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Update for IIT Kharagpur Alumni by Dean Amit Patra

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  • 1. Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur Torch-bearer of the IIT System “ Here in the place of that Hijli detention camp stands this fine monument of India, representing India’s urges, India’s future in the making” ---- Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
  • 2. IIT Kharagpur: Over the Decades 1950’s: Establishing the IIT Education System 1960’s: Growth in Engineering, Science, Humanities and Social Sciences, Academic Research 1970’s: Capacity Growth, Sponsored Research and Consultancy 1980’s: CSE, Biotechnology, Industrial Engineering, SRIC 1990’s: Multi-disciplinary Centres, ATDC, Missions, Entrepreneurship Park, Business Management 2000’s: Intern’l R&D Centres Energy, NanoTech, Water, Infra, Incubation, Law School 2010’s: A World-Class Technical University with broad-based research-focused education
  • 3. Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur Today
    • 19 Departments, 15 Centres / Schools, 25+ Special R&D Units
    • 8000 students, 534 faculty, 1300 staff on 2100 acres of land
    • 1903 degree recipients, 167 PhDs in 2008. About 240 PhDs expected in 2009.
    • 2163 research papers published in 2008 – about 4 papers per faculty per year.
    • 105 Patents Granted till date. 42 Patents filed in 2008-09.
      • Crossed Rs 1.0 crore in technology licensing this year
    • Highest Average salary (Rs 7.44 lakhs/year), Highest placement among IITs in 2007-08-09.
    • Rs 171 crore of funded projects in 2008-9.
    • IP Protection, Commercialization, Technology Business Incubation
      • 10 new companies incubated in Two years
  • 4. IIT Kharagpur in the eyes of Others
    • Only IIT in the Shanghai Ranking of Top 500 World Universities
    • Only Institute from the country to be ranked (58 th ) in the World Ranking of 350 Universities by Ecole Polytechnic, France
    • Top Technical Institute for Contribution to Industry for 3 consecutive years (Adjudged by Industry)
    • Number 1 by Outlook for two consecutive years
    • Number 1 by Electronics for You for two consecutive years
    • Number 2 by Times Education
    • Number 2 by India today this year (promoted from 4 th )
    • Number 2 in terms of research publications during 1999-2008
  • 5.
    • Departments (19)
    • Departments Unique in IIT System
    • Agricultural & Food Engineering
    • Architecture & Regional Planning
    • Geology & Geophysics
    • Mining Engineering
    • Ocean Engineering & Naval Architecture
    • Other Academic Units (16)
    • Academic Units Unique in IIT System
    • Rubber Technology
    • Centre for Oceans, Rivers, Atmosphere and Land Sciences
    • School of Medical Science and Technology
    • Rajiv Gandhi School of IP Law
    • Ranbir & Chitra Gupta School of Infrastructure
    • School of Water Resources
    • P K Sinha Center for Bio-Energy (Coming up soon!)
    Academic Structure at a Glance
  • 6. Degrees offered
    • Bachelor of Technology/Architecture – 17
    • Integrated M.Sc. – 6
    • Master of Technology/City Planning/Business Administration – 51
    • Dual Degree (B.Tech. + M. Tech./MBA) – 55
    • Master of Medical Science and Technology – 1
    • LL.B. in Intellectual Property Rights – 1
    • Doctor of Philosophy – All branches
    • M.Sc./Ph.D. and M.Tech./Ph.D. Joint Degree – All Branches
  • 7. Academic and R&D Facilities
    • Central Facilities
      • Central Library (Largest Technical Library in India)
      • Computer & Informatics Centre
      • Central Research Facility
    • Collaborative R&D Units (17)
      • DVC-IIT Kharagpur R&D Centre in Power
      • Vodafone-Essar-IIT Kharagpur Centre for Excellence in Telecom
      • Steel Technology Centre
      • General Motors-IIT Kharagpur Collaborative Research Lab on ECS
      • Advanced VLSI Design Laboratory & AVLSI Consortium
      • Nano and Microfluidics Research Laboratory
      • Centre of Excellence in Information Assurance
      • National Facilities for Electron Probe Micro Analyzer and Stable Isotope Geochemistry
      • Communication Empowerment Laboratory
      • Kalpana Chawla Space Technology Cell
      • Ocean Science & Technology Cell
      • Advanced Laboratory for Plant Genetic Engineering
      • Microelectronics and MEMS Design Centre
      • RuTaG: Rural Technology Action Group
      • Tea Engineering Research Centre
      • Food Science & Engineering Laboratory
      • Arun Sarin Laboratory for Electronic Materials
    • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
      • Science & Technology Entrepreneurs’ Park
      • Entrepreneurship Society
      • Technology Business Incubation (TBI)
      • Innovation Laboratory
      • Students’ Special Cells
        • Entrepreneurship-Cell, Technology Transfer group, SAE Formula Car Group, Boeing Design Programme
  • 8. Sponsored Research & Industrial Consultancy
    • Sponsored Projects supported by various agencies including government and industry
      • Research Projects, Consultancy Projects
    • Collaborative R&D Laboratories to be developed in niche areas with industry, government, consortia
    • Incubation & Entrepreneurship Programme
      • Student Incubation, Faculty-Student-Alumni Entrepreneurship, TBI, TePP, EDP Programmes of Government
    • Intellectual Property Protection and Technology Transfer
  • 9. New Activities Being Initiated
    • Academic Programmes
      • Dual Degree Programmes in
        • Engineering Entrepreneurship
        • Financial Engineering
        • Energy Engineering
      • M Tech in
        • Infrastructure Design & Management
        • Water Management
        • Quality Engineering Design and Manufacturing
      • Research
        • Joint Masters-PhD
        • Faculty Development Scheme
    • Interdisciplinary Academic Units
      • Departments / Schools of
        • Energy Science & Engineering
        • Bio-Sciences
        • Engineering Entrepreneurship
        • Quality Engineering, Design and Manufacturing
      • Centres for
        • Alternative Energy
          • Bio-Fuels,
          • Solar Photovoltaics
        • Nano-Science & Technology
  • 10. IIT Kharagpur Today
  • 11. Infrastructure at a Glance
    • Self-contained campus spanning 2100 acres
    • 20 Students’ Hostels with a capacity of about 6,800
    • 1690 quarters for faculty and staff
    • Large Central Library, Guest Houses (4), Hospital, Schools (7), Market, Auditoria (8), Banks (3), Post Office, Cafeteria/ Eateries, Students’ Gymkhana, Playgrounds, Open Air Theater
    • Self-maintained system for Power, Water, Telecom and Internet
    • Extension Centres in Kolkata, Bhubaneswar with distance learning facility
    • Compact campus originally designed for 3000 students. Expansion in the existing setup is difficult
  • 12. Our Vision for the next Decade
    • To achieve truly world class status as envisaged by our honourable Prime Minister during his Independence Day Speech
    • Education will be more broad-based and Interdisciplinary
    • To reach a critical mass of about 20000 students and 2000 faculty by 2020.
    • About 40% will be undergraduate, 30% post-graduate and 30% doctoral students
    • The undergraduates will be targeted to be leaders in the industry and government(60%), education and research (20%) and business/ entrepreneurship (20%)
  • 13. IIT Kharagpur: The Next Decade
    • Academic Structure
    • College of Engineering
      • Departments / Centres / Schools of Engineering & Technology
    • College of Basic Sciences
      • Physical Sciences
      • Chemical Sciences
      • Life Sciences
      • Earth Sciences
    • College of Management and Law
      • Technology and Business Management
      • Intellectual Property & Corporate Law
    • College of Medical Science & Technology
      • Undergraduate Medical College
      • Post Graduate College Medical Science & Technology
    • College of Humanities, Social Sciences and Technical Arts
      • Entertainment Technology, Digital Fine Arts
    • Research & Innovation Structure
    • Advanced Technology Development Centre
      • Major interdisciplinary R&D Laboratories and Central Research Facilities
    • Continuing & Distance Education
      • On-Campus, Off-Campus
      • On-Line, Networked-Live
    • Sponsored Research & Industrial Consultancy
      • Projects and Consultancy
      • Collaborative Laboratories
    • Science Parks
      • Kharagpur Science Parks on Energy, Healthcare, Advanced Electronics Manufacturing
      • Kolkata Science Park on IT based Domain Specific Technologies
    • Incubation and Entrepreneurship Centre
  • 14. IIT Kharagpur: Challenges to be Overcome
    • 60 year old infrastructure originally designed for 3000 students
    • Hostel capacity inadequate – need augmentation by about 5000 in two years
    • Faculty residences require major renovation and expansion
    • Road, Drainage, Power, Water supply require augmentation
    • Away from the Metros – medical facilities and campus amenities inadequate
    • Students’ amenities require modernization and expansion
    • Shortage of faculty is one of the key challenges
  • 15. IIT Kharagpur: Actions Underway
    • Master Plan for student growth to 11000 (in 2011) and 20000 (in 2020) developed
    • New Classrooms, Laboratory Complex, Library, Convention Center being built
    • New Hostels (2X2000 for boys and 1X600 for girls) under construction
    • New Faculty residences and Staff housing under construction
    • New Water Supply System to provide 3 mgd of water
    • 24X7 Pharmacy and Multi-speciality Hospital being planned
    • Food Court, Cafeteria, Launderette are being planned
    • Students’ Activities Center and augmentation of Open Air Theater
  • 16.
    • Signature Building
    • New Library
    • Convention Center / SAC South
    • SAC North
    • Laboratory
    • Staff Housing
    • Faculty Housing
    • School Zone
    • Food Court
    IIT Kharagpur Master Plan 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
  • 17. IIT Kharagpur: Diamond Jubilee Plans
    • Two commemorative volumes
      • The Spirit of IIT Kharagpur
      • The Making of the IIT Brand
    • Renovation of the Old Building Complex – Light and Sound Show
    • “ Technology Express” – A direct train to Hijli station from Howrah
    • Release of a Commemorative Postage Stamp
    • Diamond Jubilee Lecture Series
    • Celebration in USA – Inviting bids from the Chapters
    • Celebrations in UK, Australia, Japan and Canada
    • Pan-IIT 2012 Conference in Kharagpur/Kolkata
    • A Convention cum Students’ Activities Center
    • Alumni and Visiting Faculty Home
  • 18. How You Can Contribute
    • Join as Faculty or help us in locating one
    • Deliver short lecture courses/mentor students
    • Collaborate with your organization/institution
    • Contribute financially to build/upgrade infrastructure
      • Revamping of Open Air Theater (2 M$)
      • Alumni and Visiting Faculty Home (5 M$)
      • Convention cum Students’ Activity Center (10 M$)
      • International Medical Center (100 M$)
    • Chair Professorships in memory of revered Professors
    • Support Entrepreneurship, QEDM, Energy, Nanotech Schools
    • Support various Diamond Jubilee events
      • Publications (0.5 M$); Mementos (0.1 M$); Light & Sound (0.2 M$); Lecture Series (0.12 M$); Old Building Complex (4 M$)
  • 19. Thank you for your kind attention We look forward to your suggestions and support