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“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 →

For the love of one’s work.

Rarely do you meet people who, when asked what their driving force has been in life, answer that it’s all about having fun doing what you do. Vijay Ullal(BT-CH, ‘80) is an engineer by education, a leader by profession and… Continue Reading →

“You should do what drives you, you need not do a million things” – An inspiring talk with Prof. Venkatesh Mannar

Chennai36 brings you an exclusive interview with M.G. Venkatesh Mannar, Adjunct Professor in the Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry Department, University of Toronto and Visiting Faculty Member in the Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University.Through his work, he has been… 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 →

“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 →

Hear it from a Professor: Dr. S. Pushpavanam

  Dr. S. Pushpavanam (BT/CH/1984) is a Professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering at IIT Madras. He was the Head of the Chemical Engineering Department at IIT-M from 2009 to 2012. In this interview, he talks about his student… Continue Reading →

Prakool Shreevats on winning the Inter IIT 2010

Prakool “Constant” Shreevats, graduated with a B.Tech in Chemical Engineering in 2011. He was the Institute Hockey Captain (2010-11) and a resident of Godavari Hostel. A proud occupant of Godavari Hostel, and a determined hockey player, he was in the… Continue Reading →

The Grad Guru: Nirup Kumar Nagabandi at Texas A&M University

  Nirup Kumar Bandi, an alumnus of IITM, talks about the process of applying for higher studies and the factors which influenced his decision.

“The Only Way To Go was Up”: Prem Watsa’s Interview with Chennai 36 – Part 1

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 →

“I Chose Yale for it’s Active Film Society” : A Short Interview with Professor R. Nagarajan

Prof R Nagarajan (1981/ B.Tech/ Chemical) is currently a Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Dean, International and Alumni Relations. Below is an excerpt of his interaction with the Chennai36 team.

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