Monthly Archive: February 2020

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Bridging the divide

A novel Science Communication Conclave at IIT Kharagpur tries to bridge the gap between the scientific community and the media to pave the way for better news dissemination February 28 was the day C.V. Raman went to the media to disclose to the world his discovery of the ‘Raman effect’. What...

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The Cop from Kgp

Ashish Tiwari, IPS, Senior Superintendent of Police, Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh and IIT Kharagpur alumnus has been conferred the Director General of Police (DGP), UttarPradesh (UP), Commendation Disc (Gold), 2020 and gfiles Awards 2019 for good governance and Smart e-Police innovation. Ashish graduated from IIT Kharagpur in 2007 with B.Tech. and...

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Advancing Industrial Workforce

IIT Kharagpur’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centre Creating Nexgen Workforce for India’s Manufacturing Industry The Centre of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing Technology at IIT Kharagpur organized a five-day training programme on Computer Numerical Control (CNC) for industry professionals and technicians. The Centre, which was set up with support from the Department...

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Reaching Out to Rural Community

IIT Kharagpur Reaches out to Village Youth at the Agri Food Expo 2020 for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship in Rural Technologies with contributions from Guru Sanjeev Kumar The Dept. of Agriculture & Food Engineering organized the Agri Food Expo 2020 during February 14-16, 2020, under the Unnat Bharat Abhiyan programme...

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Leading the Emerging Economies Ranking

IIT Kharagpur Ranked 32nd Globally and 2nd in India in Times Higher Education Emerging Economies Ranking 2020, Jumps 24 Places Outlook      The Week       Business Standard     NDTV    Financial Express     Times of India IIT Kharagpur has been ranked 32nd in the Times Higher Education Emerging...

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The evolving grammar of healthcare

The Clinical Biomarkers Discovery Laboratory at IIT Kharagpur is actively involved in using the newly emerged field of metabolomics, which is capable of providing biological end-point markers of the cellular processes that occur as a result of disease. The lab focuses on the use of metabolomics for comprehensive identification of...

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Celebrating the ‘Macromolecule’

It was in 1920 that Hermann Staudinger, the legendary German organic chemist, proposed the concept of ‘macromolecules’. Since then macromolecules have revolutionized the materials sciences and biosciences and supported the rapid growth of the plastics industry. It is not without surprise that the Rubber Technology Centre of IIT Kharagpur, which...

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New Repurposed Drugs & Methodology Identified by IIT Kharagpur Researchers

India Today,  Times Now,  Millennium Post.  Outlook,  Can India,  The Week   Headlines Today    Hans India Daiji World Researchers from the School of Medical Science & Technology at IIT Kharagpur have identified new drug repurposing candidates for induction of fetal hemoglobin to treat beta-thalassemia patients Blood disorders or hemoglobinopathies such...

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Round India Winners

IIT Kharagpur Students among the Winners of India Finals of CFA Institute Research Challenge 2019-2020 A five-member student team from IIT Kharagpur has qualified for the Asia Pacific round of the CFA Institute Research Challenge 2019-2020. Along with IIM Ahmedabad and IIFT Delhi, the team from IIT Kharagpur have been...

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What’s Heating India?

Green-less Urbanization leading to India’s Heat Islands Economic Times        The Week          News 18           Prabhat Khabar             Hindustan Times        The Republic World        The Hindu           Indian Express ...