Category: Spotlight

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Going with the flow

IIT Kharagpur will lead a EU-funded project to evolve technologies to facilitate Reuse of treated water Indian Express,  India Today, Down to Earth As the lead Indian partner, IIT Kharagpur will be steering the multi-institutional, multi-crore Saraswati 2.0 project for the rejuvenation and treatment of water funded by the European...

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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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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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Way to Zero Waste

IIT Kharagpur Researchers Develop ‘Zero Loss’ Process for Wet Municipal Solid Waste Management Economic Times       ET Energy World       India Today         Careers360       Millenium Post       DD News       Business Standard       The Week     ...

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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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Make in India, make at IIT KGP

The DHI Centre of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing Technology at IIT Kharagpur is all set to change the face of manufacturing in India India Today  Education Times  Jagran Josh  Financial Chronicle The nine projects being handled by IIT Kharagpur’s DHI Centre of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing Technology in partnership with...

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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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Risk Perceptions Challenging Green Lighting

Researchers at IIT Kharagpur’s Vinod Gupta School of Management point at perceived consumer risks as a hindrance to Indian LED market India Today Are perceived risks making Indians shy away from eco-friendly LED lighting? – Researchers at IIT Kharagpur’s Vinod Gupta School of Management find concurrence in a study pointing...

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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...