Doctoral and MS students from IIT Kharagpur have bagged four awards under different categories at the Gandhian Young Technological Innovation (GYTI) Awards 2020. In the award ceremony held on November 05, 2020, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Hon’ble Union Minister, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Science and Technology & Earth Sciences presented the awards virtually.
SITARE –GYTI: Healthcare- Devices and Diagnostics:
Sumanta Laha, IIT, Kharagpur has designed a Cardiovascular Replicator (CVR), which is capable of simulating different heart disease conditions and testing a host of different implantable prosthetics.
Monalisha Pattnaik, IIT, Kharagpur has developed a poly-unsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) and antioxidant-rich vegetable oil powder for a healthy heart. The commercial production of this oil powder does not require any complicated machinery and it can be fruitfully exploited by masses.
Chemical Engineering: Sri Ganesh Subramanian, IIT, Kharagpur has developed self-sustainable smart, flexible, and multi-functional thermal and energy management systems for next-generation electronic devices.
Mechanical/ Textile: Sankha Subhra Das, IIT, Kharagpur has designed an electrical power generator from wet fabrics.
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