IIT-KGP's "Partha S Ghosh Academy of Leadership" names Prof. Kanchan Chowdhury as Chairman
IITKGP (March 26, 2020)
Effective immediately, Prof. Kanchan Chowdhury has been named the Chairman of the "Partha S Ghosh Academy of Leadership". Prof. Chowdhury is currently a Professor in the Department of Cryogenic Engineering at IIT Kharagpur. Chowdhury is an experienced professor with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. He is skilled in Heat Exchangers, English, Cryogenics, and Chemical Engineering. He is regularly having close industry interaction and is a resource person in industry training programs in diverse areas such as Cryogenic Air Separation (Oxygen making), Refrigeration, Helium liquefaction, safe design of oxygen systems, downstream LNG Technology, prevention of fire in hospitals, etc.
He is a prolific speaker and a strong education professional with a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering (Honours) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Cryogenic Heat Exchangers, both from IIT-Kharagpur. Prof. Chowdhury is also invited to educational institutes to deliver motivational lectures to young students and help them shake off the confusions and frustrations arising in their lives.
Congratulations to Prof. Chowdhury on this appointment and thank you to Partha S Ghosh ('71) for establishing India's first of its kind Academy of Leadership! (Click here to read an article on the MoU signing)