Visiting Alumni Lectures

Program Chair: Job Description

The Lecture series provides a forum for Alumni to share their experiences with students on campus. IIT Roorkee Heritage Foundation will facilitate the logistics for lectures as well as facilitate activities such as booking a lecture hall, advertising talk on campus, make lodging/ boarding arrangements in VIP guesthouse, and (if needed) transportation from Delhi to Roorkee. The talks are held at Placement Center (across from Convocation hall, formerly known as Hangar), Senate Hall, or Department Auditoriums.

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List of Speakers:


Mohinder Nayyar Alumni Energy Cente 24 Nov 2012

BE Mech 1966




Dr. Hari Dutt Sharma Sustainability and Waste Management 21 Nov 2012

BE Civil 1964




Praveen Gupta, Innovation for Entrepreneurs: Raising Barriers to Entry 25 Aug 2012

BE E&C 1978

Director, IIT Center for Innovation Science



Prof. Brij Agrawal, Space Systems: Trends in communication and imaging satellites 28 Feb 2011

ME Mech 1966

Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, USA


Subramaniam Arasakesari Process Modeling in the Pulp & Paper Industry 22 Nov 2010

BE Pulp & Paper 1987

Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA



Varun Gupta Construction Management Industry in US 12 Nov 2010

B Architecture 2004

FMC Technologies, Houston, Texas, USA



Rakesh Agrawal, Data Externality 2 Oct 2010

BE E&C 1974, IITR Distinguished Alumni

Technical Fellow and Head of Search Labs, Microsoft Research, Mt. View, California, USA



Ramesh Mehra, Entrepreneurship 101 25 Mar 2010

BE Mechanical 1969, IITR Distinguished Alumni

CEO, R-squared, Chicago, Illinois, USA



Sushil Mohan, (with mom) Introduction to Pore Pressure & Fracture Gradient Theory 22 Mar 2010

BE Industrial 1981

Schlumberger, Houston, Texas, USA


Vivek Dutta, Metallurgy/ Materials Science is more close to physics than engineering 18 Feb 2010

BE Metallurgy 1969

Consultant, Cupertino, California, USA



Anil Mehrotra, Energy from waste 18 Nov 2009

BE Mechanical 1967

Plant Engineer, Hampton/NASA Steam Plant, City of Hampton, Virginia, USA



Harish Goyal, IITR Heritage Foundation - Conception, Execution, and Going Forward 13 Oct 2009

BE Civil 1979, IITR Distinguished Alumni

Environmental Consultant, Fremont, California, USA



Shreyas Kumar, Working with remote teams across different countries 10 Sep 2009

B Architecture 1998

Oracle, Belmont, California, USA