Dr. Deepa, M received young scientist award form The National Academy of sciences, Allahabad. for her contribution “frosting glass with an electric charge”. A low-cost electrochromic device. More details
Thomson Reuters launched the Global Research Report series to inform policymakers about the changing landscape of the global research base.
The rise is even more impressive given that, in 1981, India accounted for just above 14,000 papers in the Thomson Reuters database. The 2007 total constitutes an increase of roughly 80% in seven years from 2000. Nonetheless, the absolute volume for India is still only about half that for countries such as the UK, Germany, China or Japan. This is a surprise given the capacity of its economy. It has typically taken a 2.5%, now rising to 3%, share of world outputs.
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“The Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) is planning to approach the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and other prominent technological universities in the country to devise metro rail specific courses for engineering students, and train them to handle both the technical and management sides of metro rail operations in the next five years.”
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“The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are mulling a “semi-formal structure” comprising placement heads across all IITs to help coordinate and collate all placement-related activities.
IIT placement heads across all IITs met at IIT-Bombay (IIT-B) on Friday to discuss placement-related
experiences for this season.
So far, the institutes coordinated on an informal level, though each follows its own placement policy.
The proposed body would meet twice a year. “We want to proactively ensure that students and recruiters have a similar experience regardless of which IIT they choose to go to,” said Ravi Sinha, who is in-charge of placements at IIT-B.”
Source: Hindustan Times
“IIT-Madras intends to make circle of knowledge complete
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