Calling Alumni Changemakers: IITB’s New Catalyst Course Seeks Leaders in Sustainable Innovation

7 Dec 2023

The Pramod Chaudhari Alumni Continuing Education Centre has launched a new course called Harmonizing Industry with Nature: Unveiling the Power of Catalysts for Sustainable Innovation. The course will be offered by Prof. Debabrata Maiti, the recent recipient of the prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize 2022 from IIT Bombay’s Chemistry Department.

Apart from being an educational endeavour, the course is an opportunity for alumni to embark on a transformative journey and delve into the heart of sustainable innovation, shaping a future where industries not only thrive but seamlessly harmonize with the natural world. The course is geared towards scientists, professionals, entrepreneurs, and investors in various sectors, and promises to empower individuals to become architects of positive change.

The course will navigate the intersection of industry and nature, focusing on the transformative potential of catalysts. Over five weeks, the course will dig deep into the following:

  • Introduction to Sustainable Innovation
  • Fundamentals of Catalysis
  • Catalysis in Renewable Energy
  • Industrial Applications of Sustainable Catalysis
  • Future Trends in Sustainable Catalysis