Monthly Archive: July 2019

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Welcome aboard

At IIT Kharagpur, the week started with the Director, Prof. Sriman Kumar Bhattacharyya, delivering his welcome address to 1st year students and their parents at the Netaji auditorium. On the weekend, many of them had strolled through the campus, visiting the hostels and the other popular spots. The Director congratulated...

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It’s Time for Young Innovators

IIT Kharagpur launches the Young Innovators Program 2019 India Today    Economic Times     Business Standard    NDTV    Jagran Josh    Amar Ujala     Millenium Post     Indian Express     DataQuest    Jagran Josh (2) IIT Kharagpur has launched the Young Innovators Program 2019, a global science and...

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Ways of being

Farewell to a life-long teacher and researcher Star Tribune Subbiah Ramalingam (1956/BTech/ME), Emeritus Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, passed away on February 9, 2019. Fondly called Dr Ram, or simply Ram, by his legions of admirers, friends and well-wishers, he enjoyed a distinguished...

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FRSC for Kgpian Praveen Linga

IIT KGP Alumnus Prof. Praveen Linga Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry Prof. Praveen Linga, an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur has been elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC) for his contribution in the field of chemical sciences. Prof. Linga is Associate Professor Dean’s Chair at the Department of...

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Smart Sensors for Smarter India @SIH2019

Smart Industrial Sensors Emerge Winners at IIT Kharagpur @MHRD’s Smart India Hackathon 2019 Hardware Edition India Today    Millennium Post    The Week    Business Standard    Indian Express From life-saver to asset-tracker to theft-preventer, SIH 2019 Hardware edition at IIT Kharagpur witnessed prototype sensor development for a wide array...

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FRS for IIT KGP Alumnus

KGPian Sudipta Seal Elected Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry   India Today Dr. Sudipta Seal, an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur has been recently elected as the Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry for his contributions in the field of Chemical Sciences. Dr. Seal specializes in the areas of Nanomaterials processing...

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Learning through Hackathon

MHRD’s Smart India Hackathon 2019 Hardware Edition begins at IIT Kharagpur India Today      Careers 360     Outlook    The Quint     Business Standard    The Week     Silicon India     NDTV     Hindustan Times The week-long Hardware Edition of Smart India Hackathon 2019 started at...

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Where there’s a will…

…There’s up.AI or way. Undergraduate students at IIT Kharagpur took up the up.AI Challenge and came up trumps Careers360 An AI-based intelligent traffic control system could revolutionize traffic management in India. Already, the Delhi Traffic Police are mulling over the matter. At IIT Kharagpur, an undergraduate student team  -Bits n...

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My life, My time @IITKgp

His life has been a strange amalgam of happy and sad moments, says KGPian Puran Dang Puran Dang (1959/B.Tech/CE/RP) is Founder and Senior Advisor at Minuteman Group LLC, Lexington, Massachusetts. He is also a respected community leader and founder of many organizations such as the first IIT Alumni Group in...