Foreign Faculty who visited IIT Kanpur for the courses under GIAN Project


Prof. Harutoshi Ogai, Waseda University, Japan

Duration: 27th Feb 2016 to 06th Mar 2016

Course Title: Pipe Inspection Robots for Structural Health Monitoring

Prof. Harutoshi Ogai is Doctorate of Engineering from Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan. Before joining the IPS-Waseda University, he had worked as one of the Chief Executives with Nippon Steel Company readmore...




Prof. Xile Hu, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

Duration: 06th June 2016 to 15th June 2016

Course Title: Catalysis for Energy Storage

Prof. Xile Hu studied chemistry at Peking University and obtained a B.S. degree in June 2000. Shortly thereafter, he moved to the United States and began  his  doctoral  study  under  the  guidance  of Prof. Karsten Meyer at the University of California, San Diego. readmore...



Prof. Bulbul Chakraborty, Brandeis University Waltham MA,  United States 

Duration: 08th Aug. 2016 to 19th Aug, 2016

Course Title: The Statistical Mechanics of Athermal Materials 

Prof. Bulbul Chakraborty is the Enid and Nate Ancell Professor of Physics at Brandeis University.She is a fellow of the American Physical Society (APS). readmore...



Prof. Hans-Bernd Schäfer, Bucerius Law School Hochschule für Rechtswissenschaft Hamburg, Germany 

Duration: 18th Aug. 2016 to 31st Aug, 2016

Course Title: Law and Economics for Solving Social, Economic and Technical Challenges

Prof. Hans-Bernd Schaefer as a teacher, researcher and promoter of Law and Economics has published several scientific papers and books. readmore...



Prof. Pramod K. Varshney, College of Engineering & Computer Science, Syracuse University, USA

Duration: 01st Sep. 2016 to 10th Sep. 2016

Course Title: Cognitive Radio and Wireless Communications – Theory, Practice and Security

Prof. Pramod K. Varshney received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering and computer science (with highest honors), and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from theUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1972, 1974, and 1976 respectively.readmore...



Prof. Amitabh Narain, Michigan Technological University, USA

Duration: 06th Sep. 2016 to 14th Sep. 2016

Course Title: Boiling and Condensation: Theory and Applications

Prof. Amitabh Narain (Ph. D., University of Minnesota, 1983) is Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Michigan Technological University, readmore...



Prof. Ramon Codina, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain

Duration: 04th May 2016 to 14th May 2016

Course Title: Variational Multiscale Finite Element Method in Computational Fluid Dynamics

Prof. Ramon Codina is in the faculty of Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC) in Spain.readmore...



Prof. Thierry Poinsot, Institut de Mécanique des Fluides de Toulouse, CNRS, France

Duration: 09th May 2016 to 18th May 2016

Course Title: Combustion: Science, Technology, and Processes

Prof. Thierry Poinsot is the research director at Institut de Mécanique des Fluides de Toulouse, CNRS, France.readmore...