Mission and History

The MIT South Asia Alumni Association was founded in 2006 to serve the needs of the MIT South Asian community both at the national and international level, focusing on MIT’s South Asian alumni, students, prospective students, faculty, staff, researchers and South Asian-related affinity groups, including but not limited to national and international geographically-based MIT Clubs.  South Asian alumni shall be defined as alumni who are either from or identify themselves as from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.

The following alums have served in the role of President.

2012-                Gurumurthy Kalyanaram PhD '89
2010-2012:        Ram Iyer SM '96
2007-2010:        Bilal Zuberi PhD '03
2006-2007:        Priyanka Verma '03

The South Asian Alumni Association is part of MIT's alumni network and is entirely run by volunteers. We organize events, do community service, and work toward building a group scholarship for students at MIT. To find out more, contact one of our
officers or use the Contact Us button at the top of any page of our site.