Prof. J.K. Satapathy appointed as Vice-chancellor of Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Rourkela

January 22, 2010 at 6:42 pm Leave a comment

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Respected/Dear Alumni,

It is my pride and great pleasure to inform you that Prof. J.K. Satapathy of NIT Rourkela( Our distinguished Alumnus) has been appointed as honorable Vice-chancellor of Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Rourkela. Prof. Satpathy is the First Class First( Gold Medalist) in his batch and holds a PhD from University of Bradford UK.

Let’s Congratulate Prof. Satpathy on behalf of our Alumni Association.

U can mail him at

with best complements

Rakesh Mohanty
Secretary, VSSUT Alumni Association
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JK Satapathy is new BPUT VC: The Pioneer

Governor and Chancellor of universities MC Bhandare on Friday appointed Jitendriya Kumar Satapathy as the new vice-chancellor of the Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT). His appointment is for a period of five years from the date of his joining.

Satapathy is currently the Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela. Born in 1954, Prof Satapathy topped his batch in 1976 in BSc (Eng) with 85.8 per cent marks. He then completed his MSc (Eng) in 1981 with specialisation in Electric Power. In 1988, he got his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Bradford, UK.

For presenting research papers and academic works, Satapathy has visited the UK, the USA, Singapore, Japan and Australia. He has also worked as guest and invited faculty for foreign universities. His fields of specialisation include power systems, power electronics and drives, harmonic interaction in power systems, digital protection, digital signal processing, digital channel equalisation and system identification. He has been associated with 43 publications and authored popular books.


Entry filed under: BPUT Rourkela, Higher Education Zone, Region watch, Sambalpur, Sambalpur-Rairakhol-Kuchinda, Subarnapur, Sundargarh-Rourkela-Panposh-Bonai, Universities, VSSUT Burla.

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