The Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad: Vision & Collaborations
Professor Uday B. Desai
Founding Director of IIT Hyderabad, India
Tuesday, October 13, 2009|
11:30am - 12:30pm
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About the Event
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad admitted the first batch of 111 B.Tech. students, and started functioning on August 20, 2008. (www.iith.ac.in). Three departments, CSE, EE & ME were initiated. In January 2009, IIT Hyderabad admitted 11 PhD students. On February, 27, 2009, the foundation stone of IIT Hyderabad was laid by Smt. Sonia Gandhi, Hon'ble Chairperson of UPA. For the 2009-10 academic year, IITH has admitted 114 B.Tech. students, and 35 M.Tech. students. IITH has 10 Ph.D. students and plans to plans to admit about 10 to 15 Ph.D. students in January 2010.
Professor Uday B. Desai is the founding Director of IIT Hyderabad, India. Professor Desai received the B. Tech. degree from IIT-Kanpur, in 1974, the M.S. degree from the State University of New York, Buffalo, in 1976, and the Ph.D. degree from The Johns Hopkins University in 1979, all in Electrical Engineering. Most recently he was a Professor of Electrical
Engineering at IIT-Bombay.
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