With over forty one years of rich professional experience with a healthy blend of industry and academics, Prof.(Dr.) C.P.Chawla is ideally equipped to steer an academic institute at its helm.
Having started his career as an engineer with Hindustan Copper Ltd. in 1973, Prof. Chawla deligently climbed up the professional ladder reaching its zenith as the CEO of key Pentagon Engineers Ltd. from 1994 to 2005. During his professional career as an engineer, Prof. Chawla also gathered rich experience in an overseas assignment of over fifteen years in Zambia where he was exposed to the work culture of multinational environment.
In the year 2005, Prof. Chawla made a strategic shift in his professional course, moving permanently to the field of academics with the aim to contribute to it proactively equipped with his rich experience and a strong desire to train the future generation by teaching in higher education institutes involved in management education.
Prof. Chawla was head of Management department at Institute of Innovation in Technology & Management from 2009-2014 and was appointed Director of the institute in March 2014.
An alumnus of Delhi College of Engineering, Prof. Chawla completed his B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering in 1973. He is an MBA and has done his doctorate research in the field of MSME from MDU, Rohtak. His area of interest are Economics, International Business and Strategic Management.