Six PhD scholars from IIT ISM Dhanbad have got the opportunity to study and research at Curtin University, Australia. Dean IRAA Prof. RM Bhattacharya said that an MoU has been signed between Curtin University Australia and IIT Dhanbad for CDP (Collaborative Doctoral Programme). The PhD degree will be awarded by both the Institutes/Universities. The selected students include Arpana Singh, Khwaja Alamgir Ahmed, Shatrughan Thakur, Sapan Kumar Pandit, Abhishek and Preeti Kumari. The CDP aims to strengthen the academic environment and research capabilities between the two institutions. Students undertaking the CDP will be awarded a single joint degree. Which will have the logo of both the home institute and the host university.
First and third place for the team of IIT Dhanbad
Two teams from IIT ISM emerged winners of the Open Day Laboratory Visit Competition. Santu Kumar Mining Engineering and Ainam Ayyub, who were part of the team of B.Tech final year students, won the competition by making a model of electronic borehole compass in the competition held at Simfer. On the other hand, Advay Singh and Om Shandilya got the third position by making a 360 degree mine simulator prototype. It is based on Virtual Reality Technology. Its purpose is to create an interactive artificial mining environment. It provides a feel of real life mining situations with use in mine safety training.