Tagged: alumni

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The Summit it is!

Kgpian Romil Barthwal scales the top of the World – Mt. Everest IIT Kharagpur alumnus Romil Barthwal has achieved the highest frontier of mountaineering – Mount Everest. He scaled the Himalayan heights along with his 14-member team this Summer. Trekker and impact maker he is an endurance runner by passion...

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IEI Young Engineering Award for Kgpian

Alumnus Dr. Sneha Gautam awarded for research contribution to Environmental Engineering Alumnus Sneha Gautam has been conferred the IEI Young Engineering Award 2019 – 20 by the Institution of Engineers (India), in recognition of his contribution to the field of Environmental Engineering. Dr. Gautam completed his PhD in 2015 from...

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Remembering Indramohan Asthana

“My buildings will be my legacy…they will speak for me long after I’m gone,” Julia Morgan, world famous architect, had said after a long and prolific career. Her sentiment would have been echoed by Indramohan Asthana, a much admired alumnus of IIT Kharagpur and a renowned architect. We are deeply...

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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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Shape of water

Vijay Kiyawat, KGPian and renowned water-colourist, talks to KGPChronicle about his art, some long cherished memories and ‘giving back’ “Wherever you are is the entry point” – Kabir We don’t know if Vijay Kiyawat (1967/BTech/ME/NH) came across these words of Kabir, the great mystical poet and saint. But the trajectory...

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That’s what friends are for

TAAB, or the Bangalore chapter of IITKGP’s alumni network, is playing a major role in the Institute’s outreach efforts. Here’s how… While inaugurating the Nagpur Alumni chapter in March, Dean, Alumni Affairs, Prof. Subrata Chattopadhyay, talked about the hub-and-spoke model of Alumni connectivity. “If the two major Alumni foundations (of...

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The DJ Has Arrived

Kgpian Dhananjay Collur releases his maiden music album Kgpians are known for their dynamic talents beyond being technologists, researchers, corporate leaders, administrators. While some choose the offbeat career, some go with a balance between the two worlds of an IITian’s career as well as pursuing their passion in other creative...

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Breakfast with Ron

Ron Gupta was on campus recently to coordinate the forthcoming Golden Reunion of the Batch of 1970. We catch up with him on the goings-on At the Distinguished Service award ceremony at IIT Kharagpur in January 2019, Prof. Partha Pratim Chakrabarti, Director, IIT Kharagpur, laid bare a fact that should...