Tagged: alumnus

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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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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...

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FRS for IIT KGP Alumnus

KGPian Sudipta Seal Elected Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry   India Today Dr. Sudipta Seal, an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur has been recently elected as the Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry for his contributions in the field of Chemical Sciences. Dr. Seal specializes in the areas of Nanomaterials processing...

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Kgpian@SCR

Alumnus K Siva Prasad Takes Charge of South Central Railway as Principal Chief Operations Manager Kgpian K Siva Prasad took charge as Principal Chief Operations Manager, South Central Railway on June 25, 2019. Prasad did M.Sc. in Applied Geology from the Dept. of  Geology and Geophysics at IIT Kharagpur in...

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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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In fond memory of Ranjan Khastgir

We are deeply saddened by the demise of our much respected and admired alumnus, Shiva Ranjan Khastgir (1957/BTech/ME/AZ). He passed away at home in Kolkata, surrounded by his family, on March 18, 2019. Lovingly referred as ‘Khasta’ by his friends, many of whom continued to be in close touch with...

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Gone too soon

His alma mater and a large part of the world will miss Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya’s wisdom, able guidance and enduring friendship There are not too many who can act as a bridge across peoples, cultures, disciplines, institutions and vocations  – all at the same time. Lord Sushanta Kumar Bhattacharyya was...

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Alumnus Honours Former Faculty

Prof. A S Davis honoured with Chair Professorship by IIT KGP Alumnus Who Was Prof. A S Davis? It was 1965 . . . few pairs of eyes rolled watching a boy being grabbed by his neck from his room D-231 at RK Hall, by a Professor and taken to...

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Alumnus to Donate USD 1 Million for Academy of Leadership at IIT KGP

Economic Times    Hindustan Times   Indian Express  Financial Express   Business Standard   Jagran Josh  NDTV  The Week IIT KGP is all set to establish India’s first of its kind Academy of Leadership envisioning the advancement of education. The academy intends to develop innovative programmes combining the core curricula in science and engineering disciplines with philosophy,...