Category: Archive

IGCS Bulletin 9

It gives us great pleasure in publishing the IGCS Bulleting Vol. 3 (2)! Read about IGCS´ first Industry-Academia collaboration, the IGCS Winter School on Sustainability in Theory and Practise, DST-IGCS projects and a seminar on the Energy Security – 2047.

An interesting feature by Dr. Nidhi Nagabathla from University of Hannover covers the topic of agro-biodiversity in Landscape Management: inherently transdisciplinary! is also included.

IGCS Bulletin 7

The IGCS Bulletin Vol. 2 (3) has been published. This time it was edited by Prof. Ajit Kumar Kolar and Dr. P. Sasidhar. Read about:

  • Research Proposals from the IITM Faculty and German Academic Partners under the DST funded Projects
  • Summer School 2013 in Aachen, Germany and
  • IGCS Alumni Professors Dr. K. Steger and Dr. P. Fiener
  • The feature includes the article “Land Use Planning as if Water Mattered: the Case of Chennai” from R. J. Ranjit Daniels.

IGCS Bulletin 4

IGCS Bulletin Vol. 1 (4) covers news, research approaches and goals as well as results from ongoing efforts. It also informs about selected conferences with respect to sustainability and much more. This issue contains two interesting features: The first summarizes the findings of the “Sustainable Water and Waste Management in Chennai basin” project carried out by IGCS members. The second provides a student’s persprective on the IGCS Summer School in Berlin.

IGCS Bulletin 3

In IGCS Bulletin Vol. 1 (3), centre coordinator Prof. S. C. Rajan wrote an article about the assessment of ‘Rio+20′, the multinational conference on sustainable development and a report of one Winterschool project group on the estimation on IIT Madras’ Carbon Footprint is contained in the bulletin. Moreover, it includes the latest news about research and workshops of the Centre.

IGCS Opening

The IGCS has officially been inaugurated on the 6th of December 2010. The opening took place at the IIT Madras. Both, the renown scientist M.S. Swaminathan and M.S. Ananth, Director, IIT-Madras emphasized the history of successful cooperation between India and Germany.

Picture: From left to right, Prof. Ananth (Former Rector, IITM), Prof. E. Schmachtenberg (Rector, RWTH Aachen University) and Mr. T. Rachel (German Parliamentary State Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research).