Prof. S.C Saxena was appointed Independent Director in THDC India limited by Government of India for a period of 3 years w.e.f. 17.11.2011. Dr.Saxena is a renowned academician and obtained his B.E. Electrical (1970) from Allahabad University, M.E. Electrical (Meas. & Inst.) (1973), and Ph.D. Electrical (Biomedical Eng.)(1977) from IIT Roorkee (erstwhile University of Roorkee). He joined on the faculty of Electrical Eng. Deptt. of IIT Roorkee in 1973 and rose up to the level of Professor, Head of Deptt. and Dean. Presently he is serving as the Vice chancellor (Actg) JIIT, NOIDA.
He served as the Director, Thapar University (earlier T.I.E.T.) and Thapar Centre for Industrial Research and Development. Prof. Saxena has established his Engineering Excellence in management, technical and financial growth of the institutions of excellence and National importance. He has guided 24 Ph.D. and published over 200 research papers. He has received various prestigious National Awards in the field of Education. He is also holding positions in various autonomous Education Institutions and Commissions.