Category: Academics

An Interview with Prof. William G. Hoover

An Interview with Prof. William G. Hoover

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 were on campus for teaching a course on ‘Nonequilibrium statistical mechanics and molecular dynamics’ offered in GIAN during 5-16 December 2016. Dr. Prasad Matukumilli, a student of Prof. Baidurya Bhattacharya took the interview. Here […]

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An Interview With Kris Gopalakrishnan

An Interview With Kris Gopalakrishnan

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.

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Aerial Robotics, Kharagpur at IARC – 2016

There are various instances when the students of KGP showcase their dexterity at an international level and they deserve heartfelt applause for their hard work. One recent example is The Aerial Robotics team of IIT KGP, which has recently participated in the 25th International Aerial Robotics Competition which was held at Beihang University in China from 22nd to 24th September. […]

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The iGEM team

The Sparkling iGEM

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.

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Nandini being presented the award.

The Research Diaries – Part 1

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.

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Know your Prof #1 – Prof. Somnath Bharadwaj

Know your Prof #1 – Prof. Somnath Bharadwaj

As a part of a new series of articles – ‘Know your Prof’, The Scholars’ Avenue caught up with Prof. Somnath Bharadwaj of the Physics department. He is an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur and joined here as a professor in 1998 after completing a phD at IISC Bangalore. We spoke to him about academics and other matters, to better understand his perspective on life in Kharagpur.

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#FromOurArchives: Foreign Training Endangered (April 2008)

#FromOurArchives: Foreign Training Endangered (April 2008)

…they demand $3000 – $4000 as stipend. When I tell then I have no money to support them, they harass me by repeatedly calling my office, my cell phone and email telling about deadlines for visas etc. This kind of unprofessional student behavior makes a negative impact and I suggest you put an end to it before it tarnishes the reputation of your university in the eyes of your colleagues.

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Academic Review : A Chat with the Dean, UGS

Academic Review : A Chat with the Dean, UGS

Academic regulations and procedures at IIT Kharagpur have long been seen as intransigent and antiquated. Over the past year, however, the institute has made an attempt to move towards a system of flexible curricula by introducing a slew of changes that would make learning and other associated academic activities—BTPs and internships to name a couple—less cumbersome for the students. The […]

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DepC Stats

DepC Stats

For the people interested in keeping track of these statistics, and for department change desiring first years.

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