Dr. Sanjiv Sarin, Interim Vice Chancellor

Dr. Sanjiv Sarin

Dr. Sanjiv Sarin is interim Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.  His appointment became effective on April 17, 2018

Dr. Sarin manages the growth and administration of the university’s $60 million a year research enterprise.  He also serves as a member the Cabinet of Chancellor Harold L. Martin Sr.

Sanjiv Sarin is the Interim Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development and professor of industrial and systems engineering at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.  He has been at North Carolina A&T for over 34 years.  Prior to his current appointment, he served as the Dean of the Graduate College and Vice Provost for Research, Graduate Programs and Extended Learning.

Dr. Sarin’s teaching and research interests are in discrete optimization, collaborative logistics planning, and quality assurance.  He has also been active in educational research focusing primarily on outcomes assessment and collaboration among faculty in improving educational quality.  He has authored or co-authored over fifty peer reviewed articles and has participated in over many research and academic program development grants valued at over $10 million with funding from NASA, NSF, DoED, NHTSA, and DOE.

Dr. Sarin received a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with Industrial Engineering concentration from IIT Delhi and a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the State University of New York, Buffalo.  He is a senior member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers, a registered Professional Engineer in North Carolina, and an ABET Commissioner.  He was inducted into several honor societies including Omega Rho, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi and the Order of the Engineer.  He has received several awards including the outstanding advising award from the student chapter of the IIE, the teaching excellence award from the college of engineering, and the university’s outstanding administrator award.

Dr. Sarin has been engaged in a variety of professional activities involving international programs and collaborations with international institutions.  He has been instrumental in the development of  collaborative agreements with institutions in Brazil, China, Ghana, India, and Vietnam.

Contact information for Dr. Sarin

Office: Sanjiv Sarin, Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development
428 Fort IRC Building
1601 E. Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411, USA
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Phone: (336) 334-7314