OVERVIEW IIT Kharagpur is a name in itself which captures your attention and drives you to think about technology and research. It is not just limited to studies but the various research groups that have originated and flourished over the years. The immense hard work that students and the professors have put in, has led these groups to reach new […]Read more ›
A team of 4 is going to MIT to attend one of the most prestigious competitions in the field of Bio-Technology. Read on to learn more.
We had a talk with the heads of TeamKART, who are all set to participate in a students automobile competition which will be held in Russia this year. They talked about their journey and the making of the car. Read on to find more.
A talk with Professor Suman Chakraborthy, who was a part of the team that figured out an ingenious way to make fluid flow in the body pump-less. He also advises students interested in research on how to proceed further.
The Research Diaries – Part 1 – The research field is often explored by people who have that urge to transcend all of humanity to new dimensions. We present to you some of the glimpses of our very own KGPian’s excelling in this field.
You can find his proposals here. *All proposal reviews are based on TSA’s assessment of the proposal document provided by the candidate. We crosscheck all facts mentioned in the proposal and give feedback around three parameters : Need & Impact of the proposals; we attempt to assess the value of the proposal for the students. Feasibility; whether the proposal […]
The Scholars’ Avenue recently had the opportunity to meet Prof. William G. Hoover, an eminent computational physicist from USA, and his wife, Prof. Carol Hoover. They...
The Inter IIT Sports’ Meet is an annual 8 day long affair. One of the biggest inter collegiate tournaments in the country, it is hosted by the seven old IITs of the...
OVERVIEW TeamKART is an officially sponsored research project run by students under the Sponsored Research and Industrial Consultancy Cell (SRIC) and the department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur. Since it came into existence, TeamKART has been involved in researching, designing and assembling prototype Formula race cars. HISTORY In the year 2008, a group of formula one enthusiasts from IIT […]Read more ›
Overview Aerial Robotics is the field of developing flying drones which could be applied in surveillance, product deliveries, agriculture and in reaching otherwise inaccessible sites to take images and collect information. Working on this far-reaching technology, Aerial Robotics Kharagpur(ARK) is aimed towards research and its implementation in building autonomous aerial vehicles. It is an initiative of the Centre for Excellence […]Read more ›
IIT Kharagpur as an institution was founded in August 1951. That makes this years’ batch its 66th batch of freshers. Now that’s a long legacy to be responsible for. To prepare them better for what’s coming and help them maximize what they take away from this place, it is important to identify the patterns where previous batches usually go wrong. […]Read more ›
The Scholars’ Avenue recently got the opportunity to interview Prof Priyadarshini Patnaik, HOD of Department of Humanities and Social Sciences and Coordinator at Rekhi Centre of Excellence for the Science of Happiness. We sat down with him to discuss the initiatives taken by the center and how beneficial it is for the student community. The Center has recently been catapulted […]Read more ›
For two years, Amadou and his younger brother Seydou have been working their socks off to collect cacao pods for their bosses. The number of cacao pods serve as the only servility amidst their servitude. The higher it is, the safer they are and the closer they are to paying off their debt and returning home to Moke and Auntie. […]Read more ›
The Scholars’ Avenue had the privilege of interviewing Mr Senapathy ‘Kris’ Gopalakrishnan, who was in IIT Kharagpur as the Chief Guest of the Annual Convocation. He spoke to us at length about his take on the startup culture, the pre-requisites for a successful startup and how some startups can be given a headstart over others.Read more ›
- Kumar Abhishek, 5th Year Student, E & ECE Department Internet is one of the most sought after lifelines in the KGP campus of today, much like the outside world. It has become a necessity in life where connections and contacts are the key to success, following food, clothing and shelter. Had a bad day at classes? Is the weather […]Read more ›
The Scholars’ Avenue was privileged to have a skype-interview with one of the researchers involved in LIGO Project, Prayush Kumar. He gave very intuitive insights and made us enjoy the conversation with his great sense of analogy and humor. TSA: LIGO was being used for other purposes, right? When did this quest for Gravitational Waves start? Prayush: The idea of gravitation having […]Read more ›
The chart represents the final standings of different halls of residence in Social and Cultural General Championship 2015-16. Nehru Hall of Residence bags the Socult GC.Read more ›