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Transcending Time



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 →

Nature’s Tantrum: Dr. Prakash Keshaviah

Nature’s Tantrum Azure blue skies, bright sunshine, Nature’s face with smiles is wreathed. But lo – some vague discontent, Inner sorrows darken Nature’s face, Flashes of anger across the black brow flit, Grumbles of discontent the silence break. Vague discontent… Continue Reading →

Science and Spirituality: Two Sides of the Same Coin

 As an alumnus of IIT Madras, where I received my B.Tech degree in Electrical Engineering, I was trained in the scientific approach to life. Along with that, I received training in meditation and spirituality from two great spiritual teachers. In… 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 →

“Question Everything Around You”: Marti G. Subrahmanyam, Part 2

  In the second and final part of our interview of Dr. Marti G. Subrahmanyam (Charles E. Merrill Professor of Finance, Economics and International Business at the Stern School of Business at New York University), Professor Marti shares stories of his career choices and professional life; and… Continue Reading →

Recollections of a Stern Professor: Marti G. Subrahmanyam, Part 1

Dr. Marti G. Subrahmanyam (1967/BT/ME) is the Charles E. Merrill Professor of Finance, Economics and International Business at the Stern School of Business at New York University. He holds a B.Tech. degree in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Madras (1967), a PG Diploma in Business Administration from IIM Ahmedabad… Continue Reading →

Recalling the years spent at IIT Madras

Ashok Khanna, is the Co-Founder and  now the Vice Chairman C&S Electric Ltd. (formerly Controls & Switchgear Co. Ltd. & Group Companies). He graduated from IIT Madras in 1967 with a B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering. Meet him at his talk ”… Continue Reading →

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