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Kanchan and Harilal Doshi Chair

Mr Navin Doshi and Mrs Pratima Doshi of Los Angeles, California, have established a chair in water and sanitation in honour of Mr Navin Doshi’s parents, Smt Kanchan and Shri Harilal Doshi.

Mr Navin Doshi and Mrs Pratima Doshi of Los Angeles, California, have established a chair in water and sanitation in honour of Mr Navin Doshi’s parents, Smt Kanchan and Shri Harilal Doshi. The Kanchan & Harilal Doshi Chair supports research at IITGN on water purification and sanitation problems, including potential desalination solutions to harvest ocean water as the country has a vast coastline. The Chair is expected to identify and initiate research and develop cost-effective and sustainable technologies/solutions for water purification and sanitation.

Endowment

Navin Doshi, who grew up in Mumbai, is a graduate of Puna Engineering College and the LD Engineering College of Gujarat University, and holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Current Occupant

Professor Jaichander Swaminathan
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering