Prof. R.N. Biswas Faculty Chair in Teaching Excellence

The Chair is awarded to faculty who distinguish themselves in teaching undergraduate students and to encourage them to innovate in pedagogy. The Purpose of the chair is to motivate young faculty to become good teachers and to invest their time teaching and developing new pedagogy.

Current Occupant

Baquer Mazhari

April 2022- April 2025

Prof. Baquer Mazhari , Department of Electrical Engineering , research and teaching interests span different aspects of microelectronics including semiconductor devices and analog/digital circuits. For the last two decades, his research has centered on organic and flexible electronics and helped in establishment of Samtel Centre for Display Technologies in the year 2000 and the National Centre for Flexible Electronics at IIT Kanpur in the year 2014. For his contributions to the field of teaching, he has received the Distinguished teacher award, Gopal Das Bhandari Memorial award and Excellence in teaching award by IIT Kanpur. He earned his doctorate from University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign in 1993.