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From astronomy documentaries to LIGO : Akshat Singhal

From astronomy documentaries to LIGO : Akshat Singhal

Akshat Singhal, a Y9 batch alumnus of IIT Kanpur who was directly involved with the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO) experiment and co-authored the phenomenal paper “Observation of Gravitational […]

by · September 1, 2016 · 0 comments ·
The Clock Stops Ticking!

The Clock Stops Ticking!

Abhay Jain, a resident of Hall 3, was the President, Students’ Gymkhana, 2012-13. He is currently working at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan. One fine day, Karan Deep asked Abhay to […]

by · January 18, 2016 · 0 comments ·
In Conversation with Porter’s founder: Vikas Choudhary

In Conversation with Porter’s founder: Vikas Choudhary

How was Porter born? It all started with Pranav and me spending our free time discussing potential startup ideas while Pranav was at JP Morgan. Our first serious idea was […]

by · December 30, 2015 · 1 comment ·
The first student hostel at GCTI

Back in 1960, the first day of IIT Kanpur

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of India, believed that ‘the world will ultimately be saved, if it is to be saved, by the method and approach of science.’ […]

by · August 9, 2015 · 0 comments ·
The “Co-operation” Roboticist and his “Flying machines”!

The “Co-operation” Roboticist and his “Flying machines”!

Vijay Kumar (born April 12, 1962) is an Indian roboticist and UPS foundation professor in the School of Engineering & Applied Mechanics with secondary appointments in Computer and Information Science […]

by · March 25, 2015 · 2 comments ·
Back to 1960s: Drama Days at IIT Kanpur

Back to 1960s: Drama Days at IIT Kanpur

The Cultural Council of IIT Kanpur provides plethora of opportunities for students to explore and pursue their hobbies. It is interesting to know that even in the 1960’s, when the […]

by · January 25, 2015 · 0 comments ·
Vignettes of History: Abhay Bhushan reminisces (Part II)

Vignettes of History: Abhay Bhushan reminisces (Part II)

Continuing with the reminiscences of Abhay Bhushan, here comes the second part in the trilogy. Enjoy! (You can view the first part here.) My Undergraduate Years at IIT Kanpur – […]

by · October 5, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Vignettes of History: Abhay Bhushan reminisces (Part I)

Vignettes of History: Abhay Bhushan reminisces (Part I)

Starting with this post, Vox Populi aims to bring forth vignettes of beauty from the rich and vastly unexplored repertoire of IIT Kanpur’s history. An institute like IIT Kanpur, which […]

by · September 28, 2014 · 2 comments ·
Reflections: Messages from the Graduating Batch

Reflections: Messages from the Graduating Batch

Hi Y14! As you embark upon the wonderful journey that you will cherish for your life, we asked some graduating batch people to do what they do best, fundebaazi! The […]

by · August 2, 2014 · 0 comments ·
The Winning Team

Rewriting the Golden History: IIT Kanpur Aquatics

When the going got tough, the tough got going – IITK Aquatics Team “Individual talents win games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” It may have been quoted several times […]

by · August 2, 2014 · 0 comments ·