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With farmers in mind, IIT-Madras students develop drone 'Agricopter' to automate pesticides spraying

Every year 10,000 farmers died in India and health of many is adversely affected due to use of pesticides. The drone 'Agricopter' will be available at service mode for Rs 350 per acre

IIT-Madras launches tech MBA programme for undergraduate students

IIT Madras is introducing the programme from the academic year 2019-20 and it will have an intake of 25 to 30 students


IIT Madras faculty launch 'AI4Bharat' - platform for research, innovation in artificial intelligence

‘AI4Bharat’ aims to make artificial intelligence related research focus more on India-centric problems. The platform will work with ‘One Fourth Labs’ to offer basic and advanced courses in AI at affordable prices, said one of the co-founders.

IIT Madras team comes up with device that generates potable water out of thin air

Atmospheric Water Generators (AWG), the brainchild of Ramesh Kumar, T Pradeep and Ankit Nagar, who founded Vayujal Technologies Pvt Ltd in September 2017, harness the moisture in the air to provide potable water.

IIT Madras diamond jubilee fete to be held in 83 cities worldwide

"This is probably the first time an alumni association of an Indian education institution is organising an event of this scale across the world on the same day and is intended to showcase the impact of its alumni across the world," the IIT-M said in the release.

Sanskrit scholar K S Kannan is chair professor at IIT-Madras

The former director of Karnataka Samskrit University and former principal Samskrit University (evening) professor Kannan has taught Sanskrit for over 35 years and authored around 25 books on Sanskrit grammar, literature, among others.


Why are JEE Advanced toppers picking IIT-Bombay over NIRF rank 1 IIT-Madras?

JEE Advanced 2019, JoSAA: Despite being the rank one holder in HRD's NIRF ranking, IIT Madras yet again failed to be the top choice of students. IIT Bombay for sixth year straight has managed to get most students from top 100 rank category followed by IIT-Delhi.

IIT-Madras launched new PhD programme funded by US-based ANSYS

ANSYS' current focus is on three core areas: electrification, 5G and CFD. ANSYS will provide the necessary resources that are needed for these students to deliver the latest advancements in these socially relevant sectors for the future, said the company's area VP.

IIT-Madras launches Center for Computational Brain Research

The CCBR is dedicated to the study of understanding the inner workings of the brain and using these basic principles to further enhance computer science.

IIT-Madras placement: Core, IT roles still top choice; 15% rise in recruitment

Placements at the IIT Madras increase by 15 per cent this year as 964 students got placed including 97 students through from pre-placement offers (PPOs).