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BITMAA-NA RISE 2018 Symposium


Over the last 50+ years, BIT Mesra alumni have played a significant role, through their expertise, in the shaping of North America. On May 19th, 2018, BITMAA-NA’s RISE Symposium invites you to join the Vice-Chancellor, Dr. M.K. Mishra and other distinguished alumni at this one-of-a-kind event which will bring alumni from all across North America to celebrate the past, present, and future of BIT Mesra.
Hear from BITM alums who have launched companies and space missions; created award-winning artistic expressions and the technologies that made them possible, changed the shape of research and forged new pathways for innovations. 
The poster below introduces some of the BITM luminaries who will be at the symposium.
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Network with BITM alumni from across batches. Relive memories of life on campus. Learn how BITMAA-NA is working to give back to our Alma Mater. And RISE with others to support a new generation of alumni in North America to continue the BITM legacy into the next decade. 
RISE Symposium. May 19th 11a-6p. Crowne Plaza in Edison, NJ. 
Registration includes a ticket to the symposium, networking reception, lunch and afternoon tea.  The symposium is open to all BITM alumni in North America. Spread the word to your BITM friends and invite them to join as well.  

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Immersive Summer Research Experience for BIT Students (BIT-ISRE) 


Birla Institute of Technology (BIT), Mesra, Ranchi initiated Immersive Summer Research Experience of 8 weeks duration for BIT Students (BIT-ISRE) in select U.S. Universities. This was available to the engineering branches such as CSE / IT / ECE / EEE / Mechanical / Production / Chemical / Bioengineering / Civil.

Under this program, eleven students from BIT joined Summer Research Program at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago.

IIT Chicago 2017 Summer Research Program Students

These students were hosted by Illinois Institute of Technology (Illinois Tech)’s Armour R&D Program in Chicago for the first time.

The 2017 program, which began May 22, in Illinois Tech’s Armour College of Engineering, is an immersive eight-week introduction to R&D experience in which undergraduate students work individually or in small teams with an IIT, Chicago faculty mentor on a research project and earn academic credits that apply to their degrees at BIT, Mesra (BITM) under the ISRE-BIT Program. 

Illinois Tech’s Armour R&D Summer Immersion, launched in 2013, gives each student an in-depth experience in research in their area of interest and culminates in the Armour R&D Expo in which the students must present their research findings to Armour faculty and alumni, Illinois Tech administration, industry partners, and other interested parties. Some of the research projects also result in publication of papers authored by participating students and faculty.

The BIT students’ participation in this program was inspired by the Vision of Excellence conceived and anchored by its Chairman Shri CK Birla. The BIT Vice Chancellor visited several US universities including NJIT, Columbia, CMU, Illinois Tech, UC Berkeley and Santa Clara University in Oct.-Nov. 2016 to pursue student and faculty exchange with these universities of which BITM-IIT, Chicago ISRE is the first fruition.

Mr. Madhavan Nayar, a BITM alumnus and president of the BITM Alumni Association-North America , who is also an alumnus, trustee, and member of the executive committee at Illinois Tech, has been the key driver of BITM-Illinois Tech partnership.

BIT and BITMAA-NA joined hands for enabling the BIT students’ participation in BIT-ISRE at Illinois Tech by providing a scholarship of more than $4200 to each BITM student with matching grants of US $2100 each from the GP Birla Scholarship scheme of BIT Mesra and a similar amount from BITMAA-NA.

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Welcome to BITMAA-NA. We are the association of BIT Mesra (BITM) alumni in North America. BITMAA-NA is an IRS 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. After more than two years of effort, we have a formal Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with BITM administration. BITMAA-NA has been recognized by BITM as the exclusive organization representing BIT alumni in North America. BITMAA-NA is dedicated to serve the BITM alumni community in North America and help our alma mater become a world-class educational institution. We invite all BITM alumni residing globally, especially those in the United States, to join us.

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We want to reach you, hear from you, help you network with other alumni and seek your input and involvement in BITMAA-NA. To get started, we need to build an accurate, complete and current database of BITM alumni as one does not exist. Therefore, please help us by registering. 

Registering will allow you access to restricted areas of this website that include dedicated pages for your and other graduating classes.  By registering you will have access to Then-and-Now pictures, bios and much more information about your classmates (if available). So register now by clicking here.

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