Padmashree Dr P Vijay Bhatkar is the founder Executive Director of C-DAC, India’s national initiative in supercomputing. He is presently the Chancellor of India International Multiversity, Chairman of ETH Research Lab, Chief Mentor of I2IT, and National President of Vijnan Bharati.
He is credited with the creation of several national institutions, notably amongst them being C-DAC, ER&DC, IIITM-K, I2IT, ETH Research Lab, MKCL and India International Multiversity.
He has been honoured with many awards. Some of them are:
Maharashtra Bhushan awards,
Saint Dnyaneshwar World Peace Prize,
Lokmanya Tilak Award,
HK Firodia and Dataquest Lifetime Achievement Awards
Dr Bhatkar has authored and edited 12 books and 80 research & technical papers.
His current research interests include Exascale Supercomputing, AI, Brain-Mind-Consciousness, and Synthesis of Science & Spirituality.
Gitamritam speaker in the year 2013.