Monday, June 12, 2023

3i Infotech’s Business Unit - FutureTech Signs MoU With SRM Valliammai Engineering College, Chennai

* To Build a First-of-its-Kind ‘AI Lab’, Making Learners Industry Ready

* FutureTech, housed inside IIT Madras Research Park, Chennai, solidifies its commitment to expanding Campus to Corporate Goals through this MoU

FutureTech, a business unit of 3i Infotech Limited, as the accelerator and transformation partner for the company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Department of Computer Science at SRM Valliammai Engineering College, Chennai. This partnership aims to establish a path-breaking AI Lab within the institute’s campus. The collaboration will foster a mutually beneficial relationship for both the partners through promoting knowledge exchange, research opportunities, and academic growth. This Campus to Corporate initiative expands the idea of FutureTech to bridge the learning gap between academia-industry. In early 2022, 3i Infotech opened its office in IIT Madras Research Park, Chennai to establish FutureTech business labs to work on next-gen technologies.

The MoU was signed at the IIT Madras Research Park in the presence of Dr B. Chidhambararajan, Director SRMVEC, Dr M. Murugan Principal SRMVEC, Dr B. Vanathi, Professor and Department Head of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), Dr B. Muthusenthil, Professor and Department Head of AI & Data Science (DS), and faculties from the Departments of CSE and AI & DS.

The scope of this partnership will be expanded to include other departments within the college, such as Information and Technology, Artificial Intelligence and Data Science. Each batch is expected to include 50 students with a faculty strength of 27 professors. The course structure will range from Level 1 - Level 4 encompassing - Introduction to AI and Data Science, AI Foundations, Introduction to AI Techniques, and AI in Production. This will further be extended to specializations in AI in healthcare, manufacturing, agriculture, energy, communication, transportation, environment, and education.

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