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The Impact of Trash Burning on Air Quality – an IITGN-Duke Collaboration

IITGN teams up with Duke to investigate health implications of common roadside fires in urban India. With many cities in India getting to the point where air pollution outweighs the benefits of exercising outdoors, every source of exposure needs all the attention it can get. Only earlier this month, the Ahmedabad Fire and Emergency Services (AFES) found itself busy at Pirana, dousing out flames emerging from the notorious trash mountain at the site. The (in)famously gigantic pile of garbage has long posed a substantial health risk to several thousand families who live in its close proximity. The site has even been...

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Workshop on Applied Mathematics

The Mathematics discipline at IITGN hosted a one-day workshop on Applications of Mathematics on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. The goal of the workshop was to highlight the myriad applications of Mathematics in various fields of Science and Engineering. The program included talks by Prof. Saleh Tanveer (Mathematics, Ohio State University, USA) and Prof. Sandeep Juneja (School of Technology and Computer Science, TIFR Mumbai), in addition to presentations by IITGN faculty. The workshop was attended by faculty and students in Mathematics, Physics and several Engineering disciplines. Abstracts of the talks can be found here. Watch this space for videos of...

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Staff Development Cell – Inaugural Session

The Staff Development Cell (SDC) of IIT Gandhinagar was constituted on 11th April, 2017.  The SDC is committed to facilitating the capacity building of all the staff colleagues, who are the backbone of our institute’s human resource. The opening session of the Staff Development Programme was held from 1600h – 1730h on 11 May 17 (Thursday) at the Jasubhai Memorial Auditorium (600...

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B S Gelot Faculty Chair Established

IITGN signed a MOU with Sri Gordhanbhai B Gelot to set up a faculty chair in honour of his late father Sri Bakshirambhai S Gelot. Based in Mumbai, Sri Gordhanbhai runs a small scale industry in Umargam (south Gujarat). His father was a self-made successful farmer but deprived of receiving any formal education. He recognized the importance of education and gave the best possible education to his children. The faculty chair will help recognize and reward academic excellence and also facilitate in retaining outstanding...

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Campus Feature – Security Wall

A state-of-the art Security Wall has been set up in the campus premises to monitor and enhance the campus security features. This Security Wall includes live CCTV monitoring and recording, fire alarm systems and access control...

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