The team led by Professor Suman Chakraborty from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at IIT-Kgp has adopted this detection method which requires only a paper strip based kit integrated with a smartphone for analytics and readout functions, and an LED light for imaging.
This is an initiative under the IIT Kharagpur Young Innovators Programme, a science and technology competition, which will empower students from classes 8 to 10 to solve real-life challenges through innovations.
IIT-Kharagpur received applications from SAARC countries including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, two ASEAN countries - Vietnam, Laos, and two from Latin America - Colombia, Venezuela
Through the National Digital Library Initiative (NDLI) of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, the institute has joined hands with the cancer care centre for the pilot project for developing an image data bank for cancer patients.
At Invent@IITGN, an annual workshop conducted by IIT Gandhinagar the where students have to create solutions to social problems, as many as six innovations among the top 10 were from the healthcare sector
The first two rounds will be online, while the penultimate and the final rounds will be held at the IIT campus in Kharagpur. In the first round beginning July 20, students will conceptualise their innovations
Altogether 93 participants from seven states displayed sensor-enabled models, which can track assets, prevent thefts and save lives during crisis, at 'Smart India Hackathon 2019-Hardware edition' at IIT-Kharagpur.
IIT-Hyderabad introduced courses on first B.Tech in Artificial Intelligence programme, while IIT-Kharagpur introduced a certificate (six-month) course on the same programme. Check out the complete list here