Dr Ajay Kapoor
After completing his engineering degrees at IIT BHU and doctorate at Cambridge University, Professor Kapoor joined academia. He is a world-renowned researcher and has published over 250 papers, 2 books and several patents. His research work has won many prizes in the UK and Australia, and he is on the editorial board of IMechE J of Rail and Rapid Transit. He is currently Pro Vice Chancellor (Research Sarawak) at Swinburne University of Technology in Australia. In this role, Professor Kapoor has established strong research collaboration with eminent institutions in India and Malaysia.
In the past, Professor Kapoor has held senior appointments in the UK at Newcastle University, University of Sheffield and Leicester University. He also led the American Society for Mechanical Engineers ? UK and Ireland Chapter as Chairman. He has been on the Swinburne University Council and has been a Board Member of VCAMM, Australia.
Since the inception of Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth (CVV), he has served on the Board of Management. Most recently, Professor Kapoor facilitated the Strategic Meeting for CVV management, faculty and staff (December 2018) which saw the development of the CVV Vision and 15-year roadmap. Further to this, in March 2019 he hosted the Research Planning Day for CVV faculty.