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Indian-American named VC of US University

  • IANS, Washington
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  • Updated: Jun 20, 2012 12:07 IST

Mitra Dutta, a distinguished Indian-American engineer-physicist, who has studied at Guwahati and Delhi universities, has been named vice chancellor for research at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Dutta, a former senior executive with the US Army Research Office, has served as interim vice chancellor at one of America’s leading research universities since January, overseeing a research enterprise with annual expenditures of more than $340 million.

Dutta joined Illinois University in 2001 to head the newly formed department of electrical and computer engineering.

 

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