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Anand Asinkar wins SIAC Best Performance RCA-VD Award 2016
Asinkar Anand,from URBAN the FLOW group , a IDC passout of IIT Bombay bagged third place at RCA-VD Award 2016 in best performance category. His report made ​​very exciting show, mostly in the form of dynamic presentation of his concept and design direction.
Alumnus Dr PC Jain conferred prestigious Fellowship of Telangana Academy of Sciences.
Dr PC Jain, Alumni of IIT Bombay and a Scientist with Defence Research & Development Laboratory (DRDL) Hyderabad was inducted as Fellow of Telangana State Academy of Sciences in the field of Engineering Sciences for his marvellous contributions in the area of Rocket Structures.In a recently held function Dr. Ch. Mohan Rao, President of the Telangana Acaddemyof Sciences conferred the Fellowship in the august presence of Dr. Ashutosh Sharma Secretary Department of Science and Technology New Delhi and other distinguished scientist.
Dr. Shreeram Dhurjaty, one of three persons to receive an award for the development of a Defibrillator.
Dr. Shreeram Dhurjaty, along with his 2 colleagues received a grant for the development of Defibrillator which aims to solve the deaths caused by cardiovascular diseases. This was the 6th year that these grants were awarded, while the 7th call is in progress. The grant received is shared between Jeevtronics(India) and Dhurjaty Electronics Consulting LLC(U.S.A).
Shri. G. A. Soman conferred with a prestigious award for his outstanding contribution to maritime education and training.
Shri G. A. Soman, Principal of Don Bosco Maritime Academy was awarded for his Outstanding Contribution to Maritime Education and Training for his enormous contribution at Don Bosco Maritime Academy.
IIT Bombay Alumni duo to fund ideas in healthcare space
Raj Mashruwala and Avinash Manudane, the two IIT Bombay alumni, have come up with an incentive of offering Rs 50,000 fellowship every month for two years to any Indian who has an innovative idea in the healthcare space to encourage Indians to come up with solutions to various health issues that India faces today.
Dr. Sanjay Bhardwaj (Batch 2014) awarded with Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards
The Doctoral Research work of Dr. Sanjay Bhardwaj on “Developing a Commercialization Model for the Advanced Materials Technology Sector in the Indian Context” has been awarded the 2015 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards by International Journal of Operations & Production Management (IJOPM) under the category of Operations and Production Management.
Wipro names Abid Ali Neemuchwala as CEO
India’s third largest IT exporter Wipro Limited on Monday announced the appointment of Abid Ali Z. Neemuchwala as the Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of the company. The company also appointed the current CEO T.K. Kurien as the Executive Vice Chairman. Both the appointments will be effective from February 1, 2016, the company said in a release
Vishal Misra named IEEE Fellow
For contributions to "network traffic modeling, congestion control and Internet economics," Vishal Misra has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the highest grade of IEEE membership and limited every year to one-tenth of one-percent of the total voting membership.
World's Largest Pure Grown Diamond Unveiled
Misra is a world-renowned physicist, former professor at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Mumbai, India. He is the inventor of the patented Pure Grown Diamond process that cultivates incredible diamonds in a Microwave Plasma Chemical Vapor Deposition chamber from a small carbon seed. It takes from one-and-a-half to two-and-a-half-months to grow a diamond.
Bangalore scientist among Infosys prize winners
The Infosys Science Foundation on Monday announced the winners of the 2015 Infosys Prize, which envisages Rs 65 lakh in cash and a 22-carat gold medallion. Bangalore-based scientist Umesh Waghmare of the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) has won the prize for his work in the field of engineering and computer science, while five others won it for their work in humanities, life sciences, mathematical sciences, physical sciences and social sciences categories
IITB alumnus Niranjan Thatte spearheads creation of an infrared observatory
UK researchers have signed the contract that will lead to the development of one of the first instruments for the European Extremely Large Telescope. The E-ELT will be the biggest optical and infrared observatory ever constructed, with a primary mirror just short of 40m across.
IITB extends a helping hand to a healthcare project in Gujarat
An integrated healthcare initiative floated by a group of US-based Indian-origin professionals in Agiya, a backward village in north-western Gujarat, holds out the promise of being replicated as a template for small-scale, local community healthcare interventions across rural India. An offer of three dozen netbooks from IIT-Bombay has now come as a shot in the arm for the project
Actions to achieve SDGs, Climate targets by engaging education campuses
TERRE Policy Centre in collaboration with Ecolibrium Energy today announced the opportunity to begin that change at the place where it matters most and at the time when United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are adopted.
IT Bombay has been working on a unique social initiative to provide to provide clean light sources for study to the millions of children in the country either without proper lighting, or still using kerosene lamps or wood fires whose noxious fumes can be quite harmful to child growth.
IITB alumnus Dr. Rajesh V Nair awarded the INSA young scientist medal for 2015
IITB alumnus Dr. Rajesh V Nair awarded the INSA young scientist medal for 2015
A vast majority of IMC acquired by Calibre Systems (Joe Martore)
ALIBRE Systems, Inc. (CALIBRE), an Alexandria, Virginia-based employee-owned management consulting and information technology solutions company, said Monday that it had acquired the Health & Life Sciences and the Defense & Public Sector groups of Information Management Consultants (IMC) of Reston, Virginia.
Foxconn came only because of IIT Mumbai
Taiwanese company Foxconn has decided to start a new unit in India by investing Rs 50,000 crore. It is expected to create 50,000 jobs. As chief minister Devendra Fadnavis hails from Nagpur and has been talking about industrializing backward areas, many Nagpurians were disappointed that once again the saturated Mumbai-Pune belt had bagged the investment.
The entrepreneurial trajectory of Bombay 76
The Economic Times traces the entrepreneurial trajectory of Bombay 76.
Five New Technologies and One Very Old One That Will Save the World
This week, the United Nations has been focusing intently on the use of technology to solve global problems and drive development that's both affordable and sustainable.
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