Publish Date: January 28, 2022

IIT Delhi Celebrates 64th Foundation Day

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Prof V. Ramgopal Rao, Director, IIT Delhi honored the Institute’s faculty members with the prestigious Faculty Research Awards 2021 on 27th January 2022 as part of IIT Delhi’s 64th Foundation Day celebrations.

Dr. Partha P Chakrabarti, Professor and ex-Director, IIT Kharagpur was Chief Guest on this occasion. He addressed the awards ceremony virtually (

IIT Delhi alumni Mr K. Ananth Krishnan (M. Tech. 1988, MSc 1985), Chief Technology Officer, TCS and Mr Neeraj Arora (B. Tech. 2000), Co-Founder & QA Test Lead at HalloApp and former Global Business Head, WhatsApp have instituted the Faculty Research Awards.  

A Foundation Day Institute Lecture was also organised to mark the occasion. Prof. Sanjay Sarma, Vice President for Open Learning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA delivered the lecture titled ‘How Engineering Education Can (and Should) Change’ virtually (


                                           (Picture- Prof Sanjay Sarma)

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