A PhD in Computational Physics along with a Professional Law Degree, Prof. Pant has been a practitioner in the field of Law, IT-enabled education and IT implementation. Drawing upon his experience in world-class international institutions and having taught in various modes of Face-to-Face, Distance Learning and Technology Enhanced Training.
He believes in the maxim that convergence between various media and technologies would fundamentally alter the way learning would be created, packaged, and delivered to learners. His current activities are all directed towards actual implementation of these new-age educational initiatives.
Prof Pant has been the Pro-Vice-Chancellor at Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and on the faculty at IIT Kanpur (the premier Engineering institution in India), MLNR Engineering College and on the Faculty & Visiting Professor at University of Western Ontario-Canada. He has been a Visiting Scientist to research centres in Italy, England, Germany & Sweden and has delivered international lectures with about 80 published papers to his credit.
With his interest in Law, backed with practicing of Law in a High Court and his basic training in Science and IT, Prof Pant has been particularly interested in the Cyber Law, Patent & Trade Mark issues, Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) issues etc. and has been involved with many activities, conferences on “Law & IT”.