INAE Monthly E-News Letter Vol. VIII, Issue 11, November 1, 2017

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From the Editor’s Desk

Season’s greetings.

Fellows of the INAE are the leaders and think tanks for the nation’s development. The Fellowship of the Academy has important implications and responsibilities. It is necessary that this fact is recognized by the nation, and more impo Read more...

Purnendu Ghosh
Chief Editor of Publications

 (+) Editorial Board, INAE

 (+) Articles by INAE Fellows

Dr Purnendu Ghosh
Dr Baldev Raj
Dr K V Raghavan
Dr Sanak Mishra
Prof. Indranil Manna
Prof BS Murty
Prof Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay
Prof Pradip Dutta
Prof Manoj K Tiwari
Prof Sanjay Mittal
Prof Prasun K Roy
Brig Rajan Minocha


Academic Life before, at, and after IISc: Some Reminiscences
by Prof YV Venkatesh


Industrial Research – Academia – R&D Management
by Dr EC Subba Rao


The Tale of An Engineer Teacher
by Prof Ranjit Kumar Ray


Setting up of Homi Bhabha National Institute
by Dr RB Grover

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  (+) Engineering Innovation in India
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Academic Life before, at, and after IISc: Some Reminiscences
by Prof YV Venkatesh

Before going up to IISc in 1963, I spent perhaps the most enlightening time in Sarada Vilas High School, Mysore, where I found myself in the challenging, but refreshing, company of students who, in stark contrast with me, came from special private schools meant for the society’s elite in those halcyon days of royal Mysore. It is impossible to convey the pain I now experience over the palpable loss of Mysore’s grandeur

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Industrial Research – Academia – R&D Management
by Dr EC Subba Rao

I was born on 8th August, 1928 to a middle-class family. My parents had 4 sons and 2 daughters to raise and educate on my father’s low monthly salary. We all studied in Board High School, Nidadavol, West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh. This village had no running water or electricity. I studied with a kerosene lamp. Our batch was the first to write the high school examination in our school, in 1944.

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The Tale of An Engineer Teacher
by Prof Ranjit Kumar Ray

The steamer was jam-packed. Starting from Chandpur it was going to Goalanda, a small river-port on the other side of the Meghna river. The river was very wide at that point, looked like almost a sea. I, along with my parents, a younger brother and a sister were migrating from our house in Comilla town (in erstwhile East Pakistan) to the newly independent India. For a boy of slightly above five years of age

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Setting up of Homi Bhabha National Institute
by Dr RB Grover

The nuclear power programme in India started with the setting up of boiling water reactors at Tarapur, near Mumbai, by a US company on turnkey basis. In parallel, decision to construct pressurized heavy water reactors, in collaboration with Canada, was taken. International cooperation ended abruptly after peaceful nuclear explosion conducted by India in May 1974.

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