Bhubaneswar, August 18: Ace educationist Prof Sunita Mishra, who hails from Odisha’s Puri has been appointed as the Vice Chancellor of Mohanlal Sukhadia University in Rajasthan on Friday.
Prof Mishra, who was Dean of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University in Lucknow has been appointed as the Vice Chancellor of MLSU by Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra in the capacity of Chancellor of Universities.
With over 32 years of teaching experience, she has excellent academic credentials and served as Professor & Dean for around 15 years, Mishra has authored 23 books, supervised 20 Ph.D theses and two patents in food technology.
Recipient of several awards, she was awarded by Nobel laureate in the USA in 2008, published more than 400 research papers of repute, and headed several committees of UGC and NAAC in the last 10 years. She was closely associated with the World Food Programme of the United Nations in India.
Prof Mishra served long as a lecturer at Berhampur Government Women’s College and SB Women’s College, Cuttack in Odisha between 1991 and 1997 before joining Banaras Hindu University (BHU) and then Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar Central University in Lucknow.
An alumnus of Rama Devi Women’s University in Bhubaneswar and Shailabala Women’s College Cuttack, Prof Mishra is the daughter of former IAS officer Sachidanand Mishra and Shantilata Mishra, and spouse of IPS officer Satya Narayan Sabat.