Office of The Pro-Vice Chancellor
Prof. Harish C. Rai(Ph.D from IIT Delhi in Electrical Engineering)
Prof. Harish C. Rai is Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University and he is also supervising and streamlining the work of examination and the registrar's office in the university. Prof. Harish C. Rai was a Controller of Examination (COE) of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University. Besides being COE, he was holding the additional charge of Director, Academic Affairs and Director, Research & Project Monitoring Cell and Director (Organization & Development) of the University. While being COE, during 2006-2009, Prof. Rai joined on deputation at All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi as Advisor-1 during 2006-2009. Prof. Rai received his Undergraduate and Postgraduate Degrees in Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering, Delhi, followed by Ph.D in Electrical Engineering from IIT, Delhi, in 1991.
Prof. Rai has a rich experience of Teaching, Research and Administration spanning about 40 years. He held faculty positions in premier institutions such as Faculty of Engineering & Technology, Jamia Millia Islamia (Central University), New Delhi and Professor in the Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, C.R. State College of Engineering (presently Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science and Technology), Murthal, and Director, AICTE, New Delhi. His subject areas of interest include Electrical Machines, Control Engineering, Power Electronics and Power Systems etc.
Prof. Rai has contributed to a number of papers in National and International Journals of repute and also authored 17 books meant for degree in Engineering or equivalent.
He is a recipient of "Spardha Shree Award 1999" for his Meritorious Services in Education. He was awarded "Dr. S. Radha Krishnan National Teacher's Memorial Award 1997". He was a recipient of first prize from MHRD-AICTE for writing a Technical Book in Hindi on Industrial and Power Electronics. He was awarded Teacher's Excellence Award – 2000 for valuable services rendered to the cause of Education in the Country.
He was nominated as Member/Representative by All India Council for Technical Education, (MHRD) of the following organizations:
- Member of the Governing Body of the Central Board of Secondary Education.
- Member of the Board of Governors of National Institute of Technology, Srinagar.
- Member of the Board of Governors of National Institute of Technology, Agartala.
- Member of the Board of Governors of National Institute of Technology, Durgapur.
He is also Member/Fellowship of the following Professional Society
- Fellow Member of The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers
- Fellow Member of Institution of Engineers (India)
- Member of Aeronautical Society of India (AeSI)
- Member of ICTP
- Life Member of ISTE