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December 21, 2001

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PROF. M.S. ANANTH IS THE NEW DIRECTOR OF IIT-CHENNAI

    Professor M.S. Ananth has been appointed the new Director of the Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai. He succeeds Professor R. Natarajan, who has become the Chairman of the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE).

    Professor Ananth joined IIT, Chennai in 1972 and was teaching a whole range of courses in chemical engineering. He was a visiting professor to a number of universities abroad including USA and Germany, besides India.