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Faculty Chairs

N Rama Rao Chair

IIT Gandhinagar has setup a faculty chair in honour of Shri N Rama Rao through a donation by his son Shri N R Narayana Murthy.

Shri N Rama Rao

Shri N Rama Rao

Infosys founder Shri N R Narayana Murthy has established the N Rama Rao Chair in memory of his father. The chair is open to faculty members in the disciplines of Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Physics at IIT Gandhinagar.

Shri N Rama Rao (1913-1974) spent most of his career as a high school teacher of physics, mathematics and English in Karnataka. Throughout his career, he demonstrated excellence in everything he did. He inspired his students and children to aim high in life.

Shri N R Narayana Murthy

Shri N R Narayana Murthy is founder of Infosys and served as its first CEO from 1981-2002, as chairman of the Infosys board from 2002-2006 and as chief mentor until his retirement in 2011. He is widely credited for being instrumental in shaping the Indian IT sector and the global outsourcing model.

Current Occupant

Dr. Anirban Dasgupta
N Rama Rao Chair
Professor of Computer Science & Engineering