Author: Chirosree Basu

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Look back in hope

The just released book by Prof. Anjali Roy, a Partition scholar at IIT Kharagpur, looks into the afterlife of this traumatic event in the subcontinent’s history Can there be looking ahead without looking back? The 73rd Independence Day of India could be a good time to ask the question. But...

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A well deserved honour

IIT Kharagpur’s YAA awards of 2019 honour its diversely talented young alumni The list of Young Alumni Achiever’s Award (YAAA) winners for 2019, announced recently by the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, straddles an amazing breadth of talent among young KGPians. The list not only includes pioneering researchers, indefatigable bureaucrats,...

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Engineering is fine

IIT Kharagpur helps a high school student make up her mind about her future course of study If you happened to visit the Mechanical Engineering department or the Microfluidics Lab recently, you would have found a teenager deep in conversation with the research scholars. Not unusual? Then consider the fact...

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Passing by

KGPian Dr. Soumyajit Mandal wears many hats – scientist, educator and even author for children’s books. He spoke to KGP Chronicle on his recent visit to IIT Kharagpur Dr. Soumyajit Mandal, T. and A. Schroeder Assistant Professor from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science of Case Western Reserve...

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Take it easy

Using Machine Learning, IIT Kharagpur scientists develop pre-screening tool for cancer Business Line People are often pushed for clinical tests that are expensive, time-consuming, uncomfortable and in plain sight even unnecessary. When it comes to life-threatening diseases such as cancer, where no one wants to take chances, there could be...

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Combating the threat to humanity

At a workshop at Birkbeck University, Prof. Anindya Ghosh talked about the Molecular Microbiology Laboratory of IIT Kharagpur and its contribution to fighting antimicrobial resistance “The biggest threat to human life comes from the smallest bugs,” reminded Prof. Anindya Sundar Ghosh, In-Charge of Molecular Microbiology Laboratory, Department of Biotechnology, IIT...

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Sights and sounds

An SGRIP course at IIT Kharagpur could act as a stepping stone for students into the highly challenging medical imaging industry       India Education Diary Medical imaging is a multi-billion-dollar industry today and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.7% by 2025. Both India and China...

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Getting together

IIT Kharagpur’s Vinod Gupta School of Management drew up a unique orientation course for its MBA entrants this year In the course of just one week, first year MBA students of the 2019-21 batch at IIT Kharagpur’s iconic management school, Vinod Gupta School of Management, not only interacted with industry...

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We Care4U

UG students of IIT Kharagpur devise a novel AI based app that could make a major difference to the lives of the elderly India Today       Economic   Times      Times Now      NDTV         Careers360              Newsgram             Outlook          ...