IIIT HYDERABAD’S ANNUAL R&D SHOWCASE ATTRACTS GREAT INTEREST

– Presented in a hybrid model – on-campus, online and in the metaverse – Themed around technological lessons from the COVID pandemic – Over 600 posters, demos and models from 28 research centers HYDERABAD, India, March 14, 2022 /PRNewswire / — IIITH Hyderabad’s Annual R&D Showcase this year was a big draw with its hybrid model – on-campus, online and in the metaverse. A unique opportunity for viewers to interact with faculty and students to understand their work in more tangible forms through demos, prototypes and presentations in keeping with the institute’s effort to promote applied research that benefits society.

Speaking on the occasion, Professor PJ Narayanan said, “After a paused showcase in 2020 and an online showcase in 2021, we are delighted to see our students back on campus and able to showcase their work in person after a two-year interval A hybrid model provides the ability to view research demos and posters in person on campus, online on the RnD portal, as well as in the metaverse provided by NextMeet, a startup associated with CIE of institute. The response to the showcase has been very encouraging, it is always a pleasure to share our research with the public. As a research-driven institution, the enthusiasm of students and the results of their research are what we cherish the most and present to the world.” This year’s showcase was themed Tech-away – Accelerating the Future, specifically the technological orbit shifts triggered by seminal events that i are changing lives like the COVID pandemic in the metaverse.

The showcase included panel discussions on quantum science and technology as well as cyber-physical convergence, presentations on research product opportunities, connected research startup demos, 600 research posters, demos and models of the 28 IIITH research centers, and a summary showcase. Vinod K Nandicoori, Director, CCMB, delivered the keynote address on how research is integral to the world of today and tomorrow.

IIITH’s annual R&D Showcase celebrates the spirit of research and development where faculty and students share their work with the public in accordance with its efforts to promote applied research that benefits society.

More details at https://rndshowcase.iiit.ac.in/ About IIIT-Hyderabad The International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT-H) is an autonomous research university founded in 1998 which focuses on key areas of information technology, such as computing, electronics, and communications, and their applications in other fields through interdisciplinary research that has greater social impact. Some of his research areas include visual information technologies, human language technologies, data engineering, VLSI and embedded systems, computer architecture, wireless communications, algorithms and computer security. information, robotics, building science, earthquake engineering, computational natural sciences and bioinformatics, education technologies, power systems, informatics in agriculture and e-governance.

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