IIT Guwahati to arrange faculty of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence  |  Photo Credit: iStock Images
Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, signed an MoU with the Mehta Family Foundation (MFF), USA, on Wednesday to arrange a faculty of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence to advertise these programs at undergraduate and postgraduate ranges.
The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed just about by IIT-G director T G Sitharam and chief government officer of Mehta Family Foundation, in presence of the director of IITG Board of Governors, Dr Rajiv Modi, and Principal Scientific Advisor to Government of India, Prof Krishnaswamy Vijaraghavan.
The first batch of B Tech college students for this faculty might be admitted by JEE within the educational yr 2021-22, a launch issued by IIT-G mentioned.
Sitharam mentioned that IIT Guwahati has all the time endeavoured to play a management position by diversifying the flavour of its educational programmes, and the Mehta Family School of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence is one other essential initiative that may bridge the hole of extremely expert personnel that exists in these rising fields.
“I take this opportunity to thank Mehta Family Foundation for its enormous support in establishing this school which will offer both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, B Tech in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence from this academic year,” he mentioned.
Mehta mentioned, the explosion of information throughout all fields of information continues unabated, and identical to laptop science modified the world, knowledge science and synthetic intelligence are poised to do the identical.
Vijayraghavan mentioned, that with the obtainable experience, IIT-G will take up this faculty as a basis to arrange knowledge assortment websites within the japanese area of the nation for varied sectors comparable to healthcare, local weather, transportation, safety and different areas and convert the massive knowledge into efficient data and understanding to serve the society in a greater manner.