Issue November 2012

 

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  • An insight into penetration of modern technology in the campus.
  • Chat with Vice President – Rinshul Chandra.
  • Our take on the status of Inter IIT… more

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November 25, 2012

The Rise of Virtual Universities

INR 12,50,000. This hefty sum, on an *average*, is what it takes for a student to get through graduate college in the US. Despite the existence of world class universities, state of the art… more

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February 29, 2012

Central Research Facility

The Central Research Facility (CRF) at our campus is a unique and advanced research center that houses a number of sophisticated instruments. In this edition of TechAve, we cover some of the… more

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February 21, 2011

FSAExperience

Though FSAE teams have been around for a while in colleges like DCE and IIT Delhi, racing had been unheard of in KGP till March 2009, when Mechanical Engineering student Siddartha Khastgir approached Prof. Partha Pratim… more

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January 16, 2011

The Rise of RISUG

The Rise of RISUG

India being a population that is greater than one billion, considerable time and energy is spent in researching and developing methods of effective population control. While many methods of contraception have… more

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October 8, 2009

Keeps you Ticking- The Artificial Heart

Keeps you Ticking- The Artificial Heart

- The Yellow Emperor’s Canon of Internal Medicine, 2500 B.C.

• Heart disease is the single leading cause of death in the developed world today.
• Nearly 1 in every 3 people die of heart… more

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April 23, 2009

Probing Into The Dark Ages

Probing Into The Dark Ages

However, the fact that the thing that makes us capable of “looking” up travels at a finite speed of 3,00,000 km/s has certain advantages and certain disadvantages. For example, there is no way we can… more

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April 13, 2009

Very Large Scale Innovation

Very Large Scale Innovation

Yet here we are, in the year 2009, and the intricacies of PCBs these days make the best planned townships appear appallingly chaotic. The questions beg askance – when you are working with millions… more

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April 6, 2009

Content Aware Image Resizing

Content Aware Image Resizing

“Okay, well, Charles, you are a mathematician, you’re always looking for the elegant solution. Human behavior is rarely, if ever, elegant. The universe is full of these odd bumps and twists. You know,… more

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October 22, 2008

Microfluidics Laboratory

Microfluidics Laboratory

Mechanical Engineering Department “What I want to talk about is the problem of manipulating and controlling things on a small scale. As soon as I mention this, people tell me about miniaturization,… more

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August 25, 2008