"Arvind & Renu Jain Chair in Medical Science & Technology" established at IIT-KGP

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Arvind Jain ('69) and his wife Renu have established a Chair in the School of Medical Science and Technology (SMST) at IIT Kharagpur. This Chair will recognize, and reward selected faculty members in the position of Full Professor in SMST and additionally, at the discretion of the Director of the Institute, the Chair may be offered for a one-, two-, or three-year term to a new faculty member joining SMST from outside IIT Kharagpur. You can read more about this award in the newsletter article below. Thank you to Arvind and Renu for setting up this Chair for the advancement of the School of Medical Science and Technology at IIT-Kharagpur!

                                                                                                                       

Due to rising Covid cases, the Annual Alumni Meet, celebrating the IIT-KGP batches of 1971, 1972, 1981, 1982, 1996, and 1997 has been postponed. The tentative date(s) of reschedule are March 10-13, 2022.

                                                                                                                      

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Ongoing: Saturday Manufacturing Talks, presented by the Centre of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing Technology at IIT- Kharagpur This week's speaker is Anandaroop Bhattacharya ('97) from IIT Kharagpur

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

February 4-6, 2022: Purvodaya, VGSoM B-School Festival

February 27, 2022: PanIIT USA webinar, "Preventing and Reversing Chronic Diseases Naturally"

March 10-13, 2022: 18th Annual Alumni Meet--Celebrating the IIT-KGP Batches of 1971, 1972, 1981, 1982, 1996, 1997

If you have an event  you would like to add to the calendar, please send an email with details to info@iitkgpfoundation.org.

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"Arvind & Renu Jain Chair in Medical Science & Technology" established at IIT-KGP

Arvind ('69) and Renu Jain have donated a significant amount to establish the "Arvind & Renu Jain Chair in Medical Science & Technology" at IIT-Kharagpur.

Dr. Dilip Shahani ('73) conferred with Padma Shri Award 2022

Dr. Dilip Shahani ('73) has been conferred with the esteemed Padma Shri Award 2022 for his contributions to the field of education in India.

IIT-KGP's Prof. Abhijit Mukherjee elected to join the council of the Geological Society of America

IIT-KGP Professor of Geology and Geophysics, Abhijit Mukherjee, has been elected to join the council of the Geological Society of America (GSA). In the Society's 134-year history, he is the first South Asian councilor in its 12-month council.

Dr. Nirni Kumar Memorial Best Student Award

The Dr. Nirni Kumar Memorial Best Student Award was instituted by Dr. Kumar's wife in his honor and will support the graduating B.Tech student with the highest CGPA overall from the Dept. of OE & NA.

Param Shakti Supercomputer used to simulate COVID-19 Transmission

Prof. Sandeep Saha of IITKGP's Department of Aerospace Engineering, his students at KGP, and a number of collaborators at other top universities have performed a high-end simulation of COVID-19 Transmission.

You're Invited to "Saturday Manufacturing Talks", This week's speaker is Anandaroop Bhattacharya

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

NEHRU HALL KA TEMPO

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.

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!

Sri Bandyopadhyay ('68) composes and sings song on Devi Saraswati (Mother Bani)

The Singing Professor, Sri Bandyopadhyay ('68), has composed sang, and studio recorded a song about Devi Saraswati (Mother Bani). You can listen to it in this article.

Register for IIT Kharagpur-AlmaConnect

The IIT-KGP Office of Alumni Affairs has shifted their alumni website to a new platform, hosted by Alma Connect. Make sure to get registered!

Employer Matching Gift Programs

If you've donated to the IITKGP Foundation, you may be able to double your donation! We're here to help you with the process!

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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