Monday, 11 January 2021

NIT Tiruchirappalli graduate becomes US Army’s first

 NIT Tiruchirappalli graduate becomes US Army’s first Chief Information Officer

11.01.2021:In a proud moment for NIT, Tiruchirappalli, its alumnus Dr.  Raj Iyer is appointed as the chief information officer of the US Army.  Dr. Iyer pursued B.E in Electrical Engineering from the then Regional  Engineering College, Tiruchirappalli during 1988-1992. 

A native of  Tiruchirappalli district, Dr. Iyer moved to the US for higher studies  after completing his B.E. Dr. Iyer has over 25 years of professional  experience in both private and government sector and is now the first  civilian to be appointed to the post equivalent to a three-star  general in the US army.

Congratulating Dr.Iyer on his success, the Director of NIT,  Tiruchirappalli, Dr. (Mrs.) Mini Shaji Thomas said, “NIT Trichy is  very proud of his success. Dr. Iyer’s life will inspire young minds of  NIT to pursue their dreams”, while adding that his alma mater is  looking forward to welcoming him.

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