Tagged: IIT Kharagpur

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Chipping in

Students of IIT Kharagpur working with the Gopali Youth Welfare Society pool in their resources to rush both essential goods and protective gear to the underprivileged in Gopali and neighbouring gram panchayats Hindustan Times,  Indian Express,  The Telegraph,  Business Insider,  Outlook, NDTV,  India Today,  Yahoo News, Gadgets Now,  Republic The fight against Covid-19 is an...

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Different strokes

These are difficult times. Here’s now IIT Kharagpur’s students inside the campus are braving the odds “No two days are alike, nor even two hours, neither were there ever two leaves of a tree alike…” Sometimes, like times such as these, when the hours seem to collapse into one another...

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A fauji at heart

An account of Shib Sankar Das, Network Engineer (VC), Centre for Educational Technology, and one of the superstars leading the initiative of eLearning through online classroom at IIT KGP I had joined the Indian Air Force (IAF) on October 31, 1981, as an Airman after completing my high school. I...

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From waste to health

A joint research team, including a multidisciplinary team of researchers from IIT Kharagpur, use goat ear [bio-waste] to produce Collagen for cartilage regeneration therapy Covid-19 is the latest health threat for the aged. Arthritis has been their bane for a long time, affecting the elderly mostly due to inflammation, or...

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The power of small

Hype or no, Nanotechnology is here to stay, Prof. Chacko Jacob explained at the recently held Science Communication Conclave at IIT Kharagpur An innocuous looking pouch. But as you open it and place it on top of your knee that has been bothering you no end, a warmth emanates and...

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A changing world

A joint study by the Ranbir and Chitra Gupta School of Infrastructure Design and Management and the University of Leeds is trying to look into how Covid-19 might change social activities and travel patterns A national lockdown for 21 days. Work from home. Classes on Zoom. Shopping for essentials only...

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Bringing cheer

A team of three students from the Department of Architecture and Regional Planning of the Institute has clinched the first prize at the ‘National Competition for Students 2019 for the Best Innovative Use of Steel in Architecture’. The competition was organised by Institute for Steel Development & Growth. INSDAG, an...

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Public health concerns

‘Herd immunity’, a much discussed issue now the world over, and ‘R-naught’ (R0) – both the terms came up during a discussion on public health by Prof. Sangeeta Bhattacharya of the School of Medical Science and Technology, IIT Kharagpur. Prof. Bhattacharya, a double board certified physician in the US and...

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BES is the best

An Indo-Belgium SPARC workshop at IIT Kharagpur brought to the fore world-wide efforts to improve bioelectrochemical systems for wastewater treatment and bioenergy recovery In a remote boarding school in Kisoro, Uganda – the Seseme Girls’ School – lighted toilets had changed the way the girls lived. Around 86% of the...

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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...