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Prof. Jayant B. Udgaonkar

Prof. Jayant B. Udgaonkar assumed office as the Director from November 1, 2017. A biophysicist with over 30 years of research experience, Prof. Udgaonkar was at the National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bengaluru, prior to joining IISER Pune.

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Past Director

Prof. K. N. Ganesh

Prof. K.N. Ganesh was Founder Director and Professor of Chemistry at IISER Pune from its inception in July 2006 to October 2017. He is currently the Director at IISER Tirupati.

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Internal Leadership

IISER Pune believes in operating on collective wisdom and active participation of all stakeholders. Various committees steer the development and execution of the institute's activities.

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In keeping with IISER Pune's vision, the Deans play important roles in formulating and implementing institute policies and ensure smooth functioning of their respective domains.

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