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Fundaes from Alumni, to the Freshers 2021: Krishna Tejaswi Ayapilla

Shaastra Spons and PR Core The journey begins Krishna (who also goes by as AKT) still remembers the date; it was the 11th of July 2017. He was too scared to check his own JEE rank that his parents had… Continue Reading →

Walking the walk with Taran Singh, Founder & CEO of Melvano

The journey to founding his startup started in the second year of his insti life, when he began tutoring students as a part of the Acad Buddy program. Taran Singh, an alumnus of the 2019 batch of the dual degree… Continue Reading →

Insti and Beyond with Mr. Shiv Shivakumar – Reminiscing and Reflecting

The Other Side is back with a brand-new podcast series, From Insti & Beyond, in collaboration with the Alumni Relations Cell of IIT Madras. Here, they aim to talk to distinguished alumni of IITM to enable young graduates and students… Continue Reading →

Alumni Diaries – A Chat With Intel Senior Fellow & IITM DAA 2019 Swaminathan Sivakumar

Swaminathan (Sam) Sivakumar is an Intel Senior Fellow in the Technology and Manufacturing Group and Director of Lithography in the Portland Technology Development organization at Intel Corporation, leading the definition, development and deployment of Intel’s next-generation lithography processes. He is… Continue Reading →

Research and Development at Samsung

Our correspondent Meghna caught up with Shilpa from the Electrical Engineering Department, IIT Madras, about her recent internship at Samsung. Here are a few excerpts from the interview- Please tell us a bit about yourself. I’m Shilpa, a BTech student… Continue Reading →

The International & Alumni Relations Student Council: An Introduction

The IAR Student Council is a diversely skilled team with an evergreen presence in almost all spheres of Institute activities! This is accomplished by its subdivisions/teams, each of which works to meet the Council’s highest vision ie., to connect the… Continue Reading →

From An Economists’ Perspective: A Conversation With Former Executive Director, IMF, Dr. Arvind Virmani

Meghna, from our team, recently had an insightful conversation with Dr. Arvind Virmani, Former Executive Director of the IMF. He has been an advisor to the Indian Government at the highest levels, including as Principal Advisor, Planning Commission and Chief… Continue Reading →

P&G: Proficient and Graced – Intern Guru

Pooja Kumar from the Department of Chemical Engineering did her summer internship with P&G. Pooja had grabbed internships in four day one companies. In an interview with Chennai36, not only does she talk about  the key takeaways from the internship… Continue Reading →

My Journey into IAS- Pravimal Abhishek

Mr. Abhishek is a mechanical engineering graduate from IIT-M and is currently posted as Asst. Collector in Puducherry. He opens up to Chennai-36 about his days at insti, his training, and experience as a civil servant and his advice to… Continue Reading →

GradGuru: The road to, and life at Columbia University

We spoke to Sumon Das, an alumnus, who recently passed out of the Department of Civil Engineering (batch of 2018). He is currently pursuing his Ph.D at Columbia University, an Ivy league college. We detail some of the foolproof fundaes… Continue Reading →

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