G K Prabhu, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Manipal Academy of Higher Education, has been appointed as President, Manipal University Jaipur (MUJ). On February 14 he will take the charge of the university.
Prabhu has held a number of posts in MAHE, Manipal. In September 2015, he was chosen to head Manipal Institute of Technology. And, while still holding the director’s post, he was made Pro-VC (Technology and Management) in April 2017. He was responsible for the development and implementation of MAHE’s strategic plans for its engineering and management institutions.
Prabhu began his career as Lecturer in Electronics and Communication engineering, MIT, Manipal in 1989.
He was not only an admired teacher, but also a person keen about research. He has several publications in reputed national and international journals.
He was honored with the ‘Shri Shyam Lal Saxena Memorial Award’ from the National Academy of Medical Sciences his published work in Biomedical Engineering in 2007.