Alumnus Dr. Lallit Anand (B.Tech./ME/70/RP) will be receiving the ?Den Hartog Distinguished Educator Award for 2017. This is the highest award conferred for excellence in teaching Mechanical Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Anand is the Warren and Towneley Rohsenow Professor of Mechanical Engineering, MIT. He received his B.Tech. (Hons.) in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kharagpur in 1970, and earned his PhD degree in 1975 from Brown University.
Anand teaches undergraduate and graduate subjects related to Mechanics of Materials, Solid Mechanics, Continuum Mechanics, and Plasticity at MIT. He has been engaged in a broad-
ranging research program in Mechanics of Materials which brings systematic theory, experiment, and computation t