IIT Guwahati Current Affairs, GK & News

QS World University Rankings 2022

In QS World University Rankings 2020, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati was ranked at 41st in ‘Research Citations per Faculty’ category. Key Points IIT Guwahati has also obtained global 395th rank in World University Ranking. Its ranking has improved from 470 in QS World University Ranking 2021 to 395th to this edition as a ..

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IIT Guwahati developed Smart Window Material

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati have developed a smart window material which can automatically control climate of buildings. How will it control climate? Researchers working on the window highlighted, smart window material can effectively control the amount of heat and light passing through it when voltage is applied to it. Thus, it will help ..

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National level Climate Vulnerability report to be released

The Department of Science and Technology is to release a National Level Climate Vulnerability report. The title of the report is “Climate Vulnerability Assessment for Adaptation Planning in India using a Common Framework”. About the report The report was generated based on a joint exercise by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and Department ..

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Harvesting Water from Air

Context in Current Affairs: A team of researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology-Guwahati (IIT-G) have developed a method for harvesting water from humid air. About the Method This method involves spraying a sponge-like porous polymeric material on a normal printer paper. As per the researchers, this method can also be used in underwater hulls ..

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Australia-India Water Centre inaugurated

Australia-India Water Centre (AIWC) has been inaugurated in a virtual event. This Water Centre is led by IIT Guwahati from Indian side and University of Western Sydney from the Australian side. Along with this, the centre has 21 partners from India and Australia. Australia India Water Centre (AIWC) Dan Tehan, Education Minister, Australia and Jal ..

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