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“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 →

“We need to be goats, not sheep”: A Talk With Professor Jayant Haritsa

Professor Jayant Haritsa. Alumnus of electrical engineering from the batch of 1981. Chair of the Computer Science and Automation department of IISc. A brilliant database specialist who has been awarded the Infosys Prize in Engineering and Computer Science in 2014,… 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 →

“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 →

“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 →

Chemistry and Research : Krishnan Raghavachari, Distinguished Alumnus 2014

Krishnan Raghavachari, Distinguished Alumnus Awardee 2014, talks about his life at and after IIT Madras. He graduated with a masters in Chemistry at 1975.He is currently a Distinguished  Professor at the Department of  Chemistry , Indiana University. I was born and raised… Continue Reading →

“Neenga Nalla Irukkanum Sami”

As I walked down the corridors of Jamuna hostel on that hot summer day in April 2011, my old memories of the fun times during my stay in Jamuna came back. I looked towards Ganga- where I spent a lot of fun… Continue Reading →

Walking down the memory lanes…

Ms. Mutyala holds a degree in physics from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM); a master’s in engineering sciences from Northwestern University in Chicago; and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh. In 2005, she was honored by IITM… Continue Reading →

Why I Continue to be actively engaged with “The Delhi Chapter Of IITM Alumni Association”

I finished my B.Tech and passed out of IIT M in 1967, when the communication channels were not as good and swift as they are now and, therefore, frequent connects with the Campus or other students and alumni were not… Continue Reading →

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