Prof. Rajesh Khanna took over as President, NIIT University, Neemrana on September 1, 2021. Prof. Khanna is an accomplished individual with a wide range of successful works under his name. He tailored many new courses to teach soft materials and technology to chemical engineering students. He has also advised many institutes in developing their chemical engineering curriculum. Prof. Khanna made pioneering contributions in establishing a theoretical, experimental, and computational framework to study the breakup of thin films. Prof Khanna also has been an accomplished Sportsman, Sports Administrator, Pigeon fancier, and enjoys photography, nature, music, and poetry. He has had an illustrious career in IIT Delhi; Dean of Students, Head of Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty Incharge for Sports, Faculty Advisor for Student Society, and mentor to a countless number of students. He also served as the Vice-Chairman of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE).