Anup Nayak, Electronics & Telecom, 1986
Anup graduated from VSSUT (UCE) in 1986 with a BSc Engineering in Electronics and Telecomm. He started his professional career as a scientist at Integrated Test Range, a newly established test range for DRDO’s burgeoning integrated guided missile development program headed by Late Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. He moved to the USA in 1991. He currently works as a Vice President of engineering at Enphase Energy, a renewable energy technology company headquartered at Fremont CA. Prior to that he served as the Vice President of systems engineering at Cypress Semiconductor, now part of Infineon Technologies, where he spent over 20 years, starting as an integrated circuit design engineer. He has a Masters in Computer Engineering from University of Louisiana and a MBA from Santa Clara University. Anup has authored over 30 US and international patents. Besides advanced technology, Anup’s interests include photography and music.
Anup currently lives in Fremont CA with his wife Vandana and sons Akaash and Arnav.
Priyadarshy Dash, Electronics & Telecom, 1982
Priyadarshy Dash, graduated from UCE in 1982 majoring in Electronics & Telecom. He is a Masters in Computer Science from Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata. Started his career in VLSI Design at Semiconductor Complex Ltd and Space Research at ISRO. Worked for major multinationals Oracle Corp, PriceWaterhouse Coopers , Accenture, Fujitsu Consulting and VISA Corporation. He is now a Principal at a Data and Analytics consulting firm, Prisoft.
Sasi Panda, Electronics & Telecom, 1985
Sasi is from Berhampur and has lived in San Jose, CA for the last 20 plus years. Besides VSSUT OAA, Sasi also volunteers for most Odia community activities. Sasi loves to make new friends and loves to talk to people. Sasi is active in the pmi.prg Silicon Valley chapter where he helps people looking for a career in project management.
Susanta Mohanty, Mechanical, 1985
Susanta (Rali), graduated from UCE in 1985, Mechanical Engineering. He joined L&T as a graduate engineer trainee from campus. Subsequently he worked for Tata Consultancy Service in their Management Consulting (MC) division before moving to the USA. Susanta worked in Mexico City for a year and then moved to BayArea in 1994. He has been living in bayaare since then with his wife Anasuya (NIT- Rourkela Alumni) and two kids Ashish and Anish.
Susanta currently works for Gigamon as a Senior Director. Prior to this role, he worked for OpenTV as CIO and HP in various Management positions. Susanta has a MBA in Finance and Supply chain. He loves sports, travel, food and music. Susanta is also part of several non-profit organisations supporting housing and education for underprivileged kids in India.
Padmaja Dash, Information Technology, 2007
Padmaja Dash has been in Bay Area California for 7 years. Senior Data Analyst with Accenture with 13 years of IT experience. Primary area of focus is Business Intelligence and Data Architecture. Passionate about Community Work. Enjoys spending time with her toddler.
Satchi Panda, Mechanical, 1986
Satchi has 25+ years of experience in the Medtech industry and has held various director level roles at Siemens and GE in product development and marketing. He has been instrumental in bringing many disruptive medical imaging technologies to the market. Satchi also serves as a member and advisor for Wharton Alumni Angels of Silicon Valley. Satchi lives in the SF Bay area with his wife and two daughters. His passion is to hunt for good food, spend time with friends, and to jump on a car or plane to visit someplace new.