Prafulla Chnadra Mahanta
BE (AEC,GU,Gold Medalist), M.Sc
Dr. P.C Mahanta, has been serving Regional
Institute of Science & Technology since Jauary-
2011after he retired as the Director of Technical
Education, Government of Assam in 2002.He served
Assam Engineering College as Lecturer,Assistant
Professor,Professor in the of department of
Electrical Engineering and finally as Principal of
the College from 28.11.1998 to 30.06.2001.
Presently he is also teaching the subjects of
Electrical & Electronics Engineering (EEE) course
in the institute as a Professor.
He passed matriculation in 1960 in first division
with distinction in Sanskrit from Gauhati
University and Intermediate from Gauhati
University too with Distinction in Chemistry.
He has 22 years of teaching experience from
Graduate to Research level in the field of
Dr.Mahanta is a Gold Medalist from Gauhati
University in his B.E degree securing first class
first position with distinction having a record
percentage of 82.5. He pursued M Sc (Tech) from
Manchester Institute of Science & Technology, UK.
In the year 1986, he also achieved his Doctorate
Degree (Ph.D) in ''Power Electronics & Control''
Apart from academic discipline, he had a wide
range of experience as an administrator in the
academic institutes and is a potential researcher
in the field of Power Electronics and Control.
Presently he is associated with many professional
and University bodiesï¿½ like-
1. Secretary and Vice-Chairman Guwahati Centre (NE
Region) of the Institute of Electronics &
Telecommunication Engineers from 1991-1993 and
2. Working President, Electronics Scientist &
Engineers' Society, Guwahati.
3. Member of Academic Council, Dibrugarh
4. Member, Board of Governor's Technical Teachers
Training Institute (Eastern Region)
5. Member, Board of Governor's, Regional
Engineering College, Silchar.
6. Member of Court/Executive Council/Academic
Council, Gauhati University.
7. Member, State Centre Committee, Institution of
8. Member, Board of Governers, Practical Training
Eastern Region, Calcutta.