Dr. Sandeep Sancheti, known as Institution Builder, is currently the Vice Chancellor of SRMIST, Chennai and also the Immediate Past President of Association of Indian Universities. Formerly he was the President of Manipal University Jaipur, Director NIT Delhi and Director NITK Surathkal.
He is a recipient of the Commonwealth Scholarship & Fellowship under Colombo Plan. He is a Life Fellow of IETE, IE (I), ISTE, BES and a Member of IEEE, USA. A keen sports person, he is also a Rotarian and a Mentor for Atal Innovation Mission.
He holds a PhD from Queens University of Belfast UK, M.Sc. (Engg.) from DTU Delhi and B.Tech from NIT Warangal.