Purnendu Ghosh, Ph D, FNAE


Professor Purnendu Ghosh is the Executive Director of Birla Institute of Scientific Research, Jaipur. Prior to this he was Professor at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. He also worked at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland; University of Melbourne, Australia; National Research Centre for Biotechnology (GBF), Braunschweig, Germany. Professor Ghosh has been involved with the planning and execution of a number of teaching and research programmes and has taken a lead role in augmenting bioprocess engineering and biotechnology activities in the country. Prof Ghosh is currently Member, Solar Energy Research Advisory Council under Jawahar Lal Nehru National Solar Mission; Member, Board of Governors, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi; Member, Management Committee, Rukmani Birla Modern High School, Jaipur; Member, Academic Council, IIS University, Jaipur, Member, Scientific Advisory Board , Council for Advancing Science Education (CASE), an Intel initiative, Member, INAE’s APEX committee. Prof Ghosh, a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), has been conferred the Distinguished Professorship award of the INAE, and is currently the Chief Editor of Publications of INAE, and editor-in-chief of launched INAE LETTERS, a Springer-Nature journal. Prof Ghosh has more than 100 research publications. Besides research publications, he has written several books in different genres.