Dr. A. Paulraj

Professor-Emeritus, Stanford University will be the founding Chancellor of the planned Ekagrid University.

Dr. Paulraj, Padma Bhushan, is the inventor of MIMO wireless technology and the winner of the IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal and the Marconi Prize.

Unlocking the research potential of India

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Ekagrid will be the research university India desperately needs

Driving India's economic growth

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Research universities create industries, drive innovation and propel economic growth

Ekagrid is a first-of-its-kind multidisciplinary research university in India, planned to be launched by 2022.

The vision of Ekagrid is to be in the Top 25 of global rankings by 2050 and have faculty and alumni win global awards such as the Nobel Prize and the Turing Award.

Ekagrid's mission is to solve problems that matter to society and industry, create new knowledge, spur innovation and entrepreneurship, up-skill and re-skill professionals, and prepare students for their careers, lives, and life-long learning.

India’s Next Challenge – World Class Research Universities to Spur R&D Intensive High Technology Industries. Click here to read a thought provoking and action-oriented article co-authored by Dr. Arogyaswami Paulraj, Padma Bhushan, Professor-Emeritus, Stanford University, and Chancellor-Designate, Ekagrid, and Dr. Anil Kakodkar, Padma Vibhushan, former Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission of India, and Director, Ekagrid. An edited version was published in the print edition of The Economic Times on Sep. 27, 2021.