IIIT- on rainy day!!!

Maddy and I stood at the window of the corridor on the third floor of Girls Hostel at IIIT. It was raining very heavily. The sky was roaring with thunder. Strong winds swept the rain water across the road with great force.  The wind slammed the windows of the hostel rooms. It seemed impossible to step out, even with an umbrella.  We had to attend VLSI algorithms class by Dr. Prosenjit Gupta. Dr.Gupta was a professor with great intellect.  He conducted classes very systematically.  From teaching, projects to assignments, correction and grading, he maintained his own standards and strived for perfection.
Dr.Gupta would never allow late comers to his class, even if they were two to three minutes late. We used to sit in the class five minutes before to avoid the usual “Why are you late???” or even “Get out”.
Me: Its raining very heavily.
M: Yeah, it seems to be impossible to step out. What do we do now??
Me:Lets wait for sometime. I think it will stop raining in another half an hour.
M: We will be thrown out of the class then.
M: I have an umbrella with me. We will be able to make it.
Academic building was quite near to GH(about 50 yards),but the umbrella couldn’t save us from getting drenched.  When we went to the class, to our surprise, we were the only two out of 30 to be present there. “Where are the others?” asked Dr Gupta. “I don’t know, they may be coming late due to rain”, I replied. The class commenced after half an hour. Maddy and I had a good laugh after the class.


About Bhavani Anantapur Bache

I'm an enthusiastic and self-motivated Software Engineer with a passion for building cutting-edge innovative products related to Embedded Systems. In a career spanning over 6 years in Software/Hardware technologies, I got involved the leading an entire software development life-cycle of projects from understanding the requirements and scope, product design, writing code, writing automation tests, documentation, debugging and fixing issues to release of the product to the customer. Such experience contributed towards my advanced proficiency in C++ and object-oriented programming. I liked working on Linux operating system, Linux shell scripting, writing Makefiles and Python. I enjoy solving complex problems and actively participate in programming challenges. I have a passion for innovation with a proven track record of publications in the international journals and conferences, in the areas of Signal Processing, Data Mining, and Machine learning. Currently, I'm working on building novel solutions using signal processing, data mining and machine learning methodologies. I aspire to build new products that would leverage my unique background in software, hardware, and machine learning and that would make a significant impact on the end user.
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4 Responses to IIIT- on rainy day!!!

  1. yellowcoffee says:

    Just remembered his classes after reading through the post….
    taken back in time with those wonderful memories of iiit…..
    hoping to see more posts on iiit 🙂

  2. Soma says:

    I partially remember the class. Do you remember what is the strength that day? Do you think all the boys attended the class?

    Whatever it is it’s good that we’re re-collecting our old sweet memories …

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