Surojit Chatterjee ('97) appointed CPO of Coinbase

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Dear Reader,

Meet Coinbase CPO, Surojit Chatterjee ('97), who has built core products at Google and Flipkart

Chatterjee, who serves as the CPO of Coinbase, looks at overall product and technology strategy for the global crypto exchange.


IITKGP Foundation USA News:
Congratulations to Asoke Deysarkar, who was recently elected as the new President of the IITKGP Foundation USA. Asoke is a Distinguished Alumnus, Life Fellow, and 1971 graduate of IIT Kharagpur.
A big thank you to Ron (Ranbir) Gupta ('70) for his service in the role of President of the Foundation. He was recently elected as the President of PanIIT USA.
Kudos to both Asoke and Ron! We thank you for your dedication to your alma mater and PanIIT USA.



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Make sure to submit any pictures you have of "KGPians Getting Together" either socially or for KGP related events. We will share them in an upcoming newsletter!




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

Ongoing: MITHAS and LearnQuest Academy of Music present, "Blue Planet Music Festival"

Ongoing: Weekly Zoom Presentation Sessions hosted by Arvind Jain ('69) and Prabjit Singh ('69)

May 8, 2022: The Boston Pledge presents "Reset India", a discussion on India towards 100: A call for Reset! Need a missionary Zeal, a book by Partha Ghosh ('71)

May 8, 2022: PanIIT USA Seminar: "Preventing and Reversing Chronic Diseases Naturally", presented by Lalit Kapoor (IIT Kanpur graduate)

May 14, 2022: Summer Picnic 2022-IIT Alumni of Southern California

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


Vinod Gupta ('67) and Asoke Deysarkar ('71) visit IIT Kharagpur

Vinod Gupta ('67) and Asoke Deyarkar ('71) were there for a visit and to accept their prestigious awards of Honoris Causa (Doctor of Science) and Life Fellow.

IIT Kharagpur inks MoU with African-Asian Rural Development Organization (AARDO)

An MoU was signed on April 12, 2022, between IIT Kharagpur and African-Asian Rural Development Organization. This MoU aims to achieve common objectives to address challenges in the field of agriculture and rural development.

The Seasonality of Changing Times

Researchers from IIT Kharagpur and Deccan College PGRI Pune have developed a technique that can retrieve past seasonal change in Sea Surface Temperatures (SST) with precision.

Scientists at IIT Kharagpur show impact of sound on fetal brain cells

The research conducted by IIT Kharagpur scientists and published in the Journal of Neuroscience, brings insight into how a fetus in the third-trimester discerns the voice of their mother.

KGPians Getting Together: Two IIT Kharagpur Directors in Toronto, Sept. 1992

Derek D. Costa ('69) has shared a photo of himself with two former IIT Kharagpur Directors, Prof. K.L. Chopra and Prof. G.S. Sanyal.

Event Announcement: Weekly Zoom Meeting with Hosts Arvind Jain ('69) and Prabjit Singh ('69)

1969 Batch members Arvind Jain and Prabjit Singh have been hosting weekly Zoom meetings that feature different presenters/topics every session.


A 2021-22 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.

Upcoming Event: Summer Picnic 2022-IIT Alumni of Southern California

The Southern California Chapter of PanIIT USA, invites you, your family, and friends to its annual picnic on Saturday, May 14, 2022.

PanIIT USA presents, 'Preventing and Reversing Chronic Diseases Naturally' seminar

Lalit Kapoor (IIT Kanpur graduate), will speak about preventing and reversing chronic diseases naturally. The webinar was already held once before, but due to demand it will be held again.

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!

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: Apply for CEP (Continuing Education Program) Courses at IIT-Kharagpur
Ongoing: MITHAS and LearnQuest Academy of Music present, "Blue Planet Music Festival"


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