We are so sad to announce the death of Aditya Shastri a distinguished professor and Vice-Chancellor at Banasthali University India.
His death was made known on Monday evening from an emotional post shared by Gaurav Sharma, the Founder and Managing Director at Self Engineering for Leaders’ Fortune and works.
Gaurav said: “Can’t forget when you giggled and told me about you being youngest VC in India”
This way you can’t leave us …it’s not fair….
It’s really not fair….
You can’t leave the entire Banasthali Vidyapith family like this….
This is so not fair….
How will all of us get the same strength what you brought in….
Please Sir…..how will all of us do without you…
#RIP Prof Aditya Shastri
V C Banasthali Vidyapith…”
Confirming the news also was Rj Geet Bhardwaj from RADIO NGF Palwal 90.4MHz and Rj at Radio Maharani C-Dass Group.
She said: “Heart breaking Demise om Shanti (prof. Aditya Shastri sir)Vice-chancellor of Banasthali Vidyapith”
Brief Biography Of Prof Aditya Shastri, Career & Education
Prof. Aditya Shastri served as the Vice-chancellor of Banasthali University, He was the youngest ever to become one.
On completion of his education from BITS, Pilani went to the USA for further studies and earned Masters from the State University of New York, Stony Brook, and a PhD from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1990. After serving at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) for one year, he moved to Banasthali where he has remained ever since.
During this period, he was a Marie-Curie Fellow at Universite Du Maine, France, Royal Society Exchange Visitor to the University of Nottingham and Research Staff Member at IBM-India Research Lab.
He has published over 50 research papers and has authored five textbooks. He has carried out a number of research projects and is instrumental in generating more than US$10 million in grants for Banasthali.
Under his leadership, the university has evolved itself from a small college to one of the largest and highly reputed center for women’s education. Recently he has been awarded the prestigious J.C. Bose Memorial Award by Mr Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India and has been named amongst the 100 most influential global Vice-Chancellors.
Below Is A Brief Interview With Prof. Aditya Shastri, Banasthali Vidyapith On Education Founder Series In India
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