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IIT-M alumnus and professor assumes charge as director of Jodhpur iit

DC | N. Arun Kumar | 12th Sep 2013
C.V.R. Murthy.
C.V.R. Murthy.

Chennai: Prof. C.V.R. Murthy, civil engineering professor at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras,  has been appointed as director of IIT-Jodhpur by the President and visitor of IITs Pranab Mukherjee.

Prof. Murthy assumed charge as the new dir­ector on Wednesday and will serve in the post for five years. After completing B.Tech (civil engineering) at IIT-Mad­­ras, he continued at the institute to do masters in that subject.

He received his Doctor of Philosophy in civil engineering from the Cal­tech, USA. He joined IIT-Madras as a senior project officer in the civil engineering depa­r­tment in 1986, moved on to become a lecturer, assistant professor before becoming a professor in 2003. He was associated with BIS as advisor on  seismic safety design for buildings.

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