Indian Institute of Information Technology, Lucknow
भारतीय सूचना प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान, लखनऊ
(An Institute of National Importance by the Act of Parliament)

Dr. Kumar Krishen

Dr. Kumar Krishen

Adjunct Faculty


  • Ph.D (Kansas State University)


Dr. Kumar Krishen is the Chief Technologist for the Krishen Foundation, responsible for developing strategies for joint research and technology projects and plans with organizations involved in developing technology to enable and fuel the betterment of life for humanity. Dr. Krishen was with NASA as ST/ Senior Scientist and Lead Technologist and served for more than forty two years and is the recipient of the NASA Exceptional Service Medal. 

Dr. Krishen has served Virginia Tech as University Fellow for Technology Transfer, Office of Special Initiatives, and Visiting Professor on a special NASA assignment. He also served as Adjunct Professor at Rice University. Currently, Dr. Krishen holds the appointment of Adjunct Professor at the University of Houston, USA and Honorary Professor for Delhi Technological University in India.


Department of Information Technology,
Indian Institute of Information Technology,
Lucknow, India.
[email protected]

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