Bhubaneswar: Prof. Deepak Kumar Behera is appointed as new Vice-Chancellor of Sambalpur University on Wednesday.
Governor and Chancellor Dr S.C. Jamir appointed Behera as Vice-Chancellor of Sambalpur University.
Deepak Behera had earlier served a full term of three years as Berhampur University. Chancellor Jamir appointed Behera as Vice-Chancellor for a period of three years with effect from the date he assumes office as such or until further orders whichever is earlier.
An alumnus of Sambalpur University, Behera had his postgraduation in Anthropology and Sociology and did his Ph. D from Sambalpur University. A former Professor and Head of Anthropology Department at Sambalpur University, he has 31 years of teaching experience.
He has to his credit forty-five nos. of Research Paper publications in leading national and international journals and authored a book. Besides one D.Litt, Prof. Behera guided 18 scholars to PhD degree.