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IITGN faculty selected for 2021 AGU Devendra Lal Memorial Medal

A faculty member of the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) Vimal Mishra has been selected for the 2021 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Devendra Lal Memorial Medal. Mishra, an associate professor of Civil Engineering at the institute, Mishra has been chosen for the medal for his research and contributions in Earth sciences. He will also...

IITGN Convocation: Next set of tech giants to emerge from India, says Pawan Munjal

Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp chairman Pawan Munjal on Sunday said that the next set of technology giants will emerge out of India, asserting that it is time for India to grab its rightful place in the global economy. Munjal was addressing students on the occasion of the 10th convocation of the Indian Institute of Technology...

IITGN invites applications for PG programmes in Cognitive Science, Society & Culture

The Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) has invited applications for MSc in Cognitive Science—an interdisciplinary field comprising of psychology, philosophy, computer science, neuroscience and artificial intelligence. The institute has also invited applications for MA in Society and Culture—a course that provides students the breadth and focuses in the key...

IITGN signs MoU with C-DAC for establishing supercomputing system in campus

In a significant development, the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), a R&D organisation of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), to install a supercomputing system at IITGN under the National Supercomputing Mission...

IITGN conducts COVID-19 testing for entire campus

The Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) has organised COVID-19 testing drive for its entire campus community. As a part of this special drive, about 1800 community members, including faculty, staff, residents, outsourced support staff, and students who are currently on campus and those who come to work in the campus, would undergo Rapid Antigen...

IITGN gets ‘Eat Right Campus Award’, 5 star rating for food safety

Continuing its commitment towards ensuring food safety and promoting healthy eating, the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) has bagged ‘Eat Right Campus Award’ with a five-star rating from the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) for the second consecutive year. This time FSSAI has certified IITGN as the ‘Eat Right Campus’ with...

IITGN to host workshop for women in computing

IITGN  to host virtual workshop for women in computing The Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) is going to host the third edition of the ACM India Grad Cohort, a pan-India virtual workshop for women in computing (IITGN to host workshop for women in computing) from July 24 to 26. The fully online event is...

IITGN launches fellowship for recent engineering, sciences & humanities doctorates

Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) has launched IIT Gandhinagar Early-Career Fellowship (IITGN-ECF) for recent doctorates from all areas of engineering, sciences as well as humanities and social sciences. The fellowship strives to empower exceptional researchers and thought leaders in pursuing their long-term research and academic aspirations. Scholars who have...

IITGN researchers develop AI-based tool to detect COVID-19 from chest X-ray images

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) have developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based deep learning tool for detection of COVID-19 from Chest X-ray images. This online tool indicates the probability if a person is infected with COVID-19, which can be used for quick preliminary diagnosis before the medical test. The tool is developed...

IITGN celebrates Yoga Day

The Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) on Sunday celebrated the sixth International Day of Yoga through virtual mode. Considering the need for social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Institute arranged a special guided yoga session online to spread the message of complete well-being of the mind and body through yoga. The entire...