IIT Guwahati Current Affairs, GK & News

What is Virtual Water analysis?

Researchers from Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati have found way for better water management policies in India through Virtual Water analysis. This study was led by IIT-Guwahati professor Anamika Barua. Virtual Water According to the professor, Virtual Water (VW) is water involved in production & trade of food & non-food commodities & services. Virtual water ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

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 ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

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 ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

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 ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

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 ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: