03 Apr 2018|Gurgaon (Manesar)

Guest Lecture on “The Changing Paradigm of Higher Education by Prof. (Dr) Soumitra Dutta from Cornell University, USA

Vice Chancellor Prof. (Dr) P.B. Sharma; Deputy Vice Chancellor, Maj. Gen. B.S. Suhag; and Vice President – RBEF and Director International Affairs, Prof. (Dr) Gunjan M. Sanjeev with Prof (Dr) Soumitra Dutta, Professor and Former Dean, Cornell Univers

Guest lecture on “The Changing Paradigm of Higher Education: Implication for faculty, students and universities” of Prof (Dr) Soumitra Dutta, Professor and Former Dean, Cornell University, USA by Office of International Affairs of Amity University Gurugram under its Prestigious Distinguished Global Indian Speaker Series on 3rd April, 2018.

Prof (Dr) P B Sharma, Vice-Chancellor welcomed and introduced the guest and thanked Dr Dutta for his exemplary contribution and path breaking research in the area of Business Innovation and Technology Strategies, Social Media and Big Data Analytics. Dr Dutta was felicitate by Vice Chancellor Prof. (Dr) P.B. Sharma; Deputy Vice Chancellor, Maj. Gen. B.S. Suhag; and Vice President – RBEF and Director International Affairs, Prof. (Dr) Gunjan M. Sanjeev.

In his talk, Prof. Dutta talked about the fast pace changes in higher education in India in Last three decades. He said “India is reaching great heights very quickly and needless to say through coming years, we will break more records in the field of education. If we compare India from last 30 years where we had an image of a country of Bull Carts and Snake Charmers, now we are dominating the world with the best doctors and engineers”. It left the audience mesmerized with the thoughts of innovation and enhancement of higher education with global exposure and learning’s from global models.

Dr. Gunjan thanked Prof. Soumitra Dutta for his wonderful and thought provoking talk and shared that “In an era of globalization, it is absolutely essential for our University in India to give a global exposure to our students so as to prepare them to meet the challenges of the knowledge age. She said that the session was attended by students and faculty of Amity University Gurugram.

Vice Chancellor Prof. (Dr) P.B. Sharma; Deputy Vice Chancellor, Maj. Gen. B.S. Suhag; and Vice President – RBEF and Director International Affairs, Prof. (Dr) Gunjan M. Sanjeev with Prof (Dr) Soumitra Dutta, Professor and Former Dean, Cornell Univers