IIT Madras

IIT-Madras alumnus donates Rs 5 crore for upgradation of hostels

According to IIT-M, this one-time contribution will help elevate the hostels to world-class standards for the benefit of students.

published on : 17th January 2020

‘Dial it down, please’, IIT-Madras students plead

Saarang invites criticism for exceeding permitted decibel levels

published on : 12th January 2020

Dial it down, please: IIT-Madras students to Saarang organisers

The occupants of Sabarmati Hostel located next to the OAT had sent several complaint mails to cultural secretaries in the past few day

published on : 12th January 2020

UK PM Boris Johnson's aide cites IIT Madras paper to revamp decision making

The research looked at early warning systems in physics, which could be applied to finance to epidemics.

published on : 10th January 2020

IIT-Madras graduate donates Rs 1 crore for robotics research lab

The lab will provide hands-on learning experience for students, and enable teaching and research in the robotics field.

published on : 9th January 2020

A day before Saarang, IIT-M drowns in plastic waste

The solid waste management is a challenge during this part of the year inside IIT Madras with back-to-back mega events - Shaastra and Saarang - organised. 

published on : 8th January 2020

Blindfolded walk with a message at IIT Madras

The participants were blindfolded and guided by kids from St Louis Institute For The Deaf and Blind to show how they overcome their disability and challenge.

published on : 6th January 2020

Chinese tech giant CEO delivers lecture on Artificial Intelligence at IIT Madras fest 'Shaastra 2020'

As part of their fest, Shaastra 2020, the institute had organised a lecture by Robin Li, the co-founder, CEO and chairman of the Chinese tech giant, Baidu. He spoke on the topic —Innovation in the age

published on : 6th January 2020

IIT-M tech fest Shaastra from Jan 3-6

IIT-Madras will host Shaastra 2020, one of the largest student-run tech festivals in India between January 3-6. This will be the 20th edition of the annual event.

published on : 1st January 2020

German student at IIT Madras deported over Holocaust placard at anti-CAA protests?

The action has come days after tweets of Jakob holding placards against the CAA went viral.  

published on : 23rd December 2019

Chennai students condemn police violence in Delhi, organise peaceful protests

Showing solidarity to injured students in New Delhi, students from Mohammad Sathak College, IIT Madras, Loyola college and New college among others held sit in protests at their respective colleges. 

published on : 16th December 2019

With BLINK, IIT-M helps visually impaired 

Students identified lack of Braille literacy as a primary pedagogical issue and aimed to make Braille learning fun and interactive to tackle this problem.

published on : 15th December 2019

Chennai's IT corridor inhales high pollution concentrates all-time, says study

The study by IIT Madras researchers estimates that the personal exposure to minute particles is much higher in the sidewalks of the IT corridor.

published on : 14th December 2019

IIT-M deaths: HC rejects plea seeking CBI probe

‘Court cannot direct the agency to probe in accordance with its views, as it would be unwarranted interference’

published on : 14th December 2019

Madras HC rejects plea for CBI probe into IIT Madras student suicide case

The PIL alleged that from April 2018 till November 2019, as many as five students had committed suicide in the campus and the management had not taken any effective steps in arresting the issue.

published on : 13th December 2019
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