Dr.Madhukar Angur holds a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Arlington, a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and a B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Surathkal, India. Dr.Madhukar Angur has received many honors and recognitions. He has been awarded with the prestigious 'Education Entrepreneur of the Year 2015' award by ASSOCHAM, India and the 'Aryabhatta Award for Educational Excellence in 2014. He is the Chancellor of Alliance University. Alliance University is a renowned university of higher learning located on an extensive state-of-the-art campus in Bengaluru offering a variety of degree courses. The University has baccalaureate concentrations, postgraduate offerings, doctoral degree programs and several professional certificate programs. Alliance University aspires to be among the best universities in the world by the year 2025 through a series of strategically crafted moves, precisely calibrated action plans and an unwavering commitment to the pursuit of excellence.While its oldest professional school—Alliance School of Business—is consistently ranked among the top ten private business schools in India by various ranking agencies, the University having already established Alliance College of Engineering and Design; Alliance School of Law; and Alliance Ascent College, is in the process of establishing many other prominent academic units, viz., Alliance College of Arts and Humanities; Alliance College of Science; Alliance College of Medicine and Dentistry; Alliance College of Education and Human Services; Alliance School of Health Sciences; and Alliance College of Media and Communications.