Dr. Milind Pande is currently working in the capacity of Pro-Vice Chancellor’s, MIT World Peace University, Pune, India. Founded in MIT Pune is a multi-discipline, multi-location centre of excellence with over 63 institutes imparting value based education to over 54,000 students across India. A dedicated professional with 25 years of Academic Experience, Dr. Milind has played a pivotal role in getting license of Private University for MIT Pune in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Maharashtra in India. He has traveled extensively across the world for Technology Transfers, International Tie-ups, Collaborations and Faculty/Student exchange programs.
Dr. Milind is one of the rare recipients of a Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship by Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India on Telecom Technology Transfer. He has been relentlessly working towards realizing the Dream of the Past President, India, Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam on the Project, “Providing Urban Opportunities in Rural Areas” (PURA). He has co-authored a world-class textbook on Mobile Communications with core focus on Indian Telecom ecosystem. The book, entitled “Next Generation Mobile Communications – Mobile, Infra Technology, Management, and Data” is published by McGraw Hill Education. He serves as the member of TAC (Telecom Advisory Committee), BSNL Pune.
After Graduating in Engineering, Dr. Milind acquired Three Masters degrees; ME (Electronics), MBA (Marketing) and MPM (Personnel Management). He has two Doctorates (PhDs) to his credit, the first in International Trade and second in Wireless Technology. Dr. Milind’s expertise lies in Research areas that include Technology Transfers, M-Education, M-Agriculture, M-Health, Smart Sensing Networks and ICT Innovations. He has also played a vital role in the development of the prestigious International event, Robocon, since its inception in India, in 2005. At MITSOT, he has been at the helm of providing MOOCs (Massively Open Online Courses) and TSSC (Telecom Sector Skills Council) certifications to students.