Leadership Transition at IIT Bombay as Prof. Shireesh Kedare Takes the Helm as Director

Outgoing Director Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri on the Left. New Director Prof. Shireesh Kedare on the Right

IIT Bombay is proud to announce Prof. Shireesh Kedare as its new Director, following the successful tenure of Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri. Prof. Kedare, an IITB alumnus himself, has been a distinguished member of the Department of Energy Science and Engineering at IIT Bombay and took charge from May 6, 2024.

With an outstanding track record in academia and research, Prof. Kedare is expected to lead the Institute towards new heights of academic excellence and innovation. His deep understanding of the Institute’s mission and values promises a continued focus on advancing IIT Bombay’s stature both nationally and globally.

The transition marks an exciting phase of leadership and growth for IIT Bombay. The Institute looks forward to achieving further milestones under Prof. Kedare’s guidance, enhancing its contributions to education, research, and societal development.

We extend a warm welcome to Prof. Kedare and anticipate a future rich with pioneering developments and transformative progress under his leadership.

Bidding Farewell to Prof. Chaudhuri!

As we welcome Prof. Kedare, we also extend our deepest gratitude to Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri for his exceptional leadership over the past five years. Under his guidance, IIT Bombay has flourished, achieving numerous milestones in research, innovation, and education. Prof. Chaudhuri’s visionary leadership has not only enhanced our academic environment but also strengthened our community’s spirit. We are immensely thankful for his dedication and impactful contributions, which have indelibly shaped the Institute’s path forward. Thank you, Prof. Chaudhuri, for your unwavering commitment and transformative influence on our beloved IIT Bombay.

As we embark on this new era of leadership under Prof. Kedare, IIT Bombay reaffirms its commitment to fostering an environment of excellence, innovation, and community. We eagerly anticipate the fresh perspectives and dynamic initiatives that will further propel our institute to the forefront of global education and research. Together, we continue to strive towards shaping a brighter, more inclusive future for all our students, faculty, and the broader community.