December 7, 2023

Breaking Ground: Foundation Stone Laid for DRDO-Industry-Academia Centre of Excellence at IIT Bombay

Dr. Samir V Kamat, Secretary, DDR&D, and Chairman DRDO, alongside Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri, Director, IIT Bombay, laid the foundation stone for the DRDO-Industry-Academia Centre of Excellence (DIA-CoE), a collaborative venture between IIT Bombay, IIT Madras. Additionally, Dr. Kamat unveiled a life-size model of the Akash missile, strategically positioned at the NCC ground adjacent to the […]

Charting New Heights: IIT Bombay’s Stellar Performance in QS Asia University Rankings

In a triumphant display of academic prowess, IIT Bombay has clinched the coveted first position in India and an impressive 40th rank in the prestigious QS Asia University Rankings 2024. The exceptional results, unveiled by the esteemed British company QS on November 8, 2023, have set the stage for IIT Bombay’s resounding success. Earning an […]

A Confluence of Brilliance: IIT Bombay Hosts the Honorable Vice-President of India, Shri Jagdeep Dhankar

IIT Bombay was privileged to welcome Shri Jagdeep Dhankar, the esteemed Vice-President of India, to its campus on November 6, 2023. His presence elevated the occasion as he addressed the students, faculty, and staff, leaving an indelible mark on the Institute. As a symbol of growth and sustainability, Shri Dhankar planted a sapling on the […]

Educators Extraordinaire: Saluting IIT Bombay’s Dedicated Faculty on National Education Day

IIT Bombay celebrated National Education Day and marked the auspicious occasion with a special celebration on campus. Dr. N. Kalaiselvi, the esteemed Director General of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, and Secretary of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, graced the event as the Chief Guest. The significance of Education Day, commemorating […]

IIT Bombay Celebrates Vigilance Awareness Week

Employees of IIT Bombay took the Integrity and Rashtriya Ekta Diwas pledges as the Institute observed Vigilance Awareness Week on campus. Both pledges were administered to employees of IIT Bombay in Hindi by Prof. Nand Kishore, Dean, Administrative Affairs, and in English by Dr. K.V. Reghuthaman, Joint Registrar, Human Resources, HR-2 (HCM) Section.

IIT Bombay Faculty Earn Accolades

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

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 […]

Cultivating Global Partnerships: IIT Bombay and NCKU Spearhead the 10th Edition of SATU Presidents’ Forum

IIT Bombay and the National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), Taiwan, co-hosted the 10th Steering Committee Meeting of the Southeast and South Asia and Taiwan Universities (SATU) Presidents’ Forum on campus. Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri, Director of IIT Bombay, and other Institute officials attended the forum, alongside representatives from the Steering Committee’s 11 universities across 7 member […]

IIT Bombay Welcomes Sony and Explores Collaborative Endeavours

IIT Bombay welcomed a distinguished delegation from Sony Group Corporation to campus. The delegation was led by Dr. Hiroaki Kitano, Chief Technology Officer of Sony Group Corporation, to explore potential collaborations and enhance existing partnerships. Representing IIT Bombay in engaging discussions with the August delegation included: The Sony delegation included: Later, the delegation also explored […]

December 13, 2023

Swachh Bharat Mission at IIT Bombay:  Over 800 Participants Join  #EkTareekhEkGhanta at the  Institute

Over 800 enthusiastic participants united for #EkTareekhEkGhanta at the IIT Bombay campus for an event organized by the #SwacchataHiSeva, part of the Ministry of Education’s Swachh Bharat initiative. Together, they diligently cleaned a total area of 61,427 sq.m and collected an astonishing 2587 kgs of waste. The collective efforts of the dedicated faculty, staff, and […]

IIT Bombay Professors Earn Accolades

IIT Bombay Pays Homage to Bapu and  Lal Bahadur Shastri

In a heartfelt and poignant ceremony held on October 2, IIT Bombay hailed the undying spirit of two of India’s beloved and revered leaders whilst celebrating the birth anniversary the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, and its cherished second Prime Minister, Lal Bahadur Shastri. Distinguished figures of IIT Bombay paid homage to the timeless […]

IIT Bombay Collaborates with Jindal  Stainless to Set Up a Prestigious  Chair Professorship

IIT Bombay has partnered with Jindal Stainless (a prominent stainless-steel manufacturer in India with an annual turnover of INR 35,700 crore – US $4.30 billion) to establish a prestigious Chair Professorship at the Institute. The Chair will support and enhance research in industrial processes and product technologies in the stainless steel sector. A distinguished professor from IIT […]

Strengthening Bonds: IIT Bombay  Hosts Senior Delegation from Saint  Petersburg, Russia

IIT Bombay welcomed a distinguished delegation of 21 members from Saint Petersburg, Russia. The delegation was led by Prof. Vladimir Kniagninin, Vice-Governor of Saint Petersburg. Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri, Director, IIT Bombay, along with Prof. Amit Agrawal, Dean of International Relations, and Prof. Upendra Bhandarkar, Associate Dean of Research and Development engaged in a productive meeting […]

IIT Bombay Director Joins Students in  Japan’s SAKURA SCIENCE Indian  University Program  2023 (SSP)

Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri, Director, IIT Bombay, joined students from the Institute in a transformative initiative – Japan’s SAKURA SCIENCE Indian University Program 2023 (SSP), hosted by the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST). Prof. Chaudhuri also attended the SSP graduation ceremony. The SSP initiative, designed to foster innovation, facilitates the deepening of scientific knowledge among […]

IIT Bombay Offers Constitutional  History Course with Former Chief  Justice of India, Justice U.U. Lalit

In a one-of-its-kind, IIT Bombay has introduced a new course presented by Justice U.U. Lalit, Former Chief Justice of India and Distinguished Visiting Professor at ADCPS. Titled “Affirmative Action in India: A Brief Constitutional History,” the course offers comprehensive insights into India’s legal and political framework, emphasizing social justice and affirmative action policies. Additionally, it […]

Strategic Partnership: DARPG Signs NDA with BharatGPT  Team for India-Specific Language Models

Officials from the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances Secretary (DARPG) including the Secretary of DARPG, Mr. V. Srinivas, signed a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) with the BharatGPT team. The latter is working on India-specific Large Language Models (LLMs) powered by Bhashini. The BharatGPT team was represented by Prof. Ganesh Ramakrishnan, IIT Bombay. This NDA paves […]

IIT Bombay Signs MoU with World  Intellectual Property Organization  (WIPO) and Department of  Biotechnology (DBT)

IIT Bombay signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), and IIT Delhi. The primary objective of this MoU is to promote the advancement of intellectual property (IP) knowledge by integrating IP-related course materials into the Biodesign Program. Additionally, it encompasses the launch of a […]

December 18, 2023

IIT Bombay Signs MoU with Google India

IIT Bombay signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Google India to establish a Chair Professorship in Generative AI, to be called the ‘Google Cloud Chair.’ The term ‘Chair’ is one of the highest honours awarded in the academic domain and is generally bestowed to the top faculty members at IIT Bombay as an acknowledgment […]

IIT Bombay joins the Chicago Quantum  Exchange

The governments of India and the United States announced that IIT Bombay will join the Chicago Quantum Exchange (CQE), headquartered at the University of Chicago, as an international partner. Complementing this is a new collaborative science and technology partnership between the University of Chicago and IIT Bombay, which will promote cooperation in fields such as […]

IIT Bombay Welcomes the Hon’ble  Union Minister of State for Education  to Campus

IIT Bombay hosted the Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Education, Dr. Subhas Sarkar, on campus. The Minister was welcomed by the Institute’s Acting Director, Prof. K. V. Krishna Rao, along with other Institute functionaries.

IIT Bombay Signs MoU with the United  Nations World Food Programme

IIT Bombay signed an MoU with 2020’s Nobel Peace Prize Laureate – the United Nations World Food Programme (UNWFP). The purpose of this partnership is to harness their technological expertise to enhance the research and evidence ecosystems in the areas of food, nutrition, climate, and livelihoods. Additionally, the collaboration aims to uplift India’s vulnerable populations. […]

IIT Bombay Professors Earn Accolades

December 19, 2023

IIT Bombay Celebrates the Country’s  77th Independence Day

IIT Bombay celebrated the country’s 77th Independence Day near the famous arch facing the Nandan Nilekani Main Building on August 15, 2023. The Institute also paid homage to the ongoing ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM)’ that commemorates 75 glorious years of a progressive independent India. The celebration began with the hoisting of the national flag […]

IIT Bombay Hosts Bipartisan US  Congressional Delegation on Campus

IIT Bombay hosted the Bipartisan US Congressional Delegation on campus. Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri, Director, IIT Bombay, along with several Institute dignitaries welcomed the delegation which comprised the following members: Welcoming the delegation, Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri said, “Over the years, IIT Bombay has forged excellent academic and research collaborations with US universities. Under the proposed iCET […]

IIT Bombay Professors Earn Accolades

A Triumph of Inclusiveness: IIT Bombay’s  PWD Facilities Bring Young Ashraf Joya’s  Ambitions to Life

Image Courtesy: Free Press Journal (L-R) Sabuddin Joya, Ashraf, Zareena, and Daulat Bano at IIT B Hostel 17 IIT Bombay’s exceptional PWD facilities have garnered the attention of mainstream media, shining a spotlight on the Institute’s commitment to inclusivity and empowerment. Despite losing both lower limbs in a near-fatal accident six years ago, Ashraf Joya, a […]

IIT Bombay Hosts the ‘Prof. N.R. Kamath  Distinguished Institute Lecture’ Series

IIT Bombay hosted the latest lecture in the ‘Prof. N.R. Kamath Distinguished Institute Lecture’ series on campus. The ‘Prof. N.R. Kamath Distinguished Institute Lecture’ series honours the leadership and contributions of Prof. N.R. Kamath, former Deputy Director, and founding head of the Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Bombay, to the Institute. This year’s speaker was […]

Forging Educational Alliances: IIT Bombay Signs MoU with the Directorate of Technical Education, Govt. of Maharashtra 

IIT Bombay signed an MoU with the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Government of Maharashtra, towards promoting knowledge exchange, enhancing skill development, and fostering innovation in the field of education and research. The MoU is designed to benefit students, faculty, and researchers from government and government-aided DTE institutes in Maharashtra. Prof. Milind Atrey, Dean R&D, […]

Visiting Hostels, Ensuring Comfort  and Inspiring Trust IIT Bombay’s Director and Deans Extend Support to Freshmen Families

Leaving their kids to fend for themselves when they move to college is difficult for all parents. Amidst the hushed excitement and nervous farewells, and eyes brimming with pride – parents of UG entrants to IIT Bombay accompanied their freshmen offspring as the latter stepped into their new living abode – their hostel rooms. Understanding […]

Celebrating Van Mahotsav: IIT Bombay  Engineersa Greener Tomorrow by Planting  Tree Saplings and Nurturing the Ecosystem

Embracing the spirit of the annual tree plantation drive, the Institute celebrated the 32nd Van Mahotsav on campus. At the heart of IIT Bombay’s unwavering commitment to a sustainable future and a greener India is celebrating Van Mahotsav which is an inspiring initiative that resonates far beyond its campus. IIT Bombay’s faculty, staff, and students […]

IIT Bombay Hosts Consul General, U.S. Consulate General, on Campus

IIT Bombay was delighted to host Mr. Mike Hankey, Consul General at the U.S. Consulate General Mumbai. Mr. Hankey interacted with faculty, staff, and students on the ‘India-U.S. Cooperation in Tech and Research.’ The interaction came on the heels of Prime Minister, Shri Modi’s visit to the USA.

IIT Bombay Professors Earn Accolades

IIT Bombay Hosts Delegates of the G20 RIIG  Summit & Research Ministers’ Meeting

IIT Bombay hosted delegates of the G20 RIIG Summit & Research Ministers’ Meeting. Acting Director Prof. S. Sudarshan presented an overview of the IITs to the delegates. Prof. Upendra Bhandarkar then addressed the delegates and gave them an insight into IIT Bombay’s R&D ecosystem while Prof. Asim Tewari highlighted the entrepreneurship and innovation environment at […]

Centre for Development of Advanced  Computing (C-DAC) to Deploy  Supercomputing System at IIT Bombay

As part of the National Supercomputing Mission, the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) will be deploying a supercomputing system at IIT Bombay. To that end, Col. A.K. Nath (Retd.), Executive Director, C-DAC, Pune, and Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri, Director, IIT Bombay, signed an agreement for the same. The National Supercomputing Mission (NSM) is approved […]

Lecture Hall 21 Dedicated to Mr. Mohsin  and Mrs. Zulekha Vasi

IIT Bombay dedicated Lecture Hall 21 to the loving memory of Mr. Mohsin and Mrs. Zulekha Vasi, parents of the Institute’s esteemed Professor Emeritus, Prof. Juzer Vasi. In a special event held on campus, the Lecture Hall was renamed the Mohsin and Zulekha Vasi Lecture Hall. IITB Distinguished Alumnus, Prof. Juzer Vasi (B.Tech., EE, 1969), joined […]

IIT Bombay’s International Student  Selected for UNESCO World Heritage  Education Programme

IIT Bombay’s international M. Tech. student, Tejyas Dasa Singh, from Guyana, and his supervisor, Prof. Swathy Manohar, have been selected for a fully-funded UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme called the ‘World Heritage Young Professionals Forum 2023.’ The event is set to be hosted by the Ministry of Culture in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia between September […]

IIT Bombay and CSTT Sign MoU for Project Udaan

IIT Bombay and the Commission for Scientific and Technical Terminology (CSTT) signed an MoU for Project UDAAN – an Indian language end-to-end translation ecosystem for breaking the language barrier in education, initiated by IIT Bombay’s Prof. Ganesh Ramakrishnan. The MoU was signed by Prof. Girish Nath Jha, Chairman, CSTT, and Prof. Milind Atrey, Dean (R&D), […]

IIT Bombay Staff Members Successfully  Climb Mt. Friendship Peak

IIT Bombay staff members Mr. Virendra Mam (Cash Section) and Mr. Sanjay Bhingarde (Guest House) successfully climbed Mt. Friendship Peak (17352 ft) which is located in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh, India. Mr. Mam and Mr. Bhingarde trekked to the Everest Base Camp early this year. Hearty congratulations to Mr. Mam and Mr. Bhingarde! […]

December 20, 2023

IIT Bombay launches WiSE – Women in Science Engineering from Rural Parts of India

IIT Bombay launched a new program – WiSE (Women in Science Engineering from Rural Parts of India) under the leadership of Prof. Rajesh Zele, Department of Electrical Engineering, as part of its outreach activity. The goal of WiSE is to reach out to girl students studying in the ninth grade who hail from the rural […]

IIT Bombay Professors Earn Accolades

IIT Bombay Partners With Kaspersky  to Promote Cybersecurity in Education  and Research Projects

IIT Bombay signed an MoU with Kaspersky to jointly promote and foster the development of educational and research projects in the field of cybersecurity. This includes the exchange of knowledge and expertise, the development of educational materials, the organisation of events aimed at raising cybersecurity awareness, as well as sponsorship of awards to encourage students […]

IIT Bombay Hosts the Summit of  Academia Networking with Government,  Allied Health Workers, and Medical  Professionals (SANGAM)

The first annual Summit of Academia Networking with Government, Allied Health Workers, and Medical Professionals (SANGAM) Conference in 2023 took place in June 2023 at the IIT Bombay campus. The event was organized in partnership with the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) and the Government of Maharashtra. Around 70 speakers and 220 registrants from […]

IIT Bombay Hosts the International  Climate Research Conclave: 2023

The Ministry of Earth Sciences and the Department of Science and Technology organized the International Climate Research Conclave (ICRC) 2023 at IIT Bombay to discuss India’s recent progress in climate research and its vision for 2030. The event was held at the DST’s Centre of Excellence in Climate Studies and paved the way forward for […]

IIT Bombay Hosts the First Mining  Start-Up Summit

IIT Bombay hosted the First Mining Start-Up Summit on campus in what was a perfect platform for the industry-startup/academia Interface. The summit showcased innovative ideas in exploration, virtual reality, automation, drone technology, and consultancy. The Honourable Union Minister of State of Mines, Shri Raosaheb Patil Danve, chaired a panel discussion with renowned academicians from across […]

IIT Bombay Celebrates World Bicycle Day

IIT Bombay celebrated World Bicycle Day on June 3, 2023, with an exciting bicycle rally that began at 7 am on campus. Prof. Suryanarayana Doolla flagged off the rally. Organized by NSS IIT Bombay, the event saw over 200 cyclists participate in the 5 km rally that started from the New SAC. Men and women […]

IIT Bombay Celebrates International  Day of Yoga 2023

IIT Bombay commemorated the 9th International Yoga Day on June 21, 2023. Around 200 people participated and many took on the yogathon challenge of performing 108 rounds of Suryanamaskar. NCC cadets from the Kendriya Vidyalaya, IIT Powai, also celebrated International Yoga Day 2023. Trained yoga instructors from Ambika Yog Kutir guided the cadets. Under their […]

IIT Bombay Launches Invention Factory – Version 2

IIT Bombay has launched the second edition of its Invention Factory Program. The Invention Factory Program was conducted for the first time in India at IIT Gandhinagar in 2018 and 2019 and expanded to IIT Bombay in 2022, with support from the Maker Bhavan Foundation. The 6-week-long ideate-to-prototype-to-pitch program has brought together students from the […]

Professors from IIT Bombay and IIT Indore Undertake 15-Day Cycling Expedition of the Himalayas

Prof. RaaJ Ramsankaran, a Remote Sensing expert from IIT Bombay, and Prof. Mohd. Farooq Azam, a Glaciologist from IIT Indore, have started a ‘Climate Awareness Ride’ – a respectful exploration of the Himalayas by bicycle. They aim to create awareness about climate change and its impacts on the Himalayan Cryosphere. The professors started their 15-day cycling expedition […]

Groundbreaking Ceremony of Project Evergreen Held on IIT Bombay Campus

IIT Bombay conducted the much-awaited groundbreaking ceremony of its ambitious hostel project – Project Evergreen – on June 24, 2023. The project is spearheaded by the IIT Bombay alumni community and its two alumni organizations – IITB Alumni Association (IITBAA) and IITB Heritage Foundation (IITBHF) – to fund, design and build a new 1,100-room world-class […]

December 21, 2023

IIT Bombay’s Student Exchange  Programs with Canadian Universities

IIT Bombay alumnus, Mr. Rabiz N. Foda, has been instrumental in setting up several institutional agreements between the Institute and Canadian Universities. In particular, IIT Bombay and the University of Toronto have an ongoing student exchange program. Exchange students from IIT Bombay have a great opportunity to learn, mature, and get enriched due to their exposure […]

IIT Bombay’s Civil Engineering Association  Organises Interactive Session with AICTE  Chairman, Prof. T.G. Sitharam

The Civil Engineering Association, IIT Bombay, organized a lively and vibrant Interactive session for faculty and students of the Department of Civil Engineering with the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) Chairman Prof. T.G. Sitharam on 18th May 2023 at IIT Bombay, during his visit to the institute. The event was attended by Prof. […]

IIT Bombay Professors Earn Accolades

IIT Bombay Conducts Institute Ethics  Committee (IEC) Workshop

The Industrial Research and Consultancy Centre (IRCC) at IIT Bombay conducted an Institute Ethics Committee (IEC) Workshop. Dr. Renuka Munshi, Professor and Head of the Department of Clinical Pharmacology, TN Medical College and BYL Nair Charitable Hospital, Mumbai, and Chairperson of the Institutional Ethics Committee (IEC), IIT Bombay, gave an overview of the organisation. Dr. Sadhana Srivastava, Senior […]

Sickle Cell Diagnosis Technology by  IITB Professor Licensed to Lords Mark  Ind. Pvt. Ltd.

A crucial sickle cell diagnosis technology developed by Prof. Debjani Paul and her team from the Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering was licensed exclusively to Lords Mark Ind. Pvt. Ltd. for field testing and commercialization. This socially-relevant technology includes a microscopy-based test that can distinguish between healthy, sickle traits, and sickle anaemia blood samples at the point of care. We wish Prof. Paul and the Lord’s Mark team all the very best for their efforts toward the deployment of […]

Godrej & Boyce Enters into a  Strategic Partnership with IIT Bombay

Godrej & Boyce, the flagship company of the Godrej Group, with its business unit, Godrej Aerospace, has entered into a strategic partnership with IIT Bombay to collaborate on cutting-edge research and development projects in the field of Aerospace and Defence (A&D). The ceremony was attended by Prof. V. Venkateswara Rao, Director, DIA-COE, IIT Bombay; Mr. […]

IIT Bombay and Larsen & Toubro to  establish a Student Satellite Programme

IIT Bombay will collaborate with Larsen & Toubro (L&T) and establish a Student Satellite Programme to develop modular satellite subsystems that can be integrated into a nanosatellite. An interdisciplinary team of 70 + students is currently working on the programme with the ultimate goal to partner with the prestigious Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to launch […]

CBSE School Principals Visit IIT Bombay

Principals of 55 CBSE-affiliated schools from across the country visited IIT Bombay for a ‘2-Day Exposure Visit’ between May 11-12, 2023. The visit was organised by the CBSE Department of Skill Education and exposed them to interactive learning techniques at IIT Bombay in line with the National Educational Policy (NEP).

IIT Bombay Partners with the  Directorate of Technical Education  (DTE) on a 2-Day Workshop

IIT Bombay partnered with the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) on a 2-day workshop on May 12-13, 2023, at the Institute’s campus, to promote collaboration between faculty members from IIT Bombay and government-funded engineering institutes in Maharashtra. About 60 faculty members from 15 engineering colleges attended this workshop. The workshop explored ways for IIT Bombay […]

January 5, 2024

Forging a Greener Tomorrow: IIT Bombay and HSBC India Make a Commitment to Sustainability

IIT Bombay, in partnership with HSBC India, organized a full-day workshop focused on Green Hydrogen. The event is a crucial component of the ongoing collaboration between the Institute and HSBC India, and aims at bolstering a robust, green hydrogen economy by enhancing its efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and scalability. The workshop featured engaging breakout sessions covering significant […]

A Majestic Start: IIT Bombay Launches 56th Inter-IIT Sports Meet

IIT Bombay (in collaboration with co-host IIT Gandhinagar) hosted the 56th Inter-IIT Sports Meet on campus. The meet kicked off with a spectacular opening ceremony. Cricket legend Venkatesh Prasad graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. The event began with the lighting of the torch and was followed by a majestic march-past by representatives from […]


February 1, 2024

A Summit of Excellence: IIT Bombay’s Storied Meeting with Indian President, Smt. Droupadi Murmu

It was a watershed moment for IIT Bombay, when Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri, Director, IIT Bombay, along with Prof. Rahul Purwar, met with the Hon’ble President of India, Smt. Droupadi Murmu, amplifying the Institute’s profound impact and influential role on the national stage. The purpose of this meeting was to extend a formal invitation for her […]

Neuroscience Unbound: Highlights from the SCAN Symposium 2024

The Sunita Sanghi Centre of Ageing and Neurodegenerative Diseases (SCAN) orchestrated the notable SCAN Annual Symposium 2024, bringing together a diverse assembly of experts, researchers, and professionals dedicated to the advancement of understanding and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases. The symposium was held on January 9th and 10th, 2024, at the Victor Menezes Convention Centre (VMCC) […]

75 Years of Independence: IIT Bombay Celebrates Republic Day on Campus

IIT Bombay celebrated the 75th Republic Day on January 26, 2024, with a solemn ceremony at the Gymkhana grounds. Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri, Director, IIT Bombay, proudly unfurled the National Flag, extending heartfelt wishes to the entire community. During this significant event, Prof. Chaudhuri presented certificates to the winners of an essay competition held during Vigilance […]

N.R. Kamath Distinguished Talk Series: Prof. Kaushik Basu’s Insightful Discourse at IIT Bombay

IIT Bombay hosted the Prof. N. R. Kamath Distinguished Talk on Feb 1, 2024, from 3.30 p.m. at VMCC, IIT Bombay campus. This talk is part of the webinar series conducted annually by the Institute in memory of the late Prof. N.R. Kamath, former Deputy Director of IIT Bombay and Head of the Department of […]

Strategic Partnership Unveiled: IIT Bombay and MILIT Join Forces for Advanced AI Initiatives

IIT Bombay signed an MoU with the Military Institute of Technology (MILIT) during the 12th Raising Day of MILIT. The MoU paves the way for joint training programs and collaborative projects and will help IITB’s Technocraft Centre for Applied Artificial Intelligence (TCA2I) fulfil its commitment to taking AI benefits to the defence sector.

February 21, 2024


March 8, 2024

Honouring Excellence: Highlights from IIT Bombay’s 62nd Interim Convocation Ceremony

IIT Bombay hosted the interim session of its 62nd Convocation and conferred degrees upon 325 students at the Convocation Hall. A total of 352 degrees were awarded, encompassing 209 PhD students (including dual degrees MTech/MSc +PhD) and 143 degrees, including 44 E-MBA degrees, for students across various programs. The recipients completed all requirements between August […]

Bridging Academia and Industry: IIT Bombay and Ministry of Steel Discuss Strategic Alliances

Shri Nagendra Nath Sinha, IAS, Secretary of the Ministry of Steel, Government of India, visited IIT Bombay to explore potential collaborations aimed at advancing research and expanding the industrial applications of steel in India. In the course of the visit, Professor Subhasis Chaudhuri, Director, IIT Bombay, engaged in discussions with the Ministry of Steel, accompanied […]

Bridging Minds and Continents: IIT Bombay and AAU Pave the Way for Global Partnerships

A senior delegation from the Association of American Universities (AAU) visited IIT Bombay in February 2024 and engaged with IIT Bombay Institute representatives. President Prof. Barbara Snyder of AAU and Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri, Director of IIT Bombay, deliberated on fostering innovation and collaborative research between AAU member universities and IIT Bombay. These discussions aim to […]

Designing the Future: Unveiling the Design Thinking Studio at IDC, IIT Bombay

The Design Thinking Studio at IDC School of Design, IIT Bombay, located within the inspiring confines of the Rahul Bajaj Technology Innovation Centre (RBTIC) Building was officially inaugurated in February 2024. The ceremony was graced by the esteemed Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri, Director, IIT Bombay, alongside key figures including Prof. S Sudarshan, Deputy Director (Academic and […]

Green Momentum: IITB’s Hydrogen Showcase Shines at ICONS 2024

The 2024 edition of the IRCC’s Annual CONferences on Emerging ConceptS [ICONS], titled ICONS 2024 Sparks Innovation at IITB Workshop IITB Hydrogen Workshop and dedicated to showcasing the forefront of advancements in India’s Hydrogen economy was a resounding success. Mr. Lalit Bohra, Joint Secretary of MNRE, graced the occasion as the chief guest, and shared […]

Girish Sant Lecture Series: Anshuman Lath Unveils Insights on Sustainable Energy Solutions

IIT Bombay is steadfast in its commitment to fostering educational and research excellence and enriching the academic experience through insightful talks delivered by industry experts. Aligned with this mission, IIT Bombay hosted the Girish Sant Lecture Series at the end of February 2024. This distinguished series, established through a generous legacy donation by the class […]

Innovate, Inspire, Ignite: IIT Bombay’s Triumph at IInvenTiv 2024

The second edition of IInvenTiv 2024 unfolded at IIT Hyderabad and drew participants from various IITs and beyond, including NIT, IISER, IIITs, among others. Amid a considerable influx of entries, IIT Bombay stood out as all five technologies submitted by the Institute were accepted for display at the Fair. The showcased technologies encompassed a diverse […]

Accelerating to Victory: IIT Bombay Racing Triumphs at Formula Bharat 2024

The IIT Bombay Racing team showcased their outstanding performance at Formula Bharat 2024, clinching the title of Overall Champion in the Electric Vehicle Category. Outshining 41 other teams nationwide, the team earned numerous accolades during the event. In the Electric category, the team not only secured the top spot overall but also triumphed in Static […]

Faculty Accolades

April 5, 2024

NR Kamath Distinguished Lectures: Unravelling Geophysics and Navigating Biotech Frontiers

Professor N.R. Kamath, an academic stalwart, served as the former Deputy Director and the founding Head of the Department of Chemical Engineering at IIT Bombay. His enduring contributions have left an indelible mark, inspiring the Institute to establish the NR Kamath Distinguished Lecture Series. This annual webinar pays tribute to Prof. Kamath’s legacy by inviting […]

Trailblazing Women Charting New Paths: The Radhika Rajan Women Leadership Lecture Series

IIT Bombay launched the Radhika Rajan Women Leadership Lecture Series on campus in March. This distinguished series was made possible by the generous contributions of IIT Bombay’s alumna, Ms. Radhika Rajan (M.Tech., Physics, 1977), who serves as Executive Vice President at DSP Investments. The inaugural lecture showcased Ms. Premlata Poonia, Founder of Hamari Laado. Ms. […]

Celebrating International Women’s Day at IIT Bombay: Embracing Strength and Progress

IIT Bombay celebrated International Women’s Day on March 8, 2024, on campus. IITB’s Gender Cell had the honour of hosting acclaimed actor Ms. Ratna Pathak Shah on the occasion. Renowned for her iconic portrayal of Maya Sarabhai, a character challenging societal norms, Ms. Shah has consistently championed strong and multifaceted portrayals of women on screen. […]

Advancing Scientific Frontiers: IIT Bombay Unveils Cutting-Edge National Cryogenic Electron Microscope Facility

Prof. Abhay Karandikar, Secretary of DST and CEO of the Anusandhan National Research Foundation, Government of India, inaugurated IIT Bombay’s National Cryogenic Electron Microscope facility on campus. Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri, Director, IIT Bombay, was present at the occasion. The event also witnessed the presence of: This state-of-the-art facility houses cutting-edge equipment including: Supported by SERB, […]

Forging Partnerships: IIT Bombay Explores Collaborations with Ministry of Steel

Shri Nagendra Nath Sinha, IAS, Secretary of the Ministry of Steel, Government of India, visited IIT Bombay to explore potential collaborations aimed at enhancing research and industry applications of steel in India. Engaging in discussions during the visit were Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri, Director, IIT Bombay, along with Prof. Deepankar Choudhury, Head of the Civil Engineering […]

IIT Bombay Faculty Earns Accolades

May 12, 2024

Commencement 2024: IIT Bombay Graduates Poised to Transform the World

IIT Bombay triumphantly hosted its annual Commencement ceremony in the iconic Convocation Hall, celebrating a milestone event for its soon-to-be graduates. The ceremony was graced by Mr. Natarajan Chandrasekaran, Chairman of Tata Sons, who delivered a compelling Commencement Address centered around the themes of Trust, Character, and Purpose. In his address, Mr. Chandrasekaran emphasized the […]

Prof. Michael Klein Delivers NR Kamath Distinguished Lecture on Polymers

IIT Bombay recently hosted a lecture by Prof. Michael Klein as part of its NR Kamath Distinguished Lecture series which pays tribute to the esteemed contributions of Prof. N.R. Kamath, a former Deputy Director and Head of the Department of Chemical Engineering. The lecture was organized by the Chemistry Department. Prof. Michael Klein is the […]

Reconnect and Reskill: Exclusive Courses for IITB Alumni for June 2024 at PCACEC

The Pramod Chaudhari Alumni Continuing Education Centre (PCACEC) provides executive courses for IITB Alumni at discounted prices. The courses will allow our alums to learn new skills, upskill and reskill themselves in their professional careers, and keep pace with the latest technology, management, policy, and science trends. These courses will be taught by the esteemed […]

SANGAM 2024: A Convergence of Health Innovators and Experts at IIT Bombay

IIT Bombay recently hosted SANGAM 2024, an influential conference themed “One Health – Opportunities for Networking and Engagement.” The event successfully brought together a diverse group of leading experts, innovators, and policymakers, all converging to discuss and share insights on critical health issues and the latest advancements under the banner of #SANGAM2024. The inaugural session […]

IIT Bombay Hosts Transformative Leadership Training for Faculty Members

Prof. Sudarshan, Deputy Director (AIA), IIT Bombay, inaugurated a leadership development training program for faculty members from Centrally Funded Institutions under the Ministry of Education, Government of India. This event was part of the Malaviya Mission Teacher Training Programme (MMTTP). Seventeen faculty members participated in the training, gaining valuable insights into institutional leadership from various […]

Faculty Accolades

June 10, 2024

Dr. Rakesh Mohan Speaks at the Shashwat Panda Memorial Lecture Series

The Shashwat Panda Memorial Lecture series, hosted by IIT Bombay, is a deeply cherished initiative established in honour of the late Shashwat Panda, a distinguished and beloved alumnus whose untimely demise in 2017 was felt deeply across the community. Thanks to the generosity of Pureheart Capital Asia Limited and Shashwat’s brother, Satwik Panda, this lecture […]

Faculty Accolades

Exploring Bollywood’s Craft: R. Balki and Sayeed Quadri Engage IIT Bombay Students

IIT Bombay recently hosted two distinguished guests from the world of Indian cinema, enriching the academic experience with their unique perspectives on the industry. As part of an elective course on Popular Indian Cinema, students had the opportunity to engage in insightful discussions led by Prof. Mazhar Kamran from the IDC School of Design. Noted […]

Reconnect and Reskill: Exclusive Courses for IITB Alumni for June 2024 at PCACEC

The Pramod Chaudhari Alumni Continuing Education Centre (PCACEC) provides executive courses for IITB Alumni at discounted prices. The courses will allow our alums to learn new skills, upskill and reskill themselves in their professional careers, and keep pace with the latest technology, management, policy, and science trends. These courses will be taught by the esteemed […]

July 5, 2024

IIT Bombay and University of Chicago Forge Quantum Alliance in Inaugural Meeting

IIT Bombay and the University of Chicago convened their inaugural meeting at the U-Chicago Centre in New Delhi, thereby kickstarting the beginning of their collaborative endeavours. IIT Bombay is already an international partner of the renowned Chicago Quantum Exchange (CQE), a pioneering intellectual centre for quantum information science and engineering. The CQE is spearheaded by […]

Faculty Accolades

IIT Bombay’s Commitment to Sustainability: World Environment Day Celebrations Showcase Campus-wide Efforts

IIT Bombay celebrated World Environment Day today with a series of cleanliness drives coordinated by the Dean IPS office, Estate Office, Public Health Office, NSS, Abhyudaya, and Team Shunya on campus. Students from Kendriya Vidyalaya participated in a nature walk, during which the Public Health Officer engaged with them, and emphasized the importance of environmental […]

Reconnect and Reskill: Exclusive Course for IITB Alumni in July 2024 at PCACEC

The Pramod Chaudhari Alumni Continuing Education Centre (PCACEC) provides executive courses for IITB Alumni at discounted prices. The courses will allow our alums to learn new skills, upskill and reskill themselves in their professional careers, and keep pace with the latest technology, management, policy, and science trends. These courses will be taught by the esteemed […]

IIT Bombay and École Polytechnique Explore Collaborative Ventures

IIT Bombay recently welcomed a delegation from École Polytechnique, France, marking a significant step towards fostering collaboration between these esteemed institutions. Led by Prof. Shireesh Kedare, Director, IIT Bombay, along with Prof. K.V.K. Rao, Deputy Director (FEA), and Prof. Sudarshan Kumar, Dean, International Relations, the meeting with École Polytechnique’s Provost, Prof. Dominique Rossin, and Directors […]

“Who Said She Can’t?”: Celebrating Women in STEM at IIT Bombay

IIT Bombay is excited to announce the launch of “Who Said She Can’t?” by the esteemed author, entrepreneur, and motivational speaker, Ms. Rashmi Bansal. This inspiring book shines a spotlight on the extraordinary women who graduated from IIT Bombay before 1999. Set against the backdrop of the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s, their stories highlight their […]