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IIT Madras Assistant Prof resigns on caste discrimination, letter goes viral

Chennai | Vipin Puthiyedathveetil, an Assistant Professor of Department of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, has resigned from the premier institute citing caste discrimination. He has sent the resignation letter by mail to the authorities. Vipin hails from Payyannnur in North Kerala and has been teaching at the […]

IIT-Madras builds AI tech to convert brain signals into language

Chennai: Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-Madras) have developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to convert brain signals of speech impaired humans into language, the Institute said on Monday. The researchers can potentially interpret nature’s signals such as the plant photosynthesis process or their response to external forces. Electrical signals, brain signals, […]

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IIT Madras develops drones for disaster relief, surveillance

Chennai:The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M), on Wednesday said its students have developed drones enabled with artificial intelligence (AI) and computer vision for disaster relief as well as for surveillance. In a statement issued here, IIT-M said its students have developed an ‘Eye in the Sky’ disaster management and humanitarian aid services. “With further […]

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IIT-Madras develops India’s first microprocessor Shakti

Chennai : Researchers at Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IITM) have designed and booted up India’s first microprocessor, Shakti, which could be used in mobile computing and other devices. According to IITM, the Shakti microprocessor can be used in low-power wireless systems and networking systems besides reducing reliance on imported microprocessors in communication and defence sectors. […]

Fire at IIT-Madras lab

Chennai :  A fire broke out at a lab in the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras here on Tuesday but no one was injured, police said. Police said some workers reported loud explosion like sounds and thick smoke at the rocket and missiles laboratory in the morning hours. The cause of the fire and extent of […]