Category: News from outside KGP

Intel India Embedded Challenge 2012

Intel India Embedded Challenge 2012

Two of our alumni, Anubhav Sahoo and Siddhartha Khastagir, won the recently concluded Intel India Embedded Challenge 2012 for developing an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) for Coastal Monitoring Applications. The Scholars’ Avenue spoke to the former about the project and more. Tell us about yourself- your time as a student in Kharagpur, and what you’re doing currently. I graduated from […]

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Robocup @ IIT Kharagpur

Robocup @ IIT Kharagpur

Amidst the football frenzy surrounding Euro Cup 2012, a group of students from IIT Kharagpur were busy gearing up a team of robots for the same purpose but an altogether different competition. The team known as Kharagpur Robosoccer Students’ Group that started 3 years ago in 2009 with theRobocup India Challenge soon became a major attraction for techies in the campus […]

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Campus Journalism Helps Students Get Ahead

Published on March 12, 2012 – the following is an article from the latest issue of Careers360, an education and career planning magazine from the Outlook group

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Kgp Boys make us proud at the ‘Earthian’

Kgp Boys make us proud at the ‘Earthian’

In the current scheme of things, with the world shrinking, cut-throat competition prevalent in every field, industries and huge organizations and even countries are tightening their belts by cutting loose on a few rules here and there to stay afloat. But as everything traces its roots to this earth, this indifference directly has a huge impact on nature. Almost all of […]

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Ex-IIT Madras Deputy Director On JEE

Ex-IIT Madras Deputy Director On JEE

The Fifth Estate, the student press of IIT-M, recently interviewed Prof. V.G. Idichandy [Part 1, Part 2]. In a career spanning more than 40 years at IIT Madras, Prof. Idichandy has held numerous positions in the campus administration – Dean of Students, Deputy Director, Chairman – JEE and many more. He has played an instrumental role in setting up many […]

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IIT Kgp triumphs in Earthian

IIT Kharagpur had another reason to be proud as Angam Parashar and Manan Shah, two students of the department of Mechanical Engineering, presented the winning entry in Earthian, a sustainability competition organized by Wipro. The Research for their paper on impact Analysis of distributed generation and RE based distributed generation on Indian economy of Bop was performed under Prof. P […]

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INDIA’S DATE WITH THE FAST LANE

Despite having a remarkably colourful history as compared to many other nations, India does not exactly have a plethora of sporting achievements to boast of. But the weekend comprising the 28th to the 30th of October witnessed a watershed event in the history of Indian sport, as the country played host to a Formula 1 race for the first time […]

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Kolkata Catches Up with Robotix

Kolkata Catches Up with Robotix

October 30th saw the Birla Auditorium at Kolkata fill up with robotics aficionados. The event of the day was the annual Kshitij-Robotix workshop and an exhibition of robots at Birla Industrial and Technological Museum . The workshop is organised every year as an effort to promote both fests and also to impart knowledge of basic robotics among college students from […]

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TTG organizes INDAC’11, New Delhi

IndAc, short for Industry and Academia interaction, is an annual technological exposition organized by Technology Transfer Group. The event seeks to promote and strengthen the bond between the industry and academia by creating a channel for enhanced exchanges and collaborations. It focuses at showcasing the institute’s technical competence and research powers to the visiting delegates from various companies, SMEs, IIT […]

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Inter-IIT Aquatics – A roundup

14 distinct events; a medal haul of 13 Golds, 2 Silvers, and 2 Bronze. Such was the dominance of the host’s Aquatics contingent at the recently concluded Inter-IIT Aquatics Meet 2011. The stellar performance was lead by none other then KGP’s own Torpedo, Chirag Fialoke who finished first in all his races. KGP missed out on a clean sweep in […]

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