Category: Research @ IITKgp

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Dance of the rain

A study by researchers at IIT Kharagpur and Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology shows how abrupt changes in the Indian monsoon during the last 900 years decided the course of human history in the subcontinent The Hindu,  Times of India (Kol), Times of India Reduced rainfall was among the factors that...

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What’s in my water?

A joint SPARC workshop by IIT Kharagpur and University of Melbourne identifies the key challenges to integrated urban water management Tomatoes grown with the contaminated water of the Varthur Lake of Bengaluru reach the nearby markets of the city every morning and are bought by unsuspecting city dwellers. Almost a...

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Gandhipedia

IIT Researchers to offer an AI-based one-stop repository on Mahatma Gandhi The Hindu BusinessLine      The Hindu        Careers360        The Week         India Today (Web)       India Today      Deccan herald        News18      ...

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Lighting up lives

The Micro Solar Dome project of IIT Kharagpur that is being implemented together with NBIRT will not only provide a cheap, clean energy source to the marginalized but also empower them Economic Times (Rise),  Economic Times (Energy World),  Business Standard,  Republic World,  Yahoo News, KGP Chronicle,  Odisha Post Although the government of India announced 100%...

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Do-It-Yourself

IIT Kharagpur’s DIY Lab to Boost Student Innovations India Today IIT Kharagpur is ready with the DIY Laboratory to inculcate innovation spirit among the first-year undergraduate students through the concept of Do-It-Yourself. The Lab which is located in J C Bose complex was inaugurated on October 22 by Prof. Sriman...

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Clean India, Healthy India

IIT Kharagpur study shows significant impact of sanitation and socio-economy on improving water quality and human health – progress towards Sustainable Development Goals Hindustan Times      ET Health World (Economic Times)      India Today        The Week       UNI India       Millenium...

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A composite approach

The Composites Group at IIT Kharagpur is working towards increasing the applicability of composites by an integrated approach to both the manufacturing and mechanics of composites, writes Prof. Atul Jain Had she known it, Greta Thunberg – the teenage Swedish environmental activist who has given up airline travel to cut...

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Urbanizing the Brownfields of India

IIT KGP and MIT conducted a collaborative study for integrating brownfield sites of India into the urban fabric Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur is geared up to bolster Professional Partnerships, expand Study Abroad Programs and initiate Research Collaborations with select Global universities.  In line with this, the Department of Architecture...

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IIT KGP’s Clean Energy Dialogue

DBT National Workshop on Bioenergy to focus on technical challenges to achieve national mission of Clean Energy and Climate Change Business Standard       Devdiscourse     UNIIndia PK Sinha Center for Bioenergy and Renewables at IIT Kharagpur has organized the DBT National Workshop on Bioenergy (DNWB 2019) in...