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From Andhra University to IITM, Cambridge, Harvard and Now NUS, Dr. Seeram Ramakrishna, DAA 2018

Dr. Seeram Ramakrishna, Director of Centre for Nanofibers and Nanotechnology at the National University of Singapore, completed his post graduation from Department of Mechanical Engineering in the year 1988. He is the co-founder of Global Engineering Deans Council and also… Continue Reading →

Why Should We Organize? – Dr.Noshir Contractor, DAA 2018

Dr. Noshir Contractor is an alumnus of the batch of 1983, Department of Electrical Engineering. He was awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award on this institute day. He is the Jane S. & William J. Professor of Behavioral Sciences at the… Continue Reading →

Living in A Foreign Land: From 36 degrees to -36 degrees, PhD at Canada

Prasanna Rousseau, an IIT Madras alumnus shares with us his research experience at Carleton University, Canada. He finished his MS in Civil in 2015 and is now pursuing Ph.D. in Geotechnical Engineering. In an interview with Chennai36, he shares his… Continue Reading →

Grad Guru: Research at the Extravagant and Friendly Purdue

Tony Mathew, a 2016 Chemical Engineering alumnus recounts his experiences at Purdue University and his journey there. During a friendly chat with the Chennai36 team on a late night (thanks to the time difference), he gives a clear and concise… Continue Reading →

Living in a Foreign Land: From the Land of Israel

  Tarkes Dora, an alumnus from IIT Madras in the Applied Mechanics Department, is pursuing Ph.D in the Technion Institute Of Technology, Israel. In this interaction with Chennai 36, he speaks about the challenges of pursuing a Ph.D. in Israel… Continue Reading →

Grad Guru: PhD at Stanford

Abhinav Parakh is an alumnus of the batch of 2017, Department of Chemical Engineering. In an interview with Chennai36, he talks about his grad experience as a PhD scholar at Stanford University in Material Science and Engineering. Read on to… Continue Reading →

Living in a Foreign Land: The Nobel Land

Pursuing his PhD from KTH-Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, Mohit Daga, an alumnus from IIT Madras from CSE Department shares his experience with Chennai36. He talks about his research program and life in Sweden. How was your insti life?… Continue Reading →

Living in a Foreign Land: The Land of the Eiffel

Arpan Sasmal is an alumnus from the Department of Chemistry who is pursuing his PhD from Université de Rennes, France. In this interaction with Chennai 36, he speaks about the challenges of pursuing a PhD in France and gives some practical ideas on how… Continue Reading →

Science, Success and Saarang. A talk with Dr.Nandita Dasgupta

Dr.Nandita DasGupta received her B.E. degree in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India in 1982, M.Tech and PhD from I.I.T. Madras in 1984 and 1988 respectively. She was awarded Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship in 1991 and spent… Continue Reading →

When passion beats CGPA constraints – Research at Iowa State University

Meet Daniel Viju, a 2017 Chemical Engineering alum who is doing PhD in Iowa State University. He is not the typical 9 pointer who had his future plans laid out neatly. Here he talks about how he found his insti-love,… Continue Reading →

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