Dr. Anurag Kumar selected as the next IISc Director

The council of the Indian Institute of Science (IISc.) on Saturday selected, as its 20th director, Dr. Anurag Kumar, who is now the Chairman of the Electrical Sciences Division at the institute. The present director, P. Balaram, retires on July 31 after eight-year tenure. An electrical engineer with a 26- year-old association with the IISc, Prof. Kumar graduated from IIT-Kanpur in 1977 and after completing…