Suhas P. Sukhatme - Batch of 1952 He obtained a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Banaras Hindu University and subsequently obtained degrees of Master of Science, and Doctor of Science from M.I.T. in U.S.A., afterwards he joined the Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay in 1965 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Later on promoted as a professor and subsequently served as the Head of the Department from 1973 to 1975.
Went to Iowa State University
, U.S.A. as a visiting professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.
He worked as a Deputy Director and later on as a Director of IIT, Bombay from 1995 - 2000 after which he took over as a Chairman of the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board.
He was a member of the same board from the year 1995.
is known for his
outstanding achievements both in teaching and research in the areas of Heat Transfer and Energy.
guided many students for their Ph. D. degrees and published nearly 70 papers, and is an author of two widely known text books in Heat Transfer and Solar Energy.
Took the initiative of establishing two new Schools, one each in Management and Information Technology offering PG Programmes when he was the Director of the IIT, Bombay.
is a recipient of many awards and honours, the first being the Prince of Wales Gold Medal when he
stood first in Banaras Hindu University; was awarded with the title of Padam Shri by the Government of India in 2001, is the first recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Indian Institute of Technology
, Bombay and received the Om Prakash Bhasin Foundation Award for engineering for the year 2001.
Venkat Sundram - Batch of 1965 He is presently a selector of the Delhi Ranji Trophy and under 25 teams and is coaching young and upcoming cricketers in the capital at his academy.
is currently writing a cricket coaching manual besides commenting and anchoring programmes based on cricket on various channels and magazines.
He was the Manager of the Indian Cricket team in its 1998 tour of Sri Lanka in which the team annexed the Singer Nidahas Independence Cup organized to celeberate Sri Lanka's golden jubilee of independence.
has represented North Zone, Delhi, Rest of India and Board President's XI in first class cricket matches and was an opening batsman having played against all the visiting international sides from 1970 to 1980.
He qualified as an umpire in 1981 in Tasmania, Australia.
has also coached the teams of Railways, Uttar Pradesh and Central Zone teams with significant results.
Many of the players he
coached are now currently in the Indian Team.