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    December 20, 2022

    Shri. Nitin Gadkari, Hon’ble Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India, Visits IIT Bombay Campus

    Shri. Nitin Gadkari, Hon’ble Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India, graced Alankar, the Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management’s Global Leadership Summit at IIT Bombay. He interacted with the students and faculty and urged them to address societal issues in their research projects.  During his visit to IIT Bombay, Shri Gadkari also visited the […]

    IIT Bombay hosts Conclave on Procurement for All IITs

    IIT Bombay organised a first-of-its-kind two-day Procurement Conclave for officers handling procurement of all IITs at the Institute campus on November 18 and 19, 2022. Officers from 15 IITs took part in the conclave along with officials from the Ministry of Finance and Government e-Marketplace (GeM) as guest speakers.

    IIT Bombay hosts alumnus Amit Dixit, Head of Asia Private Equity and Blackstone

    IIT Bombay was pleased to host its alumnus, Mr. Amit Dixit (B.Tech., Civil Engineering, 1995), Head of Asia Private Equity at Blackstone, whose generous contribution led to the establishment of the first woman faculty chair at the Institute. The Chair named the “Shobha Dixit Chair Professorship” in honour of Mr. Dixit’s mother was set up to […]

    IIT Bombay Commemorates Birth Anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel by Observing National Unity Day (Rashtriya Ekta Diwas)

    IIT Bombay commemorated the birth anniversary of the Iron Man of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, by observing National Unity Day (Rashtriya Ekta Diwas) on October 31, 2022. An exhibition depicting the life and activities of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was organised at the same venue. As part of the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas celebrations, the Institute also […]

    Team Nimbus from IIT Bombay from the Department of Energy Science & Engineering Place First in the International Switch Energy Case Competition 2022

    “Nimbus 2.0” – a team from the Department of Energy Science & Engineering secured the first prize and received $10,000 in the International Switch Energy Case Competition 2022. The competition was organized by Switch Energy Alliance, a Texas-based nonprofit organization, with support from Sempra and the Hildebrand Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering at The […]

    IIT Bombay hosts the Golden Jubilee Reunion for the class of 1972

    The Golden Jubilee Reunion of the Class of 1972 was held on campus on Nov 11, 2022. The reunion was organized by IITBAA and over 175 alumni from all over the globe participated in the event. The week leading up to the reunion day was spirited and filled with activities. Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri, Director, IIT […]

    The Department of Chemical Engineering at IIT Bombay hosts the latest edition of the panel discussion series ‘Changing Role of Chemical Engineers’

    The Department of Chemical Engineering at IIT Bombay held the latest edition of the panel discussion series, ‘Changing Role of Chemical Engineers’ (a series of online panel discussions organised by the Chemical Engineering alumni of IIT Bombay in collaboration with the Department) on November 05, 2022. The discussion focused on the Circular Economy of Materials and explored […]

    IIT Bombay Observes National Constitution Day

    As a part of National Constitution Day (Samvidhan Diwas), IIT Bombay organised a workshop titled “How to Achieve Success in Various Competitive Examinations?” on November 26, 2022. Mr. Ganesh Bhorkade, Registrar, IIT Bombay, conducted the workshop where he shared several practical tips on how to succeed in competitive examinations. The workshop was well-attended by the […]

    IIT Bombay Professors Earn Accolades

    Following are highlights of the many accolades and awards received by IITB’s faculty members over the past month. Prof. Dipendra Prasad, (Department of Mathematics) has been elected to the very prestigious TWAS Fellowship Prof. Soumyo Mukherji, (Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering) has been elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI) Prof. Rohit […]

    IIT Bombay Celebrates National Education Day IRCC Research Awards – 2021 Presented

    IIT Bombay celebrated National Education Day on November 11, 2022. Mr. Amit Sharma, Managing Director & CEO, Tata Consulting Engineers Limited was the Chief Guest on the occasion.   National Education Day is observed on 11th November annually in India to commemorate the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, the first education minister of independent […]

    IIT Bombay Inaugurates the Class of 1980 Design and Making Lab

    IIT Bombay inaugurated the ‘Class of 1980 Design and Making Lab’ on Nov 03, 2022, set up through the generous contribution of the Class of 1980. Mr. Vinay Somani, batch leader of the Class of 1980, addressed the gathering and said that the impetus behind the setting up of the lab was the Class of 1980’s […]

    IIT Bombay Inaugurates the Brijraj Chandra Mansingh Instrumentation Lab

    IIT Bombay inaugurated the ‘Brijraj Chandra Mansingh Chemical Instrumentation Lab,’ on November 07, 2022, with a special ceremony held on campus. The Lab has been set up through the generous donation made by IIT Bombay’s alumnus, Mr. Sanjay Mansingh (B. Tech., Electrical Engineering, 1992), as a tribute to his father, and will be housed in […]

    Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Building for the Desai Sethi School of Entrepreneurship (DSSE) held on campus

    The ceremonial groundbreaking ceremony of the new building (next to the library) for the Desai Sethi School of Entrepreneurship (DSSE) was held on December 1, 2022, at IIT Bombay. What began as the Desai Sethi Centre for Entrepreneurship (DSCE) in 2014 has since grown from strength to strength and evolved by 2019 into the Desai […]

    IIT Bombay Hosts Awareness Workshop on National Credit Framework

    IIT Bombay held an Awareness Workshop on the National Credit Framework (NcrF) on November 28, 2022. Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri, Director, IIT Bombay, welcomed the Chief Guest, the Hon’ble Minister of State for Education, Smt. Annpurna Devi to the function. Speaking on the occasion, Smt. Annpurna Devi said that NEP 2020 envisages universalization of credit framework […]

    IIT Bombay Ranks First in QS Asia University Rankings 2023

    IIT Bombay has secured the first position in India and is ranked 40 (up from 42 last year) in this year’s QS Asia University Rankings 2023. IIT Bombay secured an overall score of 68.7 out of 100. The Institute has scored 83.1 in academic reputation, 97.1 in employer reputation, 17.1 in citation per paper, 28.4 […]

    December 19, 2022

    The Honourable Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, congratulates IITB Professor, Dr. Chetan Singh Solanki, for organising the Actions for Restoring Environment (ARE) Conference

    IITB professor, Dr. Chetan Singh Solanki, who is the brand ambassador of Solar Energy for the Govt. of MP, and Founder, Energy Swaraj Foundation, together with the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), recently organised the Actions for Restoring Environment (ARE) Conference, where global leaders gathered together on one platform to deliberate on climate corrective […]

    December 16, 2022

    Sh. Sharad Saraf Conferred with an Honourary D. Litt degree from JJT University

    IIT Bombay alumnus Mr. Sharad Saraf (B. Tech, Electrical Engineering, 1969) was conferred with an Honourary D. Litt degree (a post-Doctoral degree) by Shri Jagdishprasad Jhabarmal Tibrewala (JJT) University at Raj Bhavan, Mumbai. During the event, Dr. Vinod Tibrewala, the Chairperson of the University, provided an overview of Mr. Saraf’s invaluable and commendable contributions to […]

    Suraj Saharan Takes His Company, Delhivery, Public

    IIT Bombay alumnus, Suraj Saharan (B. Tech, Mechanical Engineering, 2005), recently took his new-age logistics and supply chain startup company, Delhivery, public. Since its launch in 2011, Delhivery has risen meteorically over the past decade and has set standards that have changed the very paradigm of the business. Under Saharan’s helm, Delhivery has brought unparalleled […]

    Dr. Urmila Diwekar Wins the 2022 Cast Computing Practice Award

    IIT Bombay alumnus, Dr. Urmila Diwekar (M.Tech & Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, 1988) has won the 2022 Cast Computing Practice Award. The award recognises outstanding practices or applications of chemical engineering to computing and system technology. The award is sponsored by Aspen Technology Inc. and ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company. Dr. Urmila Diwekar is the President […]

    Dr. Yogesh M. Joshi, elected as a Fellow of the Society of Rheology

    IIT Bombay alumnus, Dr. Yogesh M. Joshi (Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, 2001), is the first Indian to be elected as a Fellow of the Society of Rheology. The Society of Rheology was founded in the US in 1929 and honours distinguished achievements in science, noteworthy accomplishments in technology, and exceptional scholarship in the field of Rheology. […]

    Sh. Ashish Chauhan, Selected CEO of National Stock Exchange (NSE)

    IIT Bombay alumnus, Mr. Ashish Chauhan (B.Tech., Mechanical Engineering, 1989) has been selected as the CEO of the National Stock Exchange (NSE).Mr. Chauhan spent the last decade as the CEO of the Bombay Stock Exchange. He is considered the father of modern financial derivatives in India, is credited with NSE-50 (Nifty), and took the BSE […]

    Mr. Raj Subramaniam, Elected to the P&G Board of Directors

    IIT Bombay’s distinguished alumnus, Mr. Raj Subramaniam (B.Tech, Chemical Engineering, 1987), and the current CEO of FedEx has now been elected to the prestigious Procter and Gamble’s Board of Directors. Mr. Subramaniam, a native of Trivandrum, Kerala, did his schooling at Loyola School in Thiruvananthapuram. After completing his B- Tech from IIT Bombay, he moved […]

    Dr. Ranjit Rath, Takes Over as Chairman and Managing Director of Oil India Limited

    IIT Bombay alumnus, Dr. Ranjit Rath (MSc. Applied Geology, 1994), was appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of India’s second-largest state-run oil and gas producer, Oil India Limited (OIL). Dr. Rath officially took over the position on August 2, 2022. Dr. Rath has over 25 years of experience in the field of Geosciences […]

    Prof. Mayuresh Kothare Wins the High Impact Paper Award from the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) for 2023

    IIT Bombay alumnus, Prof. Mayuresh Kothare (B.Tech, 1991, Chemical Engineering), currently the R. L. McCann Professor, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at Lehigh University, PA, USA, has won the very prestigious High Impact Paper Award from the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) for 2023 for his article “Robust constrained model predictive control using […]

    December 1, 2022

    Mr. Krishna S. Dhir, Publishes Book ‘The Wonder That Is Urdu‘

    IIT Bombay alumnus, Krishna S. Dhir (B.Tech, Chemical Engineering, 1966) who is a Research Professor of Management Science, Szechenyi Istvan University of Gyor, Hungary, recently published his newest book, ‘The Wonder That Is Urdu.’