Latest Developments

New MSc, M.Tech, MS(R) Programs

  • Dept of Humanities and Social Sciences (HUSS)- Started new MSc Program In Economics
  • Dept of Humanities and Social Sciences (HUSS)- Started New MSc Program in Cognitive Science
  • SeNSE – MS(R) and M.Tech (Part Time) were considered and approved
  • M.Tech for cyber security has been approved and would be starting from July semester 2021
  • Setting up of M.Tech Program in AI-ML and DATA Science Area Approved

Collaboration & MoUs signed

  • IIT Delhi entered into an agreement with Open Health Systems Laboratory (OHSL), USA to set up an International Centre of Excellence (CoE) on Computational and Biomedical Sciences with an initial funding of Rs 10 Cr from the OHSL.
  • The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and IIT Delhi have joined forces to strengthen and enhance the Government's food safety net by innovating and developing various solutions through operational research and advanced analytics
  • IIT Delhi’s FITT, India's foremost technology transfer organisation, has signed a multi-year agreement with automotive major Sona Comstar to support innovative startups. Under the agreement, selected startups in the area of e-mobility will receive mentorship and funds up to Rs. 80 lakh with an option to retain its IP (Intellectual Property).

Perception building through IIT Delhi’s Covid Related Initiatives

  • Researchers at IIT Delhi Kusuma School of Biological Sciences (KSBS) have developed a detection assay for COVID-19 which has now been approved by ICMR.
  • ETEX is an IIT Delhi start-up has launched an affordable and effective face mask, KAWACH, for protecting and safeguarding people from the risk of COVID-19.
  • IIT Delhi has invited proposals for supercomputer-based COVID-19 research; Offers Rs 1 crore worth of computational time for FREE
  • IIT Delhi Researchers have Develop Web-Based Covid-19 Dashboard ‘Pracriti’- Prediction and Assessment Of Corona Infections And Transmission In India
  • IIT Delhi researchers develop affordable ppe coverall that reaches adequate levels of breathability
  • IIT Delhi projects focused on covid-19 detection research receive financial support from microsoft india
  • Apart from these there are several other short term and long term covid related projects which can be found here

IPFP

IIT Delhi announces International Ph D Fellowship Program (IPFP).

PHD INCUBATOR PROGRAM

This is a platform for harnessing deep technologies. IoE would provide funding support to develop PoC and commercialize the technology

MOU WITH MICROSOFT ON AI RESEARCH

IIT Delhi signs an MoU with Microsoft to advance research in Artificial Intelligence a thrust area of research under IoE.

FACUTLY TRAVEL SUPPORT FOR RECRUITMENT

For faculty recruitment, IIT Delhi supports travel of faculty from foreign countries (and foreigners) for the interview process.

SUPPORTING INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH WITH SOCIETAL IMPACT

IIT Delhi has established a School of Public Policy (SOPP) for the purpose and under this school it recently partnered with Tata Trust to support research in this area, please see the following media link describing the nature of collaboration.

RECRUITMENT OF EXECUTIVE ASSISTANTS

Through a rigorous selection process, 13 Executive Assistants recruited for implementing and advancing the IoE goals (Over 2000 applications were received of which around 400 were shortlisted for a written test. Those qualifying the written test appeared for a GD and interview and 13 were finally selected.

RESEARCH EQUIPMENT SUPPORT

: IoE is providing support for equipment for Central Research Facility (CRF).

WEB PORTAL TO MONITOR PROGRESS OF IoE GOALS

Accomplishment of IoE goals is being treated as a project with specific activities and goals. A web based portal has been developed to monitor the progress towards these goals. The portal is internal and can be accessed internally

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