Monthly Archive: September 2020

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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...