New Block Inaugurated At IIT Madras Computer Science Department

Subramonian Shankar (B.Tech, 1971 Batch), Founder and President, AmZetta Technologies, had donated $1.51 Million towards the construction of this building expansion.

The New Block at CSE Dept, IIT Madras, being inaugurated

Indian Institute of Technology Madrasinaugurated a new three-storey addition to its Department of Computer Science and Engineering.

The construction of this expansion was made possible due to the generous funding support to the tune of $1.51 million by IIT Madras Distinguished Alumnus Subramonian Shankar (B.Tech, 1971 Batch), Founder and President, AmZetta Technologies. 

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Madras, presently offers B. Tech., dual-degree B.Tech./M.Tech., M.Tech. M.S. and PhD degree programs. A Dual-Degree B.Tech/ M.Tech. Program in Data Science, open to all B.Tech students of IIT Madras, is being offered since January 2018. 

Shankar also contributed to the 1971 Batch Golden Reunion Fund, which supports a Merit Cum Means Scholarship to supports the cost of tuition fees for a student.

Subramonian Shankar obtained his B.Tech. degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT Madras in 1971, and his Master’s degree from the University of New Brunswick.  Shankar was conferred the Distinguished Alumnus Award by I.I.T Madras in 2000. Shankar’s interests are in technologies related to the computer industry. 

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