Shreyoshi Ghosh

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Making Sanskrit Accessible through AI-based Text Processing

Making Sanskrit Accessible through AI-based Text Processing

Researchers at IIT Kharagpur are making Sanskrit accessible with their Artificial Intelligence-based system for processing Sanskrit texts There has been a renewed interest in Sanskrit since the announcement of NEP 2020. Various academic institutions both at school education as well as higher education are adopting various approaches for improving the reach of the language through training programs, research and outreach initiatives. While various digital resources have improved the accessibility and use of world languages and even regional languages, Sanskrit presents unique challenges in automated computational processing. In addition to the sheer volume and diversity, both stylistic and chronological, found in…
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IIT Kharagpur Wins the CoreNet Global Academic Challenge 6.0

IIT Kharagpur Wins the CoreNet Global Academic Challenge 6.0

A team of four undergraduate students from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur emerged as winners at the CoreNet Global Academic Challenge 6.0, sponsored by Cushman and Wakefield, KI and IA: Interior Architects. The team comprised of Siddhant Samarth (Third Year Undergraduate, Department of Civil Engineering), Pratim Majumdar (Third Year Undergraduate, Department of Chemical Engineering), Rishita Raj (Second Year Undergraduate, Department of Mechanical Engineering) and Utkarsh Agrawal (Third Year Undergraduate, Department of Manufacturing Science and Engineering), and were guided by Prof. Jenia Mukherjee (Department of Humanities and Social Sciences). The team from IIT Kharagpur was one of the four teams…
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IIT Kharagpur Spreading Health Awareness through Live Folk Art Performance

IIT Kharagpur Spreading Health Awareness through Live Folk Art Performance

Albert Einstein had once said, “If you can't explain it to a six-year-old, you don't understand it yourself.” But the challenge of scientists, health workers and the administrative machinery, involved in communicating health awareness and promoting the adoption of new health habits, to large segments of people with varying levels of education and exposure remains an arduous task. In a diverse country like India which has close to 65% of the population living in a rural or semi-urban setup, 30% population devoid of literacy in addition to significant school drop-out rates, rural health communication, particularly in the pandemic situation, demanded novel…
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IIT Kharagpur and The University of Manchester Launch Dual Doctoral Programme

IIT Kharagpur and The University of Manchester Launch Dual Doctoral Programme

IIT Kharagpur and The University of Manchester are pleased to announce the launch of a dual award PhD programme which represents the next phase of our strategic partnership. This will serve to consolidate and build on existing research collaborations across a number of thematic areas including environmental geochemistry, biomaterials and Industry 4.0. Students will be jointly recruited and spend time in both Manchester and Kharagpur, benefiting from the expertise, facilities and infrastructure of two globally renowned institutions. The programme, launching this July, will be open to IIT and IISc graduates from India during its initial phase.  Successful candidates will be…
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Studying Plastic Pollution in the Ganga with National Geographic

Studying Plastic Pollution in the Ganga with National Geographic

Ganga, the life source of Northern and Eastern India is a prominent area of study by researchers from diverse disciplines, a key among them is the environment. In 2019, the National Geographic Society organized the expedition "Sea to Source: Ganges" to scientifically document plastic waste in the Ganges watershed and support holistic and inclusive solutions. A proud partner in this women scientists-led expedition was IIT Kharagpur along with the Isabela Foundation, University of Dhaka, the Wildlife Institute of India, and Wild Team Bangladesh. Researchers and students from an environment-focused group at the Dept. of Civil Engineering, IIT Kharagpur participated in…
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IIT Kharagpur Alumni and their Families Set up Over ₹ 2 Crore Student Grant

IIT Kharagpur Alumni and their Families Set up Over ₹ 2 Crore Student Grant

IIT Kharagpur has instituted eight new student grants for the upcoming Autumn semester scheduled to begin in August 2021. The Institute has received generous grants from eight alumni and their families who have come forward to support the students on merit-cum-means scholarships and merit-based awards towards their academics and research.  The grants are collectively valued at around ₹ 2.25 crore for funding of undergraduate and postgraduate students across the departments of Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering, Healthcare, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering. A virtual MoU was signed with the donating alumni and their families…
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Saturday Manufacturing Talks by CoE in Advanced Manufacturing Technology

Saturday Manufacturing Talks by CoE in Advanced Manufacturing Technology

The Centre of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing Technology of IIT Kharagpur is conducting a mega event titled "SATURDAY MANUFACTURING TALKS". Join Online Every Saturday, from 8:30 to 9:30 pm IST https://iitkharagpur.webex.com/iitkharagpur/j.php?MTID=m00ba321c9f62cf6aeb29a33edab1b210 It is planned to be a year-long series of webinars on topics of advanced manufacturing. It will stress the need for an industry-academia collaboration perspective. The topics include but not limited to : - Robotics, Automation, and Use of AI and ML in manufacturing - Simulation in manufacturing - Specialty materials in manufacturing - Additive manufacturing - AI in Supply Chain - Design of Experiments in engineering Watch Video…
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For the Women By the Women – Celebration of International Women’s Day

For the Women By the Women – Celebration of International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day was observed around the globe to celebrate women’s empowerment. At IIT Kharagpur a three-day program was organized to bring to light the achievements and talents of the ladies on campus who have been icons for other women on the campus. Several of them have adopted various self-employment professions or pursued their hobbies to become financially independent, others have been instrumental in offering their services for social upliftment, while there have been another group of ladies who promote healthy living and support the campus community.  To highlight their flair in diverse areas a range of events were organized.…
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This School at IIT Kharagpur is Upgrading Quality and Reliability for Indian Industries

This School at IIT Kharagpur is Upgrading Quality and Reliability for Indian Industries

“Quality combines people power and process power .  .  . The costs of poor quality are tangible; they will cost you customers and money, and ultimately affect the success of your business" ~ Subir Chowdhury, Quality Guru, Distinguished Alumnus Awardee India has taken a giant step towards upgrading its manufacturing operations to Industry 4.0 and transforming into an industrial hub. As industry-oriented research, product development and IP transfer are being intensified across a wide range of advanced manufacturing, an important aspect for the industry to address is now the quality of people and process which thereby would lead to optimal product…
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IIT Kharagpur Among Top 50 in QS Subject Rank 2021

IIT Kharagpur Among Top 50 in QS Subject Rank 2021

IIT Kharagpur has been featured among the Top 50 in QS Subject Rank 2021. IIT Kharagpur has been ranked among the top 50 in Mineral & Mining Engineering [44] while emerging as India’s top-ranking institution in the field of Agriculture & Forestry.  The disciplines of Electrical & Electronic Engineering have featured among the top 100 as well [Ranked 92]. It has been ranked second in the country in the disciplines including Mineral & Mining Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Economics & Econometrics and Statistics & Operational Research. Further, the Institute has been ranked among India’s top five in the disciplines including Engineering…
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