Nanotechnology

IIT Kharagpur and Indian Navy joins forces to drive innovation through research partnership

IIT Kharagpur and Indian Navy joins forces to drive innovation through research partnership

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur and Indian Navy signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 20th March, 2024 at Naval Headquarters, New Delhi, symbolizing their commitment to promote technology development, innovative solutions and joint R&D. Rear Admiral K Srinivas, Asst. Chief of Materiel (Dockyard & Refit) at Naval Headquarters and Prof. Rintu Banerjee, Dean, R&D, IIT Kharagpur signed the MoU in the august presence of Prof. Virendra Kumar Tewari, Director of IIT Kharagpur.  MoU signing with Indian Navy : New Delhi The spheres of studies include propulsion systems, systems and controls, instrumentation and sensors, industrial engineering and operational research, nanotechnology…
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GYTI Award for IIT Kharagpur’s Clean Energy Research

GYTI Award for IIT Kharagpur’s Clean Energy Research

Graphics: Suman Sutradhar Hindustan Times Financial Express Economic Times (Energy) Moneycontrol Indian Express Dainik Jagran News18 Hindi India Today The Week     NDTV The Tribune RepublicWorld Outlook Researchers from IIT Kharagpur have been conferred the Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Awards 2020 have been awarded for their work in the area of energy efficiency. Prof. Suman Chakraborty, Prof. Partha Saha and Dr. Aditya  Bandopadhyay, from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, have been awarded for their work "Electrical Power Generation from Wet Textile". While Prof. Sunando Dasgupta and his team from the Department of Chemical Engineering, have been awarded for their work…
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The power of small

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 spreads to your aching joint. This is ‘Heat Pax’, the “Air activated body warmer”, as the label says. [1] Inside though, a marvellous chemistry is at work. The airtight wrapper of this pack contains fine iron particles combined with vermiculite (a form of clay which holds water) and carbon or…
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