Indian Institute of Technology Bombay receive support from VMware University Research Fund
The VMware University Research Fund (VMURF) will provide a grant of USD 240,000 which is rupees 1.97 crores to the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B). The award will benefit the Computing Systems Education and Research Lab (CSERL) programme at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. The investment will be made in stages over the next two years.
The emphasis of this effort will be on improving academic and business research on basic technologies such as Modern Enterprise Systems. Computer, network, storage, and security, multi-cloud, mobile systems, edge, current applications, and data, as well as applicable technologies such as Blockchain, 5G, and 6G, will be covered.
CSERL will focus more on enhancing current enterprise systems research and engineering development processes. It will also focus on developing an ideal organisational ecology at the centre to expedite systems research, as well as evangelising advanced systems research skills across India.
The platform will concentrate on developing academic programmes and material with a systems perspective, as well as on outreach initiatives such as yearly seminars and summer/winter schools.
The official release states, “The broad scope of CSERL activities includes working on cutting-edge contemporary Computing Systems research themes and projects, developing academic programmes and material, and providing learning and collaboration platforms.” “The goal of the research and capacity-building initiatives is to favourably improve work capacity in research, academia, and industry.”
The Computing Systems Education and Research Lab (CSERL) at IIT Bombay seeks to accelerate student and faculty interest and potential in systems work by expanding access to resources and opportunities for learning and R&D work.
What makes IIT Bombay computer science so unique?
The CSE faculty at IIT Bombay is superb. Academics are at the pinnacle in their specialities. The curriculum is well-designed in accordance with industry developments. In the fourth year, students can pick their courses based on their interests.