Sandeep Sancheti is known as an institution builder. He has more than 32 years of teaching, research and administrative experience. Prior to joining as President (VC), Manipal University Jaipur in February 2013, he has served as founder Director NIT Delhi, Director NITK Surathkal and Director In-charge of NIT Trichy, NIT Calicut, SPA Delhi and also a Mentor Director of newly established NIT Goa, NIT Puducherry and NIT Sikkim. To begin with, he also served MBM Engineering College Jodhpur and MNIT Jaipur in various capacities.
An alumnus of NIT Warangal and DTU Delhi, Sancheti did his Ph.D. from the Queen’s University of Belfast, UK in 1995. He is a recipient of Commonwealth Scholarship & Fellowship, SERC Fellowship from DST and UKISTRF award from British Council. He has more than 75 research papers to his credit. He is a Fellow of IE (I), IETE, ISTE, BES (I) and Member IEEE.