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Dr. Kuldeep K Raina

Vice Chancellor

DIT University is a premier Institute of Higher Learning in the wide areas of Science, Engineering, Technology and Management. Over a long & proud history, we have pushed the limits of knowledge & innovation, and carved a niche in Technical Education with emphasis on quality through up to date curriculum and lecture delivery methods supported by Strong Laboratory components. The Institute created a space for itself not only in Northern states but at all India level. At present, DITU Alumni are brand ambassadors of the Institute and are respected in all service sectors.

Dehradun is well known for its best educational Institutions of national and International importance. DITU provides a great opportunity to make its presence felt with cutting edge technologies with global perspectives. At present, five faculties of Engineering and Technology, Pharmacy and Management provide strong support and drive to achieve excellence in all spheres. Our emphasis is to create a research environment that leads to PhD degrees. Brilliant students and committed Faculty are two important components in this growth engine to fulfil the aspirations of the Nation. I am certain that we at DITU, Dehradun will leave no stone unturned in playing a significant role in achieving the National dream of a higher Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER).

DITU is a place to attain wholesome education not only in class rooms but through strong Industry-Academia Interface. When you choose DIT University, your opportunities become boundless with an unparalleled array of choices available.

I take this opportunity to welcome you to DIT University, Dehradun for pursuing your career in quality Higher Education.
Jai Hind

Profile:

Professor Kuldeep Kumar Raina joined Thapar University (formerly Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology), Patiala in February 1986. He did post-doctorate research work from the Manchester University (UK). His contributions to the teaching and research have brought him recognition nationally and internationally through various awards & fellowships. He became full Professor of Materials Science in 1999. Professor Raina’s Research achievements are known through his innovative practices and creative thinking approach. He has published over 200 research papers in peer review International/national journals and about 50 Invited lectures delivered in International conferences.

The Indian National Science Academy (INSA) nominated Professor Raina to several foreign academies like Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest (1997-98), Royal Society, London (2004-05), Korean Science Foundation (KoSEF) South Korea (2007-08) and the Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic (2010-2011) under bilateral exchange program of scientists program. He presented research findings (as Invited speaker) in many international forums/conferences in USA, Japan, Italy, Singapore, S Korea, Canada, UK, Germany and others. He has active collaboration with Ludwig Maximilians University at, Munich (Germany), Technical University, Darmstadt (Germany) through German Science Foundation Grants (DFG), Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, University of Manchester (UK), Raman Research Institute, Bangalore, Solid State Physics Laboratory, New Delhi, National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi and others. He is PhD examiner of several prestigious Universities and Institutes in India.

Professor Raina has also served as the Vice-President of Electron Microscope Society of India, Council Member MRSI and ILCS, member of several international and national scientific societies like International Liquid Crystal Society, International Disordered Materials Research Society, Materials Research Society of Singapore/India, etc. He is also member of Governing Council of select Universities and an expert peer team member of NAAC.