IIT-M develops technique to recover oil from offshore wells

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras are developing indigenous processes for efficient recovery of oil from mature offshore wells. In India, domestic crude oil production is currently insufficient to meet the nation’s energy demands. Continue Reading

IIT-M team to make it big in SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition in July

Avishkar Hyperloop, a student-led team from IIT Madras and the only team from Asia, has qualified for the finals to be held at the SpaceX headquarters in California this July, where they will run their pod through a mile long vacuum tube. Continue Reading

IIT Madras & Japanese firms to set up jt research centre

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed yesterday (14 November) with Japanese firms alfaTKG Co Ltd and OKABE Manufacturing Co Ltd, for collaborating in core areas of manufacturing sector including Research and Development (R&D). Continue Reading