1976 - MSc - Physics Vice President, Nuclear Fuel Engg Div @ Westinghouse Electric Company, Pittsburgh
Mrs. Meena Mutyala started her career with the Westinghouse Electric Company, USA, and is now the Vice-President of the Nuclear Fuel Engineering Division. She leads an organization of 450 employees in four locations in USA and Europe.
In an illustrious career spanning over 27 years, she has held various technical and managerial positions in diverse functional areas of the company. Her meteoric rise in the world of business and technology, and her professional achievements have few parallels, and she is one of the very few women technologists from India to have reached these heights in a traditionally male dominated business.
Meena Mutyala earned her Bachelor’s degree from Nagpur University in 1974, and followed it up with a Master’s in Physics from IIT Madras. She received another Master’s degree in Engineering Sciences from the Northwestern University in 1977. She received the MBA degree in 1990 from the University of Pittsburgh.
She has struck a fine balance, and a not so easy one, between home and work. She is the proud mother of two brilliant children who are in college. Her concern for all who have interacted with her at home and at work, has made her a role model for many.
In recognition of her outstanding professional accomplishments and managerial excellence, IIT Madras and its alumni are proud to confer on her this Award.