Greetings everyone!

We extend our heartfelt congratulations to Senior Associate Professor Dr. S. Kathiresan on his recent appointment as the Vice-Chancellor of AIMST University, effective from the 1st of January 2024.
Dr. S. Kathiresan brings to this role a wealth of experience, boasting 24 years of dedicated service in academia, management, and university governance. His exemplary skills in fostering relationships with both local and foreign governments, as well as international organizations, have been a cornerstone of his distinguished career.
As the former Registrar of AIMST University from 2014 to 2021, Dr. S. Kathiresan played a pivotal role in shaping the university’s trajectory through the implementation of impactful policies, strategic planning, and the establishment of robust governance structures. Under his leadership, the university thrived, achieving its missions and visions.
His ability to lead and inspire diverse teams in a cross-cultural environment has been evident in AIMST University’s growth and success. Dr. S. Kathiresan’s nomination to various professional, government, and NGO committees is a testament to his standing in the academic and broader community.
In addition to his administrative achievements, Dr. S. Kathiresan has significantly contributed to academia through publishing numerous papers in international journals, showcasing his profound writing and research skills. He is also responsible for overseeing the research and international affairs portfolio during his tenure as the Vice-Chancellor.
The Board of Directors have expressed confidence that Senior Associate Professor Dr. S. Kathiresan will continue to steer the university towards its vision of becoming a world-renowned institution excelling in quality teaching and cutting-edge research by 2025.
Let’s join us in welcoming our new Vice-Chancellor and wish him success in this pivotal role.