IIT Delhi professor Dinesh Mohan succumbs to COVID-19

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On Friday, The Honorary Professor of the Indian Institute of Technology of Delhi and one of the renowned road safety and injury prevention experts, Dinesh Mohan had succumbed to COVID-19, according to the institute director V Ramgopal Rao.

In an interview with PTI, Rao said, "He was under treatment at St Stephen's Hospital after he tested positive for COVID-19. He passed away this morning due to a cardiac arrest. He was a stalwart in areas of road safety and transportation and made immense contributions to research in the area."

He also further added, "Extremely sad to know that Professor Dinesh Mohan, dear friend and former IIT Delhi faculty, succumbed to Covid. Lots of memories of serious discussions on history and science. My sincere condolences to his wife, Peggy Mohan."


Mohan was 75 years old. He was the world's leading experts on traffic safety issues and human tolerance to injury. He is also very known for his work in areas of advancing motorcycle helmet design, pedestrian and bicyclist safety.

Source:- The Hindustan Times



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