A new block of IIT Madras Computer Science Department has been inaugurated

Subramanian Shankar (B.Tech, 1971 batch), founder and president, AmZetta Technologies, donated $ 1.51 million for the expansion of the building.

The Indian Institute of Technology Madrasina has inaugurated a new three-storey addition to its Department of Computer Science and Engineering.

The expansion was made possible by the generous funding of Z 1.51 million from AmZetta Technologies, the founder and president of IIT Madras alumni Subramanian Shankar (B.Tech, 1971 batch).

Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Madras, currently B.Sc. Tech., Dual-Degree B.Tech./M.Tech., M.Tech. MS and PhD degree programs. A dual-degree B.Tech/ M.Tech. Open Data Science Program for all B.Tech students of IIT Madras is being offered from January 2018.

Shankar has also contributed to the 1971 batch Golden Reunion Fund, which supports the Merit cum Means Scholarship for tuition fees for a student.

Subramanian Shankar completed his B.Tech. Degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT Madras in 1971 and his postgraduate degree from the University of New Brunswick. Shankar was awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award by IIT Madras in 2000. Shankar’s interest is in technology related to the computer industry.

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