The NorthCap University announced on Monday the appointment of Prof. (Dr.) Nupur Prakash as its Vice-Chancellor.
Prior to joining The NorthCap University, she served as the Vice-Chancellor of Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University for Women, Principal of Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology, Dean, School of Engineering and Technology and Dean, School of IT, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University.
Speaking to reporters, Prof. (Dr.) Nupur Prakash said, “I am excited to be associated with an acclaimed institution which has a long tradition of academic excellence. I look forward to working with the talented and dedicated faculty and staff at The NorthCap University to steer the university towards greater excellence.”
In her role, she will head all academic schools and departments and chair the Board of Management, the Academic Council, and all other statutory bodies.
She earned her Bachelor’s in Electronics and Communication Engineering and Master’s in Computer Science and Technology from IIT Roorkee, where she received the Chancellor’s Medal. She did her Ph.D. in artificial intelligence from Punjab University. She has published and presented more than 100 research papers and articles in national and international journals and conferences. She has been a strong propagator of STEM education for girls and has won many accolades including the “Inspiring Women Edu-leader” in 2014, 22nd Devang Mehta Business School Award for “Outstanding Contribution to Education” and several other laurels. With her sound technical background in technology, she will be at the forefront of driving innovation at The NorthCap University and facilitate its transformation to a digital-first university matching global standards.