Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India

The 2015 summer courses will be delivered simultaneously in multiple UN-CECAR partner institutes such as Australia, Japan, Thailand, Malaysia, India and Vietnam synchronized through the video conferencing tools.


Swain Dillip
Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Dr. Dillip Kumar Swain is a actively involved in teaching and research programme of the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, since his joining as Assistant Professor. Prior to joining IIT, Dr. Swain worked as Post-Doctoral Fellow at the United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan, through Japan Society for the Promotion Science Fellowship during the year 2003 to 2005. Dr. Swain teaches the subjects: Systems Approach in Agriculture, Soil-Plant-Water Relationships, and Crop Production Systems for undergraduates and postgraduate students in Agricutlural Engineering. The research areas of Dr. Swain are Climate Change Impact Assessment on Crop Modeling and Simulation. Dr. Swain completed his Doctoral Degree from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India, which received the Fertilizer Association of India Silver Jubilee Award in 2003 for the outstanding doctoral research in Fertilizer Usage.

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Accommodation and Cost

Course fee: Rs. 5,000 (about 78 USD, 100 INT=1.57 USD)
Students will have to pay for accommodation. IIT can assist with arrangement of accommodation in their guest house.