Messages from the MicroMan

Sri Gopi Kanta Ghosh, now retired as the Joint Chief Executive Officer, Khadi and Village Industries Commission, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Industries, Government of India, has been awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award by the institute for his work in this field.

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A Beacon from the Past

 Established as Regional College of Engineering on 15th August 1961, NITR has come a long way after being granted autonomy in 2002, to become one of the premier institutes of the country. One of the only 120 students of the batch of ’65, the very first batch of students to graduate from REC Rourkela as a Civil engineer, Mr. Subhash Chandra Dash has seen it all. He visited the campus during the winter vacations and graciously assented to giving MM an interview. Here are a few excerpts.

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Promises to Keep: Gyanendra Tripathy

“Actions speak louder than words.” The adage is rightly appropriate for the highly intellectual persona of Gyanendra Tripathy. Soft spoken yet outspoken, an outstanding student and an occasional cricketer,  and as one of the founding members of ASME NITR, he has hit all the right chords during his course of engineering.

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Emanuele Nicosia: Genio Creativo da Italia

He is the brain behind the Ferrari and the Jaguar designs that have left the world awestruck. Frank, and down-to-earth, he is willing to explain and clarify any doubt that comes to his students. For every automobile aficionado, Innovision ’14 presented the treat of hosting Mr Emanuele Nicosia, the brain behind the designs of the Jaguar XJS Spyder, Ferrari 288 GTO and Testarossa, Lamborghini Diablo, Bugatti EB110, the first Bugatti to be introduced in the market and many other revolutionizing models. 

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