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Chandrakant and Patricia Desai Scholarship


Chandrakant and Patricia Desai Scholarship

Chandrakant and Patricia Desai Scholarship was instituted in the year 2017 and is open to all B.Tech students. The scholarship amount is Rs. 1 lakh per student per year and is awarded to one BTech student every year in order to support internships (international or domestic), special projects and opportunities, financial needs, etc. BTech students with a minimum CPI of 6.5 are eligible. Preference is given to students of Civil Engineering discipline.

Dr. Chandrakant S. Desai is a Regents Professor at the University of Arizona, Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Tucson, AZ , USA. After his high school and college education in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, he received a Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) degree in 1959 in Civil Engineering from the Victoria Jubilee Technical Institute, University of Bombay. He joined the Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ as a Professor and Director of Engineering Mechanics, Geomechanics and Structural Mechanics Program, and later as the Director of the Center of Material Modeling and Computational Mechanics. He served as the Head of the Department from 1987-1991. In 1989, he was awarded the Regents Professorship by The University of Arizona.

Meet the Recipients

Current Recipients

Rohan Gupta | B Tech Civil Engineering

2018-2019

Pranjali Anil Borse | B Tech Civil Engineering

2017-2018

Arra Sriya | B Tech Civil Engineering

Instituted By

Dr. Chandrakant S Desai

Amount of Scholarship per Year

Rs. 1 Lakh

Number of Scholarships

01 per year

Eligibility

Open to all UG students. Preference given to Civil Engineering students.