Mr. Sudhir M Mittal (BT/CHE/1970) worked with Union Carbide for 10 years. He switched from job to his own enterprise and set up a special wire manufacturing unit Sukriti Vidyut Udyog making silver and nickel-plated copper wires that are largely exported to Europe, the USA, and the far east. Mr. Mittal pursues village and primary education. He is president of Gram Bharati, near Pilakhua, a training school for teachers of village schools. He is presently actively associated with Saraswati Vidya Mandir, Ghaziabad.
Mr. Mittal constituted Dr. Jag Mohan Chair that is open to all departments of sciences and engineering and can be occupied for a period of three years.
Prof. Ashish Dutta, Department of Mechanical Engineering, research interests include Robotics, Intelligent Control systems, Microsensors and actuators, and Bio-robotics. Prof. Dutta leads the Mechatronics Lab at IITK where students and associated professors actively pursue research and professors conduct courses on Machine Learning, AI & Robotics. He led a team at Mechatornics lab in creating a prototype of Chandrayan-2. Prof. Dutta earned his doctorate from Akita University, Japan (2002).