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Reaching for the sun: A conversation with Dr. Arul about the future of solar power

Dr Arul Shanmugasundaram. A graduate of IITM, part of the 1989 batch and former resident of Alaknanda hostel. Chief Technology Officer of `Tata Power Solar Systems Ltd, and one of the foremost figures in India when it comes to solar… Continue Reading →

“As a good leader you always have to empathize…” : Dr. Umesh Achia‘s interview

Dr. Umesh Achia graduated with a B.Tech in Chemical Engineering from IIT Madras in 1968. When quizzed about his initial days in the campus, his voice reflects the same elation and excitement he had felt on clearing the JEE. He… Continue Reading →

“Path In The Forest” – An Interview With Mr. Sreenivasan Narayanan

Mr. Sreenivasan Narayanan (MSc Physics – ’89 batch) is the CEO of TrueStreams, which is a thought leader in internet streaming with a core focus to deliver Hyper Rich Streaming with innovative and disruptive technologies. In the past, he has… Continue Reading →

“It’s all Trial and Error.” – The Whats and Hows of the placement process by Nitin Chaudhary

Nitin “Aag” Chaudhary graduated in 2012 with a Dual Degree in Chemical Engineering and was a resident at Narmada Hostel. He is a firm believer in the method of ‘Trial and Error’ and never shies away from trying out something new…. Continue Reading →

Telecommunications and Cows

Since my childhood telecommunication technologies have fascinated me. I always wanted to be an engineer, specifically a Telecommunications engineer. My parents wanted me to be a doctor, and I did my best to ensure that I score passing marks in… Continue Reading →

Placement Guru: The BCG Experience

Noufal Basheer was part of the Civil Engineering class which graduated in 2010. He worked at BCG, and is currently part  of the CEO’s financial strategy team in a Kuwait-based conglomerate.

3 Surprising Leadership Lessons from Satish Pai, Dy.MD Hindalco

The lecture from Mr. Satish Pai, Dy. MD, Hindalco Industries on “Principles of Management”, delivered on 26th September 2014 was an inspiration to say the least. Here is a transcript of his speech.

“Interviews are just conversations, not tests” says SriramTrikutam

  Sriram Trikutam is an associate at Deutsche Bank in Jacksonville, Florida. He was an active member of The Fourth Estate and an avid quizzer. Read on to learn about his experience of getting placed in Deutsche Bank.

“What the mind can conceive, the mind can achieve”: Prem Watsa’s Interview with Chennai 36 – Part 2

V. Prem Watsa (BT/CH/1971) is the Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive of Fairfax Financial Holdings, based in Toronto, Canada. He is commonly known as “the Warren Buffett of Canada” for his exceptional investing skills and business acumen. He won the Distinguished… Continue Reading →

Making the right choice – Sanjay Guruprasad on placements

Sanjay “Pojo” Guruprasad did his B.Tech in Engineering Physics from insti in 2008-12. LitSoc crazy and Apple obsessed with spurts of basky enthu, he thoroughly enjoyed insti and never missed an opportunity to talk about how Saras won the LitSoc… Continue Reading →

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