July 12, 1999: Mr. Somashekaraiah joined as a staff member
April 3, 2000: Ms. Sudha Murthy, Chairperson of Infosys delivered a talk
June 20, 2000: His Excellency Dr. Benedetto Amami, Ambassador of Italy visited the campus
July 15, 2000: Prof. Balaji Parthasarathy joined as a faculty member.
January 1, 2001: IIIT Bangalore’s first Community lunch was hosted
February 13th-18th, 2001: IIIT Bangalore’s first cultural festival, OORJA was conducted