Dr. Dhanesh Patel, Professor of Applied Mathematics and Director, Office of International Affairs, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda is nominated as a Council Member of the “European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry” (ECMI). This is a prestigious body across the Globe, and was started in 1987.
ECMI is a European Network Consortium of more than 100 academic institutions that acts cooperatively to promote Mathematics in Industry. The Educational Committee is very active in developing European MSc degrees of mathematics for industry, whereas the Research & Innovation Committee develops methods to bridge the gap between academia and industry.
One of ECMI’s most important instruments are the Study Groups Mathematics with Industry, which Prof. Dhanesh Patel has organized in Baroda several times, most recently in virtual form (for the first time in the world!).”