Source: Hindu University
Hindu University of America (HUA), located in Orlando, Florida, yesterday announced the appointment of Dr. T. R. (Narsimha) Rao as its new president. Dr. Rao assumed his duties on Vijaya-Dashami, an important Hindu festival day, which also is Gandhi Jayanti, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. Mr. Shri Braham R. Aggarwal, the Chairman of the Board of HUA and Chairman of Park Square Homes in Orlando, said in welcoming Dr. Rao: “The University has made steady progress over the past few years and has a firm foundation that was laid under the direction of Dr. K. C. Gupta, our retiring president. Dr Rao will elevate Hindu University of America to even greater levels of academic achievement and recognition.”
Dr. Rao has a Ph.D. from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and has a distinguished academic career spanning more than 30 years and is an internationally recognized authority on computer systems and cryptography. He is the author of two graduate-level textbooks and more than 100 book chapters, journal articles, and conference papers. He graduated 28 Ph. D’s and post doctorals. The excellence of his work has been recognized by two prestigious Fulbright Fellowships as well as appointment to the status of Fellow of both the Association for Computing Machinery and the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers.