Indian-origin professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya awarded Regius Professorship by Queen


Posted on:08 Jun 2016 14:32:28

Indian-origin professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya awarded Regius Professorship by Queen
08 June 2016 Current Affairs: Eminent Indian-origin professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya has been awarded the prestigious Regius Professorship in Manufacturing by Queen Elizabeth II for his outstanding contribution in manufacturing. 

Through his career, he has advised the UK government on manufacturing, innovation, and technology. He is an IIT-Kharagpur alumnus.

Bhattacharyya has founded Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG), at the University of Warwick in 1980 to invigorate UK manufacturing. 

Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) has been granted the Regius Professorship for its academic research which has contributed to driving growth and improving productivity. The award falls under the Royal Prerogative, with each appointment being approved by the Queen upon Ministerial advice.

Sushanta Kumar Bhattacharyya : Sushanta Kumar Bhattacharyya, Baron Bhattacharyya, Kt. CBE FREng FRS (born 6 June 1940) is an Indian British engineer, educator and government advisor. In 1980 he became Professor of Manufacturing Systems at the University of Warwick and founded the Warwick Manufacturing Group. In 2004 he was made a life peer and became a member of the House of Lords.


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