Prof. Manohar Lal
IGNOU, New Delhi
Prof. Manohar Lal is a product of IIT Kanpur, IIT Delhi and University of Delhi. He completed
his M.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) form IIT Kanpur; pursued his second
Ph.D. in CSE from IIT, Delhi. Earlier, he completed his master's and Ph.D. programmes in
mathematics from University of Delhi.
He has vast teaching experience of more than 32 years at various universities including University
of Delhi and JNU. He has been Professor and Head of Computer Science Department and
Director, Computer Centre/Division at H.P. University, Shimla as well as M.D. University,
Prof. Lal has long research experience. Earlier he worked in the area of 'Error - Correcting Codes'
(a branch of networking/Data Communications). Currently he is working in the areas of
'Automation of Reasoning' (a branch of Artificial Intelligence) and Computer Networks. He has
large number of publications in these areas in national and international journals of repute and has
guided research students in these areas. Also he is associated with large number of academic
bodies in various capacities. Dr. Lal is with IGNOU as Professor since July 1998 and as Director,
SOCIS from January 03, 2000 to January 18, 2004