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IIT Kharagpur and University of Melbourne forms strategic partnership over MIPA

IIT Kharagpur and University of Melbourne forms strategic partnership over MIPA

IIT Kharagpur and The University of Melbourne continue to develop their strategic partnership through the Melbourne India Postgraduate Academy (MIPA), offering opportunities for research collaboration and engagement. Prof. V K Tewari, Director; Prof. Amit Patra, Deputy Director; Prof. Rintu Banerjee, Dean R&D and Prof. Debashish Chakravarty, Associate Dean, Alumni Affairs & International Relations welcomed the Melbourne team and discussed on the further areas of collaborations. A team from University of Melbourne visited IIT Kharagpur, to call for project proposals from engineering, IT, science, medicine, dentistry and health sciences to establish up to three pairs of supervisors (PIs), with each supervisory…
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Interweaving Anthropology, Science and Narrative of Climate Crisis

Interweaving Anthropology, Science and Narrative of Climate Crisis

Department of  Humanities and Social Sciences of IIT Kharagpur conducted an international conference on "Interweaving Anthropology, Science, and Narrative: Post-anthropocentric Mappings in the Era of Climate Crises," last week that saw the footfall of many eminent national and international academicians, experts, researchers and scholars. The conference was organised by Dr. Saswat Samay Das & Prof. Bhagirath Behera, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Kharagpur in association with Prof. Anton Kirchhofer & Dr. Anna Auguscik, University of Oldenburg, Germany and Dr. Ananya Roy Pratihar, Institute of Management and Information Science, Bhubaneswar, India. Dr. Anna Auguscik, Linguistics and Cultural Studies, Institute…
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“India is a land of IITs, especially IIT Kharagpur which is the mother of all IITs,” said Mahamohopadhyay Bhadreshdas Swami in the 73rd Foundation of the institute

“India is a land of IITs, especially IIT Kharagpur which is the mother of all IITs,” said Mahamohopadhyay Bhadreshdas Swami in the 73rd Foundation of the institute

The Foundation of a Family, that’s where it all began for IIT Kharagpur in 1951. The history of the IIT system dates back to 1946 when a committee was set up by Hon'ble Sir Jogendra Singh, Member of the Viceroy's Executive Council, Department of Education, Health and Agriculture to consider the setting up of Higher Technical Institutions for post war industrial development in India. The 22 member committee headed by Sri N.R. Sarkar recommended the establishment of four Higher Technical Institutions on the lines of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA. With the above recommendations the first Indian Institute of…
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IIT Kharagpur inks MoU with University of Edinburgh

IIT Kharagpur inks MoU with University of Edinburgh

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur signed a MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with the University of Edinburgh on shared academic collaboration in promoting teaching, education curriculum, research and service to the community. Prof. Neil Robertson, Dean International Partnerships, College of Science and Engineering, University of Edinburgh signed the MoU in the presence of his counterpart Prof. Jayanta Mukhopadhyay, Dean Outreach & Alumni Affairs, IIT Kharagpur in the institute campus. Prof. Jayanta Mukhopadhyay, Dean Outreach & Alumni Afffairs, IIT Kharagpur remarked, “This collaboration would orchestrate academic curriculum between both the universities in creating synergy with several academic and research facilities for the…
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