Celebrating the Maestro Machinist: Engineers’ Day 2020

Celebrating the Maestro Machinist: Engineers’ Day 2020

“There is nothing I believe more strongly than getting young people interested in science and engineering, for a better tomorrow, for all humankind.” -Bill Nye The genesis of engineering dates back to the ancient times when humans developed fundamental yet robust inventions using stones, fire, and wood to sculpt them into tools, wheels, pulley, and…

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Society for Industrial Management and Engineering: A New Beginning

Society for Industrial Management and Engineering: A New Beginning

The latest society of Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Society for Industrial Management and Engineering (SIME) conducted its introductory event on 12th September, 2020 from 4:00 P.M. It was a webinar, held using the online platform Google Meet, discussing the topic – ‘Planning and preparation required to excel in the Industrial Sector’. The Faculty Advisor…

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India’s Feminist and Queer Movements

India’s Feminist and Queer Movements

The Feminist Movement and Development While the initial years after the independence had witnessed several laws being drafted and passed aiming at solving the pertinent issues faced by women like marriage, dowry, female infanticide, divorce rights, maternity rights in that era, the feminist activism gained momentum in the ’70s. Women’s participation in the freedom struggle…

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Zodiac: Deciphering the Devil

Zodiac: Deciphering the Devil

“I want to report a murder…no, a double murder. They are two miles north of Park Headquarters….I am the one who did it.” It was a cold winter night of December 1968 when two youthful high school students, Betty Lou Jensen and David Arthur Faraday, were on their very first date. Betty had lied to…

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Chemical Engineering: Choice or by Chance?

Chemical Engineering: Choice or by Chance?

“You must make a choice to take a chance or you will never change.”                                                          -Sammy Davis Jr. Choice or by chance? Generally, this is the backdrop of the first question presented by the professors on the very first day of college. It forces us to think for a while but none could find a satisfactory…

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Enduring Excellence: In Conversation with Dr. Sunil Kumar Sinha

Enduring Excellence: In Conversation with Dr. Sunil Kumar Sinha

Dr. Sunil Kumar Sinha is a professor and the Director of Sustainable Water Infrastructure Management Centre under the Department of Civil and Environment Engineering and Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Virginia Tech, Virginia, USA. He is an undergraduate in Civil Engineering and also a prestigious alumnus of BIT Mesra. Dr. Sunil Kumar Sinha visited…

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