Prof. K.K. Aggarwal

Chairman, National Board of Accreditation

Prof. Aggarwal, Chairman, National Board of Accreditation obtained his Engineering Degree from Punjab University and Masters Degree from NIT, Kurukshetra securing First position in both. Later, he did his Ph.D also from NIT,Kurukshetra. In 1975, he rose to the level of Professor at an age of 27½ years, probably the youngest person in the world to have achieved this level. After a distinguished service of 27 years at NIT, Kurukshetra, Prof. Aggarwal served as Pro Vice-Chancellor, GJU, Hisar for a period of three years, and then as Founder Vice Chancellor of GGS Indraprastha University, Delhi for a period of 10 years.

He has been President of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE) for the period 2002-2004, President, Computer Society of India for the period 2007-2009 and President of South East Asia Regional Computer Confederation (SEARCC) for the years 2008-10. He is also the Academy Professor of AcSIR of CSIR.

Prof. Aggarwal has published about 350 papers in the reputed journals - more than 150 of these in international journals. He has been invited to deliver lectures in several Universities in India and abroad as also in several industrial organizations. He has been widely consulted by the industry, most-notable being his contribution towards the Reliability Analysis for PSLV (Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle).

Prof. Aggarwal was declared as the Man of Decade, Man of the Century and finally Man of the Millennium by American Bibliographical Institute, USA and was conferred Life Time Achievement Award by the Institute of Electronics and Tele-Communication Engineers, India as also by Computer Society of India. He was also awarded Delhi Ratan by the All India Conference of Intellectuals. International Biographical Centre, England has published his biography in “The First Five Hundred – at the new millennium”.