Category: Research @ IITKgp

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AI4ICPS Setting Pace for India’s Transition to Smart Industry Hub

IIT Kharagpur is all set to transform the nation’s industrial sector with scalable application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) in Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) under the National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems (NM-ICPS). The Institute has recently set up a special purpose vehicle, the IIT Kharagpur AI4ICPS I...

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Cucumber Peels for Ecofriendly Food Packaging

Are you throwing away the cucumber peels after preparing your salad? You may soon have them back in your kitchen as the eco-friendly packaging material for food items. IIT Kharagpur researchers have developed cellulose nanocrystals from cucumber peels with high cellulose content, compared to other peel wastes, which can be...

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IIT Kharagpur Researchers Feature Among World’s Top 2%

Several faculty members from IIT Kharagpur have been featured in a recent article by a famous analyst group of Stanford University published in the journal of PLOS Biology. The article has ranked top scientists inclusive from various disciplines worldwide by normalizing all publication data across fields, which is inclusive of...

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Student Researchers Conferred GYTI Awards

Doctoral and MS students from IIT Kharagpur have bagged four awards under different categories at the Gandhian Young Technological Innovation (GYTI) Awards 2020. In the award ceremony held on November 05, 2020, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Hon’ble Union Minister, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Science and Technology & Earth Sciences...

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IIT Kharagpur to set stage for Centre for Indian Knowledge System

Shiksha Mantri Announces Setting up of Centre of Excellence for Indian Knowledge System at IIT Kharagpur at the inaugural ceremony of an international webinar Shiksha Mantri Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank announced the Centre of Excellence for Indian Knowledge System to be set up at IIT Kharagpur. Inaugurating the international webinar...

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How safe is your tea in a paper cup?

IIT Kharagpur Research Gives Evidence of Microplastic Pollution in the Hot Liquid Consumed from Disposable Paper Cups With the current crusade against single-use plastic, disposable paper cups are on the rise especially for consuming water and hot beverages. But even these cups are not without peril. Recent research by IIT...

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Bharata Tirtha – IKS Webinar

International Webinar by IIT Kharagpur on Indian Knowledge Systems to Explore Revival of Indian Scientific Heritage Studies  in Technical Institutes IIT Kharagpur is organizing an international webinar on Indian Knowledge Systems from November 6-8, 2020. Titled Bharata Tirtha after Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore poem, the webinar aims to trace the philosophical...

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Tech Mission for Clean Ganga

IIT Kharagpur has geared up with a large array of projects for the Ganga Utsav organized by the National Mission for Clean Ganga from November 2-4, 2020. The Institute which is working closely with the Govt. of India in this project, has taken pioneering initiatives in areas such as wastewater...

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Stepping up Industry 4.0 Manufacturing

Novel Industry 4.0 Technology Jointly Developed by IIT Kharagpur and TCS to Set New Trends in India’s Advanced Manufacturing Sector In an industrial collaboration with Tata Consultancy Services, IIT Kharagpur has developed novel Industry 4.0 technology for remotely controlled factory operations and real-time quality correction during industrial production.  At this...

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ICMR Certifies IIT Kharagpur’s COVID19 Testing Technology

IIT Kharagpur’s COVIRAP – Novel Technology of COVID-19 Test Gets ICMR Certification This new testing method implements a highly reliable & accurate molecular diagnostic procedure, conducted in an ultra-low-cost portable device unit & costs only around Rs. 500 per test. ‘COVIRAP,’ the diagnostic machine developed by IIT Kharagpur researchers, has...