Category: Kgpian

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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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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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Dadagiri with Sourav Ganguly

IIT Kharagpur rejoices as Piyush Kedia wins Zee Bangla Dadagiri Unlimited Season 8, Episode 1 Zee Bangla Dadagiri, a unique quiz show hosted by former Indian Skipper Sourav Ganguly kicked off in 2009. Since then, the show has completed 7 successful seasons and today, 10 years later, it steps into its...

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Building Scalable Water Access for Rural Assam

An article by Rohit Sar, Batch of 2019, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur This summer I had the incredible opportunity, to work with the Tata Trusts and their Tata Water Mission (TWM) initiative, exploring avenues to provide scalable water access to stakeholders in rural Assam. TWM is one of...

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Life Beyond Academics

The other side of IIT Kharagpur revealed to a fresh bunch of newcomers It was a tad difficult to hunt for a vacant seat at the Netaji Auditorium on the Friday eve. The only empty ones were those reserved for the Deans, Professors and panelists in the first row. Even...

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When one great is inspired by another

The tale and vision behind IIT Kharagpur’s Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya Chair Professorship Can industry and academia work together to promote the overall competitiveness of a sector through exchange of ideas and innovation, through synthesis of organizational and academic practice and discipline? The jury may be out on that one, yet...

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Be YOUrself

The Induction Program at IIT Kharagpur taught how to keep one’s identity independent of situations and surroundings “So, how many of you are Harry Potter fans?” asked Prof. Sangeeta Das Bhattacharya (Professor, School of Medical Science and Technology). Around 70% of the entire class of about 100 students raised their...

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Kgpians Who Steered India’s Moonshot

Alumni of IIT Kharagpur among ISRO scientists who played key role in Chandrayaan-2 mission Careers360     India Today It was a week of celebration with India’s moonshot Chandrayaan -2 being launched by Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) from the spaceport at Sriharikota at Andhra Pradesh. And this time too IIT...