Category: Spotlight

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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...

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A brave new start

The Joint Workshop on Rural Water Quality and Management (RWQM-2019) organized by the University of Edinburgh and IITKGP is part of a multi-institutional, multi-disciplinary drive for better rural water quality and management India Today  Careers360  Jagran Josh Many of India’s villages may witness a sea change in water quality, management...

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Sheltering from Fani

Shelters designed by IIT Kharagpur House Fani Hit Thousands in Odisha India Today      Careers360       Indian Express    Telegraph    Jagran Josh As the extremely severe Cyclone Fani hit Odisha and Bengal, the grand old IIT  at Kharagpur has again turned out to have a not...

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Stronger Economy, Cleaner Waters

Economic Growth is Reducing Fecal Pollution of Groundwater in North India, says IIT Kharagpur Study Business Standard    The New Indian Express     NDTV A study by IIT Kharagpur researchers has connected the dots between the impact of economic growth reducing fecal coliform (FC) pathogens in groundwater which is a...

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The Social Salesperson

New Social Media Marketing Model developed by IIT Kharagpur Researchers Economic Times    Economic Times (Bangalore)    Economic Times (Delhi)    Economic Times (Kolkata) Researchers at IIT Kharagpur have developed a new marketing model for influencing sales on social media. While customer reviews play a critical factor in online sales...

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Happiness is here and now

The 2nd International Workshop on Happiness and Wellbeing at IIT Kharagpur looks into measures of happiness and ways to create it Times of India  Careers360 Is the Gallup poll a fair measure of happiness? Should generalities matter or cultural specificities while measuring happiness? How happy are the men in Khakhi?...