Distinguished Alumnus Awards 2020

Prof. C. Mauli Agrawal (BT/ME/1982)

Prof.C.Mauli Agrawal is currently the Chancellor of the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Earlier, he served as the Interim Provost and the Vice-President for Academic Affairs at the University of Texas, San Antonio (UTSA). Prof. Agrawal research areas include orthopedic and cardiovascular biomaterials/implants, and he has authored more than 300 scientific publications and has 29 patents in his name. His UTSA bioengineering research group has been responsible for starting three companies in San Antonio.

Prof. Agrawal currently serves on the board of trustees of the Southwest Research Institute, and is a member of Biomed SA, the Texas Research Park Foundation and the San Antonio Medical Foundation. He worked closely with the City of San Antonio and Mayor Julian Castro to establish the Texas Sustainable Energy Research Institute at UTSA, which received a $50 million pledge of support from CPS Energy.

Prof. Agrawal is a Fellow of Biomaterials Science and Engineering, the National Academy of Inventors, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. Additionally, he has also served as the president of the Society for Biomaterials in 2006. He has served on the editorial boards of various scientific journals, including the Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, Tissue Engineering, the Journal of System of Systems, and the Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine. IITK conferred upon Prof. C. Mauli Agrawal the Distinguished Alumnus Award, 2020.

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