IIT Kharagpur Foundation Trustees bestowed Life Fellow Awards

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 Asoke Deysarkar and Puran Dang, IIT Kharagpur Foundation Trustees, will be bestowed Life Fellow awards at the Convocation this month. Additionally, Prof. Biswa Nath Chatterjee, Shri Gopal Rajgarhia, and Prof. Sadhan Kumar De were awarded Life Fellowship also. Congratulations to all on this highest honor!

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Ongoing: Saturday Manufacturing Talks, presented by the Centre of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing Technology at IIT- Kharagpur This week's speaker is Supriyo Ganguly from Cranfield University

Ongoing: Apply for CEP (Continuing Education Program) Courses at IIT-Kharagpur

January 13-16, 2022: 18th Annual Alumni Meet--Celebrating the IIT-KGP Batches of 1981, 1982, 1996, 1997

February 1-4, 2022: National Symposium on Cryogenics and Superconductivity 28

February 19-21, 2021: Spring Fest 2022

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IIT-Kharagpur announces Life Fellow Awardees for 2021

Director VK Tewari has announced the winners of IIT-Kharagpur's 2021 Life Fellow Awards!

IIT-KGP Deputy Director, Prof. Sriman Kumar Bhattacharyya, bags NASI Fellowship

Deputy Director, Prof. Sriman Kumar Bhattacharyya was recently elected as the Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences India (NASI) 2021.

First time ever "Lifetime Achievement Award" given to Prof. M A Ramlu

IIT-KGP's Prof. M A Ramlu was recently given the first time ever awarded "Lifetime Achievement Award" from IIT-Kharagpur.

You're Invited to "Saturday Manufacturing Talks": This week's speaker is Supriyo Ganguly

The Centre of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing Technology of IIT-Kharagpur has kicked off a year-long webinar megaevent titled, Saturday Manufacturing Talks.


A 2021 Project by IIT-Kharagpur Alumni from Nehru Hall to modernize Nehru Hall of Residence with modern day amenities, while still keeping the charm and characteristics of when it was first opened.

Nation Building in Action: How An IIT Alumni Contributed to India's Internet Story

Bijendra K. Syngal ('62), returned to India in the early 1990s to take up the reins of the Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited (VSNL).

IIT-Kharagpur's Prof. Suman Chakraborty awarded Rajib Goyal Prize for Young Scientists

Prof. Suman Chakraborty from IIT-KGP's Department of Mechanical Engineering, and one of the lead researchers on the COVIRAP testing kit developed at KGP, was recently awarded the Rajib Goyal Prize for Young Scientist.

IIT-Kharagpur Launches Machine Learning Course for Agriculture

IIT-KGP's Department of Agricultural and Food Engineering has launched a 12-week free online course called "Machine Learning for Soil and Crop Management".

Own Your Hall Room

The IIT-Kharagpur Office of Alumni Affairs has kicked off a campaign that allows you to have your hall room named after you for perpetuity for modernizing its infrastructure--OWN YOUR HALL ROOM!

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Upcoming Events for IIT-KGP

Ongoing: Saturday Manufacturing Talks, presented by the Centre of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing Technology at IIT-Kharagpur
Ongoing: Apply for CEP (Continuing Education Program) Courses at IIT-Kharagpur


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