Institute Events , Visiting VIPs , Faculty
Dr. K. Gerke (Rector of Technical University, Braunschweig) is seen in the center of the image and Prof. E. G. Ramachandran (Metallurgical Engineering Department) is third from right.
Dr. K. Gerke, Rector of the Technical University, Braunschweig, West Germany visited IIT Madras for a week in 1966. An image taken from that time, found in the Institute’s third convocation brochure, indicates that he was received warmly and welcomed with a garland upon his arrival at the Institute. During his visit he actively interacted with a number of faculty and staff members and was shown the educational facilities of the campus.