INOX Lab Inauguration

IIT Bombay will inaugurate the INOX Cryogenic Research Lab on campus during the first week of October 2023.

Established through the generous support from INOX Group of Companies this lab will provide students with the opportunity to perform experiments, understand the concepts and processes, and develop breakthrough technologies in Cryogenics. The objective is to enable hands-on, experiment-based learning that can equip students to deal with real-world industrial setups.  

It is a matter of great pride for the Institute to collaborate with INOX India Ltd., a leading Cryogenic equipment manufacturing company in India. This partnership forms an integral part of IIT Bombay’s goal of leveraging academia-industry partnerships to foster research and academic excellence.

Date: October 5, 2023
Time: 4:00 pm onwards
Venue: Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Bombay

Nashik Alumni Connect

The IIT Bombay Alumni Association will host an Alumni Meet in Nashik in September 2023. The event will include an exclusive dinner with Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri, Director, IIT Bombay.

Date: September 16, 2023

Time: 6:30 pm onwards

Venue: TBA

Celebrating Teacher’s Day

IIT Bombay will celebrate Teacher’s Day on campus in early September.

Prof. Arunava Majumdar, Dean, Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability, the Jay Precourt Professor, and Professor of Mechanical Engineering, will be the Chief Guest on the occasion.

The event will see the conferring of several prestigious awards to the academic community including:

-The IIT Bombay International Award for Excellence in Research Engineering and Technology (instituted by Mr. Sandeep Naik and Mr. Shantanu Rastogi)

-The Prof. S. P. Sukhatme Awards for Excellence in Teaching

-The Dr. P. K. Patwardhan Technology Development Award 2022

-Institute Academic Prizes to students

Date: September 5, 2023

Time: 3 pm onwards

Venue: VMCC, IIT Bombay Campus

IIT Bombay and Stanford University to Host Joint Workshop on Sustainability and Climate Change

IIT Bombay is committed to spearheading innovative technology solutions towards mitigating the global climate crisis. The Institute will partner with Stanford University to host a joint workshop on sustainability and climate change. The Institute will host an exclusive interactive session with corporates, industry experts, academicians, and researchers involved in climate science and solutions. The session will facilitate the exchange of knowledge and serve as a catalyst to discuss collaborative opportunities toward forging sustainable practices, policies, and technologies that will shape the future of our planet for generations to come. 

Date: September 4-7, 2023

Time: 9 am Onwards

Venue: VMCC, IIT Bombay

Harvard University Faculty Member, Prof. Vinothan N. Manoharan, to Deliver Institute Lecture

Prof Vinothan Manoharan is the Wagner Family Professor of Chemical Engineering and a Professor of Physics at Harvard. Prof. Manoharan will deliver the Institute Lecture on Braiding And Weaving Microscopic Fibers Using Water in August 2023.

Prof. Manoharan is one of the foremost exponents of experimental soft matter research globally with a focus on colloidal assembly and soft matter science. His group has advanced the use of optical methods and microscopy to study colloidal dispersions.

Prof. Manoharan has a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he worked with Professor David J. Pine. He did his postdoc research with Professor John Crocker at the University of Pennsylvania before joining the faculty at Harvard in 2005.

61st Convocation of IIT Bombay

IIT Bombay will hold its 61st Convocation Ceremony and the Departmental Degree Award Functions (DDAF) in August 2023. Medals and degrees will be awarded at several venues decided by the respective academic units.

Link to the invitation:

Faculty Alumni & Distinguished Alumni Meeting (USA)

The next edition of the Faculty Alumni Network (FAN) and the Distinguished Alumni Meet (DAM) in 2023 will be held in the US at the Northwestern University Campus in Chicago. The event will bring several of our highly accomplished alumni who are in leading positions in academia and industry in the US, together with the senior administration and faculty of IIT Bombay. They will deliberate on several strategic matters related to Institute growth as well as emerging areas of research, to nucleate collaborative programs for mutual impact, and to create opportunities and explore innovative ways to take IIT Bombay to greater heights.

July 7, 2023

6.30 pm – 8.30 pmDinnerHilton Orrington in Evanston

July 8, 2023 | Venue: Norris University Center

7.30 am – 8.00 amBreakfastLouis North
8.00 am – 9.00 amOpening
Welcome address by
Prof. Neelesh A. Patankar,
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, NU

Remarks by
Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi,
Representative from Illinois, United States

Remarks by Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri, Director, IIT Bombay

Remarks by Prof. Ravindra D. Gudi,
Dean – Alumni and Corporate Relations, IIT Bombay

Remarks by Provost Kathleen Hagerty, NU

Signing of MOU between NU and IIT Bombay
Plenary talk: “What happens when we join the thinking spaces of art, technology, and science?”
by Prof. Julio Ottino,
Dean of Engineering and Applied Science, NU
9.00 am – 10.00 amPanel
Topic: Collaborations on India-USA Higher Education

Moderator: Prof. Pratim Biswas,
Dean of the University of Miami College of Engineering
10.00 am – 10.30 amCoffee BreakLouis North
10.30 am – 12.30 amBreakout
Sessions (3)
Session 1: Microelectronics

Moderator: Prof. Subramanian Iyer,
Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UCLA

Co-moderator: Prof. Udayan Ganguly,
Dept. of Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay
Sessions (3)
Session 2: Sustainability and Circular Economy

Moderator: Prof. Upal Ghosh,
Dept. of Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering, University of Maryland

Co-moderator: Prof. Sanjay Mahajani,
Dept. of Chemical Engineering, IIT Bombay
Sessions (3)
Session 3: Engineering Medicine

Moderator: Prof. Jayesh Bellare,
Dept. of Chemical Engineering, IIT Bombay

Co-moderator: Prof. Neelesh Patankar,
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, NU
Lake Room
12.30 am – 1.30 pmLunch and networkingLouis North
1:30 pm-2:45 pmBreakout
Session 4
Session 4: Design in Engineering and Education
Mr. Bharat Desai,
Co-founder Syntel Inc.

Co-moderator: Prof. Aniruddha Joshi,
Industrial Design Centre, IIT Bombay
2:45 pm-4:15 pmReporting back
all 4 sessions
Session moderators of:
1. Microelectronics
2. Sustainability and Circular Economy
3. Engineering Medicine
4. Design in Engineering and Education
4:15 pm – 4:30 pmCoffee breakLouis North
4:30 pm – 6:30 pmAnnual
Alumni Meet/
By InvitationNorthwestern
4:45 pm – 6:00 pmCampus tourStudent ledGather at Norris
Center entrance
7:00 pm onwardsDinnerWelcome by Mr. Vinay Karle, President IITB HF

Remarks by Ambassador Somnath Ghosh,
Consul General of India in Chicago

Dinner talk by Prof. Barbara Snyder,
former President Case Western Reserve University
Hilton Garden Inn Chicago North Shore/Evanston

1818 Maple Ave, Evanston, IL 6021

EE Summer Lab Tours 2023

The Electrical Engineering Alumni and Corporate Engagement cell (EE ACE) will host all IITB alumni and their families for the annual Summer Lab Tour organized by the Electrical Engineering Department, IIT Bombay. This full-day event includes lab tours, a lab exhibit, and lunch. IITB alumna, Dr. Shreya Agrawal, will deliver a wellness talk which will be followed by an interactive session.

The EE ACE’s Summer Lab Tour is a nostalgic journey where alumni can look through the EE labs including the Power, Analog, Signal-Processing, etc. The tour aims to showcase the diverse range of projects that leverage electrical engineering principles in conjunction with other fields like computer science, biomedical engineering, and telecommunications.

Whether IITB alumni are seasoned industry professionals or simply curious about the advancements in this rapidly evolving field, this event promises to reignite their passion for innovation and highlight the significant growth of the EE department in the past decade. 

Labs that will be part of the tour include the Wadhwani Electronics Laboratory, the NCPRE Solar Module Lab, and the Nanofabrication Facility.

During the tour, alumni can also engage with EE faculty members – old and new –  and brilliant student researchers who are pushing the boundaries of electrical engineering. 

Canada Roadshow – Alumni Interaction Sessions in Toronto and Vancouver

Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri, Director, IIT Bombay, will be accompanied by a team from the Dean ACR and DRF office to Canada for an alumni roadshow-cum-reunion event in July. The team will meet IITB alumni in Toronto and Vancouver. Apart from an interactive session with the director, it is a chance for the Institute and its alumni to reconnect, reminisce, and revel in the company of old friends and learn about the exciting new developments at the Institute.

IIT Bombay’s Annual CSR Conclave 2023

Ranked first in India and 47th globally [Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject for 2023] in Engineering and Technology, IIT Bombay is committed to developing technologies that will contribute to nation-building. The academic programs and research initiatives of IIT Bombay are focused on fuelling areas of strategic national importance such as defence applications, quantum technologies, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity; driving economic development through the growth of critical industries such as semiconductors, green energy, electric vehicles, drugs, and pharmaceuticals and creating last-mile impact through technologies in SDG-aligned sectors such as healthcare, sanitation, clean water, and education technologies. 

IIT Bombay is keen to partner with Corporates that are committed to making a difference through their CSR efforts. The partnerships will fuel national priorities and help the country leverage technology towards achieving self-reliance and elevating its economic standards. 

The second edition of IIT Bombay’s Annual CSR Conclave 2023, to be held on June 16, 2023, on campus, will be based on the theme “Technology for Development,” towards addressing social, economic, industrial, and environmental challenges in India. This event will provide a platform for meaningful corporate engagement and collaboration with the Institute through the route of CSR funding.

Panel Discussions of The Annual CSR Conclave 2023

The critical role that technology plays in solving social, economic, and environmental challenges will be highlighted through three panel discussions. Aligned with the three themes of the Annual CSR Conclave 2023, the deliberations will see participation by industry experts, CSR and corporate heads, and academicians. 

Panel Discussion 1: Technology for Strategic National Imperatives

IIT Bombay continues to play a defining role in technology development and self-reliance in areas of strategic national importance such as semiconductors quantum technologies, digital trust, and advanced materials. 

Panel Discussion 2: Technology Leading to Industrial and Economic Development 

With a focus on sectors such as Clean Energy, Electric Vehicles, Drugs and Pharmaceuticals, and Chemicals, IIT Bombay is committed to playing a defining role in technology-led industrial growth in India, contributing to job creation and overall development. 

Panel Discussion 3: Technologies for Last-Mile Impact

The Centers of Excellence and labs of the Institute have already deployed technologies for last-mile impact in areas aligned with Sustainable Development Goals such as healthcare, sanitation, water, and ed tech. 

Technology Showcase

The conclave will host a “Tech Showcase” comprising two segments- project presentations and an exhibition. Professors and students will demonstrate the use of technology for addressing critical issues such as healthcare, education, agriculture, and environmental sustainability. The exhibition will provide corporate and CSR leaders with an opportunity to interact with the students and professors involved in the technology initiatives.

CSR Awards Ceremony

The conclave will also host an exclusive award ceremony, recognising and honouring corporates who have made significant CSR contributions to IIT Bombay and collaborated with the Institute on high-impact initiatives.


9:30 am – 10:00 amBreakfast and Registration
10:00 am – 10:10 amKeynote addressProf. S. Sudarshan,  
Deputy Director (AIA), IIT Bombay
10:10 am – 10:30 amAddress by the Chief GuestDr. Ganesh Natarajan, 
Executive Chairman and Founder of 5F World
10:30 am – 10:50 amPartnering with IITB for CSRMr. Ravishankar,  
CEO, IIT Bombay Development Relation Foundation
10:50 am – 10:55 amInstitute Tech Video
10:55 am – 11:10 amTea Break
11:10 am – 12:10 pmPanel Discussion – 1 
Technology for Strategic National Imperative
Moderator: Prof. Swaroop Ganguly,  
Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay 
Mr. Anil Shama, 
Head – Corporate Incubation, Tata Consultancy Services 
Dr. Shridhar Shukla,  
Co-Founder, Chairman, KPOINT Technologies 
Prof. Udayan Ganguly,  
Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay
12:10 pm – 1:10 pmPanel Discussion – 2   
Technology for Industrial and Economic Development
Moderator: Prof. Ravindra D. Gudi, 
Dean – Alumni and Corporate Relations 
Mr. Gajanan V Gandhe, 
Country Head & Vice-President, Dana India 
Mr. Pankaj Doshi, 
Head of Predictive Science, Pfizer 
Mr. Rajeev M. Pandia, 
Independent Director – various chemical companies and Past President – Indian Chemical Council 
Mr. Vinay Malhotra, 
Managing Director, Schlumberger India
1.20 pm – 2:10 pmLunch Break
2:10 pm – 2:40 pmRecognition of CSR PartnersProf. K. V. Krishna Rao, 
Deputy Director (FEA), IIT Bombay
2:40 pm – 3:40 pmPanel Discussion – 3   
Technology for Last Mile Impact
Moderator: Prof. Pramod P. Wangika,  
Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Bombay 
Mr. Ashwini Saxena,  
Chief Executive Officer, JSW Foundation 
Mr. Pratyush Kumar Panda,  
Head ESG, LTIMindtree 
Ms. Rekha Koita,  
Co-Founder, Koita Foundation 
Ms. Rema Mohan,  
CEO, National Stock Exchange Foundation
3:40 pm – 4:30 pmTech Exhibit / Tea Break
4:30 pm – 5:25 pmTech Showcase and Q&A
5:25 pm – 5:30 pmVote of thanksProf. Ravindra D. Gudi,  
Dean – Alumni and Corporate Relations