Prof. H.P. Dikshit

Dr. Prof. H.P. Dikshit (Profile)
Director General, School of Good Governance & Policy Analysis
E-mail : [email protected]

Prof. H.P. DikshitPROF. H.P. DIKSHIT

Research Degrees/Honorary fellowship/ Degrees/ Awards

  • D.Phil., 1964, D.Sc., 1969, F.N.A.Sc.
  • Ramanujan Birth Centenary Year Award of ISCA given by the Prime Minister of India in 2002 for contributions to Science.
  • Distinguished Scientist Award of MAPCOST in 2000
  • D.Litt. (Honoris Causa), Patna University, 2003.
  • D.Litt. (Honoris Causa), Karnataka State Open University, 2003.
  • D.Sc. (Honoris Causa), Tamil Nadu Open University, 2006.
Position/Assignment held in the Recent Past


  • Member-Secretary, State Council for Innovations, Bhopal
  • Ex-Acting Chairman, All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) , New Delhi
  • Member, CABE (Central Advisory Board for Education), Apex National Board for Education, constituted by the Govt. of India
  • Vice-Chancellor, IGNOU(Indira Gandhi National Open University) and Chairman Distance Education Council, New Delhi (2001-2006)
  • Chairman of Task Group appointed by Govt. of India to coordinate development of National and State level networks supported by the first dedicated satellite EDUSAT launched by ISRO
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the USEFI( United States Educational Foundation in India) for three terms.
  • Member, Human Rights Commission Himachal Pradesh Shimla
  • Vice-Chancellor, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, M.P.Bhoj Open University Bhopal and, Rani Durgawati University, Jabalpur
  • Member of THE Board of Governors/Executive Council of IIT Bombay and IISC (Indian Institute of Science), Bangalore the Court of the (Indian Institute of Science) (IISC), Bangalore.
  • Chairman, Board of Governors of the SACODiL (SAARC Consortium of Open and Distance Learning).
  • Chairman, World Summit of Mega Universities.
  • President of AIU (Association of Indian Universities), by virtue of being the most senior Vice Chancellors in Indian Universities.
  • Member of the Executive Committee and Council, of the ACU ( Association of Commonwealth Universities),London
  • Chairman, Task Group on Mathematical Sciences, Planning Commission Govt. of India.
  • Member, National Board for Higher Mathematics, Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India, for four successive terms
  • President , Mathematics Section, Indian Science Congress
  • President , Indian Mathematical Society.

Research and Teaching Experience :

Besides the University of Allahabad, Rani Durgavati University, and Jiwaji University,he has also taught for one or two semesters and lectured widely as a Professor/Visiting Professor /Visiting Scholar in a large number of Universities in countries like Canada, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Singapore, Ukraine, UK and USA. Some of these institutions include, Universities of Alberta, Calgary, Newfoundland, Victoria and York University (all in Canada), RWTH (Institute of Technology), Aachen, Justus-Liebeig-Universistät, Giessen, Konrad-Zuse-Zentrum für Informationstechnik, Berlin, Universities of Duisburg, Manheim, Muenster, Ulm (all in Germany), Technion, Israel Institute of Technology (Israel), Waseda University, Tokyo and the University of Electro-communication (Japan), Delft University of Technology (Netherlands), National University of Singapore, Singapore, Cambridge University (UK), Ukraine Academy of Sciences, Kiev (Ukraine), Center for Computational Mathematics, KSU, Kent, Cornell University, Ithaca, T.J.Watson Research Center of IBM, Yorktown Heights, New York, University of Utah, Saltlake City (all in USA), ETH and University of Zurich (Switzerland).

Some collaborators in research publications and books from abroad are Prof. A. S. Caveratta, USA; Prof. W. Dahmen, Germany; Prof. A. Sharma, Canada; Prof. F. M. Stenger, USA; Prof.M. G. de Bruin, Netherlands; Prof.J. A. Fridy, USA; Dr J. Tzimbalario, Israel; Prof. C.A. Micchelli, USA; Prof. R.A.Zalik, USA; Dr. M.A.Bokhari, Saudi Arabia.

Prof. Dikshit has published more than 72 papers in research journals of International repute

Publication of Books:

  • Advances in Computational Mathematics: Edited jointly with C. A. Micchelli of IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, New York, an international conference proceedings: published by the World Scientific, Singapore-New Jersey-London-Hong Kong, 1994.
  • Analysis and Applications : Edited jointly with P.K. Jain, a Conference Proceedings,Narosa Publication, 2002
  • Access and Equity: Challenges for Open and Distance Learning , Edited jointly with S.C.Garg, Conference Proceedings, Kogon Press, 2001
  • ICT Enabled Distance Education, Edited jointly with K.B.Powar and M.D.Tiwari, AIU Publication 2002