• Mon. Jun 17th, 2024

Honouring the female Professors of IIT-Guwahati on International Women’s Day!

The nation celebrates the contributions of women on International Women’s Day. Prestigious IIT Guwahati has been a prominent flagbearer of women empowerment over the years. This is certainly remarkable and noteworthy. Let’s contribute a few paragraphs in the honour of female alumnus of IIT Guwahati, symbolic to our respects to the women fraternity at large.

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati is the sixth member of the IIT fraternity, was established in 1994. The academic programme of IIT Guwahati commenced in 1995. At present the Institute has eleven departments and five inter-disciplinary academic centres covering all the major engineering, science and humanities disciplines, offering BTech, BDes, MA, MDes, MTech, MSc and PhD programmes. 

Many female Professors of IIT Guwahati have achieved excellence in various domains and made IITG very proud. In International Women’s we never forget their contributions.

Dr. Hemangee K. Kapoor  Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering And Associate Dean, Alumni and External Relation is one such example.

IIT Guwahati

Her Research Interests

Multiprocessor Computer Architecture, Formal Methods, Network-on-Chip design, Asynchronous systems.

Dr. Shakuntala Mahanta

She is Professor (Linguistics), Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, and Chairperson, Internal Committee Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.

Her Research Interests

OT (Optimality Theory)

Nature of exceptional patterns in langauge

Stress and intonation in South Asian languages

Tone and Intonation in Tibeto-Burman

Information Structure

Problems in Grapheme to Phoneme mapping in Indian languages

Endangered languages of Northeast India and their documentation

Dr. Chitralekha Mahanta Professor, EEE Department and Dean, Academic Affairs, IIT Guwahati.

Indian institute Of Technology

Her Research Interests:

Control System Theory and Applications, Control of Nonlinear Uncertain Systems, Artificial Intelligence based Control, Identification and Control of Nonlinear Systems
Robust Control
Control of Nonlinear and Uncertain systems
Intelligent Control

Dr. Sanjukta Patra is a Professor,  Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering And Head, Centre for Rural Technology (CRT) Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati.

Her Research Interests in

Enzyme and Microbial Technology

Environmental Biotechnology


Dr. Bithiah Grace Jaganathan is a Professor, Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering and Associate Dean, Student’s Affairs Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.

Her Research Interests in

Stem cells for cell therapy and tissue engineering
Cancer stem cells and metastasis
Cancer chemoresistance

Dr. Sukanya Sharma is a Professor and Head,Department of Humanities and Social Sciences of Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.

Sukanya Sharma 

Her Research Interest:

Archaeology Cultural Studies.

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