IIT Kanpur conducts 3-day workshop on research skills


  • Workshop was conducted by renowned academic and scientist Prof. N Sundararajan

  • Need to develop multiple skills, deep-thinking habit, lateral thinking and a questioning mind

  • Need to be aware of the ethical practices in research

Kanpur, 23 February 2023: The Academics and Career Council of IIT Kanpur conducted a three-day workshop on "How to Improve Your Research Skills" by Prof. N Sundararajan (Retd.), School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. The students were introduced to the nuances of research and were informed that to carry out commendable research, there is a need to develop multiple research skills and use them simultaneously. One has to develop a deep thinking habit, and a questioning mind and also should develop lateral thinking.

Through highly interactive and informative sessions, graduate students were also informed of the need to be aware of the ethical practices in research before they start on the journey. Prof. N Sundararajan was one of the prominent scientists in ISRO and had worked closely with Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam before shifting to an academic career in 1991. The workshop was inaugurated by Professor Shalabh, Dean of Academic Affairs, IIT Kanpur.

About IIT Kanpur

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, is one of the premier institutions set up by the Government of India. Registered in 1959, the institute was assisted by nine leading institutions of the U.S.A in the setting up of its academic programs and laboratories during the period 1962-72. With its record of path-breaking innovations and cutting-edge research, the institute is known the world over as a learning center of repute in engineering, science, and several interdisciplinary areas. The institute has been consistently ranked among top engineering colleges by NIRF. In addition to formal undergraduate and postgraduate courses, the institute has been active in research and development in areas of value to both industry and government.

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