GIIT Principal’s Profile

Dr Abhilasha Asthana is the Principal of the institute. She holds a Doctorate Degree in Chemistry from Jiwaji University, Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh). She is one of the best known scholars and authors in the region. Distinguished Professor of Inorganic Chemistry in general and Engineering Chemistry in particular, she has excelled in her academic filed exceptionally and made her recognition prominent both nationally as well as globally. 

Having graduated from Jiwaji University, Gwalior, she is a Gold Medalist Master of Science with specialization in Inorganic Chemistry from the same university in the year 2001. In her over a decade long career she has to her credit, 5 papers published in international journals and 7 in national journals. She has also authored 5 books, published by renowned publishers across the country.  A National level Hockey player and NSS “B” certified during her academic career, Dr Asthana is a hobbyist reader, teacher and researcher.  A JRF and Mahila Ratna Award laureate, she has been on key posts at some of the most prestigious educational institutions of the region before being elevated to the fort she holds today. 

Being an Advisory Board Member of International journal of chemical Research, an Editorial Board Member of International Institutes of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering, a Member of International Association of Orient Journal of Chemistry and a Member of International Association of Pure and Applied Chemistry, Dr Asthana has added yet another feather in her hat by placing herself as also a member of Board of Governors of the institute. 

Committed for accelerating the academic growth of the institute by providing innovative solutions to emerging challenges, Dr Asthana leaves no stone unturned to prove her mettle.