Mindtree Partners with IIT Madras to Establish Faculty Fellow Position


Mindtree-IIT collaboration to create solutions that will accelerate the growth and adoption of Data Science and AI globally

Mindtree has partnered with the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras to set up a faculty fellow position in data science and artificial intelligence (AI). This endowment empowers the academic institution which has been at the forefront of developing the next-generation digital technology and talent with industry-specific knowledge and resources.

Rostow Ravanan, CEO and Managing Director of Mindtree said, “Artificial Intelligence and Data Science are key priorities for our clients as these technologies offer immense potential to create new business opportunities. “IIT Madras is one of the global leaders in this field and the collaboration between Mindtree and IIT Madras will help accelerate innovation and push the boundaries of knowledge”, said Ravanan.

Industry-institution partnership to drive innovation in technology

Organisations across industries are continually striving to keep pace with the rapid technological transformation driven by AI, data analytics and machine learning. Through this endowment, the tech-company will help in accelerating the development of technology innovation in these fields. IIT Madras has formalised a process to identify the faculty member who will be named to the Mindtree Faculty Fellow Position.

“AI, data sciences and machine learning are new territories for a majority of organisations and a deep association with Mindtree will give our students and teachers valuable exposure to the industry’s needs,” said Bhaskar Ramamurthi, IIT Madras Director. Well, Mindtree will further extend the partnership with IIT Madras to include research projects focusing on related topics such as personalisation, conversational interfaces and natural language generation.