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.