Chemineers Society, IIT Kanpur brings pan-India community together at Chemical Engineering Fest EXERGY’23



Kanpur, April 3, 2023: The Chemineers Society at IIT Kanpur hosted the inaugural pan-India Chemical Engineering Fest, EXERGY’23, from March 31st to April 2nd, 2023. The event was a resounding success attracting participants from IITs, NITs, and other colleges across India.

The three-day event featured a diverse range of activities, including industrial and entrepreneurial talks, research-based poster presentations, software workshops, optimization competitions, sponsor attractions, and more. Kanopy Techno Solutions Pvt. Ltd was the title sponsor for the event, and was powered by Medetronix Labs.

Participants from IITs, NITs, and other colleges across India came together to attend technical workshops hosted by international industry experts in software critical to chemical engineering, such as MATLAB, Python, Aspen, and Mathematica.

Along with the workshops, there were a variety of talks delivered by senior industrial experts and academicians on topics spanning entrepreneurship, data science, sustainability, biochemical advancements, process safety, and research.

EXERGY'23 also hosted several competitions centred around real-world challenges, including optimization, research poster presentation, and cipher. The competitions drew a significant turnout, with over 2000 students from across India participating.

The inaugural edition of EXERGY’23 proved to be an enriching showcase of the latest trends and innovations in chemical engineering and a meaningful platform for the participants to engage and learn.

About IIT Kanpur:

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur was established on 2nd November 1959 by an Act of Parliament. The institute has a sprawling campus spread over 1055 acres with large pool of academic and research resources spanning across 19 departments, 22 centres, and 3 Interdisciplinary programs in engineering, science, design, humanities, and management disciplines with 540 full-time faculty members and approximately 9000 students. 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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