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Undergraduate Research Boost @IITKgp

IIT Kharagpur Launches Alumni Funded Research Program for Undergraduate Students India Today      Economic Times    NDTV   The Quint   Business Standard    Gadgets Now IIT Kharagpur is all set to launch the first of its kind Undergraduate Research Program (UGRP) from the upcoming Autumn semester of 2019-20....

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For the bright and the brilliant

IIT Kharagpur offers a wide financial assistance program for the New Academic Session Careers360   Asian Age    India Today The scholarship chooses you, or you choose a scholarship. At IIT Kharagpur, it works both ways! At IIT Kharagpur, you can self-select yourself to a scholarship. That’s right. For example, if...

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In a happy place

The Bio-Electrochemistry laboratory has helped IIT Kharagpur emerge among the top five institutes in the world on MFC research The Bio-Electrochemistry laboratory at IIT Kharagpur has helped IIT Kharagpur gain the fourth position among institutions in the world on the basis of its publication record on microbial fuel cell research...

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Smart thinking

Two IITKGP students propose a smart water management system and win kudos at an International Conference on ML and Soft Computing in Vietnam Smart cities need smart water management and distribution system. In advanced countries, telecommunications, computing, computer-based modelling, AI, Machine Learning, Data analysis and processing have changed the way...

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The Young Investigating Kgpian

Alumna Dr. Piya Pal among 3 Indian Americans to win 2019 Young Investigators Award Kgpian Dr. Piya Pal has been conferred with 2019 Young Investigators Award by the Office of Naval Research (ONR). She has been to the group for her work in ‘New Unified Framework for Super-Resolution Imaging with...

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A time to remember

A trip to Pisa, Italy, for the 2019 Sant’Anna Business Game opened up many vistas for Ritik Chachan, a student of Electrical Engineering The promo for the Sant’Anna Business Game says, ‘A unique experience which will leave you with a lifetime of memories.’ This is so true. I came back...

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Shape of water

Vijay Kiyawat, KGPian and renowned water-colourist, talks to KGPChronicle about his art, some long cherished memories and ‘giving back’ “Wherever you are is the entry point” – Kabir We don’t know if Vijay Kiyawat (1967/BTech/ME/NH) came across these words of Kabir, the great mystical poet and saint. But the trajectory...

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Loophole Games

Book Review: Loophole Games: A Treatise on Tax Avoidance Strategies by Kgpian Smarak Swain Kgpian Smarak Swain (B.Tech./EE/2006), IRS 2008 batch, Jt Commissioner of Income Tax, Bengaluru has published his seventh book Loophole Games: A Treatise on Tax Avoidance Strategies. The book reveals loopholes available within the ambit of law,...

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That’s what friends are for

TAAB, or the Bangalore chapter of IITKGP’s alumni network, is playing a major role in the Institute’s outreach efforts. Here’s how… While inaugurating the Nagpur Alumni chapter in March, Dean, Alumni Affairs, Prof. Subrata Chattopadhyay, talked about the hub-and-spoke model of Alumni connectivity. “If the two major Alumni foundations (of...