Iit Kharagpur Alumni October 6 2009


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Iit Kharagpur Alumni October 6 2009

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