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Prof. Sunil S. Bhagwat

A chemical engineer by training, Prof. Sunil S. Bhagwat has had a distinguished career with many noteworthy publications and patents to his name. He has been a popular teacher and has received several awards on this front including the Indian National Science Academy's (INSA) Best Teacher Award in 2016. Prior to joining IISER Pune, Prof. Bhagwat was at the Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai. Prof. Bhagwat joined as the Director of IISER Pune on April 22, 2023.

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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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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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