A Legend Retires: An Institute Remembers

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From the ability to curate electives across disciplines to participating in research at the undergrad level, from the freedom on campus sans curfews, to being responsible for one’s own actions, IIITH’s culture owes its genesis to one of its founding

IIITH’s new Registrar hits the tarmac running

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IIITH Registrar Prof. K S Rajan’s life-story can probably be seen as a string of life experiences, made extraordinary by a mind that sought to explore what lay beyond the ken. We look at his unique contribution to Geospatial technologies and

What does a hardcore anthropologist bring to a tec...

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An ‘accidental anthropologist’ gained international visibility for her famous Facebook research on peri-urban youth, VR dating and the Ameerpet IT hub, among other interesting studies. Read on for more insights into Dr. Nimmi Rangaswamy’s cutting edge work at the intersection

Did the Quantum Theseus manage to catch the Minota...

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Something very magical would happen, every time Quantum computing theorist Shantanav Chakraborty picked up a book. Whether it was Ramanujan’s Lost Notebook, Penrose’s Emperor's New Mind, Gorky’s Mother or Lorca’s poetry collection, it was destined to fire his imagination and

How an Earthquake Triggered a Tsunami on Value Sys...

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An earthquake engineer’s formula for a good life may just be that cheat sheet that you missed in college. Prof. Ramancharla deconstructs the secret to sustainable happiness in a chaotic world. Here’s more on his Masterclass on smart living and

Biometric Forensics – Through the eyes of a Cybe...

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Prof. Sudipta Banerjee’s work in the edgy domain of biometrics, digital image forensics, morphing and cyber security is grabbing a lot of eyeballs. CVIT recently bagged an ambitious project with MEITY. She spoke to us about that and other interesting