Tagged: IIT Kharagpur

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Lessons from Day 3

When it comes to placements, the Department does not matter, but the skills that students pick up at IIT Kharagpur do SBeating all conventional logic, which would expect the number of placements to go down steadily with each passing day, the figures at IIT Kharagpur show a consistently upward trend....

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Eye to the future

Nanomedicinal chemistry could help resolve critical health issues in future. Professor Swagata Dasgupta, Professor, Department of Chemistry, talks of how the Protein Chemistry Laboratory at IIT Kharagpur is moving towards this future Research in the Protein Chemistry Laboratory is aimed at an understanding of protein interactions with small molecules, other...

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Dance of the rain

A study by researchers at IIT Kharagpur and Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology shows how abrupt changes in the Indian monsoon during the last 900 years decided the course of human history in the subcontinent Reduced rainfall was among the factors that created multicentennial-scale drier conditions that may have contributed...

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The day of many victories

Children’s environmental concerns find voice at IIT Kharagpur’s Young Innovators Program 2019 Times of India,  NDTV,  Business Standard, The Week, Preptube.in, Hans India, Devdiscourse, College Dekho Greta Thunberg can take heart. The theme of ‘Energy and Environment’ received top billing at IIT Kharagpur’s Young Innovators Program 2019, with a majority of the participating school students electing...

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The show begins

Smiles, lots of curiosity, hope and some anxiety. IIT Kharagpur Young Innovators Program 2019 begins with this precious mix The IIT Kharagpur campus came alive today with the arrival of 32 teams of school children from all over India, as well as east and west Asia for the Young Innovators...

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What’s in my water?

A joint SPARC workshop by IIT Kharagpur and University of Melbourne identifies the key challenges to integrated urban water management Tomatoes grown with the contaminated water of the Varthur Lake of Bengaluru reach the nearby markets of the city every morning and are bought by unsuspecting city dwellers. Almost a...

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Dream Catcher

Professor Farrokh Mistree, distinguished alumnus of IIT KGP and L.A. Comp Chair at the University of Oklahoma, on dreams and learning “Farrokh’s passion is to have fun in providing an opportunity for highly motivated and talented people to learn how to define and achieve their dreams.” That is how University...

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Lighting up lives

The Micro Solar Dome project of IIT Kharagpur that is being implemented together with NBIRT will not only provide a cheap, clean energy source to the marginalized but also empower them Economic Times (Rise),  Economic Times (Energy World),  Business Standard,  Republic World,  Yahoo News, KGP Chronicle,  Odisha Post Although the government of India announced 100%...

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Taare Zameen Par

An evening with international students at the SRRF Lab, IIT Kharagpur Diwali was just round the corner when a galaxy of stars descended on the Structural Reliability and Research Facility (SRRF) Lab last Tuesday evening over mouth-watering snacks and a tête-à-tête with the International Relations Office of IIT Kharagpur. These...

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A composite approach

The Composites Group at IIT Kharagpur is working towards increasing the applicability of composites by an integrated approach to both the manufacturing and mechanics of composites, writes Prof. Atul Jain Had she known it, Greta Thunberg – the teenage Swedish environmental activist who has given up airline travel to cut...