Holistic research and quality education is our prime focus: IIITB Director

IIITB , Education | Published on : 26-June-2019

When it comes to higher education and research in IT field, few institutes in the country have better recognition than IIITB. Established in 1999, the not-for-profit institution thrives to contribute to the IT world by focusing on research, quality education, entrepreneurship and innovation. However, every student has second thoughts ...Read More

IIITB at NRCeS Users’ Meet - Summer 2019

IIIT-B , NRCeS Users’ Meet , Summer 2019 | Published on : 21-June-2019

The National Resource Center for EHR standards (NRCeS), India and Center for Development of Advance Computing (CDAC), India organized ‘Users Meet - Summer 2019’ to share experiences about implementation and adoption of E-Health Records (EHR) standards, practical challenges, solutions, best practices and future ...Read More

IIITB hosts international leadership program

IIITB hosts international leadership program | Published on : 18-June-2019

  Starting today, IIITB is hosting a four-day international leadership program organized by the University of Bristol, UK and Common Purpose, a training organization. The program will introduce and help students deal with some of the biggest issues that businesses, societies, and governments are facing worldwide. Along with ...Read More

A yatra to remember

A yatra to remember… | Published on : 15-June-2019

Ankur Mistry, a scrum master based in Surat, Gujarat, sports a busy schedule over weekends too. An MCA graduate, Ankur has taken the onus of educating and training rural youth around Surat, about new technologies. He reaches out to budding techies, who yearn to learn, but have limited resources. Ankur’s weekend ...Read More

Accessibility is the mantra

Accessibility is the mantra | Published on : 06-June-2019

    Web today is used by all and is an essential part of our lives. It comes to our rescue at work, at home, on the road and is handy round the clock. However, web accessibility, that comes to us with a click of a mouse or a finger tap can be a lot trickier for many. When it comes to people with disability (PwD), a ...Read More

A journey from IIITB to Columbia University

IIIT-B , Columbia University | Published on : 31-May-2019

  22-year-old Ahmad Shayaan is walking on air. The final year Integrated MTech (IMTech) student from International Institute of Information Technology Bengaluru (IIITB), boasts of not one, but five offers from top five US universities to pursue a career in Financial Engineering. Ahmad has acceptance letters for an MSc in ...Read More

Standards for Ethical, Trustworthy Design

technology | Published on : 17-May-2019

Author: V. Sridhar, Professor, IIIT Bangalore This article illustrates the following:  1. The role of technology standards; 2. The global vs. local nature of technology standards; 3. An interdisciplinary approach to the development of standards for intelligent and autonomous systems. Read the entire ...Read More

Breaking the Internet Language Barrier

Internet | Published on : 23-April-2019

Author: V. Sridhar, Professor, IIIT Bangalore and Dr. Ajay Data, Co-Chair of ICANN Neo Brahmi Generation Panel  This article illustrates the following:  1. The evolution of the domain name system that translates the human-readable Internet resource names into machine-readable format; 2. The ...Read More

E-Commerce policy needs to be specific

e-commerce | Published on : 16-April-2019

Author: V. Sridhar, Professor, IIIT Bangalore The article highlights five important issues associated with e-commerce platforms and indicates that the e-commerce policy needs to be more specific rather than touch upon issues already covered by the extant laws and regulations. Read the entire ...Read More

A Cautionary Note on Spectrum Auctions

5G , Telecom | Published on : 26-March-2019

Author: V. Sridhar, Professor, IIIT Bangalore and Prof. Heikki Hämmäinen of Aalto University, Finland The article discusses the high reserve prices set by TRAI for 5G spectrum, examples from Finland on low prices of spectrum and encouragement of advanced technologies, and lessons for the GoI. Read the entire article ...Read More


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