Institute Events , Administrators , Faculty
Prof. Werner Koch joined the Physics Department of IIT Madras in 1959. He was one of the senior German faculty at the Institute. In an issue of the magazine Pradeep, there is a brief mention of the farewell function given to Prof. B. Sengupto. “Prof. B. Sengupto laid down office as Director, I.I.T. Madras on 10th December 1967. At a farewell function held on 5th December, glowing tributes were paid to his role in the development of this Institute by the staff and students of this Institute.”
From left, Prof. S. Sampath (Deputy Director), Prof. B. Sengupto (Director), Dr. A. L. Mudaliar (Chairman, Board of Governors), Mrs. Shanti Sengupto, Dr. Karl Pfauter (Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany), Prof. R. G. Narayanamurthi (Head of Mechanical Engineering Department), Prof. N. Klein (Gymkhana President) and Mr. C. V. Sethunathan (Registrar). Prof. W. Koch (Physics Department) is seen standing far right.
An identical photograph can be found in Album 0051 with the ID 001/0051/IMG_1606_1.