Prof. M.N.Gopalan Endowment Lectures

Professor M. N. Gopalan holds a Ph.D. degree from IIT, Madras. He was associated with IIT, Bombay for 35 years from 1960 to 1995. During this period, he has guided 23 Ph.D. scholars, besides guiding a number of M.Tech., M.Sc. and B.Tech. students in the field of Quality and Reliability Engineering and Operations Research. He has more than 260 research papers to his credit, published in various national and international journals devoted to Quality and Reliability Engineering and Operations Research.

Professor M. N. Gopalan was the Convenor of the Inter-Disciplinary Post-Graduate Programme in Reliability Engineering at IIT, Bombay for nearly a decade (till his retirement in May 1995) and was instrumental in starting the Programme in 1984.

Professor M. N. Gopalan has organized a number of conferences at national level in the field of Operations Research, Quality and Reliability Engineering. Besides, he has conducted several short term programmes and courses in these areas for the benefit of persons from industries and engineering colleges in the country.

Professor M. N. Gopalan is a life member of several professional bodies in the country. He is also the Editor/ Associate Editor/ Member of the Editorial Board of Technical Journals published by some of these professional bodies.

Professor M. N. Gopalan was associated with Sri Jaya Chamarajendra College of Engineering, Mysore as Professor Emeritus from 1995 to 2000. From August 1995 to July 1997, he was the Emeritus Fellow of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and from March 1998 to March 2000, he was the Emeritus Fellow of the University Grants Commission (UGC), India. He was ISTE Visiting Professor during 2002 – 2004. He was AICTE Visiting Professor at SDM Institute of Management Development, Mysore, during 2004.

Professor M. N. Gopalan’s name is mentioned in the Who-is-Who-in-the-World Directories published by various international bodies and has been honoured with a number of prizes and medals in recognition of his contributions to society, during the past four and a half decades.

Speakers of Professor M. N. Gopalan Endowment Lectures
2004 19th RMS Meeting at Dr.B.R.Ambedkar University Aditya Shastri
V. Aravind
2003 18th RMS Meeting at Annamalai University M.Vanninathan 
2002 17th RMS Meeting at Banaras Hindu University S.Kesavan G. Rangarajan
2001 16th RMS Meeting at Fergusson College, Pune H.V.Kumbhojkar
P. C. Vaidya
2000 15th RMS Meeting at University of Madras S.Raghavan
R. Balakrishnan


Sponsor of Professor M. N. Gopalan Endowment Lectures

Prof. M. N. Gopalan
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