IISc Global Conference June 22-24, 2007 Santa Clara Marriott, California

The first global IISc alumni conference was organized with the three-fold objective of strengthening alumni relationships; building a global platform for interactions between the institute, alumni, industry and academia; and initiating such collaborations in six specific areas via workshops. The event was inaugurated by then Indian President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam via video feed. Speakers at the event included Nobel Laureate venture capitalist Arno Penzias,…

Second IISc Global Conference 2013, Chicago, Illinois

The second global conference was organized with the theme “Building bridges between the Institute, its alumni and the world.” The conference brought together faculty from IISc and its alumni from around the world with potential academic and business partners to Promote exchange of ideas Showcase and celebrate the achievements and talent of IISc and its alumni Pool the intellectual resources of alumni and to strengthen…

Dr. Anurag Kumar selected as the next IISc Director

The council of the Indian Institute of Science (IISc.) on Saturday selected, as its 20th director, Dr. Anurag Kumar, who is now the Chairman of the Electrical Sciences Division at the institute. The present director, P. Balaram, retires on July 31 after eight-year tenure. An electrical engineer with a 26- year-old association with the IISc, Prof. Kumar graduated from IIT-Kanpur in 1977 and after completing…

What Sevathon 2013 Gave Us

By – Anita Jhunjhunwala Mukerjee, AANA Silicon Valley Baylands Park on 14th July, 2013 was unrecognizable. The sprawling green fields were dotted with tents – not 10 or 20 but more than 100 of them in a mammoth semi-circle. On one such tent hung the large IISc AANA banner. Several of us, tired after the long walkathon, were hanging around relaxing, catching up when someone…