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
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.
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.
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.
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 pm
Hilton Orrington in Evanston
July 8, 2023 | Venue: Norris University Center
7.30 am – 8.00 am
8.00 am – 9.00 am
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 am
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 am
10.30 am – 12.30 am
Breakout Session: Parallel 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
Breakout Session: Parallel 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
Breakout Session: Parallel 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
12.30 am – 1.30 pm
Lunch and networking
1:30 pm-2:45 pm
Breakout Session: Session 4
Session 4: Design in Engineering and Education Moderator: Mr. Bharat Desai, Co-founder Syntel Inc.
Co-moderator: Prof. Aniruddha Joshi, Industrial Design Centre, IIT Bombay
2:45 pm-4:15 pm
Reporting back on 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 pm
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Annual Distinguished Alumni Meet/ Networking
4:45 pm – 6:00 pm
Gather at Norris Center entrance
7:00 pm onwards
Welcome 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
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.
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.
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.
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 am
Breakfast and Registration
10:00 am – 10:10 am
Prof. S. Sudarshan, Deputy Director (AIA), IIT Bombay
10:10 am – 10:30 am
Address by the Chief Guest
Dr. Ganesh Natarajan, Executive Chairman and Founder of 5F World
10:30 am – 10:50 am
Partnering with IITB for CSR
Mr. Ravishankar, CEO, IIT Bombay Development Relation Foundation
10:50 am – 10:55 am
Institute Tech Video
10:55 am – 11:10 am
11:10 am – 12:10 pm
Panel 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 pm
Panel 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 pm
2:10 pm – 2:40 pm
Recognition of CSR Partners
Prof. K. V. Krishna Rao, Deputy Director (FEA), IIT Bombay
2:40 pm – 3:40 pm
Panel 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 pm
Tech Exhibit / Tea Break
4:30 pm – 5:25 pm
Tech Showcase and Q&A
5:25 pm – 5:30 pm
Vote of thanks
Prof. Ravindra D. Gudi, Dean – Alumni and Corporate Relations