AI technology to boost maternal health

Researchers from Google Research and IIT Madras have designed an AI technology that could provide an indication of women who are at risk of dropping out from the health information programme. Continue Reading

IIT-Madras, Anna University witness more Covid cases

Tamilnadu on Wednesday registered 1,181 new Covid-19 cases, taking the total number of persons tested positive for coronavirus infection in the State so far to 8,02,342. Continue Reading

IIT-Madras under lockdown with sudden Coronavirus spike

In a setback to the city administration’s efforts in controlling Covid-19, there has been a sudden spike in cases at IIT-Madras, with the campus being placed under temporary lockdown. Continue Reading

IIT-M startup helps digitise garments sector

IIT-Madras (IIT-M) and NASSCOM-incubated Startup ‘TRI3D’ is bringing 3D technology to the traditional Indian Garments Sector to help small and medium businesses survive the economic challenges brought by Covid-19. Continue Reading

Invention by IIT-M students helps visually-challenged

Students of IIT Madras won the coveted runner up title at the Indian National James Dyson awards 2020 for their invention, Cube, a compact assistive device for the blind that fits into a smart phone. Continue Reading

Copper-coated jute beads can prevent microbial contamination in stored water: IIT-M

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-M) have shown that simple copper-coated jute beads were highly effective in protecting water andpreventing microbial contamination. Continue Reading