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Khosla has been serving CMU as the dean for the last eight years and during his tenure he started curriculum reform, diversity efforts and organized multidisciplinary and multi-college research centres as well as international programmes. He has also extended an helping hand in the fund raising campaigns of the university such as for the establishment of a university wide energy institute (worth $100 million) and campaign for a 100,000 square foot College of Engineering building for biotech, energy and nanotechnology (worth $90 million).
"I feel fortunate, humbled and energised to have the opportunity to contribute to that excellence while embracing the challenges of integrating world-class research with an undergraduate educational experience that will remain accessible to all, regardless of family income’’, said Khosla in a statement.
Khosla holds a degree in electrical engineering from IIT Kharagpur and he completed his MS and Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering respectively from Carnegie Mellon.
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