IIT Madras

Talks on data science and AI at IIT-M

The Centre has awarded its mentoring fellowship to three world-renowned researchers for their valuable contributions to the domains. 

published on : 21st January 2021

Holding your breath may increase chances of contracting COVID-19, says IIT Madras study

The research has found that the process of virus-laden droplets being transported deep into the lungs increases with low breathing frequency, according to a statement issued by the institute

published on : 11th January 2021

IIT-M director member of AIIMS panel

The Centre, in its gazette notification dated January 7, named Bhaskar Ramamurthi as a member of the Institute Body of AIIMS in Madurai.

published on : 9th January 2021

Expecting dip in footfall, say Chennai colleges as brace up for welcoming back students from Monday

The representatives of college managements said that the spread of the new strain of virus from the UK and the outbreak of clusters at IIT-Madras and star hotels have renewed the fear.

published on : 4th January 2021

IIT-Madras researchers collect data amid Cyclone Nivar to help prevent floods in future

A team of faculty and students led by Prof Balaji Narasimhan measured river discharges at several critical places across Adyar River to collect real-time data during the Cyclone.

published on : 22nd December 2020

28 IIT-M students test Covid negative, discharged

After treatment and testing Covid-19 negative in repeat tests, 28 students from IIT-Madras were discharged from the Government Covid Hospital in King Institute, Guindy, on Friday.

published on : 19th December 2020

With IIT Madras leading the way, 200 Covid cases in colleges in Adyar zone

In the Adyar zone alone, 2498 samples have been taken so far, the most among all 15 zones of the city corporation. 

published on : 17th December 2020

In Covid-hit IIT Madras, students raise concerns about quality and quantity of food

Our meal includes two spoons of gravy which scarcely contains grains, three chapatis that would hardly suffice even for a child, and a bowl of rice, a research scholar wrote in an email.

published on : 16th December 2020

15 more test positive for Covid in Chennai's higher educational institutions 

While six people tested positive in Anna University, eight more tested positive in IIT-Madras, TN Health Secretary Dr. J Radhakrishnan said. 

published on : 16th December 2020

After IIT Madras Covid outbreak, TN to collect swab samples from more colleges, hostels

The rapid Covid spread within the IIT Madras campus has called attention to safety within educational institutions.

published on : 15th December 2020

79 more test positive for Covid-19 at IIT Madras campus

Out of the 953 results that have arrived, 183 have turned out to be positive, Tamil Nadu Health Secretary Dr J Radhakrishnan said.

published on : 15th December 2020

33 more test positive for Covid 19 as total number crosses 100 in IIT Madras campus

Tamil Nadu Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan said this was a lesson for other colleges and stressed the need to follow the safety protocols on campuses. 

published on : 14th December 2020

Major outbreak of coronavirus inside IIT Madras, campus placed under lockdown

The IIT Madras has issued an official circular on Sunday informing shutting down of all departments and facilities with immediate effect.

published on : 13th December 2020

Microchips for stray dogs inside IIT-Madras

According to estimates, there are about 176 dogs on the campus and only 70 are friendly.

published on : 13th December 2020

IIT-Madras startup gives garment sellers 3D tech

But small and medium apparel businesses have faced challenges in growing online due to difficulties in generating images of garments to be uploaded online.

published on : 9th December 2020
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