iGest is the latest ‘i’ device, and it’s not from Apple! L. Rufa, a 4th-year Engineering Physics student from the Department of Physics, gives
Varun Vankineni, a 5th year Dual Degree student from the Department of Aerospace Engineering, gives us a glimpse into his Dual Degree Project – which involves developing AI tools to help helicopters gauge their landing strategies on turbulent surfaces – a setting with great ramifications for our Airforce and Navy.
Dr. Y. S Rajan is an Indian professor, scientist and administrator. An Honorary Distinguished Professor at ISRO, he has made major contributions to various
WiCS (Women in Computer Science), IITM is a budding organisation whose primary objective it is to build a strong community among women in IIT
Shaastra 2018’s Spotlight lecture series kicked off on Thursday with a lecture by Dr. Mriganka Sur. He is currently the Newton Professor of Neuroscience,
It’s data analysis, and not data dialysis!” The reason being that data analysis involves extraction of desired information from data, whereas dialysis involves removal of waste from data. When analysis is conducted incorrectly, one may end up with waste or meaningless information. Moreover, it is not just about removing unwanted information but making sense out of what the analyst is left with, which is nothing short of a challenge.
IIT Madras had the honour of receiving Prof. Baliga as the Chief Guest presiding over the 53rd Convocation Ceremony of the institute this year. The day before the Convocation, Prof. Baliga gave a talk titled “The IGBT Miracle: From Conception to Global Impact”. The talk was well attended by students, professors, alumni and dignitaries. In between his busy schedule, he spoke to T5E about his career and work.
Saikanth in his tenure as CFI Head has implemented most of the points he had in his vision. He completely revamped the project selection procedure and even boosted up the project completion rate with the help of Project Management Team which was formed for this specific purpose. He was also able to publicize the activities of CFI, be it at insti level through Media team or recognition at national level by representing Tech culture of IIT Madras at Festival of Innovation, Rashtrapati Bhavan. His tenure has been phenomenal and motivated by the need to pay back to the place which has molded him to what he is today.
Prof. Prabha Mandayam, faculty of the department of physics, shares her academic journey, her opinion on status of women in science and current state of quantum information and computing.
In this article, Prof. Sriramkumar looks back upon LIGO’s detection of gravitational waves and lucidly outlines the theory, construction of the experimental setup and the implications of the observations made early this year.