IIT-Madras studies impact of disabilities on hiring decisions

Indian Institute of Technology-Madras researchers conducted a study based on the differences in employment rates among persons with disabilities, arising from diverse nature of their disabilities. Continue Reading

US Consulate General Chennai holds workshop on foreign study

US Consulate General Chennai in association with the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF), and the US-based Forum on Education Abroad (FEA) organised a workshop for educational institutions and non-governmental organisations in South India to promote the region as a foreign study destination for US students. Continue Reading

IIT-M, IISc, ISI come together for Covid data

Indian Institute of Technology Madras, the Centre for Networked Intelligence at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) are collaborating with Semantic Web India, a technology firm based in Bengaluru, to continue the efforts of a critical Covid-19 Data Website. The new public repository is being hosted at www.incovid19.org. Continue Reading

IIT Madras researchers design white light emitters

Indian Institute of Technology Madras Researchers have successfully developed a white light emitter for use in LEDs. The development of energy-efficient Light Emitting Diodes or LEDs replaced the energy-inefficient incandescent lamps in lighting and display applications. Continue Reading

IIT-M, US Consulate to hold virtual workshop

The Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-M) in association with the US Consulate General, Chennai, will host a virtual workshop from 15 to 18 November to help build the capacity of South Indian Educational Institutions to host US students. Continue Reading

Researchers find high levels of pharmaceutical contaminants in Cauvery river

Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-M) researchers have found that the waters of River Cauvery are polluted by a range of emerging contaminants that include pharmaceutically-active compounds, personal care products, plastics, flame retardants, heavy metals, and pesticides, among many others. Continue Reading

IIT-Madras to enter space

The Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-M) Pravartak Technologies Foundation will collaborate with five start-ups to develop technologies for Ecosystem Development and Commercialization of Space and Deep Space. Continue Reading