IIT chennai News

News & Updates on Research, Innovations, Partnerships & more for IIT chennai


IIT Madras was founded in 1959 with technical and financial assistance from the former government of West Germany. IITM was the third IIT established by the Government of India.

This section at IIT Club provides updates on research and innovation efforts from IIT Madras, especially those that have reached a reasonable level of commercialization or market-readiness.

Impressive Innovation from Indian Colleges on Show @ IIT Madras Tech & Innovation Fair

06-Jan-20

Sector : Business Management

Types of news : Startup Event or Program

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IIT-Madras’ Gopalakrishnan-Deshpande Centre trains over 45 entrepreneurs

14-Nov-19

Specialization : Multiple

Sector : Business Management

Types of news : Business or Non-technical Partnership

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IIT Madras students to organise defence tech summit on disruptive technologies

08-Nov-19

Specialization : Multiple

Sector : Aeronautics & Aerospace Artificial Intelligence Multiple

Types of news : Event or Program

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IIT Madras CFI students enthral businesses, industries with cutting-edge technologies and innovations

07-Nov-19

Specialization : Multiple

Sector : Multiple

Types of news : Event or Program

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Founded by IIT alumni, tech startup Nineleaps aims to make enterprises future-ready

05-Nov-19

Specialization : Computer Science & Engineering

Sector : Artificial Intelligence Data Science Machine Learning Statistics

Types of news : Alumnus in News Startup

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IIT-Madras develops affordable standing wheelchair

05-Nov-19

Specialization : Mechanical Engineering

Sector : Mechanical Engineering Medical Sciences Rehabilitation Engineering & Support

Types of news : Research or Innovation Technical Partnership

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IIT-Madras develops AI model to solve engineering problems

28-Oct-19

Specialization : Computer Science & Engineering

Sector : Artificial Intelligence Computer Engineering Data Science Machine Learning

Types of news : Research or Innovation Faculty Achievement

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IIT Madras Produce Graphene Platelets By Machining Using Graphite Lubricants

25-Oct-19

Sector : Material Sciences

Types of news : Research or Innovation

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IIT Madras researchers develop method for enhanced Vitamin E production

20-Oct-19

Specialization : Biotechnology

Sector : Agricultural Science Biotechnology Medical Sciences

Types of news : Research or Innovation Faculty Achievement

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IIT Madras to collaborate with ExxonMobil on research in energy and biofuels

14-Oct-19

Specialization : Chemical Engineering

Sector : Chemical Engineering & Sciences Data Science Energy & Power Engineering Transportation

Types of news : Technical Partnership

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27-yr-old lights the way for blind with tech

10-Oct-19

Specialization : Aerospace Engineering

Sector : Medical Sciences Rehabilitation Engineering & Support

Types of news : Research or Innovation Alumnus in News

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IIT Madras students develop an ‘Eye in the Sky’ for disaster relief & humanitarian aid

09-Oct-19

Specialization : Computer Science & Engineering

Sector : Rehabilitation Engineering & Support

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IIT-Madras set to launch ship simulator

08-Oct-19

Specialization : Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering

Sector : Electronics Engineering Marine & Coastal Engineering Safety Engineering

Types of news : Research or Innovation Event or Program

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Rewriting history: Meet Kavitha Gopal, first woman to bag 3 top awards at IIT Madras

01-Oct-19

Specialization : Computer Science & Engineering

Types of news : Student Achievement

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IIT Madras Entrepreneurship Cell launches ‘D-Well’ initiative for small and medium businesses

25-Sep-19

Specialization : Multiple

Sector : Business Management Film Making Multiple Music & Dance

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From rare circulars to a piece of the Berlin Wall, here's why you MUST visit IIT Madras' Heritage Archives

24-Sep-19

Sector : History

Types of news : Case study Event or Program

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IIT Madras Hosts Country's 1st Space Tech Research Meet, Showing India's Space Future Is Bright

20-Sep-19

Specialization : Aerospace Engineering

Sector : Aeronautics & Aerospace

Types of news : Event or Program

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IIT Madras organised exhibition that showcased CSR activities of PSU

16-Sep-19

Sector : Human Resources

Types of news : Event or Program

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IIT Madras organises public sector enterprises technology conclave

15-Sep-19

Specialization : Multiple

Sector : Multiple

Types of news : Event or Program

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IIT-Madras launches historical archive to showcase its 60 years of evolution

12-Sep-19

Sector : History

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IIT-M, CII team up to promote innovative green startups

09-Sep-19

Specialization : Multiple

Sector : Business Management

Types of news : Research or Innovation Business or Non-technical Partnership Startup

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IIT-Madras aims to be global institute after bagging IoE tag

06-Sep-19

Sector : Energy & Power Engineering Transportation

Types of news : Research or Technical Facility

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Two IIT Madras-incubated startups join hands to create 1 lakh AI, Deep Learning experts

28-Aug-19

Specialization : Computer Science & Engineering

Sector : Artificial Intelligence Data Science Machine Learning Statistics

Types of news : Business or Non-technical Partnership Faculty Achievement Startup

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IIT Madras researchers develop robot for less painful, more affordable spine surgeries

27-Aug-19

Specialization : Electrical Engineering

Sector : Electronics Engineering Medical Electronics

Types of news : Research or Innovation Faculty Achievement

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IIT-M students design low-cost freezers for farm produce

26-Aug-19

Specialization : Chemical Engineering Mechanical Engineering

Sector : Agricultural Science Chemical Engineering & Sciences Electrical Sciences & Engineering Rural Development

Types of news : Research or Innovation Student Achievement Faculty Achievement

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IIT Madras researchers obtain cancer cells with stem cell characteristics using microgravity

25-Aug-19

Specialization : Biotechnology

Sector : Biotechnology Healthcare

Types of news : Research or Innovation Faculty Achievement

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IIT Madras alumni are giving traffic crisis solutions to a major Indian city with their innovative hackathon

13-Aug-19

Sector : Municipal & Urban Engineering Transportation

Types of news : Event or Program

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Three IITs study 100 years of Indian monsoon

09-Aug-19

Sector : Agricultural Science Meteorology Water

Types of news : Case study

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IIT Madras & NIOT Researchers developing turbines to convert wave energy to electricity

08-Aug-19

Specialization : Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering

Sector : Marine & Coastal Engineering Renewable Energy

Types of news : Research or Innovation Faculty Achievement

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Disabled-friendly innovations galore at assistive technology meet

03-Aug-19

Specialization : Biotechnology

Sector : Healthcare Medical Electronics Medical Sciences Rehabilitation Engineering & Support

Types of news : Research or Innovation Faculty Achievement Startup Event or Program

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Madras, Bombay IITs Study Variations In Indian Summer Monsoon Rainfall

24-Jul-19

Sector : Meteorology Water

Types of news : Faculty Achievement

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IIT Grad’s innovation ‘Smartly’ clears out overflowing garbage bins!

08-Jul-19

Specialization : Mechanical Engineering

Sector : Electrical Sciences & Engineering Waste Management

Types of news : Research or Innovation Alumnus in News Startup

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IITs to focus on joint initiatives to promote internationalization

30-Jun-19

Sector : Multiple

Types of news : Event or Program

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IIT students develop ‘Agricopter’ to eliminate manual spraying of pesticides in agricultural farms

23-Jun-19

Specialization : Chemical Engineering

Sector : Aeronautics & Aerospace Agricultural Science Chemical Engineering & Sciences

Types of news : Research or Innovation Student Achievement

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IIT Madras researchers study new methods to extract methane from ice-like cages

18-Jun-19

Specialization : Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering

Sector : Marine & Coastal Engineering

Types of news : Research or Innovation Faculty Achievement

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IIT team hopes to impress Elon Musk at SpaceX competition with pod design

13-Jun-19

Specialization : Space Technology Aerospace Engineering

Sector : Aeronautics & Aerospace Transportation

Types of news : Research or Innovation Student Achievement

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MHRD, IIT Madras may collaborate on carbon neutral prototypes

08-Jun-19

Sector : Pollution Control Waste Management

Types of news : Technical Partnership

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IIT-Madras researchers show how structural changes occur in bacterial proteins in response to stimulus

02-Jun-19

Specialization : Biotechnology

Sector : Biological Sciences & Engineering Biotechnology

Types of news : Research or Innovation Faculty Achievement

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A dedicated workspace for IIT Madras Center for Computational Brain Research

20-May-19

Specialization : Computer Science & Engineering

Sector : Biological Sciences & Engineering Computer Engineering

Types of news : Event or Program

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IIT Madras develops AI-powered drones for rescue operations

15-May-19

Specialization : Electrical Engineering

Sector : Artificial Intelligence Computer Engineering Machine Learning Safety Engineering

Types of news : Research or Innovation Student Achievement

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Hackers may see what Netflix interactive shows you watch: IIT Madras research

22-Apr-19

Specialization : Computer Science & Engineering

Sector : Cloud Computing Computer Software Engineering

Types of news : Case study Faculty Achievement

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High-pressure cold spray facility at IIT- Madras

10-Apr-19

Specialization : Metallurgical & Materials Engineering Aerospace Engineering

Sector : Aeronautics & Aerospace Material Sciences Metallurgical Engineering

Types of news : Research or Innovation Technical Partnership

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IIT Madras took small steps to make the giant leap, say professors

09-Apr-19

Types of news : Event or Program

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IIT Madras students bag two of top three prizes in waste management innovation challenge

11-Feb-19

Specialization : Civil Engineering

Sector : Waste Management

Types of news : Research or Innovation Student Achievement

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IIT Madras scientists create 'space fuel' in lab

09-Jan-19

Specialization : Space Technology

Sector : Aeronautics & Aerospace Chemical Engineering & Sciences Transportation

Types of news : Research or Innovation Faculty Achievement

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IITs generate 138 Cr revenue from research, consultancy, inventions

24-Jul-18

Specialization : Others

Sector : Business Management

Types of news : Business or Non-technical Partnership

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IIT Madras develops portable system to purify water

21-Mar-17

Specialization : Civil Engineering

Sector : Sanitary Science Water

Types of news : Research or Innovation Technical Partnership Faculty Achievement

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IIT Madras' new environmentally friendly disruptive technology to bring electricity to rural households

05-Jun-16

Specialization : Electrical Engineering

Sector : Electrical Sciences & Engineering Electronics Engineering Energy & Power Engineering Rural Development

Types of news : Research or Innovation Faculty Achievement

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10 IITs asked to adopt stretches of river Ganga and undertake cleaning plans

28-Dec-15

Sector : Pollution Control Rural Development Sanitary Science Waste Management Water

Types of news : Technical Partnership Case study

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Low-cost homes: IIT Madras shows the way in less than a month

03-Mar-13

Specialization : Civil Engineering

Sector : Environmental Sciences Municipal & Urban Engineering Pollution Control Renewable Energy

Types of news : Research or Innovation Faculty Achievement

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