Dr. Vijay Kumar | MIT J-WEL

Dr. Vijay Kumar


Dr. M. S. Vijay Kumar
Executive Director, Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab
Associate Dean for Open Learning

Dr. M. S. Vijay Kumar is Executive Director of J-WEL and Associate Dean for Open Learning at MIT. Vijay has been providing leadership for technology-enabled educational innovation at MIT for the past 22 years, previously as MIT’s Senior Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education, Assistant Provost, and Director of Academic Computing.

Vijay is a member of the Faculty Advisory Committee for MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW). He was the Executive Officer for MIT's Council on Educational Technology; a member of the steering committee for iCampus, the MIT-Microsoft Alliance; and Principal Investigator of the Open Knowledge Initiative (O.K.I.). Vijay's research and his advisory engagements are directed toward strategy, planning, and implementing technological innovations globally. Read more about his work.