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“It’s all Trial and Error.” – The Whats and Hows of the placement process by Nitin Chaudhary

Nitin “Aag” Chaudhary graduated in 2012 with a Dual Degree in Chemical Engineering and was a resident at Narmada Hostel. He is a firm believer in the method of ‘Trial and Error’ and never shies away from trying out something new…. Continue Reading →

Swimming to Glory : Rudra Naik

Rudra Naik, Batch of 2014, ED department, talks about the experiences at the various Inter-IITs he still savours and narrates the success story of The Madras Sharks, as the Aquatics team calls itself.

How Tech at IIT Madras Shaped Me

When I entered IITM in 2008, I was awe-struck by the variety of activities that happened. Like a fresher, I tried my hand at many activities –such as playing hockey in quadrangle, participating in quizzes and building catapults in Project… Continue Reading →

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 →

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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