellor. He brings to the University his 40 years of combined experience in progressive academic leadership and rich administrative experience.

Dr. Chenraj Roychand’s extensive inter-personal, communication and management skills are a product of his years of business experience. His oratory skills, charismatic presence and magnetic persona have made him a much sought after counsellor and adviser. Dr. Chenraj Roychand continues to be the guiding light for innumerable individuals looking for assistance, in everything from education and to business ventures.

An outstanding academic achiever himself, Dr. Sundararajan has been instrumental in steering Institutions and Colleges towards academic excellence, employing pedagogy of deep questioning and research into learning delivery and encouraging faculty and staff to undertake research. His idea of student-centricity has ushered in several developments toward strengthening student employability, sporting spirit and achievement.

Dr. N Sundararajan, who has authored over 30 books was awarded the Rank of Honorary Colonel by NCC for outstanding performance and encouraging NCC activities at Jain University in August 2012. He has also been honored with the Indian Leadership Award for education excellence by the Indian Economic Development and Research Association in August 2014.

Prof. H S Mukunda

A scientist, who has dedicated himself to the field of combustion, Prof. H. S. Mukunda has significant experience in the field. His contributions to the scientific community has made him an asset to the organization. His works range from successful projects in aerospace sciences to energy in biomass involving the area of combustion. His research interests span from computational and experimental investigations on combustion of propellants and propulsion systems to those on wood and cellulose. He has also several accomplishments in the field of solid, liquid and ramjet propulsion systems. Professor Mukunda has chaired number of critical reviews of solid and liquid propulsion systems. He is currently providing guidance on the development of scramjet engines. His other main areas of work are in the modelling of combustion in hybrid rocket engines and solid propellants and ingredients, combustion of liquid droplets and instability in liquid rocket engines; of propagation of premixed flames with complex chemistry and diffusion; of reacting flows in nozzles and air inlets in aircraft and missiles; of combustion of wood in gasifiers and in stoves; of heat transfer in nuclear reactor system and large pressure vessels of petrochemical complex.

Over the past thirty five years, he has taught post graduate courses on rocket propulsion, mechanics and thermodynamics of aerospace propulsion, introduction to aerospace vehicles, mathematical techniques in reacting flows and fundamentals of combustion. Prof H S Mukunda is recognized as an eminent combustion scientists in India. His work spans combustion process in aerospace and industrial fields. With the same rigor, he has researched thermochemical conversion processes of solid fuels such as biomass and wastes.

Intensive research and development efforts have led to advancement in technologies on gasification of biomass; these have been implemented and systems are being built to be used in service of industry and society. He has taught and researched at Indian Institute of Science (IISc) for over 35 years, published extensively and spoken at numerous national and international conferences.

He has been recognized with many distinctions and awards. The total financial outlay for the projects that he has handled exceeds 5 Crore Rupees. These projects are for Aeronautics Research & Development Board (AR & DB), Ministry of Non-conventional Energy Sources (MNES), Department of Science & Technology, Karnataka State Council for Science & Technology, Department of Space (Indian Space Research Organisation), Aeronautical Development Establishment ADE), the most extensive in terms of effort and funds being AR & DB and MNES.

Additionally, he has been awarded Karnataka Rajyotsava award, DRDO Academic excellence award, Visveswaraya Science & technology award, Om Prakash Bhasin award and has been felicitated by many other notable government bodies.

Prof C S Bhaskar Dixit

Prof.. C. S. Bhaskar Dixit is currently the Director of the ‘Fire and Combustion Research Center’ of Jain University. He has a rich teaching experience of 30 years of teaching with multiple research and development projects in the field of Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering.

Prof. C. S. Bhaskar Dixit is a mechanical engineering graduate with a doctorate in Aerospace Engineering in the area of Combustion in biomass stoves which was completed in 2003 along with an additional years of postdoctoral research experience from the Indian Institute of Science.

He is involved in computational and experimental research in fire and combustion. He has filed four patents and has over 10 publications to his credit in the fields of biomass and bio energy, fire retardants, roofing systems, pool fires, wood panel fire tests and many more.