IIT Kanpur News

MFCEM Director Awarded Swarnajayanti Fellowship

MFCEM Director Awarded Swarnajayanti Fellowship Professor Nitin Gupta, director of the Mehta Family Center for Engineering in Medicine at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, was among the 17 scientists awarded the prestigious Swarnajayanti Fellowship. Instituted by the Government of India to commemorate the country’s fiftieth year of Independence, the Swanajayanti Fellowship recognizes outstanding research by  young …

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Construction: Mehta Family Center for Engineering in Medicine

Photo showing construction of building structure. Photo showing floor construction. Plane view showing ground-floor layout. Building construction is in progress for the Mehta Family Center for Engineering in Medicine on the main campus of the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK). The building will house the classrooms, offices, and laboratories used to apply engineering development to …

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IIT Kanpur to Establish Department of Sustainable Energy Engineering

IIT Kanpur to Establish Department of Sustainable Energy Engineering In a meeting held on December 7, 2020, the Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK) approved the creation of a sustainable energy engineering (SEE) department, with the aim of becoming a vital contributor to India’s growing clean and renewable energy sector. …

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Rice Becomes First US University to Establish Research Center in India

Rice Becomes First US University to Establish Joint Research Center in India In January 2020, Rice University and the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) at a historic event held at IITK. In signing the MoU, the two universities agree to share resources and perform research in the development …

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Groundbreaking for Mehta Family Center for Engineering in Medicine

Groundbreaking for Mehta Family Center for Engineering in Medicine The Bhupat & Jyoti Mehta Family Foundation (MFF) and the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK) celebrated groundbreaking on the Mehta Family Center for Engineering in Medicine. This global collaboration with MFF makes IITK the first institute in India to integrate engineering and medicine, which has traditionally been viewed as two …

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