Head of the Department

Dr. Devendra Kumar 
Head of Department & Professor (HAG)

Department of Ceramic Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi-221 005, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Email : head.cer@itbhu.ac.in,  devendra.cer@iitbhu.ac.in
Prof. Devendra Kumar, Professor (HAG) started his research career at Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. After working for a brief period, between 1981-84 at Advanced Center for Materials Science, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, he joined the Department of Ceramic Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University) Varanasi in July 1984. He became full Professor in 1998 .This is his second term as Head of the Department. His first term was between 2006 to 2009.
Devendra Kumar served in different committees of the Institute and outside. Out side presently, he is working as: Member, Expert Group on ‘Mining, Minerals, Metals and Materials (4M), CSIR, New Delhi, Chairman, Advisory Committee, Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute, Kurja (U.P.), Convener, CHD 10:6 Flat and coated glass Subcommittee and Member, CHD 9 Ceramic Ware Sec. Committee , Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), New Delhi and Member, Governing Council, Center for Development Glass Industries, Firojabad (U.P.), A MSME, Govt. of India Organization.