KIIT School of Mechanical Engineering, in collaboration with the KIIT Alumni Association, conducted their third talk under ‘Alumni Talk Series’ on 28th August 2021. Mr. Dipam Chatterjee, KIIT alumnus of 2015 batch, presently working as the Senior Manufacturing Engineer John Deere, Pune and Mr. Saurav Das, KIIT alumnus of 2015 batch, presently working as Branch Manager, Roff Division, Delhi. Pidilite Industries Ltd. delivered their talk.
Mr. Chatterjee talked about the expectations of industries from academia. He said that, attitude to learn and aptitude for grasp are two most important factors for success in professional life. It has been suggested that sound knowledge in electronics and programming skill can make a Mechanical Engineer more saleable in the job market, he stated. He also focused on how to and how not to behave with floor job workers. Mr. Das enlightened his journey from KIIT to IIM Kozhikode and his current job in Pidilite Industries Ltd. Both of them stated that their work experiences at KIIT Automotive Society helped them in their professional life.
The talk followed a question-answer session. Prof. Bharat Chandra Routara, Dean, School of Mechanical Engineering also interacted with students and alumni. Prof. Isham Panigrahi, Prof. Nitin Sharma and Prof. Sushant Tripathy extensively participated in the interaction session. Dr. Amlana Panda also spoke on the occasion. The session was coordinated and moderated by Prof. Prakash Ghose, Alumni Coordinator.