1990 batch alumnus Mr. Gagan Hasteer has created the Usha Hasteer Chair in Computer Science and Engineering at the institute. The chair seeks to promote excellence and leadership in teaching and research and development in the field of Computer Science and Engineering.
The primary selection criteria for the chair will be an excellent teaching profile and an international level of quality of research in the field of Computer Science and Engineering.
Mr. Hasteer was the Director of Engineering at Innologic Systems(Acquired by Synopsys). He is also the Co-Founder and Vice President of Engineering at Calypto(Acquired by Mentor Graphics). He was also the Director of Engineering and currently is the Vice President of Content Engineering at Netflix.