Delhi: IIT and IIIT Partner for Next Generation Research | Delhi News

NEW DELHI: With the aim of stimulating cross-functional research that will lead to results of national interest, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Delhi and the Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) in Delhi have invited projects of joint research of faculty members from both institutions. A committee of external experts has now selected five of these projects for a seed grant.
Projects range from studies of the structure and anxiety of the human brain to the development of nanodevices. The mathematical theories proposed by Ramanujam, Femtech and its future in India and the agnostic evaluation of models of deep model transfer are some of the other projects that were selected by the committee.
Earlier in the year, the two institutes had signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a collaborative platform for mutual benefit and intended to initiate large-scale partnerships in academia, research and education. development of human resources with a profound socio-economic impact.
Professor V Ramgopal Rao, Director of IIT Delhi, said: “At IIT Delhi, we place great importance on interdisciplinary research, as future advances in science and technology are expected to occur at the intersection of different disciplines. IIT Delhi through its MFIRP initiative launched in 2017, has connected with many leading institutions in Delhi and enabled funded collaboration between our researchers. The results are quite remarkable.
Stating that research is becoming increasingly transdisciplinary, Professor Ranjan Bose, Director of IIIT Delhi, said: “This unique collaborative initiative of IIT Delhi and IIIT Delhi has already brought together members of the body. professor of the two institutes, inspired them with interest, exchange of expertise and also to establish personal relationships. We hope that this cooperation will help improve the posture of next-generation technological innovation and research. ”