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BITS Pilani has been accredited by the National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC) with A grade with a CGPA of 3.71.

  • Devashish Vikas Gupta awarded the prestigious Aditya Birla Scholarship

    We are proud to announce that our student Devashish Vikas Gupta has been awarded the highly prestigious Aditya Birla Scholarship. Devashish is pursuing his Mechanical engineering degree at BITS-Pilani, K K Birla Goa Campus. Since his early childhood, Devashish was fascinated by Mathematics, Music and Science. While studying in the 11th grade, he got intensely involved in research in the fields of Physics and Mathematics. He has the distinction of having published two research papers in international journals and is currently working on his third research paper.

    In addition to academics, Devashish has several other feathers to his cap. He is a self-taught instrumentalist, music composer, producer and orchestrator. He has two international music collaborations with artists from USA and Canada, and has composed over thirty songs in two years (2015-2017). Devashish is also a Badminton player, and has played at the state level. He is a graphic designer as well. Devashish aspires to pursue further studies and research and make significant contributions in building our nations knowledge base.

    Instituted in 1999, The Aditya Birla Scholarship Programme is the Aditya Birla Group's way of pursuing Mr. Aditya Vikram Birla's ideals of spawning leaders with a passion to excel. This is achieved through fostering outstanding academic excellence and humane leadership values, in partnership with select IITs, BITS Pilani, IIMs, and Law colleges.

    This scholarship covers a large part of the academic fees as well as the hostel fees for the IITs / BITS stream. A total 160 students from the IITs and BITS (Pilani) were evaluated and short listed based on their overall achievements spanning academic and co-curricular excellence and the essays written by them. The shortlisted students were invited for a final round of interview conducted by an eminent panel of luminaries and academicians, which ultimately selects the best 16 students from - engineering and management and are named Aditya Birla Scholars.

     

  • Prof. Arun V Kulkarni, Department of Physics, is selected for the Visitor Associateship Program by IUCAA (Inter-University Consortium in Astronomy & Astrophysics) in Pune.

    Prof. A V Kulkarni, Department of Physics is selected for the Visiting Associateship Programme at the Inter-University Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Pune. He will work on Gravitational Waves during the 3 year period of this Associateship starting Aug’2017

  • Prof. Angshuman Sarkar- Fellow of All India Cell Biology Society

    Prof. Angshuman Sarkar from the Department of Biological Sciences has been selected as the fellow of All India Cell Biology Society for the period 2017 to 2019.

  • Rachit Gupta- Mitacs Globalink Scholarship 2016

    Rachit Gupta (ID: 2013A3PS201G) received the Mitacs Globalink Scholarship (2016) for an internship at the University of Manitoba. He worked at Nano-Systems Fabrication Laboratory under Dr. Cyrus Shafai of University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada. His work primarily focused on designing of MEMS Sensors and Systems for High Voltage Infrastructure Monitoring.

  • Heer Joisher- EPFL Summer Research Program 2017

    Heer Joisher has been selected to participate in the Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne Summer Research Program 2017. She will be working under the guidance of Dr. Daniel Constam  from Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research Group, School of LIfe Sciences, on project related to "Morphogenic Signalling in Stem Cells".

  • The startup DRONE NATION by Vichar Shroff, Chetan Reddy & Nikhil Khedekar wins Nidhi Prayas Grant

    Drone Nation, a team from BITS Pilani KK Birla Goa campus was selected for receiving incubation support and finance grant from Nidhi-Prayas, DST, Government of India to develop a Drone for Agriculture. Drone Nation is one of the 5 teams selected in the final round from among more than 2000 teams that participated from the entire country.

  • Dr. Anirban Roy awarded the Innovative Students Projects Award 2017 by Indian National Academy of Engineering

    The invention was about development of indigenous low cost hemodialysis membranes. The project involved development of biocompatible material, developing an indigenous process to spin clinical grade hollow fiber membranes using a self fabricated extremely low cost assembly and post processing of the membranes to enhance the biological response and mechanical performance of the membranes. It also involved developing a proper ecosystem, identifying the stakeholders and manufacturers to commercialize the technology. It was concluded that the cost of hemodialyzers could be reduced by 5 folds (Rs 300 instead of Rs 1500) using the complete technology developed.

  • Urvashi Jain- Khorana Scholarship

    Urvashi Jain has been awarded the prestigious Khorana Scholarship 2017 being conducted in joint support by the Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India, Indo-US Science and technology Forum (IUSSTF) and WINStep Forward.

    Under this program, Urvashi will be doing a two month summer internship  at University of California San Diego, CA, USA under the mentorship of Prof. Bing Ren at the Ludwig Institute of Cancer Research on a project involving "The study of epigenetic regulation in cancer stem cells".

  • Kartik Satyanarayanan-Charpak Research Internship Scholarship 2016

    Kartik Satyanarayanan (2013A7PS037) secured an internship at INRIA, Rennes in France under the Charpak Research Internship Scholarship.

  • Twenty five students selected for Google Summer of Code 2016

    Twenty five students from BITS Pilani K K Birla Goa Campus were selected for the Google Summer of Code 2016.The Campus had the second highest number of selections in India.

  • Varsheeth Talluri-Viterbi-India Program, 2016

    Varsheeth Talluri (2013A7PS045G) was awarded the Viterbi-India Program which is partnered by Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California and the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum. Varsheeth worked on a Computer Vision & Machine Learning project titled 'Blot Image Analysis and Extraction', and was mentored by Prof. Premkumar Natarajan, Vice Dean, Viterbi School of Engineering.

  • Prof. Narendra Nath Ghosh - Newton Research Collaboration Program Award

    Prof. Narendra Nath Ghosh has received Newton Research Collaboration Programme award jointly with Professor Gerard Franklyn Fernando University of Birmingham, UK. This award is funded by The Royal Academy Of Engineering (UK). Dr. Ghosh has also received Visiting Professorship from University of Leeds, UK.

  • Prof. Srikanth Mutnuri - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Projects

    Prof. Srikanth Mutnuri has been awarded the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation project "Onsite electrochemical wastewater treatment and recycling technology", in collaboration with Prof. Michael Hoffman California Institute of Technology (Caltech), USA – 2016 -2017

     

    Prof. Srikanth Mutnuri and Dr. Nitin Sharma are awarded the project "Analytics Sensor Test-Kit for Advanced Process Control" by the  Bill & Melinda Gates foundation project in collaboration with Prof. Willaim Leon Cranfield University, UK. 2016 -2018


    Prof. Srkanth Mutnuri is also the recipient of the Reinvent the Toilet Challenge Grant 2014 from DBT BIRAC and Bill & Mellinda Gates foundation for the project "Empowered septic tank as decentralized treatment system". This project is in collaboration with Prof. Willy Verstrate and Prof. Korneel Rabaey, Ghent University, Belgium. Click here for Video

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