Prof Michel Danino, guest faculty at IIT Gandhinagar, was conferred the Padma Shri on January 26, 2017 for his contributions towards Literature & Education.
The second edition of IIT Gandhinagar Family Sports Festival was held from 3rd february to 5th February 2017.
How cells export proteins ?
Nobel Laureate, Professor Randy W. Schekman giving a talk at IIT Gandhinagar on 11th January, 2017.
How cells become cancers (and what we do about it) ?
Nobel Laureate, Professor Harold E. Varmus giving a talk at IIT Gandhinagar on 11th January, 2017.
Two distinguished visitors from Portugal visited IIT Gandhinagar on 10th January, 2017. Prof Manuel V Heitor, Minister for Science, Technology and Higher Education, and Prof Antonio M Cunha, Rector, University of Minho (and President, Portuguese Universities Rector's Council).
The Seventh Leadership Conclave
The agenda this year was to discuss initiatives for strengthening and sustaining the culture of the institute, grooming young faculty for leadership roles, alumni engagement, and IITGN’s research park.
The Sixth Academic Advisory Council Meeting
This year's council meeting had on its agenda strengthening teaching and learning process in the institute, improving governance systems, identifying focus areas in research, and planning future academic facilities.
A five-week immersion Foundation Programme for all new undergraduate students nurtures creativity, communication skills, ethics, teamwork, social engagement and physical fitness.
IIT Gandhinagar undergraduate students undertake nearly 20% of their coursework in the liberal arts as well as compulsory courses in design and the life sciences.
PROJECT ORIENTED LEARNING
Our students have undertaken innovative community and commercial projects both inside and outside the classroom, from teaching science to students at a neighborhood school to developing a digital walking stick for the blind.
IITGN faculty come from some of the world's finest institutions. A vibrant visiting faculty program exposes our students to scores of the most prominent scholars worldwide.
Nearly a quarter of IIT Gandhinagar undergraduate students availed educational or internship opportunities abroad.