From the Dean's Desk July-2023
Prof. Ravindra D. Gudi
Ph.D., FNAE and FIIChE Dean – Alumni and Corporate Relations Institute AI & ML Chair Professor
I hope this message finds you in good health and high spirits. As we bid farewell to the scorching heat of June, I look forward to welcoming the invigorating month of July. With its gentle monsoon showers and cool breezes, July brings a sense of rejuvenation and renewal to our campus, reminding us of the constant evolution and growth that defines our beloved Institute. Here are a few pictures/videos to kindle your memories and trigger your nostalgia:
IIT Bombay leapfrogs into the Top 150 in the QS World University Rankings 2024
In an outstanding accomplishment, IIT Bombay - for the first time ever – has ranked within the top 150 universities in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings (WUR) 2024!
IIT Bombay ranked first in India and 149th in the world as it moved up a significant 23 places from its 172nd rank last year. The Institute received an overall score of 51.7 out of 100.
QS Founder and CEO, Mr. Nunzio Quacquarelli, congratulated IIT Bombay for securing its highest rank ever even as Ms. Jessica Turner, QS Chief Executive, praised India’s bold adaptation and modernisation of its education system, especially with the introduction of the country’s National Education Policy (NEP). The QS WUR 2024 incorporated three new metrics - sustainability, employment outcomes, and international research network.
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IIT Bombay launched the 2023 edition of the Regular Giving campaign in June 2023!
The Institute has made the process of giving back to your alma mater very simple and hassle-free. All you need to do is fill out one single form on the Regular Giving website and set up your recurring donations.
Without the pressure of donating a one-time lump sum amount of money upfront, you can customise smaller monthly donations that align with your financial goals. The impact of your regular contributions will be substantial and ensure their uninterrupted focus on education.
Prof. Amit Agrawal, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Bombay
From Macro to Micro: The Intersection of Fluid Mechanics and Microscale Devices
Prof. Amit Agrawal’s passion for fluid mechanics and microscale device development has seen him embark on a journey of scientific ingenuity. His research endeavours have advanced the knowledge of fluid mechanics and pioneered groundbreaking innovations in the realm of microscale device design. His genuine desire to improve the lives of people through transformative technological advancements in the microscale devices space is as heartwarming as it is exciting. The Dean ACR Newsletter is delighted to speak with Prof. Agrawal for the July 2023 edition.
Prof. Agrawal, thank you for speaking to us today. I see that you worked at Telco for two years before moving to Australia for your post-doc and then to IIT Bombay. Why did you make the switch from industry to academia?
It was always pretty clear that I wanted to get into academia. But after I graduated I got an offer from Telco (now Tata Motors) and I thought that it would be a wonderful opportunity to get an insight into the industrial perspective.Read More Read More
Driving Change through Tech - Reflections from IIT Bombay's Second Annual CSR Conclave: Tech for Development
IIT Bombay's CSR Conclave Showcases Transformative Tech Solutions and Unites Inspiring and Trailblazing Visionaries, Corporate Leaders, and Disruptive Innovators
Chief Guest Ganesh Natarajan’s Rousing Speech and IITB DRF CEO, Mr. Ravi Gedela’s Address, Kickstarts the Conclave
Faculty Alumni Network (FAN) and Distinguished Alumni Meet (DAM), USA
STUDENT SUCCESS STORY
Amreen Khan: The Healing Alchemist Working on Novel Materials with the Potential to Revolutionize Cancer Treatment and Wound Healing
Amreen Khan, a Biomedical Researcher at IIT Bombay, was invited to attend the 72nd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Physiology and Medicine to be held in June 2023. The Lindau Nobel Laureates recognized Amreen for her groundbreaking work in developing novel materials with the potential to revolutionize cancer treatment and wound healing. The meeting of exceptional scientific minds will allow Amreen to discover, collaborate, and partner with other luminaries as they set forth on an indomitable journey of scientific inquiry. This invitation also cements Amreen as one of the brightest scientific and research minds of her generation.
Hi Amreen, a big round of applause to you for being chosen to attend the 72nd Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting in Physiology/Medicine 2023. What an incredible honour! But before I ask you more about the program, can you tell us about your academic background first?Read More Read More
When Dreams Take Flight: IIT Bombay Alumnus and NASA Goddard Research Scientist, Dr. Sujay V. Kumar, Wins the Coveted 2022 Arthur S. Flemming Award"
IIT Bombay Alumnus, Mr. Somay Munde, Honoured with the Prestigious Shaurya Chakra by the President of India
IIT Bombay Alumnus, Mr. Manan Agarwal, Secures All-India Rank 46 in the UPSC CSE 2022
IIT Bombay Alumna, Ms. Suhani Mohan, Delivers the 100th Machine for Saral Designs
Scientists at IIT Bombay Develop New Technique That Offers Insights Into Interfacial Reactions
Researchers have come up with an innovative approach for measuring the coating performance
How often have we not encountered corrosion in some of our devices? Although there would be some coating to prevent them, the performance of the coated material deteriorates over time. These can affect the overall performance of the device itself.
IIT Bombay Launches WiSE - Women in Science Engineering from Rural Parts of India
IIT Bombay Professors Earn Accolades
IIT Bombay Partners With Kaspersky to Promote Cybersecurity in Education and Research Projects
IIT Bombay Hosts the Summit of Academia Networking with Government, Allied Health Workers, and Medical Professionals (SANGAM)
IIT Bombay Hosts the International Climate Research Conclave: 2023
IIT Bombay Hosts the First Mining Start-Up Summit
IIT Bombay Celebrates World Bicycle Day
IIT Bombay Celebrates International Day of Yoga 2023
IIT Bombay Launches Invention Factory – Version 2
Professors from IIT Bombay and IIT Indore Undertake 15-Day Cycling Expedition of the Himalayas
Groundbreaking Ceremony of Project Evergreen Held on IIT Bombay Campus
IIT Bombay Signs MoU with Distinguished Alumnus, Mr. Mohan Kavrie, to Set Up An Alumni Centre on Campus
IIT Bombay and the Class of 1994 Sign MoU to Set Up C1994 Wing – a Student Well-Being Initiative
Alumni Day Celebrations
IIT Bombay will celebrate its annual Alumni Day on December 24, 2023. All of IIT Bombay’s alumni are invited to come by and reminisce about their times spent on campus and share their memories of their beloved Institute. A series of events will be held for alumni and their family members during the celebration. Date: […]
Day & Date: December 24, 2023
Silver Jubilee Reunion Class of 1998
IIT Bombay will celebrate the Silver Jubilee Reunion Class of 1998 (SJRU 1998) in December. IIT Bombay invites the class of 1997 to re-visit the campus and re-acquaint themselves with former batchmates and peers during the SJRU celebrations. It is a once-in-a-lifetime for alumni to return to their beloved alma mater after a quarter of […]
Day & Date: December 22, 2023
Venue: IIT Bombay, Main Gate Rd, IIT Bombay Campus
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 […]