Monthly Archive: September 2019

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Every Frame Has a Story

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 was 6:05 pm by the clock. Shyamal Biswas – the name was synonymous with photography, in the campus. He is an...

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Agenda for the future

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 to create a “3D cell culture microenviroment” to investigate the proliferation and migration of cancer cells. The information was given to the audience by...

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Facebook Awards IIT KGP’s AI Research

Indian Express       Financial Express        The Week        Times Now           Hindustan Times         NDTV           Business Standard Animesh Mukherjee, Associate Professor at the Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Kharagpur has been selected for the...

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Going forward

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 Kharagpur between September 24-27 by the Rubber Technology Centre of the Institute. He spoke to...

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Gone in a flash?

It is that time of the year. The beginning of a string of festival months that keep both online and offline stores busy. It is also that time when customers are most likely to be wooed with online flash sales (OFS) that give them the opportunity to purchase goods at...

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Circle of reason

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 raised questions about the severe dearth of women in leadership positions or their difficulties in the workplace, but...

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New ways of using science

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 of Humanities and Social Sciences of IIT Kharagpur, could not have missed this obvious conclusion. The...

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Get Electric Power from Your Wet Clothes

India Today    Economic Times EnergyWorld     Careers360     DownToEarth    Hindustan Times     The Statesman     Dataquest      Times Now      The Free Press Journal       The New Indian Express (edex LIVE)       Millennium Post      The Hitavada     The Asian...

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Deshla hits the road

India Today,  Economic Times, Livemint,  Financial Express, Times of India,  Better India, The Quint,  Business Standard,  The Week,   NDTV,  Amar Ujala, Odisha TV  Bhaskar Live,  Outlook, The Telegraph,  News 18 Bangla, Hindustan Times,  Money Control,  India Times,  INC42,  Indian Express, Anhui Hotline,  IANS, Lokmat, CanIndia, Urban Transport News 10TV  Swarajya  IIT Kharagpur lived up to...

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The Summit it is!

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 and has done many half, full and ultra-marathons and several other adventure...