Professor Devang Khakhar has served as Professor-in-Charge of IIT Bombay's Continuing Education Program, Head of the Department of Chemical Engineering and Dean of Faculty Affairs. He is the Director of Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay). He’s been accorded the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize and the Swarnajayanti Fellowship and he's a recipient of IIT Bombay's Excellence in Teaching Award and the Mathur Award for Research Excellence. He is a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering, the Indian National Science Academy, the Indian Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences, India. He serves on the Science Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India, the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Cabinet, the Central Advisory Board of Education and the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board.