GIAN is a new initiative of MHRD that aims to provide opportunities for Indian students to take elective courses offered by foreign faculty. GIAN courses are offered in niche areas, are very specialized and targeted at researchers actively working in that area. This article details how the students of IIT Madras can make the best use of this opportunity.
Prof. Chandramouli became the faculty advisor of the internship office in February, building on his experiences of being the faculty in charge of ME internships. He believes that faculty intervention in the internship process will lead to transparency and increase the number of internship opportunities for students.
“You have to try to do something impossible. When you encounter a problem like this, don’t give up. Focus on it. One day, you will come up with a solution. This what I have been doing throughout my life and that is what my advice to youngsters would be. Never say, “But what can I do?” Go ahead and make India a better place to live.”
Team Amogh, formed in summer 2012, worked on IITM’s first Autonomous Underwater Vehicle under the guidance of Prof. V. G. Idichandy of the Ocean Engineering Department. In February 2014, they won the National Student Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Competition, 2014 (SAVe – 2014). Sachin Nayak reports on the team’s story.
There are eight CFI clubs, which work on diverse projects and cater to the varying interests of students at IIT Madras.
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