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IIT Roorkee is all set to get a technology hub to serve as a solution for 356 fundamental technologies

The technology hub will be set up under the government's National Mission of Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems (NM-ICPS)

Published on 22nd September 2020
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How FamPay, a start-up by IIT Roorkee grads could give teens financial swag via a 'numberless' card

Kush Taneja and Sambhav Jain's FamPay payments app issues numberless cards to empower adolescents and teach them some financial 'gyaan'

Published on 2nd September 2020
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IIT Roorkee establishes Institute Chair in honour of Padma Shri Dr AS Arya on his first death anniversary

The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian honour of the Padma Shri in 2002. Dr Arya was also credited with establishing the Earthquake Engineering Department in IIT Roorkee 

Published on 1st September 2020
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Microsoft to train 900 Indian academicians from top institutes in quantum computing skills

The programme will train the academicians through Electronics & ICT academies at IIT Kanpur, IIT Guwahati, IIT Roorkee, MNIT Jaipur, NIT Patna, IIIT-D Jabalpur and NIT Warangal

Published on 24th August 2020
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IIT Roorkee alum bags the prestigious Zinnov Award for contributions to AI and Data Analytics

Dr Sunil Kumar Vuppala won the Technical Role Model award and is currently serving as Director, Data Science, Ericsson, and is also the Co-chair, Industry Engagement, IEEE Bangalore

Published on 2nd August 2020
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Knowledge of Sanskrit, ancient wisdom essential to achieve Aatmanirbhar Bharat: HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal

Pokhriyal said there is a need to sensitise the youth about the significance of the Sanskrit language and the wealth of knowledge that has been left behind in it

Published on 19th July 2020
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IIT Roorkee collaborates with WileyNXT to curate AI in banking programme

The programme will cover industry immersion classes by top business leaders to give an in-depth understanding of the role of AI in Banking and financial domains

Published on 6th July 2020
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IIT Roorkee launches a global network of alumni to establish extensive connect

The Network will contribute to keeping alive the heritage and legacy of Thomason College of Civil Engineering to the University of Roorkee and now IIT Roorkee

Published on 29th June 2020
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IIT Roorkee begins PhD admissions, last date for submitting applications is June 14 

The selected candidate will be awarded fellowship of Rs 70,000-80,000 per month, along with a research grant of Rs 2 lakh per annum

Published on 10th June 2020
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Early graduation to flexible grading: All that IITs are doing to cope with the lockdown impacts

Fro example, IIT-Delhi is giving two options to its graduating batch, those who have less than a semester left to graduate, they can decide to either go for an "early graduation" option

Published on 2nd June 2020
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HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal: Encourage India's institutions to take research further to turn COVID crisis into an opportunity

From the IITs to the smallest institutions, almost everyone has innovated in some way to help the fight against COVID. This is why we need to foster research and use it indigenously for development

Published on 28th May 2020
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IIT Roorkee has developed a scanner-like UV sterilisation system for your phones, gadgets to be COVID-free

A four-member team from the Chemical engineering department built the prototype that can be used in public places and to ensure that your phones are germ-free

Published on 14th May 2020
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IIT Roorkee's Anushruti Academy for the Deaf is using WhatsApp to teach the kids. Here's how

The lessons, which include videos, images, PDF documents, links to websites and worksheets are sent over to every student through their parents on WhatsApp

Published on 8th May 2020
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This IIT Roorkee professor's AI software can detect COVID-19 from X-Rays. Here's why it's different

Dr Kamal Jain, a faculty in the institute's Civil Engineering department, will soon file for a patent for the software and says that their research is at an advanced stage

Published on 27th April 2020
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This IIT Roorkee alumnus is developing a helmet-based respirator that can curb COVID-19 infection risk. Here's how

Shellios, founded by IIT Roorkee Alumnus Amit Pathak, is developing a Powered Air Purifying Respirator which can be used by health workers, doctors to counter infection in the hospital premises

Published on 16th April 2020

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