Research News

Thursday, January 10, 2013

IIIT Delhi's third annual Research Showcase took place on 15th-16th March, 2013. A total of 39 posters and demos were presented, which included recent innovations by various research groups at the institute such as  Emerging Architecture and System Design, Cryptography and Forensics , Information Management and Data Analytics, Mobile and Ubiquitous computing, Security and Privacy, Software Engineering and Theory, as well as outstanding course projects developed by students. Out of these, 6 posters and demos were by undergraduates.

The event brought to the fore the scholarly work of engineering students that, besides advancing state of the art in computer science and electronics research, could also be directly applied in areas of public interests like healthcare, energy conservation, and online social networks etc.

Sponsored by Microsoft Research India, the event provided a platform to tech-savvy students to have a healthy discussion with industry leaders and top scholars from across the country.

Projects, which were on display, covered the entire spectrum of research from theory to applied research in both computer science and electronics domain. There were technologies, on display, that are being used in the field for energy monitoring, healthcare, information access, data mining, information retrieval, security etc.

Various other projects took on the challenges of circuit design, low cost hardware solutions that were suitable to Indian context, among others.

The Research Showcase was intended for faculty of other institutes, industry professionals, students, parents and other tech-savvy visitors. The organisers particularly invited students and faculty members from various technical institutes all over India.

Exhibits of real-world applications were on view and open for discussion, giving participants an opportunity to draw critical insights, and be a part of creative and intellectual activities. Faculty, staff, business and industry leaders came together for a collaboration portraying how research adds value to the community.