Events

Convocation 45

  • IIT Kanpur held its 45th convocation on July 5, 2013. The honorable President of India, Shri. Pranab Mukherjee was the Chief Guest and Honourable Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Shri B.L. Joshi was the Guest of Honor on the occasion.
  • They honoured Shri. N R Narayana Murthy (MT/EE/1969, DAA 1998) Founder and Executive Chairman of Infosys and Prof. Ashoke Sen (MSC2/PHY/1978, DAA 1999) noted theoretical physicist working with Hairsh Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad with Doctor of Science.

IIT Kanpur alumni meet in the East Coast of USA

  • The IIT Kanpur Alumni hosted a program on “Choice Matters” at the Consulate General of India in New York on June 11 at which Columbia University Professor Sheena Iyengar, was keynote speaker and discussed the cultural differences between Indians and Americans on matters of choice.

IIT Kanpur Alumni annual dinner event West Coast of USA

  • The Annual dinner and the Annual Alumni Leadership Awards of the West Coast chapter for the year 2013 was held on on Saturday, June 15th at the Jewish Community Center, Palo Alto, California.

Alumni News

  • NewsMaker

    U P Singh (BT/CE/1972) has been chosen to lead the Asian Civil Engineering Coordinating Council, currently consisting of professional societies from 10 countries including India.

    Making a Difference

    Sambit, Ratnakar, Vaibhav, and Chaturbhuj met each other at Prayas–a volunteer student organization at IITK focused on providing education to marginalized kids.

  • Chapter Activities

    IITK AA Jamshedpur Chapter in association with the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) Jamshedpur Chapter have planned to donate four ostrich chicks to TATA Zoo at Jubilee Park

    Helicopter Service

    IIT Kanpur became the first institute in the country to provide air connectivity between two cities.

  • IT Kanpur Store on Flipkart

    The IIT Kanpur souvenir store on Flipkart aims to provide an opportunity for lIT Kanpur alumni, students and friends to purchase gift and memorabilia items/products that induce a sense of nostalgia and association with their alma mater.

    Books authored

    This book is a comprehensive guide to working with NoSQL

  • Announcements

    The e-voting for adopting the Amended Constitution and By-Laws is under process and will close on August 17, 2013 at 11:59 pm (IST). On August 18, 2013 the results will be announced in the Extra Ordinary General Body Meeting at 11:00 am in the Outreach Auditorium.

    Obituary

    Prateek Mishra (BT/EE/2006) passed away in July first week this year due to Brain Tumor

  • Student News



    IIT Kanpur Astromony Club

    The e-voting for adopting the Amended Constitution and By-Laws is under process and will close on August 17, 2013 at 11:59 pm (IST). On August 18, 2013 the results will be announced in the Extra Ordinary General Body Meeting at 11:00 am in the Outreach Auditorium.

    Solar Tree

    IIT Kanpur is the only place in India where you can find one of these, A Solar Tree. A Solar Tree is not just a decorative means of harnessing solar energy, it uses multiple solar panels at various angles arranged in the shape of a tree to make most efficient use of the sun's energy.


This issue of the Alumni Newsletter is sponsored by:
Mr Damnish Kumar (MSc5/MTH/00) Director, HyTech Professionals