INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY KANPUR
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.
How IIT graduates are giving up on their dollar dreams for startups and new-age tech companies
From dollar dreams to startups and new-age tec...
Samsung sets up innovation lab at IIT Guwahati
"The Samsung Innovation Lab at IIT Guwahati will train students on IoT, Embedded Systems, AI a...
Space failure part of big game: NASA-JPL CTO on Vikram lander
"Space missions are expected to fail which must not deter the scientific community in India that saw the Vikram lander not making it to the lunar surface from attempting again, as this is the business out there"
West Bengal Pollution Control Board to install sensors to detect stubble burning
The board will buy software for the sensors from Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). WBPCB is working with IIT Delhi on this project and WBPCB will sign an MoU with the institute soon.
Health-tech startup Arvi launches at-home medical alert system for senior citizens
Arvi installs a smart medical alert system with ‘push buttons’ at all critical locations of the house.
Parliamentary panel for regular recruitment, use of technology by MOSPI
"Ministry should carry out regular recruitment of qualified/trained staff for this purpose. It should not compromise in any manner on the quality of statistical staff at the field level, so that the credibility of the whole process is not jeopardized," the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance said in its report on MOSPI tabled in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
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.
Topline recruiters make beeline for emerging engineering talent
Top recruiters get early slots at premium engineering colleges based largely on salaries and profiles.
IIT placement season sees record number of Rs. 30 lakh-Rs. 1 cr offers
The current placement season at IITs is witnessing record salary offers from the likes of Google, JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs. Annual pay packages of Rs. 30 lakh and more-going up to Rs. 1 crore and beyond- are more numerous than ever before.
Samsung India to hire over 1,200 engineering graduates for R&D
Samsung will hire students from multiple streams including computer science, electronics and communications, electrical engineering, mathematics and computing, instrumentation and information technology, the company said in a statement.
Meet the citizen astronomers who chase stars
Despite many hurdles, India has a thriving citizen astronomy community — extremely tech savvy and motivated, says Vishal Upendran, a PhD scholar in Pune who classifies them into two groups — data analysers and astro-photographers.
Black box problem: Humans can't trust AI, US-based Indian scientist feels lack of transparency is the reason
Trust is a major issue with AI because people are the end-users, says Sambit Bhattacharya.
Leaked email shows Professor investigating IIT-Guwahati colleague resigned due to ‘undue pressure’
The committee was formed to investigate Brijesh Rai, who has spoken up against alleged corruption at the institute. IIT-G students had protested in Rai's support.
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