Things we learn from course registration data of…

Every semester, the office of Dean of Academic Affairs(DOAA) releases statistical reports on course registration data. Here is what Vox Populi found after exploring this data. Total number of courses(excluding thesis, presentation, seminar etc) offered…

Student Initiatives in IIT Kanpur

Every institution is prone to problems. IIT Kanpur is no different - with such a large student population, maintaining an updatable database of almost any information is a tough task. Providing proper access to all…

University of Waterloo

Semester VI at Waterloo!

Hi! I am Mohit Sharma, Senior Undergraduate in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. Last winters, I was on a semester exchange to University of Waterloo, Canada and I write this article with an intention…

Students’ Welfare Cell

The Students’ Welfare Cell was established under the Presidential Council in the February of 2014. Ever since, the SWC has been working to address various issues that plague the student body, some of which include…

Interview with Prof. Lilavati Krishnan

Professor Lilavati Krishnan, from the HSS department, has retired from active teaching this year. She taught PSY151A almost every year for the incoming batch. She has left behind a rich legacy, as her unique style…

Engineering Sciences: The Real Picture

Of the many programs offered at the undergraduate level at IIT Kanpur, the newest one, chronologically, but not so much ideologically, is B Tech in Engineering Sciences. The program has been made available to the…

A tribute to Norman Dahl

Dr Norman Dahl, a Mechanical Engineering Professor at MIT co-authored what is regarded as the Bible of Mechanics of Solids along with Dr Crandall. He also played a stellar role in establishing IITK and lived…