Category: Alumni

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Tech4Bharat

Prof. V K Tewari, Director, IIT Kharagpur shares his vision on technology development for common man at the strategic conclave Tech4Bharat organised by PAN IIT Alumni India PAN IIT Alumni India (PIAI) recently organised Tech4Bharat, a strategic conclave aimed at synergy between policy and technology and review and realignment of the current...

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IITKGP researcher wins DAAD PRIME fellowship

Congratulations to Sumana Ghosh, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Technical University Munich, for winning the DAAD PRIME fellowship! Sumana completed her PhD from IIT Kharagpur from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering in 2019 and is an experienced researcher with a demonstrated history...

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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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Marching Towards a Smart Campus

The Ranbir and Chitra Gupta School of Infrastructure Design and Management helps IIT Kharagpur develop a SMART campus Indian Express,  Edexlive Keeping up with the Government of India’s call to develop Smart cities, the Ranbir and Chitra Gupta School of Infrastructure Design and Management is not only developing the necessary...

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The Good, The Bad and The Unknown

Another IITian turns author. And Raj Tilak Roushan is quite an unusual IITian. An award-winning police officer, RTR, as he is known, spent five years in the private sector, both in India and abroad, after graduating from IIT Kharagpur, then got tired of “working to make rich people richer”, and...

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Republic Day Honours

Two alumni and a faculty member from IIT Kharagpur have been conferred top awards by the NRI Welfare Society of India. Sundeep Mukherjee (B.Tech./MM/1998) Alumnus Dr. Sundeep Mukherjee has been named the recipient of the Hind Rattan Award, one of the highest Indian diasporic awards granted to non-resident Indians by...

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The Incredible 1970s and Spring Fest

Colourful festoons, huge sponsor banners and flags decked up the entire campus last weekend. Makeshift ‘pandals’ popped up and an air of festivity hung around. Students scurried across different venues. They had spent sleepless nights for weeks. It was that time of the year when students from all over India...

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An incredible moment

Times of India   India Education Diary Close to 150 members of the Batch of 1970, together with their spouses celebrated their 50th graduation anniversary at IIT Kharagpur recently in a grand celebration titled the ‘Golden 2020 Reunion’ (from Jan 24-26). Batch members congregated from all over the world to commemorate...

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From the heart

Prof.Damodar Acharya, alumnus and former Director of IIT Kharagpur, was the invited guest of the Director, Prof. V.K. Tewari, at the 17th Annual Alumni Meet. He participated in the brainstorming session with three other former directors to contemplate on the future of the Institute. Prof. Acharya has decided to pay...

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The many ways of ‘giving’

A warm smile playing on her lips, Sushmita Sur of the 1980 batch made an unusual disclosure at the interactive session, “Be the change-maker”, at the 17th Annual Alumni Meet. Her daughter had just joined the faculty at the Institute’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering. “There are different ways...