The Centre for Engineering in Medicine will start enrolling students from October. It will offer Masters and PhD level courses with nearly 50 seats. The medical college-cum-specialty hospital, which is developing in collaboration with Tata Trust, will also have Master's level courses.
A fund of Rs 65 crore has been earmarked by the three institutes for research under the programme, while 12 corporate players have been roped in as 'industry champions' for further contribution and mentorships.
JAM 2020: The online registration and application process will begin from September 5 and will conclude on October 8. The entrance exam will be held on February 9 (Sunday) and the results for the same will be announced on March 20, 2020.
The faculty will analyse data of calls the UP Police receives and help the officials devise a plan to curb crime. The study would work on predictive policing with the use of AI, data analytics etc. The experts will also train police in DNA forensic technology.
"With IIT Kanpur's strong footing in research capabilities and critical infrastructure, I am confident that our association with Tech Mahindra will lead to novel indigenous technology developments in Cyber Security," Abhay Karandikar, Director, IIT Kanpur, said.
The Research Training Group will set up 50 PhD projects, which will be supervised by scientists from both India and Germany. The first funding of the program will begin with an investment of €3 million from each of the two organizing partners - Heidelberg University and DBT.