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IIT Madras and Sambalpur University, Odisha to collaborate for research on AI and green tech

IIT Madras and Sambalpur University, Odisha to collaborate for research on AI and green tech

Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) and Sambalpur University in Odisha have decided to collaborate on research and academics in artificial intelligence (AI), cyber security, chip design and green technology.

They will also work towards the exchange of students and faculty, academic and scholarly information besides materials and publications.

A MoU towards this collaboration was signed at the IIT Madras Campus on Saturday, May 4, 2024 in presence of Prof V Kamakoti, director, IIT Madras and Prof Basant Kumar Mohanty, director, Sambalpur University Institute of Information Technology (SUIIT), Sambalpur University.

Prof V Kamakoti says, “It is extremely important that all higher educational institutions must develop very strong collaborations between themselves and share their best practice. This is one more step that IIT Madras and Sambalpur University has taken together to realise the objectives of Viksit Bharat.”

Welcoming the partnership, Prof Basant Kumar Mohanty, Director, SUIIT, Sambalpur University, said, “This collaboration will help SUIIT to work closely with faculty group of IIT Madras for curriculum development, student exchange programs through credit transfer, skill development programs, joint research and collaboration on the emerging areas of AI, Cyber security, Chip Design and Green Technology.  I am thankful to Prof. Kamakoti, Director IIT, Madras for signing MoU with SUIIT, Sambalpur University.”

The collaboration also paves the way for sponsorship of cooperative seminars, workshops and other academic meetings. Faculty from both the institutions will collaborate in the supervision of exchange students and in joint research in disciplines of mutual interest.


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