Board Of Advisors
Chairman, Board of Advisors, Prof. M. M. Sharma
PROFESSOR MAN MOHAN SHARMA is an institution in himself, being the most decorated UDCT alumnus in the country whose life’s mission has been to serve the chemical industry and the profession of chemical science, engineering and technology.
He is a knowledge engineer with unparallel record in the annals of chemical engineering and technology. Teaching, research and consultation have been his mantra and he has offered innumerable advices to industry and government on matters vital to the growth of chemical engineering science, education and nation at large.
Countless decorations, honors and fellowships have not stopped him from learning new things every day. Whether Moulten Medals of the I. Chem. E. (UK) (1971, 77), SS Bhatnagar prize of the CSIR for engineering sciences (1973) Padma Bhushan (1987), Fellowship of the Royal Society, London (1990), Swarn Jayanti Fellowship (1997), or Millennium man of the chemical industry (2000); to cite just a few, he is as humble and inspiring educator and advisor as ever.
UDCT has been his Karma Bhumi and Chemical Engineering a Rashtra Karya. MMS the unstoppable chemical engineer has brought international accolades to the Indian Chemical Engineering Profession and the University of Mumbai. He is the only engineer from the university system to be honored as Fellow of the Royal Society and the UDCT and the University of Mumbai have benefitted immensely from his selfless service of the past four decades.
The Civilian award of PADMA VIBHUSHAN by the President of India on the Republic Day, the 26th January 2001 is a tribute to Professor Sharma’s monumental contributions to chemical engineering science and technology, Chemical industry and the government on important policy matters for nation building.