QIP Short Term Course on


Sponsored by:

Quality Improvement Program(QIP), Centre for Continuing Education(CCE), IIT Kanpur

July 29 - August 3, 2019

Course Schedule   Institute Lecture

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Prof. Pradipta Kumar Panigrahi


The course aims at exposing the participants to the present day perspective of energy from technical as well as social perspectives. It begins with a review of various forms of energy sources in use and their future prospects. Special attention is paid towards unconventional hydrocarbons that may sustain societies for the next century. The second part of the course is designed to provide the participants with the knowledge of consequences of energy usage on the environment, such as climate change. The third section covers historical and political implications of energy usage on peace, stability, and war.

Topics to be discussed:
  • Energy: Nature and Role in Society
  • Carbon: Coal
  • Hydrocarbons: Petroleum and Natural Gas, Gas hydrates
  • Energy from the Atoms: Nuclear Energy
  • Direct Power from the Sun; Wind Energy, Ocean Energy
  • Other Sources of Energy; Geothermal, Biomass
  • Energy Storage; Electromechanical, Thermal & Chemical, Hydrogen, Fuel Cell
  • Energy, Environment and Sustainability
  • Energy and Human Evolution; Thermal Energy and Metal Processing
  • Energy and Economy, Growth Model, GDP
  • International Energy outlook and Trends
  • Impact of Energy Production and Usage on Environment and Sustainability
  • Global Climate Change & Carbon issues
  • Energy: Commodity, Business, Politics and other Issues
  • Energy Conflicts, War and Security
  • Energy and Environment Ethics
Who should attend the course: Educators and management professional working on general areas of Energy related technology are expected to be benefited from the course

Registration For QIP-Sponsored Participants

For participants from QIP/AICTE approved colleges, there is no registration fee. They will be provided TA (AC-III) by the shortest route from the nearest railway station to Kanpur. Daily allowance (for boarding and lodging) will be paid to every participant from QIP/AICTE approved colleges as per the existing rules of CCE/QIP for the period of the course. A caution deposit of Rs. 1000 in the form of a Cheque should accompany the completed form. This will be refunded to those participants who attend the course.

All payments should be through Cheque drawn in favor of:
Coordinator, Continuing Education Program, IIT Kanpur
payable at State Bank of India, IIT Kanpur Branch.

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Form for QIP Sponsored Participants

Registration For Self-Sponsored Participants

For participants from industry/R&D organization, the registration fee (non-refundable) is Rs. 10,000/- Plus 18% GST added seperately (covers only course fees and course material).

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Forwarding letter from institute and Cheque should be sent to:
Professor P. K. Panigrahi
Department of Mechanical Engineering Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Kanpur, 208016, Uttar Pradesh
Tel: +91-(0512)-259-7928, 7938
Fax: +91-(0512)-259-7408
E-mail: sharmam@iitk.ac.in


For Self Sponsored Participants: Accommodation will be provided to all the participants from 28.07.2019 till 04.08.2019 in IIT Kanpur. The boarding and lodging charges will have to be borne by the participants.

For QIP Sponsored Participants: Accommodation will be provided to all the participants from 28.07.2019 till 04.08.2019 in IIT Kanpur. The boarding and lodging charges will have to be borne by QIP Office.

How to reach

Kanpur, a major city of Uttar Pradesh is well-connected by rail, road and air to all the parts of the country. The railway station is at a distance of about 18 km from the IITK campus. A regular auto-rickshaw (about Rs. 250) and taxi service (about Rs. 400) from the station are available.

If you need more information please contact the course coordinator. Information about the Institute as well as the Department of Mechanical Engineering is available at our website www.iitk.ac.in.