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From Campastimes to Himalayan Climes, Part 2: Life Lessons Learnt after Graduating from IIT-M: Dr. Prakash Keshaviah

  Dr. Prakash Keshaviah graduated with a B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Madras in 1967. After his graduation, he went on to do a Masters in Mechanical Engineering, a Ph.D in Biomedical Engineering and a second Masters in Physiology…. Continue Reading →

Narmada Hostel Hijinks and other tales: Dr. Prakash Keshaviah, Part 1

Fifty-two years ago, in 1962, my father dropped me off at the Narmada hostel. The Asst. Warden, Mr. Saha, sat in the quadrangle assigning rooms. I was surprised to find that the hostel was still not complete: no electricity, no… Continue Reading →

Coming Alive, Part 2: Prasanna Gunturi

The search narrows “To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.” – Bertrand Russell One day, tired of being in a state of confusion, I remember walking up to my computer determined to make a decision. I asked Life to… Continue Reading →

Coming Alive, Part 1: Prasanna Gunturi

 Prasanna Gunturi, 1995, BTech, Electronics, has walked a long path to where she is now. Her experiences in and beyond IIT have been typically atypical, and she peppers her story beautifully with quotes and little life lessons here for you…. Continue Reading →

My Women’s Day Wisdom – Philosophy and Life Lessons to Share

Begum Shaila Luxmy, 1995, BTech, Civil Engineering, is a vivacious, disciplined and extremely well put-together lady. Her strong opinions on women’s rights and issues are at the core of this article she has put together for us. Read on for… Continue Reading →

For A Rainy Day: Priya Suryanarayanan

Priya Suryanarayanan, 1995 BTech, Chemical Engineering, is a voracious reader but a woman of few words. Here she synthesizes for you advice from her experiences as an occasionally reluctant IIT student, wife, mother, educator, technologist and much much more. Print… Continue Reading →

Role of Women in Science

  I came to the United States more than thirty-five years ago to join my husband who was already there. I stayed back in India until 1976 to have my first child and finish my doctorate in Chemistry at IIT,… Continue Reading →

Lessons on being a Woman in a very Innovative Global Computer / IT Company

Anuradha Rao graduated from Osmania University and did her MS in IIT Madras in 1974.She was part of the debate team of IITM.She worked with Curtis Instruments before joining IBM as a project manager and has many patents to her… Continue Reading →

Hear it from a Professor: Dr. Shanti Bhattacharya

  Dr Shanti Bhattacharya is a part of TeNet group of IIT Madras. Her hobbies include reading,trekking and listening to music. She is also actively involved with Prakriti and Chetana (NGO started by her with her friends). She talks to… Continue Reading →

IIT Madras women rising the Hi-Tech Corporate Ladder

  As I look back, there is no doubt that IIT-M was a defining experience for me. I came to IIT-M from an all-girls’ school, so being one of only 2 women in my graduating year was a very different… Continue Reading →

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