Tagged: IIT Kharagpur

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Driving force

Alumni-funded Chair professorships and faculty excellence awards are helping the faculty push the frontiers of research Recruiting, encouraging and retaining talent becomes imperative for the success of an educational institution of the stature of IIT Kharagpur, recognized already as an Institution of Eminence. Chair Professorships are critical to this exercise....

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Taking charge

Two student participants at the recent international conference on polymer science (APSRT) at IIT Kharagpur highlighted the importance of innovation to combat the plastic menace The International Conference on Advances in Polymer Science and Rubber Technology (APSRT) at IIT Kharagpur, organized by the Rubber Technology Centre from September 24-27, discussed...

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Water, Water Everywhere!

IIT Kharagpur hosts the 35th Inter IIT Aquatics Meet 2019 The water babies of IIT Kharagpur dived in and swam out with medals, leaving Dhanbad and Roorkee behind them. With tough competition from their Madras and Bombay counterparts, the swimmers gave their best performance, proving their nerves of steel, during...

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Towards a Greener, Cleaner World

An Inter-School Poster and Model / Prototype Competition organized by Vision Prabaho – a team of campus green evangelists from IIT Kharagpur Sarve bhavantu sukhinaḥ; Sarve santu nirāmayāḥ Sarve bhadrāṇi paśyantu; Mā kashchit duḥkha bhāgbhavet ‘May all be prosperous and happy, May all be free from illness, May all see...

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Every Frame Has a Story

IIT Kharagpur boasts of some exceptional talents under its umbrella. It’s time to bring out the lesser-known side of its residents The office door creaked open and in walked a gentleman in a pink-purple striped shirt and grey trousers, with his laptop bag hung from over his right shoulder. It...

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Agenda for the future

The International Conference on Advances in Polymer Science and Rubber Technology (APSRT) at IIT Kharagpur discussed new trends and new possibilities in the field Natural biopolymers made from silk, chitosan, collagen, gelan gum are now not only used to make scaffolds for tissue engineering, but they can also be used...

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Going forward

Prof. Tony McNally of WMG talks about Lord Bhattacharyya and WMG’s collaboration with IIT Kharagpur Professor Tony McNally, Director- International Institute for Nanocomposites Manufacturing; Director-National Polymer Processing Centre of WMG, was the Chief Guest at the International Conference on Advances in Polymer Science and Technology (APSRT) being held at IIT...

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Gone in a flash?

A joint study by the Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIM Indore and Beedie School of Business shows that with some care, e-tailers can retain the loyalty of opportunistic customers who try to make a killing from online flash sales It is that time of the year. The beginning of...

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Circle of reason

IIT Kharagpur’s ‘Lean In’ Chapter is encouraging women to create change both at a personal and community level It has been six years since Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, published her landmark book, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, and stirred the hornet’s nest. She not only...

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New ways of using science

What a recent international dissemination workshop at IIT Kharagpur on qualitative methods for research taught participants How important is the skill of listening in research? Plenty. Anyone who attended this week’s International dissemination workshop on ‘Qualitative methods for Research in Socially Inclusive and Sustainable Agricultural Intensification’, organized by the Department...