Articles tagged under: IIT

IIT Gandhinagar researchers develop an Artificial Intelligence-based tool to detect COVID-19 from chest X-ray

June 30, 2020
IIT Gandhinagar researchers develop an Artificial Intelligence-based tool to detect COVID-19 from chest X-ray

Gandhinagar: Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) have developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based deep learning tool for detection of COVID-19 from Chest X-ray images. This online tool indicates the probability if a person is infected with COVID-19, which can be used for quick preliminary diagnosis before the medical test. The tool is developed by Kushpal Singh Yadav (PI), an M.Tech student of Computer Science & Engineering at IITGN, under the guidanc...Read More

CPWD sets up Research & Development Cell at IITGN Research Park

January 24, 2020
CPWD sets up Research & Development Cell at IITGN Research Park

Gandhinagar: The Central Public Works Department (CPWD) has set up a Research & Development (R&D) Cell at the Research Park of Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) to undertake research and development for projects of interest to CPWD. The R&D Cell of CPWD, aimed at finding efficient solutions to the real problems faced on the field by the construction industry, will work closely with IITGN for the cutting edge research in the housing and urban development sector. The CPWD ...Read More

A semester course at IITGN to unfold ‘The Idea of Ancient India’

January 09, 2020
A semester course at IITGN to unfold ‘The Idea of Ancient India’

Gandhinagar: The fourth edition of Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar’s unique semester elective course, Introduction to Indian Knowledge Systems (IKS), offered by the Humanities and Social Sciences discipline, will be conducted from January to April 2020. The theme for this year is ‘The Idea of Ancient India’, which will offer a wide-ranging introduction to ancient India’s intellectual, scientific and artistic knowledge traditions, and early Indian society. Starting on Januar...Read More

Biometric attendance rolled out in ITIs in Gujarat

November 08, 2019
Biometric attendance rolled out in ITIs in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: In a major push towards ushering in greater transparency in the functioning of Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs), the Gujarat Labour and Employment department has begun rolling out biometric attendance for staff in the ITIs. The state government runs 287 ITIs, which offer courses and training in various trades, of which the biometric attendance system has already been activated in 207 ITIs. Nearly 4,300 instructors in these ITIs have already been enrolled for the biometric ...Read More

Srinivasa Ramanujan’s life and work revisited during a lecture by Professor Bruce Berndt at IIT Gandhinagar

November 06, 2019
Srinivasa Ramanujan’s life and work revisited during a lecture by Professor Bruce Berndt at IIT Gandhinagar

Palaj, Gandhinagar: Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) hosted a public lecture on Srinivasa Ramanujan, the great Indian mathematician. Professor Bruce C. Berndt, a senior former faculty at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, and one of the world's foremost authorities on the work of Ramanujan, delivered the lecture “Living with Ramanujan for 40+years”. The lecture was focused on the life of Ramanujan as well as Professor Berndt’s association with Ramanujan ...Read More

IITGN PhD Scholar wins 1st prize from DRDO for developing high-sensitivity optical contact microphone for all defence forces

October 23, 2019
IITGN PhD Scholar wins 1st prize from DRDO for developing high-sensitivity optical contact microphone for all defence forces

Palaj, Gandhinagar: Chandan Kumar Jha, a PhD scholar in Electrical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN), recently won the first prize in the “Dare to Dream DRDO Innovation Contest” organized by the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO). He received this award in the challenge area of ‘Wearable Communication Technologies for Special Operations Soldiers’ for his project titled “An optical fibre-based microphone with very high background noi...Read More

IIT Gandhinagar finds place in top 600 institutions globally in the ‘2020 The World University Rankings’

September 12, 2019
IIT Gandhinagar finds place in top 600 institutions globally in the ‘2020 The World University Rankings’

Gandhinagar: Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) has been ranked among the top 600 educational institutes worldwide and 7 th in India in the 2020 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. This year, THE World University Rankings, one of the most prestigious educational rankings worldwide, ranked 1,396 institutions from 92 countries. It assesses the performance of research-driven universities on 13 different performance indicators, including teaching, research, k...Read More

Technologies of ancient India to come alive with IITGN course on Indian Knowledge Systems

January 06, 2019
Technologies of ancient India to come alive with IITGN course on  Indian Knowledge Systems

Palaj, Gandhinagar: Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) is going to conduct a unique full-semester elective course on Introduction to Indian Knowledge Systems (IKS) from January to April 2019. The theme of the third edition of the course, offered by the Humanities and Social Sciences discipline of the Institute, is ‘Technologies in Ancient India’. Commencing on January 09, 2019, the course will be taught collectively by seven eminent scholars from various parts of India, a...Read More

96 students of IITGN explore India in 32 teams for 42 days under unique Fellowship programme

September 12, 2018
96 students of IITGN explore India in 32 teams for 42 days under unique Fellowship programme

Palaj, Gandhinagar: “Traveling - it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller”, reads the famous quote by Ibn Battuta. And this is exactly what the recipients of IITGN Explorer Fellowship experienced and expressed on Saturday. A total of 96 students in 32 different teams undertook the Explorer Fellowship of the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) this summer and shared their journey experiences and learnings through short video documentaries on September 8, 2018...Read More

Gujarat govt, NASSCOM sign MoU to set up Centre of Excellence for IOT at IITGn

May 20, 2018
Gujarat govt, NASSCOM sign MoU to set up Centre of Excellence for IOT at IITGn

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Government’s Science & Technology Department’s Gujarat Centre of Excellence, NASSCOM and IIT-Gandhinagar (IIT-Gn) signed a MoU to set up a Centre of Excellence for Internet of Things (IoT) at IIT-Gn at a function at Gandhinagar in presence of Chief Minister Mr. Vijay Rupani. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Rupani said that setting up centre is a matter of proud for Gujarat. He said that such centres of excellence for internet of things are there in developed countri...Read More

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