Bhubaneswar: September 04: Professor Dr. Hrushikesha Mohanty has been appointed as Vice Chancellor of KIIT University on Thursday. Prior to this appointment, he was working as a senior Professor in the School of Computer and Information Sciences, University of Hyderabad (UoH). Prof. Mohanty has done his Ph.D. from IIT, Kharagpur having interest in the research areas like Distributed Computing, Software Engineering, Business Process Re-engineering and Mobile Computing. He has vast research and teaching experience and has published papers in reputed national and international journals. He has been extensively engaged in implementing e-Governance system for University of Hyderabad. In addition, he is a litterateur with three Odia poetry books to his credit. He also regularly contributes columns to Odia newspapers. Similarly Prof. Rambabu Kodali, eminent educationist also has joined as Pro Vice Chancellor of KIIT University. Both Vice Chancellor and Pro Vice Chancellor have been appointed by Chancellor of KIIT University. Congratulating Prof. Mohanty and Prof. Kodali, Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS said, vast experience of Prof. Mohanty and Prof. Kodali in the field of education and research will lead the KIIT university to a new height. Prof. Mohanty is the 5th VC succeeding Prof. P. P. Mathur, who retired after completing his tenure.