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Distinguished Alumnus: Leading by example – Satish Pai

Mr. Satish Pai currently serving as the MD of Hindalco Industries, one of the largest producers of aluminum in the Asia, graduated from IIT Madras with a B.Tech degree from the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He serves as a board… Continue Reading →

“Where you start may not be in your control, however the end is entirely in your hands”: a talk with D Shivakumar, DAA 2016

Popularly known as ‘Shiv’, the current chairman & CEO of one of the leading beverage companies, PepsiCo India, graduated from IIT Madras in 1982 with a B.Tech  and went on to pursue an MBA degree from IIM Calcutta. Here’s a… Continue Reading →

Biology, public health and theoretical computer science: A talk with Dr Aravind Srinivasan, DAA 2016

Dr. Aravind Srinivasan graduated in 1989 with a B.Tech in CSE from IITM, and is currently a professor of Computer Science and at the Institute for Advanced Computing Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park. He was awarded the… Continue Reading →

About Entrepreneurship: A conversation with Dr Kumar Ganapathy, DAA 2016

Dr. Kumar Ganapathy graduated with a B.Tech. degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT Madras in 1987, receiving the Siemens Gold Medal. He went on to complete an M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in… Continue Reading →

“Charity should be a part of the curriculum”: A talk with Dr Thomas Colacot, DAA 2016

Dr. Thomas J. Colacot received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from IIT Madras in 1989. After his post-doctoral stint in the US, Dr. Colacot went on to pursue an education in management, acquiring an MBA from Pennsylvania State University in 2005,… Continue Reading →

“Always have a backup option”: a talk with Dr Ramkumar Dhruva, DAA 2016

Nothing compares to that feeling of working your way up a company and reaching the higher rungs of the ladder. Meet Mr. Ramkumar Dhruva, Sr Vice President, Monomers, Asia Pacific at BASF East Asia HQ, Hong Kong, who is also… Continue Reading →

“The important thing is to do what you like”: A talk with Dr Vaidehi Narayan, DAA 2016

One of this year’s Distinguished Alumni, Dr. Vaidehi Narayan obtained an M.Sc. degree in Chemistry from IIT Madras in 1981 and continued on to get her Ph.D. in Theoretical Chemistry from the Institute in 1986. Subsequently, she was a postdoctoral… Continue Reading →

“Trust, but verify” : a talk with Dr Chandramouli Visweswariah , DAA 2016

  Dr. Chandramouli Visweswariah graduated with a B.Tech. degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT Madras in 1985 before going on to complete an M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering in Carnegie Mellon University in 1986. Following this, he completed his… Continue Reading →

“Translate your talent to improve the lives of those around you” – A talk with Dr Chandra Bhat, DAA 2016

Dr Chandra R Bhat is alumnus of Civil Engineering from the Class of 1985. He is currently the Director of the Centre for Transportation Research and holds the Adnan Abou-Ayyash Centennial Professorship in Transportation Engineering at The University of Texas… Continue Reading →

Hard work will pay off : A talk with Dr Arumugam, DAA

Dr Arumugam Manthiram is one of the Distinguished Alumnus Awardees of the year 2015. He earned his PhD in Chemistry from IIT Madras in 1981, and currently directs one of the largest and most productive research groups at the University… Continue Reading →

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