Research Centres

The research Centers at IIITB are multi-disciplinary with participation from several faculty members across different research domains. They could focus on a vertical, such as healthcare, or a horizontal, such as machine intelligence. These centers, run by faculty and driven by students and staff, have active collaborations with academia, government, and industry. 

The E-Health Research Center (EHRC) @ IIIT-B is an interdisciplinary center for applied research in the area of electronic (digital) health. The Center is an outcome of the initiative at IIIT-B in promoting effective use of Information & Communication Technologies (ICTs) to meet the healthcare needs of the under-served and marginal population groups in India and similar regions across the world, with a focus on affordability, accessibility and availability of technology solutions covering [medical] devices, [health] data, and delivery [platforms and models]. The Center currently focuses on themes of mental health, disability, and malnutrition, predominantly.

The Centre for Information Technology and Public Policy (CITAPP) at IIIT Bangalore is an interdisciplinary think-tank set-up to focus on the policy challenges and the organizational demands made by technological innovation. Of particular interest to the Centre is how technological advances, along with institutional changes that harness the legitimacy and the powers of bureaucracies and market, address the needs of undeserved communities.

The Machine Intelligence and Robotics Center is a center of excellence for conducting applied research in the use of artificial intelligence and robotics in different verticals, such as healthcare, smart cities, education. [More details coming soon!]