IIT Madras Launches Fellowship In AI For Social Good

Indian Institute of Technology Madras’ Robert Bosch Centre for Data Science and AI (RBCDSAI) collaborated with Narayanan Family Foundation to launch a Fellowship in Artificial Intelligence for Social Good. The objective of this Fellowship is to attract early career AI researchers with exceptional promise to RBCDSAI, IIT Madras.

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IIT Madras Launches Fellowship In AI For Social Good
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IIT Madras Launches Fellowship In AI For Social Good

The Fellows will get a salary on par with an Assistant Professor at IITs and will be primarily drawn from recent PhD graduates or early career researchers in computer science, computational and data sciences, biomedical sciences, management, finance and other engineering branches.

Funded by the Narayanan Family Foundation, the Fellows will get a salary of Rs. 15 lakh to Rs. 18 lakh (approx. US$ 20,000 – 24,000) per year depending on the experience (equivalent to Assistant Professor’s starting salary at any IIT) for a non-renewable term of three years. The Fellows are also eligible for a one-time research grant of up to Rs. 30 lakh (approx. US$ 40,000).

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IIT Patna Launches PG Certification Programmes In AI/ML, Big Data & Cybersecurity

Indian Institute of Technology, Patna (IIT Patna) has collaborated with WileyNXT, to announce post-graduate certification programmes in three key fields — Cybersecurity and Blockchain; AI & Machine Learning; and Big Data Engineering.

Being a globally recognised centre of Computer Education with world-class research output, IIT Patna’s courses with WileyNXT will build students’ competencies in new emerging fields to grow their careers further. The courses are specifically designed for final year students and early-stage professionals who aim to develop a career in the respective fields.

According to the official release, Post the successful completion of the programme, the participants will get a joint certificate from WileyNXT and IIT Patna.

When asked about this collaboration, Vikas Gupta, the Managing Director of Wiley India, stated his excitement in offering these cutting-edge programmes in partnership with IIT Patna.

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IIT-Delhi Establishes School of AI To Offer PhD and PG Degrees

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi today announced that the institute has established an independent School of Artificial Intelligence (ScAI) on its campus. The AI school will commence its PhD program from the next admission cycle, i.e. January 2021. The Tier-I institute is also planning to offer postgraduate (PG) degree courses.

According to sources, some of the key objectives of the ScAI includes-

  • To bring together the more than fifty IIT Delhi faculty members individually invested in various aspects of the field. With this, ScAI expects to act as a force multiplier for overall research productivity.
  • To provide external branding to IIT Delhi in this field of immense importance. A cohesive group in AI will allow focused hiring of faculty members and students to increase global visibility. It will become a one-stop centre for industry or government interested in collaborating or funding AI innovations.

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IIT Madras Launches Fellowship In AI For Social Good

Indian Institute of Technology Madras’ Robert Bosch Centre for Data Science and AI (RBCDSAI) collaborated with Narayanan Family Foundation to launch a Fellowship in Artificial Intelligence for Social Good. The objective of this Fellowship is to attract early career AI researchers with exceptional promise to RBCDSAI, IIT Madras.

Read more: https://analyticsindiamag.com/iit-madras-launches-fellowship-in-ai-for-social-good/

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IIT Madras & ESPNcricinfo’s AI-Powered Tool Is Enhancing The IPL Experience This Season

Artificial intelligence-powered tool, ‘Superstats’ by Indian Institute of Technology Madras and ESPNcricinfo is enhancing the experience of Indian Premier League (IPL) matches for its fan by providing a context to every game event in a game and also provides insights into factors such as ‘luck.’ It uses data science to enable the same.

Superstats takes into account the context of every performance, batting and bowling. Context includes pitch conditions, quality of opposition, and match situation – in terms of the pressure on the player.

The AI Engine leverages the rich data collected from over a decade-old ESPNcricinfo’s ball-by-ball updates. The work was led by Prof. Raghunathan Rengaswamy and Prof. Mahesh Panchagnula of IIT Madras along with the ESPNcricinfo team.

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