IIT Madras and RWTH Aachen University
Alumni Event

February 21 st , 2024

Program Flyer

About The Event

RWTH-Aachen University alumni organization and IIT Madras would like to invite you for a one-day symposium featuring the strategic partnership between the two premier institutions. The program's highlight will be a stimulating panel discussion on "Regenerating Cities: Issues of Resilience" organized by the Indo-German Center for Sustainability (IGCS). Join us for a full-day event with ample time to network and connect with RWTH alumni, IGCS members, academics from both institutes and Indo-German businesses.


Hall 3, IC & SR Building, IIT Madras


February 21 st , 2024


11:00 AM IST


Event Schedule

Here is our event schedule

Inauguration of alumni event

  • Prof. Dr. Kamakoti Veezhinathan, Director IIT Madras
  • Prof. Dr. Ulrich Ruediger, Rector RWTH Aachen University
  • Prof. Dr. Mahesh Panchagnula, Dean – Alumni and Corporate Relations, IITM
  • Prof. Dr. Bernd Markert, Rector’s Delegate for Alumni Relations, RWTH

Strategic Partnership of IITM and RWTH

  • Dr. Fabian Falter: RWTH’s India Activities
  • Dr. Malati Raghunath: IITM’s Germany Activities


Panel Discussion (organized by IGCS)

“Regenerating Cities: Issues of Resilience”

Moderation: Prof. Ashwin Mahalingam (IITM)

Panelists: Prof. Martina Fromhold-Eisebith (RWTH), Prof. S.A. Sannasiraj (IITM), Prof. Nicola Fohrer (CAU Kiel), Prof. Frank Behrendt (TU Berlin), Prof. Dirk Weichgrebe (LU Hannover)


Networking & display of initiatives/companies

Contact Us


IC&SR, Near Gajendra Circle, Opposite to Admin Building, Indian Institute Of Technology, Adyar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600036, India

Phone Number

+91 44 2257 8878