Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar (IIT Bhubaneswar) will contribute appreciably in this project as the Indian co-coordinating institute. IIT Bhubaneswar established in July 2008 by Govt. of India. In the arena of worldwide infrastructural escalation, School of Infrastructure (SIF) at IIT Bhubaneswar has come up to dedicate excellence in engineering education, creation of knowledge, innovation in research and leadership in professional services. The mission of the School is to offer unbounded academic environment in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, doctoral program, research, and public service. Among the disciplines of SIF, Environmental Engineering Section (EES) is having a highly dedicated team of faculty members with a strong passion for furthering the cause of teaching and research. They welcome dedicated students for pursuing their cutting-edge research and offer state of the art consultancy in the area of Environmental Engineering which strengthens IIT Bhubaneswar’s service to the nation. Research topics of the EES are spread over a wide spectrum of water, wastewater and solid waste management. Innovative technologies and research deliverables in terms of sustainable application is the prime objective of EES.
Role in the project
The main task of IITBBS is to co-lead pilot 1 in WP2 and WP3.