IIT-Kharagpur Announces Joint PhD Program with Auckland University






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IIT Kharagpur Announces Joint PhD Program with Auckland University

In another first for the Institute, IIT Kharagpur has set up a joint PhD programme with the University of Auckland, New Zealand.

There's still time--As 2019 comes to a close, make sure to give back to your beloved IIT-KGP

2019 has been an outstanding year for the IITKGP Foundation and IIT-KGP! Don't forget to give back to your KGP!

Unique Talents of KGPians: Subrata Basu (Arch., '67/'68), Award-winning artist/architect

Subrata Basu (Arch., '67/'68) is an award-winning artist/architect and a US Peace Corps Volunteer who currently has an on-going art exhibition at Wirtz Art Gallery in South Miami, Florida.

Upcoming Events for IIT-KGP

January 10-12, 2020: 17th Annual Alumni Meet (inviting the 1980 and 1995 batch years) (Registration now open!)
January 17-19, 2020: Techno-Management Festival (Kshitij)
January 24-26, 2020: Golden 2020 Reunion for the 1970 Batch
January 24-26, 2020: Spring Festival
January 25, 2020: Clock Tower and Batch of 1970 ADDA Dedication Ceremonies

Blackstone promotes Amit Jain ('03) as senior managing director in India

Amit Jain ('03), a managing director with Blackstone's India office has been promoted to the global partner lever as senior managing director, amidst the growing interest to invest in Indian companies by the global private equity major.

KGPians Getting Together--Alumni Out and About

E. Jacob Chacko ('70) shared a few photos meeting up with his batch mates and Houston area alumni.

IIT-Kharagpur establishes DHI Centre of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing Technology

IITKGP has now set up the "DHI Centre of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing Technology" in partnership with Department of Heavy Industries, Ministry of HI&PE, and the Advanced Manufacturing Consortium of Industries.

Geology and Geophysics Prof. Anil K. Gupta, leads study on cause of the end of dynasty reigns

Major flooding and drought events caused by abnormal monsoon patterns may have been responsible for wiping out powerful medieval dynasties across the Indian subcontinent 7 to 8 centuries ago, a new study has found.

Dr. Prakash Patnaik ('78) receives NATO S&T Organization's Scientific Achievement Award (SAA) 2019

Dr. Prakash Patnaik ('78) an Indo-Canadian Scientist working at the National Research Council Canada, Government of Canada's premier research organisation received the Scientific Achievement Award (SAA).

Employer Matching Gift Programs

If you've made a donation in 2019, you may be able to Double Your Donation! The IITKGP Foundation is here to help you with the process!

Hindustan Zinc appoints Arun Misra ('88) as Deputy CEO

Vedanta Group firm Hindustan Zinc Ltd on Tuesday (November 26, 2019) announced the appointment of Arun Misra ('88) as Deputy Chief Executive Officer.

IITs see a surge in global offers for the class of 2020

Indian Institutes of Technology are seeing a spurt in the hiring of engineers for global positions, as companies such as Microsoft, Uber, BNY Mellon, Accenture Japan, Deskera and Honeywell, to name a few, snap up students.

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