IIT Mandi Press Releases

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2023 IIT Mandi selected to host ‘5G Use Case Lab’ Part of a Dept of Telecommunications initiative, this lab will facilitate the development, experimentation of 5G applications in various socioeconomic verticals
2023 Researchers from IIT Mandi and DBT-inStem Unveil the Biochemistry Behind the Resilience of Dengue Mosquito Eggs • Researchers from IIT Mandi, collaborating with DBT-inStem at Bengaluru, have unveiled the biochemical processes enabling Dengue-causing mosquito eggs to endure harsh conditions and revive when favourable environments return. • The collaborative team, through innovative experiments, deciphered the specific adaptations in larvae during dehydration, shedding light on the mechanisms behind their resilience. • This research lays the foundation for innovative mosquito control methods, potentially reducing disease transmission.
2023 565 students, including 60 Ph.D. Scholars Graduate at IIT Mandi’s Eleventh Convocation Dr. Ajit Kumar Mohanty, Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy, & Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission, delivered the Convocation Address
2023 IIT Mandi introduces Five new UG Programs, including one-of-its-kind Program in General Engineering These programs will cater to the skilled needs of emerging fields including General Engineering, Microelectronics and VLSI, Materials Sciences, Chemical Science and Mathematics & Computing
2023 With over 200 participants, IIT Mandi successfully concludes Prayas 2.0 Summer Camp As many as 100 school students along with 100 teachers and ITI trainers from Uttar Pradesh attended the Summer Camp Clubbing with the Skill India Conclave of Mega G20-S20 Meet at IIT Mandi, the participants demonstrated their projects to Shri Mukesh Agnihotri, Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh
2023 IIT Mandi kickstarts Mega G20 - S20 (Science20) Meet with International Yoga Day An objective to bring together various key stakeholders and experts to engage on various themes and to generate actionable insights that can drive progress towards achieving inclusive and sustainable development.
2023 Under India’s G20 Presidency, IIT Mandi to host G20 and S20 (Science20) Meet from 21st to 30th June 2023 The mega event will facilitate collaboration among experts and policymakers from the G20 countries to address inclusive and sustainable development
2023 IIT Mandi kick starts the ‘Yuva Sangam’ program As a part of the program 45 students from Himachal Pradesh and Ladakh will visit IIT Goa and 45 students from IIT Goa will be hosted by IIT Mandi
2023 IIT Mandi researchers identify microbial partners that can efficiently convert cellulosic waste into useful chemicals This sustainable process can readily be adopted to design microbial SynCONS partners for efficient bioprocessing of complex polymers to platform chemicals.
2023 IIT Mandi iHub & HCL Foundation organizes Fourth Edition of Winter School on Cognitive Modeling The three days event featured engaging sessions to understand different tools for creating cognitive models and exposed researchers to the state-of-the-art models in basic and applied domains.
2023 IIT Mandi sees spike in Pre-Placements Offers for 2022-23 More than 23% increase in total PPOs as compared to the last year. The highest PPO offered in terms of salary is from Uber
2023 IIT Mandi researchers develop an easy visual-based method to assess earthquake-prone structures in the Himalayan region The RVS method developed by researchers can be used by any person or organization, responsible for the safety of the vulnerable building stock to assess the reinforced concrete (RC) buildings.
2023 IIT Mandi celebrates 10th Convocation Day with 462 Graduating Students 64 Ph.D. degrees were awarded to the students on the occasion
2023 IIT Mandi Researchers Develop a Cost-effective Method for Producing Metal Oxide Layers for Solar Cells This research will enhance the fabrication process of advanced architecture silicon photovoltaic devices by reducing the cost and complexity of commercial techniques.
2023 Why does listening to sad music help in times of sadness? IIT Mandi Director's research sheds light on 'Tragedy Paradox' Music has a powerful ability to affect our emotions, and it's no secret that people often turn to music to boost their mood or to help them through a tough time. But why do we sometimes seek out sad music, even when we try to minimize sadness in our lives?
2023 IIT Mandi scientist develops AI algorithm to improve the accuracy of Landslide prediction The developed algorithm has been tested for landslides and can be applied to other natural phenomena such as floods, avalanches, extreme weather
2023 IIT Mandi celebrates 14th Foundation Day; confers awards to faculty members Prof. T.G. Sitharam, Chairman, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) graced the event as the Chief Guest along with Mr Venkatadri K. R., Chief Commercial Officer, Tata Chemicals, as the Guest of Honor
2023 IIT Mandi Faculty Releases Book on ‘Politics of ethnic renewal’ in Himalayan Region The book is being published by Routledge, Taylor and Francis
2023 IIT Mandi faculty gets prestigious Prof. Satish Dhawan Young Engineers State Award Dr. Mrityunjay Doddamani has been awarded Prof. Satish Dhawan Young Engineers State Award at J N Tata Auditorium, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. The award was given by Karnataka State Council of Science and Technology (KSCST), Department of Electronics, Information Technology, Biotechnology and Science & Technology, Government of Karnataka.