Prof. GSR Narasimhamurthy passes away

News Date
Jun 11, 2013
Prof G. S. R. Narasihmamurthy senior most faculty and former HOD recently passed away in Hyderabad. He was 94 years old. Friends and Admirers are invited to share their thoughts by posting a comment on his Obituary Page. He was among the first batch of faculty team when the department started functioning in 1958 and among the first group of faculty to initiate PhD progrmamme in the department in 1961. His main area of research was in the area of Fluid Mechanics and he set up a fine Fluid Mechanics lab in the department. He was the head of the department from July 1974 till September 1977. During his tenure he had set in the process of transition of the changes in the structure and format of Master’s degree programme from its traditional technology specialization oriented structure to a more open structure with accent shifting towards Chemical Engineering Science. He retired in September 1980 and left behind him a legacy of dedicated teaching and a research culture for others to emulate. ‹ Venkatesh takes over as Head M. Tech Admissions ›