Category: Alumni

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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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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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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...

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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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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...