1. About the University The Government of West Bengal set up an expert committee on December 31, 1998, under the Chairmanship of Ashesh Prasad Mitra, Eminent Scientist to explore the necessity and scope for establishment of an Engineering / Technology University in the stste of West Bengal. The University came into operation formally with the assumption of the office of the first Vice Chancellor on January 15, 2001 as a sequel to the promulgation of THE WEST BENGAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY ACT, 2001, under West Bengal Act XV of 2000 passed by the West Bengal Legislature. The University started its academic programme, from July 16, 2001 following a Notification from the Department of Higher Education, Government of West Bengal dated June 15, 2001 through the affiliation of Engineering and Management Institutions / Colleges and has entered the eighth year of its functioning. The University is included in Section 2F and also in Section 12B of UGC and recipient of UGC Grant. SPECIAL FEATURES Our teching staff includes, besides the core faculty, visiting faculty, adjunct faculty members and distinguished visitors from the industry and front line academic and research institutes of the country and abroad. The core faculty itself comprises 37 teaching personnel. 2. About Academics/campus/affiliated colleges Total of 351 Colleges affiliated with the university as on 31.08.2016 Departments under WBUT: Department of Biotechnology Department of Bio-informatics Department of Computer Science and Engineering. Department of Information Technology Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Department of Management Department of Natural Sciences 3. University Statistics Seminar/Conferences, Workshops, Short Term Trainings, Honours and Awards, Convocations, many more Events 4. Research from the University Nationwide Environmental Gamma Radiation Monitoring using TLDs for West Bengal, centre of Excellence in Environmental Technology and Managemen
The following is the list of articles by scholars from Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology that are published in OMICS International journals.