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Posts published in January 2016

The Birth of ADITI : Limitless Possibilities

ADITI is an indigenously developed non-contact switch that makes a computer accessible to individuals with motor impairments. Dr. Namita Jacob, a special education expert, describes her experience of developing ADITI in coordination with the IITM faculty in this article.

Let there be light! Envisage 4.0

It is the same old electronics and coding. But with an enriched entertainment value. Student-run in its entirety, Envisage attempts to build technology with a taste of entertainment. T5E correspondents, Nived Rajaraman and Abhishek Kelkar review the events and take a look at the tech behind Envisage 4.0, that was held as a part of Shaastra 2016.

Towards a New Constitution

SAC, this year, is working towards revamping a three-decade old Students’ Constitution, in order to improve student governance on campus. Liza Tom talks about the salient features of the new constitution, as presented during the first reading of the new constitution draft.

Director’s message on Republic Day

This is the address delivered by Prof. Bhaskar Ramamurthy, Director, IIT Madras to the gathering assembled at 67th Republic Day celebrations. In his speech, he reminds…

Guru Uncle!

Doing the same job day in and day out for twenty-four years and still not be blasé about it ain’t a piece of cake. When…

Once Upon A Summer – Interning in Melbourne

Tejas Kulkarni, a fourth year student pursuing the B. Tech degree in Mechanical Engineering shares his experience of interning a summer abroad at UniMelb. In the past three years, students from IIT Kanpur (IIT-K) have been invited for a research internship at University of Melbourne (UniMelb), Australia as part of a collaboration effort between IIT-K and UniMelb.

In defense of Free Basics

by Dheeraj M N and Suhas S Kowshik Our guest writers put forth their views, countering the recent petition against the Free Basics initiative by…