Monthly Archive: September 2019

0

Every Frame Has a Story

IIT Kharagpur boasts of some exceptional talents under its umbrella. It’s time to bring out the lesser-known side of its residents The office door creaked open and in walked a gentleman in a pink-purple striped shirt and grey trousers, with his laptop bag hung from over his right shoulder. It...

0

Agenda for the future

The International Conference on Advances in Polymer Science and Rubber Technology (APSRT) at IIT Kharagpur discussed new trends and new possibilities in the field Natural biopolymers made from silk, chitosan, collagen, gelan gum are now not only used to make scaffolds for tissue engineering, but they can also be used...

0

Facebook Awards IIT KGP’s AI Research

IIT Kharagpur Researcher Wins Facebook Award for AI Research in Targeted Media Bias Indian Express       Financial Express        The Week        Times Now           Hindustan Times         NDTV           Business Standard Animesh Mukherjee, Associate Professor...

0

Going forward

Prof. Tony McNally of WMG talks about Lord Bhattacharyya and WMG’s collaboration with IIT Kharagpur Professor Tony McNally, Director- International Institute for Nanocomposites Manufacturing; Director-National Polymer Processing Centre of WMG, was the Chief Guest at the International Conference on Advances in Polymer Science and Technology (APSRT) being held at IIT...

0

Gone in a flash?

A joint study by the Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIM Indore and Beedie School of Business shows that with some care, e-tailers can retain the loyalty of opportunistic customers who try to make a killing from online flash sales It is that time of the year. The beginning of...

0

Circle of reason

IIT Kharagpur’s ‘Lean In’ Chapter is encouraging women to create change both at a personal and community level It has been six years since Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, published her landmark book, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, and stirred the hornet’s nest. She not only...

0

New ways of using science

What a recent international dissemination workshop at IIT Kharagpur on qualitative methods for research taught participants How important is the skill of listening in research? Plenty. Anyone who attended this week’s International dissemination workshop on ‘Qualitative methods for Research in Socially Inclusive and Sustainable Agricultural Intensification’, organized by the Department...

1

Get Electric Power from Your Wet Clothes

New Power Solution for Rural India – IIT Kharagpur Researchers Innovate Electrical Power Generation from Wet Textile India Today    Economic Times EnergyWorld     Careers360     DownToEarth    Hindustan Times     The Statesman     Dataquest      Times Now      The Free Press Journal       The...

8

Deshla hits the road

Entirely designed and fabricated by IIT Kharagpur’s Electric Vehicle Group, Deshla is the first fully indigenous electric auto India Today,  Economic Times, Livemint,  Financial Express, Times of India,  Better India, The Quint,  Business Standard,  The Week,   NDTV,  Amar Ujala, Odisha TV  Bhaskar Live,  Outlook, The Telegraph,  News 18 Bangla, Hindustan...

1

The Summit it is!

Kgpian Romil Barthwal scales the top of the World – Mt. Everest IIT Kharagpur alumnus Romil Barthwal has achieved the highest frontier of mountaineering – Mount Everest. He scaled the Himalayan heights along with his 14-member team this Summer. Trekker and impact maker he is an endurance runner by passion...