Initiation of 1st Chair Professorship in E&ECE Dept.: "Prithviraj Banerjee and Swati Banerjee Chair Professorship"
The KGP Chronicle (July 8, 2021)
Initiation of 1st Chair Professorship in E&ECE Dept.: Benevolent act of IIT Kharagpur alumnus helps in materialization of the process
IIT Kharagpur has established the “Prithviraj Banerjee and Swati Banerjee Chair Professorship” with an endowment of $81,082, received from its eminent and distinguished alumnus, Dr. Prithviraj “Prith” Banerjee (1981/B.Tech./E&ECE/Azad).
In this regards, virtual signing ceremony of Memorandum of Understanding between IIT Kharagpur and Dr Prithviraj Banerjee was arranged on July 02, 2021, where Prof Virendra Kumar Tewari, the Director of IIT Kharagpur and Dr Prith Banerjee, the Chief Technology Officer of ANSYS had signed the MoU in the presence of Prof Amit Patra, the Deputy Director; Prof Jayanta Mukhopadhyay, the Dean Outreach; Prof Surjya Kanta Pal, the Associate Dean of Office of Alumni Affairs and Branding; Prof Anandaroop Bhattacharya, Associate Dean of International Relations and Ranking and Prof Mrityunjoy Chakraborty, the Head of the Department of Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering (E&ECE), IIT Kharagpur.
Thanking Dr Prith Banerjee for his avidity of giving back to his alma mater, Prof Virendra Kumar Tewari, “We are highly overwhelmed by his act of generosity. We are grateful and privileged to be blessed by all the donours for the selfless charity, which have created wonders in many ways than one. Being closely associated with Dr Banerjee in the form of this Chair, has been a great achievement for all of us. Dr Banerjee has become the first donor to institute the Chair Professorship in the Department of Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering (E&ECE)”. (Read More)