Amidst shortage, institutes make their own hand sanitisers
The Indian Institutes of Technology at Kanpur, Kharagpur, Roorkee, Ropar, Madras, MNIT Jalandhar, the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, St Xavier’s College, Jadavpur University, Lucknow University and Delhi Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research University are among those making their own sanitisers.
Rolls-Royce, IIT Madras ink pact for joint research programs
An MoU has been signed between the company and IIT Madras for the collaboration....
IIT Madras invites applications for Fellowship programme 2020
The fellowship is designed to enhance awareness and interest in high-quality ac...
IIT Bombay, Delhi among top 50 engineering schools across globe: QS World ranking
Five institutions from India have been ranked among the top 100 this year, while in 2019 there were three, IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi and IIT Madras. This year IIT Kharagpur (IIT-KGP) is at 86th, IIT Madras (IITM) at 88 and IIT Kanpur (IITK) at 96. While IIT Bombay has been ranked 44, IIT Delhi has bagged the 47th rank.
IIT Madras signs MoU with Robert Bosch Engineering for internships
IIT Madras and German university RWTH Aachen offer a dual degree program, with student-exchanges between the two institutes. The exchange students are expected to go through an industry internship in both Germany and India.
IIT Madras alumni donates Rs 1 crore for robotics research laboratory
“Alumni have made a big difference to several of our research and teaching initiatives at IIT Madras. This interdisciplinary lab on robotics will help train several generations of students for our emerging high tech workforce,” said Mahesh Panchagnula, dean (International and Alumni Relations) at IIT Madras.
Altair, IIT Madras sign MoU to foster startups with technology access
Altair will provide the technology access and mentorship to select startup companies for one year formed under the incubation cell and will institute an award for a startup that best utilizes simulation technology during the year.
Top IITs, IIMs launch consortium to boost entrepreneurship
The joint initiative, which has been named ‘Innovation-Venturing and Entrepreneurship in India Network,’ includes as its founding members faculty at IIT Madras, IIT Bombay, IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta and IIM Kozhikode. The network of institutions will leverage strengths of the partners and would work with other stakeholders.
IIT Madras on board Google wagon driving AI for Social Good
The two Indian institutes that are participating in this project are IIT Madras and IIIT Delhi. IIT Madras is looking to use AI to help the NGO Armman to build predictive models that could prevent those who enrol for the healthcare programme from dropping out.
IIT-Madras incubated YNOS secures seed funding
IIT Madras Incubation Cell also joined the round as a part of its Seed Support Funding Scheme to its incubatees. The founder promoters also participated in the round. The startup was co-founded by Thillai Rajan, co-founder of YNOS and Professor of IIT Madras, who is also an Associate at the Mossavar-Rahmani Centre for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University.
The cost of protests at campuses
Educationists and marketing pundits concur that expressing dissent on campuses by students through protests is normal, and acceptable. However, some caution when protests stretch too long and send the functioning of an institute into a tailspin, it can potentially impact the reputation of the institute.
UAVs, ramjet tech to be showcased at DefExpo: IIT-Madras
The institute also claimed that it has made progress in indigenous processor called 'Shakti' to building the next generation of Artillery Combat Command and Control Network. The fire control network has been proposed to be based on Shakti Processor in a lightweight tablet configuration.
Sterlite Technologies, IIT Madras sign pact for 5G advancement
"Sterlite Technologies Ltd (STL) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Indian Institute of Technology Madras for sponsoring a chair professorship in 5G," the company said in a filing to BSE.
IIT-M Phase I placements season shows stable campus hiring
Including the accepted Pre-Placement Offers (PPOs), a total of 848 students have already been placed at the end of Phase I Placements for 2019-20 Academic Year. This is around the same as last year (2018-19) when 844 students had been placed at the end of Phase I, the institute said. The jobs include 34 offers to work from locations abroad, the institute said in a release.
3 IITs join chorus against crackdown on Jamia, AMU students
The premiere institutions - IIT Kanpur, IIT Madras and IIT Bombay are not the regular ones to join protests and usually stay away from agitations.
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