IIT Kharagpur is launching a unique first of its kind
“Knowledge Dissemination Programme” for faculty and students of engineering
colleges, working professionals from R & D organizations and industry with
effect from April 2015. This programme is unique in the Indian context as it
envisages dissemination of knowledge on niche topics through short modular
courses preferably of 10 hours duration.  The modular courses will be conducted live
through video conferencing at IIT Kharagpur campuses in Kolkata and Bhubaneswar
using the NKN enabled classrooms from IIT Kharagpur. The courses under this
Dissemination Programme course is targeted towards students and faculty members
of TEQIP-II Institutions, IIT Kharagpur students, entrepreneurs, working
professionals from R & D organizations and industry all over the country. For
a wider outreach and to enable the participants to attend the programme after
their office/class hours, the Live/Video modular courses will be conducted
during evening/weekends. Working professionals will get an opportunity to seek
knowledge and experience from reputed IIT Kharagpur faculty through intensive
study of subjects and personal interactions.

Participants from Industry, Research Organizations,
Faculty and Students of TEQIP-II Institutions and Entrepreneurs from all over
the country are welcome to register for the 13 courses offered during the year.
These subjects are designed around current and multidisciplinary themes of
Science, Engineering, and Management. The duration for each subject is of 10
hours. IIT Kharagpur will issue a course completion certificate to all
participants who attend classes regularly on recommendation from the

This first edition will include the following
courses: Embedded System Design, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, Data Mining, Hydrologic Design in a Changing Climate,
Service Operations Management, Selected Topics of Advanced Signal Processing,
Gradient Based Numerical Optimization Algorithms, Wireless Sensor Network and
Internet of Things, Thermoelectricity: The art of waste heat recovery, Polymer
Membranes: Future Materials for Gas Separation and Fuel Cell application (PEM),
Hydraulic Transients in Water Conveyance Systems, Creativity & Innovation
at Work and Effective Speaking and Making Presentations.

All details for the
programme are available on the website http://www.cep.iitkgp.ac.in

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