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Kotak Mahindra Bank and IIT Kanpur Partnership

The Kotak School of Sustainability at IIT Kanpur aims to excel in sustainability education, research and innovation, technology development, entrepreneurship, and outreach. The school will spearhead the development of holistic end-to-end technology solutions for sustainable development for a healthy planet and species.

Sustainability Education, Research and Outreach

Cohesive integration of the underlying themes of sustainability for greater educational, scientific, technological, environmental and social impact

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Sustainable Energy and Use of Resources

Environment, Climate and Ecology

Sustainable Infrastructure

Sociology, Policy and Economics

Sustainable Practices

Thematic Centers of Excellence (COE)

  • Air & Climate
  • Soil & Earth
  • Environment

  • Batteries
  • Solar Photovoltaics
  • Solar thermal
  • Hydrogen
  • CCUS
  • Devices
  • Wind energy

  • NetZero and built environment
  • Sustainable Design
  • Automation
  • Energy efficiency and modelling
  • Recycling
  • Industrial decarbonization
  • Sustainable Infrastructure and Hazard management

  • Sustainable Communities

  • Water management
  • Conservation
  • Remediation
  • Hydrology
  • Hazards

  • Smart grid and Microgrids
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Fluid Systems
  • Thermal systems
  • Energy Modelling

  • Regulations
  • Economics
  • Policy
  • Finance
  • Supply Chain Management

Departments and Centers

IITK-Rice Collaborative Center

IITK-Rice Collaborative Center

Department of Sustainable Energy Engineering

Chandrakanta Kesavan Center for Energy Policy and Climate Solutions

Chandrakanta Kesavan Center for Energy Policy and Climate Solutions

ATMAN (Advanced Technologies for Monitoring Air-quality iNdicators)

ATMAN (Advanced Technologies for Monitoring Air-quality iNdicators)

Center for Energy Regulation (CER)

Smart City Pilot Project (Ministry of Power and IITK)