Prof. Dr. S.B. Mujumdar
President & Founder Director, Symbiosis Society
As a distinguished academician and educationist, Dr. S.B. Mujumdar's vision has blossomed into a large educational complex from his caring and concern for international students at Pune. His long illustrious career was recognized by the President of India in the prestigious award :
"Padma Shri" in 2005
"Padma Bhushan" in 2012
Born in a small town Gadhinglaj, near Pune, he obtained a first class first in M.Sc. (Botany) and a Doctorate in Microbiology. He was the Head of the Department of Botany, Fergusson College, Pune for 20 years. He has written many standard books and published several papers in national and international journals. He was also a member of the Executive Council of the Pune University for 9 years.
Dr. S.B. Mujumdar, the Founder of Symbiosis International University, has worked during his lifetime in order to bring social justice, international understanding and scientific approaches to the problem of the society. Higher education has played a crucial role in his life. His innovative ways of on education and proactive programmes for changing economy has made Symbiosis known for its brand of education.