Dr. Syed Nadeem Akhtar is a Fulbright-Nehru Fellow and serves as the Pro-Chancellor at Integral University, Lucknow, India. Dr. Nadeem, through his office, drives and executes student acquisition, the introduction of new programs and collaborations, academic administration, software support through the Institutional ERP, quality assurance, assessments, and accreditations, students support services, human resource development and maintaining the University-public interface. As a senior-level functionary of Integral University, he plays an instrumental role in designing MoUs, introducing programs, and developing curricula.
Dr. Nadeem holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. He specializes in surface micromachining of metals and polymers using nanosecond lasers. He holds the Executive General Management Certificate from IIM Bangalore. He has won the General Proficiency Medal for Best Academic Performance in his UG and PG programs at IIT Kanpur.
Dr. Nadeem has worked with Hindustan Unilever Limited, a company he joined as a Business Leadership Trainee in 2007. He became the Engineering Manager of a large soap manufacturing facility, responsible for projects, maintenance, safety, health, and the environment. Dr. Akhtar serves as the President of the Lucknow Table Tennis Association and actively works toward promoting sports through his office.