Monthly Archive: September 2020

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Internationalization Post NEP 2020

Global Experts to Deliberate on India as the Global Destination for Higher Education post-NEP 2020 IIT Kharagpur Alumni Foundation (India) in partnership with IIT Kharagpur is organizing an International Webinar on October 9-10, 2020, titled ‘India: The Global Destination for Higher Education (Post NEP 2020 Scenario)’. The webinar which will...

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Moment of Pride

It is a moment of pride for IIT Kharagpur with two back-to-back honours for the Institute’s faculty member and alumnus. Dr. Abhijit Mukherjee, Associate Professor at the Dept. of Geology and Geophysics and the School of Environmental Science and Engineering has been selected for the prestigious award ‘Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar...

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IIT KGP Study Proposes Pandemic Waste Management Policy

IIT Kharagpur Study Proposes Solid Waste Management Policy to Counter Environmental Crisis during Pandemic Covid-19 is impacting our daily lives in an unprecedented way, with one of the major impacts being on waste management programs across the world. While reduced economic activities due to COVID-19 have certainly made air and...

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Director speaks at IIT BHU NEP Webinar

Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi and Shiksha Sanskriti Utthan Nyas, New Delhi jointly organized a webinar recently titled “Role of Indian Institutes of Technology in Implementation of National Education Policy 2020: Challenges and Opportunities”. [Watch Live].  Here is a report by Prof. P.K.Mishra from IIT(BHU) Varanasi, convenor...

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AI to Detect How Safe is Your Drinking Water

Researchers from IIT Kharagpur have developed an AI-based prediction model for  detecting Arsenic pollution in drinking water Arsenic has been a menace in Eastern India especially along the banks of the Ganga for almost two decades now, putting millions of people at severe health risk. Researchers have been studying the...

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INAE Honours

The Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) has honoured four faculty members from IIT Kharagpur for their contributions in various fields of Engineering. Prof. M M Ghangrekar, Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Prof. Sudip Mishra, Professor, Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering and Prof. Soumitra Paul, Professor, Dept. of Mechanical...

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New AI Diagnostics for Lung Diseases

AI and IoT based Diagnostic Device for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases developed by IIT Kharagpur Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a common chronic respiratory disease caused by exposure to harmful gases and particulate matters, with a high health burden on the country’s healthcare services and society. For long, the...

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Study Reveals Southward Shift of Precipitation Extremes over South Asia

Has your monsoon experience across India changed over the years? The reason could be blamed on shifts in the spatio-temporal pattern of monsoon. In a recent study published in Scientific Reports by Nature Publishing Group, IIT Kharagpur researchers reveal that the pattern of monsoon and daily extreme rainfall is changing...