Greater Noida, 1st August 2023 – Bennett University announces the appointment of esteemed academician Prof. Dr. Ajith Abraham as the new Pro-Vice Chancellor responsible for Academics, Research, Incubation, and International Relations.
Prior to joining Bennett University, Dr. Abraham held prominent roles as the Dean of Faculty of Computing and Mathematical Sciences at FLAME University, Pune, and the Founding Director of Machine Intelligence Research Labs, USA, a not-for-profit scientific network for Innovation and Research Excellence connecting industry and academia. He has also held prestigious University Professorial appointments as Professor of Artificial Intelligence at Innopolis University, Russia, and the Yayasan Tun Ismail Mohamed Ali Professorial Chair in Artificial Intelligence at UCSI, Malaysia.
Dr. Abraham holds a Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence from Monash University, Australia, and a Master of Science degree from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Vineet Jain, Chancellor, Bennett University, said, “Prof. Abraham comes with a wealth of experience in industry and academia. His outstanding achievements in Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science and leadership acumen will further elevate Bennett University as a leading center of knowledge and innovation, fostering ground-breaking research, strengthening ties with the community, and encouraging an environment that nurtures learning, creativity, and inclusivity.”
Dr. Abraham’s extensive research encompasses diverse areas such as Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things, Network Security, Web intelligence, and Web services, all aimed at addressing real-world problems. His research in these areas has resulted in over 1,400 publications, including over 100 books covering various aspects of computer science.
Speaking on his appointment, Dr. Ajith Abraham expressed his excitement, saying, “I am honored and thrilled to be entrusted with this prestigious role at Bennett University and wish to transform it into a hub for cutting-edge research, innovation, and meaningful contributions to society’s most pressing challenges.”
Dr. Abraham’s appointment reflects Bennett University’s commitment to attracting top-tier talent to advance its mission of enriching the higher education space in the country.