The Professor who Broke the Mould: An Autobiography (Hardcover)

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‘The Professor Who Broke the Mould’ is an autobiography by Dr. Parag Diwan, an edupreneur who became the youngest Vice-Chancellor of any university at that time. His thoughts, eureka moments, and life lessons of building academic institutions are narrated in this book.

This autobiography also gives the reader some insights into the major events that have shaped India into what it is today. He evokes the reader to engage with his entrepreneurial perspectives and his life's trajectory with strong conviction.

This book demonstrates how he pushed himself to accomplish his goals, as well as how he influenced and encouraged his friends and peers to do the same.

This book is for those in academia and other walks of life who want to follow a different path. It also dispels the myth that true blue academics cannot become entrepreneurs. Through the encapsulation of life lived differently, this book could inspire many to see how personal goals can be achieved along with the public good.

About the Author: Dr. Parag Diwan is presently the CEO of Paradigm Consultancy, a niche consulting firm in higher education. The firm’s forte is developing innovative creative education consulting strategies and solutions that are workable, tangible, and contribute to sustained institutional improvement.

After spending more than a decade in the corporate sector, especially in high-technology companies, he moved to the academic world. He is now widely recognized as a trendsetter in higher education; having founded a variety of institutions, including University of Petroleum and Energy Studies in Dehradun. He has received many national and international awards for his achievements, including those in London and Houston.

Dr. Diwan has wide-ranging interests; aside from his long-lasting love for reading and writing, he also likes to tinker with cars. He delves into the stylization of cars and jeeps. His current interests also lie in emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Digital Economy, besides Fine Arts.

He has published more than 200 articles and has written and co-authored over 40 books on various management, engineering, and energy subjects, and has also contributed to several journals.
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  • Paperback: 350 pages
  • Publisher: White Falcon Publishing; 1 edition (2021)
  • Author: Parag Diwan
  • ISBN-13: 9781636402376
  • Product Dimensions:  5.5 x 1 x 8.5 Inches

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