Inspired by the adage, "The important thing in science is not so much to obtain new facts as to discover new ways of thinking about them", the Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Kanpur organizes the one-day annual symposium simply entitled "Research Scholars' Day" to celebrate and show - case the frontier chemical engineering research by its post-graduate students. Senior PhD students share their on-going research in the form of oral talks and poster presentations to fellow students, faculty, invited academicians and other attendees. In addition to valuable feedback and critique of their work, the occasion helps promote meaningful collaboration through increased awareness on the various on-going research activities in the department and also promotes strong student-faculty bonding. An eminent scientist from outside IITK is also invited to deliver a plenary talk as a highlight of the symposium. The occasion provides a unique platform for intellectual growth of the students through exchange of ideas, thoughts, vibes and inspirations in the stimulating and vibrant ambiance .
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