A collaborative R&D effort between Defence Electronics Application Laboratory, Defence Research & Development Organization, and Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee has culminated in the innovation of indigenous radio frequency power amplifiers to meet the future requirements of Programmable Radios. The research team created these amplifiers to meet both the high-efficiency and outstanding linearity criteria for signal quality. The… read-more
With the pressure of passing JEE, JEE-Mains to be an IIT Alumni, there are a number of courses which prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) provides. Some of the courses include Data Science programme, Business Analytics, Masters in Liberal Arts, Olympiads and short-term courses. Most of the aforementioned courses are available at the IIT Madras and IIT Roorkee. In addition, artificial intelligence is also a good course, without JEE… read-more
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IIT Roorkee Professor Satish Chandra, who is also the Central Road Research Institute(CRRI) Director started a YouTube channel for Civil Engineering course. Started in June 2021, Satish's channel became hope and guidance to many students, especially in Traffic and Transport Engineering courses. Speaking about the choice of subject, Chandra Traffic and Transport is often ignored at the B.Tech level and due to which, drop from the IIT courses… read-more
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
In the placement drive of IIT (Roorkee), a student got a job offer of a Rs 2.15 crore package per annum from a multinational firm. Reportedly, 11 students bagged job offers of Rs 1 crore annually and a total of 1,243 students secured placement in the drive. ''As our placement data for 2021-22 signify, the students of IIT Roorkee are consistently performing well,'' said Vinay Sharma, Professor In-Charge Placement.
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IIT Roorkee researchers have developed ethylene-scavenging functional paper from pine needle waste to build sustainable packaging materials. Professor Kirtiraj K. Gaikwad and Ph.D. research scholar Avinash Kumar from the Department of Paper Technology recommended developing an environmentally friendly packaging alternative. Reportedly, the cellulose present in the pine needle helps in the formation of sustainable packaging material. Gaikwad… read-more
Courtesy: The Logical Indian
IIT-Roorkee has been declared a Covid-19 hotspot after 80 students tested positive in the institution in the last few days. Post the testing of the students, the Haridwar district administration declared 5 of the hostels as containment zones and the campus as a hotspot. The administration has converted guest-house and other establishments into quarantine centres for those who came in the contact with the afflicted students.
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee has started a special Centre for Drone Research. The centre will focus on drone development, drone applications, and anti-drone technology. Interestingly, celebrating their Silver Jubilee Reunion, the institutes' 1994 batch alumni offered Rs 100.38 lakh funding for the research centre. Presiding the virtual ceremony, NITI Aayog member Dr VK Saraswat said, “the growth of this segment aligns to the Hon'ble… read-more
To focus and improve research and development in the highways sector, the IIT Roorkee has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Union Road Transport Ministry. Reportedly, the MoU will allow the institution to catalyse innovation and help in resolving issues in the sector through scientific means. A faculty at the IIT-R said, "This MoU provides an opportunity for IIT-R to work on contemporary challenges in the Highway sector".… read-more
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Recogsquare, a start-up nurtured and funded by the IIT-Roorkee, has won the ‘Most Innovative Digital Rollout Award.’ The awards were announced at the ‘Global Fintech Innovation Awards’ organized by IBS Intelligence - a financial technology firm. The application Recogsqare is an AI SaaS-backed e-KYC and Video KYC platform that will help banks to verify customers and avoid customer drop-offs. Moreover, the app has been backed by the centre's… read-more
Karnataka's Mangalore University has been ranked 1st in India and 139th globally for the 'Most Sustainable University 2020' by Green Metric. Reportedly, Wageningen University & Research of Netherlands has secured the first spot globally. A total of 31 Indian public and private universities have made it to the global list including reputed universities like IIT Roorkee, IIM Ahmedabad, NIT Silchar, and NIT Karnataka among others.