IIIT-Delhi signs MoU with Vehant for advanced Research and Development in AI and ML

New Delhi : Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi (IIIT-Delhi) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Vehant Technologies Pvt. Ltd. to undertake joint research projects. The collaboration of the institute’s students and faculty with the R&D staff of Vehant technologies is focused on applications of cutting-edge technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to advance physical security, surveillance and traffic monitoring. Vehant Technologies is one of the leading players in the field of R&D and product development using AI and ML.

“While IIIT-Delhi faculty and researchers come with vast experience in the field of computer science, and engineering, the collaboration with Vehant technologies will further facilitate the proliferation of system knowledge among the students and faculty in the field of AI / ML through joint projects,” said Prof. Pushpendra Singh, Dean of Academics, IIIT-Delhi and the Principal Investigator of this project.

As per the terms of the MoU, Vehant technologies will also be sponsoring research projects, consultancies, M.Tech. and Ph.D. students of IIIT-Delhi, beginning with sponsoring up to five M.Tech. students of the academic year starting 2022-23. The admission of the first set of sponsored M.Tech. students will commence in July 2022 and the projects are set to start in August 2022.

“The IIIT-Delhi M.Tech. students who are granted the sponsorships will be called Vehant fellows and each fellowship will imply a commitment of Rs 10 lakh by Vehant technologies over a period of two years of their academic course. The fund can be flexibly utilized for any research and academic purposes. Our primary objective is to attract young talent to work on our projects while simultaneously supporting quality education,” said Mr. Anoop G. Prabhu, Co-founder & CTO, Vehant Technologies

The fellowship will be highly beneficial for the students of our institutes as they will receive the full cost of their education including reimbursement of living costs and also get first-hand industry experience on live projects and R&D, while continuing their regular academic study