Inauguration of C1973 EV Power Train Laboratory

The ‘C1973 EV Power Train Laboratory’has been powered by the generous contribution of the Class of 1973 as part of their legacy project, where alumni unite to support high-priority initiatives of their alma mater. The inauguration of the ‘C1973 EV Power Train Laboratory’ will take place in February 2024 at IIT Bombay’s campus.

Date: Thursday, Feb 8, 2024

Time: 2:15 PM onwards

Venue: EV Power Train Lab and Prof. B. Nag Auditorium at the Victor Menezes Convention Centre (VMCC)

Golden Jubilee Reunion Class of 1973

IIT Bombay will celebrate the Golden Jubilee Reunion Class of 1973 (GJRU 1973) in December. IIT Bombay invites the class of 1973 to re-visit the campus and re-acquaint themselves with former batchmates and peers during the GJRU celebrations. It is a once-in-a-lifetime for alumni to return to their beloved alma mater after half a century and partner with the Institute on their cherished alma mater’s future direction.

Register here: https://www.iitbombay.org/e/golden-jubilee-reunion-class-of-1973

Date: February 8, 2024 – February 10, 2024

Venue: IIT Bombay, Main Gate Rd, IIT Bombay Campus

Sunita Sanghi Centre of Aging and Neurodegenerative Diseases – SCAN Annual Symposium

IIT Bombay will host the SCAN Annual Symposium on “Recent Trends in Neurodegeneration” on campus in January 2024.

The symposium will focus on the challenges and recent developments in neurodegenerative disorders from the perspective of basic scientists, clinicians, and epidemiologists, and aim to further collaborations. The symposium will host several sessions on various aspects of neurodegenerative disease research, including clinical diagnostics, artificial intelligence, assistive devices, and biomarkers. The symposium hopes to significantly advance the overall understanding of neurodegenerative diseases.

For further details, visit the link here.

Please register here to join the symposium. 

Date: Tue, Jan 09, 2024 to Wed, Jan 10, 2024

Time: TBA

Venue: IIT Bombay Campus

HSBC Workshop

IIT Bombay will host the HSBC Green Hydrogen Workshop on campus.  

HSBC’s commitment to promoting sustainable and low-carbon energy aligns with the Institute’s goal of driving innovation and accelerating the deployment of Green Hydrogen technologies in the country. An important component of the program involves

The objective of this workshop is to provide an open forum for researchers across the country working in the space of Green Hydrogen. Among the key goals of the workshop include seed-funding 3-5 collaborative research projects in identified areas, as well as forming inter-institutional collaborative research groups interested in participating in the program.

Dates: December 2, 2023

Time: TBA

Venue: TBA

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: https://bighome.iitb.ac.in/index.php/s/53K7CxaCPCNoswQ