Monthly Archive: July 2019

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Welcome aboard

At IIT Kharagpur, the week started with the Director, Prof. Sriman Kumar Bhattacharyya, delivering his welcome address to 1st year students and their parents at the Netaji auditorium. On the weekend, many of them had strolled through the campus, visiting the hostels and the other popular spots. The Director congratulated...

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It’s Time for Young Innovators

India Today    Economic Times     Business Standard    NDTV    Jagran Josh    Amar Ujala     Millenium Post     Indian Express     DataQuest    Jagran Josh (2) IIT Kharagpur has launched the Young Innovators Program 2019, a global science and technology competition empowering greenhorns to solve real-life challenges...

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Ways of being

Star Tribune Subbiah Ramalingam (1956/BTech/ME), Emeritus Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, passed away on February 9, 2019. Fondly called Dr Ram, or simply Ram, by his legions of admirers, friends and well-wishers, he enjoyed a distinguished career as a researcher and teacher, spanning...

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FRSC for Kgpian Praveen Linga

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 Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, National University of Singapore (NUS). He did his M.Tech. in Chemical...

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Smart Sensors for Smarter India @SIH2019

India Today    Millennium Post    The Week    Business Standard    Indian Express From life-saver to asset-tracker to theft-preventer, SIH 2019 Hardware edition at IIT Kharagpur witnessed prototype sensor development for a wide array of industrial challenges. 93 green horns from seven states participated in this week-long national competition...

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FRS for IIT KGP Alumnus

  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 and characterization, Nanobiotechnology, Materials for optics, sensors, coatings, fuel cells,...

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Learning through Hackathon

India Today      Careers 360     Outlook    The Quint     Business Standard    The Week     Silicon India     NDTV     Hindustan Times The week-long Hardware Edition of Smart India Hackathon 2019 started at IIT Kharagpur on July 8, 2019. 14 teams from 7 states,...

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Where there’s a will…

Careers360 An AI-based intelligent traffic control system could revolutionize traffic management in India. Already, the Delhi Traffic Police are mulling over the matter. At IIT Kharagpur, an undergraduate student team  -Bits n Bytes – presented an exhaustive model of such an AI system based on real time traffic feed and...

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My life, My time @IITKgp

Puran Dang (1959/B.Tech/CE/RP) is Founder and Senior Advisor at Minuteman Group LLC, Lexington, Massachusetts. He is also a respected community leader and founder of many organizations such as the first IIT Alumni Group in the world, and a founding team member of TIE-Boston. He is Chairman Emeritus of MIT Heritage...