Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe joined All India Council for Technical Education as Chairman on 17th July 2015 .

Prof. Anil Dattatraya Sahasrabudhe, Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati joined All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) as Chairman on 17th July 2015. Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe Graduated from BVB College of Engineering and Technology, Hubli affiliated to Karnataka University, Dharwad, Karnataka in Mechanical Engineering with First Rank and Gold medal in 1980. Subsequently, he obtained Master's and Doctoral (with UGC Fellowship) degrees from Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore in 1982 and 1989 respectively.

Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe in his illustrious career of 29 years held several important Academic, Research and Administrative positions. He started his career as Scientific Officer, at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in 1983 and moved to Tata Consulting Engineers (TCE) as Engineer in the same year. He served as Lecturer and Assistant Professor at North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST), Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh) from 1987-1988 & again from 1989-1995, before joining IIT Guwahati as Associate Professor in 1995 and has been serving as Professor since 1999. Also, he served as Director, College of Engineering, Pune (CoEP) since 2006 on deputation from IIT, Guwahati prior to joining as AICTE Chairman.

Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe is presently working as Chairman & Expert Member on Various National Level Committees. Some of these include; Chairman, Basic Scientific Research (BSR), Empowered Committee of UGC, and MHRD Committee. As a Member/Fellow he is actively involved in the activities of many Professional Bodies/Societies, such as ISTE, ASME, ASEE, ASI, IET, Institution of Engineers (IE).

As an Academician and Researcher in NERIST and IIT Guwahati, and as an Administrator in the capacity of Director, CoEP, he has taken up several new initiatives for Academic, Curricular & Co-curricular activities, Entrepreneurship, Research and Good Governance. Also, having expertise in the areas of Vibration and Noise Industrial Engineering, OR, CAD, CAM, Expert Systems etc. is actively involved in R&D and Consultancy Projects (09), and published several Papers (61) in International Journals/Conferences apart from giving guidance for B. Tech & M.Tech. (56) & Ph.D. (09) students.

NSS, KVIC Project for developing Rural Technologies, Virtual Lab Project and Unnat Bharat Abhiyan of MHRD are the major National projects in which he is actively involved. Also, he has successfully completed project on development of Mobile Road Maintenance System for Border Road Organization under Technology Development Project. He was awarded with "Maha-Intrapreneur Award-2011" of Praj Industries, Pune for his Leadership and Innovative abilities in the area of Technology Development and Entrepreneurship initiatives. In connection with his Academic and Research Activities he has visited many International Universities in USA, Germany, Canada, France, China, Switzerland, Netherlands, Turkey, Singapore, Malaysia, Dubai and Sri Lanka.