Top-notch Faculty | Plaksha Tech Leaders Fellowship

Faculty at Plaksha Tech Leaders Fellowship

Visiting faculty at Plaksha Tech Leaders Fellowship, our one-year, fully residential master's level program, are leading academics from all over the world. We also have outstanding people from industry come and teach.


We are currently engaged with like-minded academicians and practitioners, many of who will be the founding faculty at Plaksha University. They will help realize our vision by co-creating an institution that dares to reimagine a new model of education and research that introduces interdisciplinary perspectives, innovation & entrepreneurship, design thinking and societal grand challenges into engineering.

The career tracks will emphasize flexibility - in both function and type of contract, such that the interests of the institution would intersect with career paths and interests of diverse faculty across education, research and practice

They will have the following characteristics,

  • A strong commitment to impacting student’s lives through education and/or mentorship

  • A strong commitment and track record in one or more of the following:

    • Research framed by grand challenges of India and the globe in the 21 st century

    • Research with impact on industry, public policy, practice, sustainable development etc

    • Making inventions/ commercializing technology/software or other entrepreneurial experience

    • Experience in leading companies, or other significant industrial/corporate experience

    • Innovative pedagogy and/or scholarship of education and/or interdisciplinary education

  • An interdisciplinary mindset, in the broadest sense, recognizing the need for

  • Partnerships between social sciences and humanities and STEM disciplines, and willingness to learn from colleagues with different perspectives.

  • A passion for institution building with a desire for continuous improvement,

  • Entrepreneurial mindset and & can-do attitude

  • A willingness to work in a team, by accepting others’ ideas, partnering, leading or

  • Following, as needed to accomplish team objectives.

If this resonates with you and you would like to know more, feel free to connect with Dr. BL Ramakrishna at

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