Professor & Director, Office of International Affairs and Global Initiatives
B.Tech. (Calicut University);
M.S., Ph.D. (Arizona State University)
Prof. A. N. Brijesh Nair is Professor and Director, Office of International Affairs and Global Initiatives in Jindal Global University. Prior to joining JGU, Prof. Nair worked as Professor and Assistant Director (International Relations) in Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT). He has Bachelors in Civil Engineering from Calicut University, Kerala, MS and PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Arizona State University (ASU), USA. His research interest include study of various disinfection byproducts in water/wastewater during the addition of disinfectants in water. His research focuses on studying various methods involved in removal of disinfection byproducts and taste and odor compounds from water and wastewater. He has worked as Design Engineer in Wilson Engineers, Phoenix, USA where he designed water and wastewater treatment plants.
Prof. A.N. Brijesh Nair has over five years’ experience in developing various International Academic and Research Collaborations, International Student Mobility that includes designing transfer programs that allows students to obtain dual degrees, joint degrees with partner Universities. He has vast experience in developing relations with various Universities to facilitate transfer of students for shorter duration (a semester or less). Prof. Nair was instrumental in increasing admission of foreign students in his previous role as Assistant Director, IR at VIT and has excellent understanding of foreign student recruitment market.