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IIT Bombay Team Visit to Los Angeles

October 17th & 18th 2016


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IIT Bombay Team Visit to Los Angeles

It was a great pleasure to host the IITB team is consisting of distinguished members  Prasanna Mujumdar (Deputy Director) and Jugal Verma (Dean Faculty Affairs) Southern California on 17th (UCLA)  and 18th October (USC). This is a great opportunity to meet the team and learn and discuss with them more about what's happening at our Alma Mater.


 Hello IIT Bombayites,

It is with great pleasure to share that IIT Bombay Roadshow, brought by distinguished delegates, is  visiting Southern California on 17th (UCLA)  and 18th October (USC)

The IITB team is consisting of distinguished members  Prasanna Mujumdar (Deputy Director) and Jugal Verma (Dean Faculty Affairs).

This is a great opportunity to meet the team and learn more about what's happening at our Alma Mater and discuss with them your suggestions.

As they are coming from so far away, I would urge everyone to make an attempt to join and making this event a success.


Location: University of Souther California

ROOM # Hughes Aircraft Electrical Engineering Center (EEB)   EEB 248  (Which is opposite Tutor Hall Cafe (RTH))

DATE: 18th October 2016, Tuesday

TIME: 7:00PM to 8:00 PM

PARKING DETAILS: Parking structure A or PSA is closest. When they enter campus at Kiosk, one can get permit for about $10.


Parking meters on and off campus also available. One can park on Vermont Ave if one gets a space. USC Maps. Between 9pm and 6am, to enter campus  USC ID or a registered guest pass is required.

There will be light Snacks at the event.

After the event, we will go for dinner a close by restaurant (to be decided) along with the team. All are welcome to join. We have not made reservation due to short notice and lack of availability of headcount.

Hosts from LA

UCLA: Dr. Vijay Gupta/Dr. Subramanian Iyer (17th October 2016)

USC: Dr. Raghu Raghavendra / Dr. Gaurav Sukhame:

IIT Bombay Team: Jagdish Joshi/Shekhar Shende/ Shantanu Thakar / Om Patel


With Best Regards

Jagdish Joshi, Ph.D.

President Southern California Chapter.

61 E. Orange Grove Ave,

Arcadia, CA 91006

626-574-8611 (R)

626-975-6656 (C)










PanIIT Conf on Technology in Education (29th March)








Pan IIT Alumni Association brings to you thought leaders who are driving the spread of primary education in India. Come and share your thoughts on how to enhance the quality of such education using technology. The outcome could go a long way in benefitting millions of children who seek a better future for themselves.




DATE & TIME:   March 29th, 2014 (Saturday) from 2pm to 7pm

VENUE             Netapp, Building 3, 495 East Java Drive

                        Sunnyvale, CA 94089



RATES:              $20/person for the first 100 ticket, $25/person for the rest, $30/person at gate if available.



1400 – 1430         Registration & Networking

1430 – 1440         Welcome and Introduction  (Umang Gupta) 

1440 – 1500         "Children can teach themselves a lot more than you think!"

(Sugata Mitra and the "Hole in the wall school " project).

1500 – 1520         "Scaling, improving and measuring the quality of primary education in India"

                                (Madhav Chavan, founder of Pratham).

1520 – 1540         "Class clouds"  and blended education for rural/urban schools without high speed

                                internet (Neil D' Souza-- Founder/CEO of Zaya, Mumbai, India)

1540 – 1600         Teaching elementary reading via "Interactive story books"

(Jagdish Repaswal-- Founder/CEO MangoReader, Pune India)


1600 – 1630         Break, Refreshments & Networking


1630 – 1650         Delivering free math teaching lectures in Indian regional Languages 

(Khan Academy. Palo Alto, USA)

1650 – 1710         Specialized search engine to discover/curate/compile free education materials

on the Internet. (Prasad Ram, CEO of Gooru, Inc., Palo Alto, USA.)

1710 – 1840         Panel Discussion (Moderator: Umang Gupta)

1840 – 1850         Concluding Remarks and Thanks.

1850 – 1930         Networking & Refreshments



Please block your calendars for the following forthcoming event. Details to follow soon.

April 27th, Sunday: "IIT Bombay Alumni CXO Leadership Forum" - Bringing together several of our IIT Bombay illustrious CXO under one roof, giving alumni community a chance to have candid lunch conversation and network.






 PanIIT Picnic

Pan IIT SoCal Chapter invites you, your family, and friends to its annual picnic on Saturday, June 22, 2013, in sunny Cerritos, CA.

  • Date: 22nd June (Saturday), 2013
  • Time: 11:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Location: South Shelter @ Liberty Park

19211 Studebaker Road

Cerritos, CA: 90703

This year's picnic offers a host of attractions for the alumni families and friends throughout the afternoon: Meet long lost friends and classmates and make new friends.

In addition to our usual attractions, this year's picnic includes a 45 min Magic Show by acclaimed Magician Lou Serrano.

Other attractions include:

  • Mouth-watering and sumptuous Indian food - including fresh Naan (made on site), Chaat and Chai and Garmi ki jaan - Fresh Panna! accompanied with Chocolate Fountain sweets etc .. ,
  • Fun games for all age groups - Networking Games, Mini Golf, Musical Chairs, Lemon Spoon Race, Antakshari and more.
  • Hob nob with fellow IIT (from all IITs) alumni and interesting guests
  • Raffles, prizes *(In the past we have given Kindle, iPod)*

* *- Note: Registered kids under 10 will get a small gift at the picnic.

*Tentative picnic schedule:*

11:30 am - 12:30 pm: Registration, Networking, Snacks

12:30 pm - 12:45 pm Quick Introduction of Pan IIT Officials /Agenda

12:45 pm - 1:30 pm: Games/Entertainment for all + snacks + Networking

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm: Catered lunch : General music and hungama + Networking

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm: Lou the Super Magician!

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm: More entertainment /skits - Antakshari + Raffles

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm: Chai / Soap Box / Game Prizes /Thank you(s)

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm: Wrap-up, and promises to meet soon

*Prior to Picnic:**(By June 21st, 2013):
Alumnus/Spouse/Guest: $25,
Children (6-14): $15,
Current Students (IIT, School Students): $20
Children under 6: Free
(Please register so that we have the count)

Alumnus/Spouse/Guest: $28,
Children (6-14): $15,
Current Students (IIT, School Students): $25
Children under 6: Free

We look forward to seeing you at the Picnic!

Best Regards,

Pramod Kunju,
Pan IIT Alumni Association Southern California


It is that time of the year ... come with your family and friends to the Annual PanIIT Picnic! Please register early so that we can plan accordingly. Thanks for your co-operation.
Southern California IIT alums
Pan (all) IIT Picnic
June 21st, 2008
12:00 noon to 5:00 pm

Liberty Park (Camp Liberty Shelter),
19211 Studebaker Rd,
Cerritos, CA, 90703


If you want to participate in organizing the picnic - please contact one of us immediately!
We are expecting a good turnout
Sincerely yours,
Dr. Jagdish Joshi
President: IIT Bombay Southern California Chapter
IIT Bombay, 1982 B.Tech Mechanical Engg.


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