Kunhiraman P. K. Nair
Professor Emeritus in Administration and Dean Emeritus
Encaenia Ceremony A: May 17, 2000
As an intellect, he is formidable. As an educator, he is regarded highly by his students and colleagues alike.
Kunhiraman Nair has left his mark at the University of New Brunswick, having made substantial contributions to the development of courses in the bachelor of business administration program. As dean of the faculty from 1983 to 1989, Dr. Nair also played a pivotal role in developing the MBA program.
A consistently productive researcher, he is well known for his contributions in the areas of quality control, location theory and multi-objective programming, to name only a few. His papers have been published in well-respected journals and are cited widely.
Dr. Nair has received several research grants and in 1977 was awarded the prestigious Canada Council Leave Fellowship.