Interaction with the industry is a key element of the Division’s research and innovation activities. Our initiatives and services include:
We are currently putting together an advisory board of outstanding industry leaders to advice us on achieving a high relevance of our research and teaching activities to industry requirements
The Centre for Continuing Education (http://cce.iisc.ernet.in/) offers a rich variety of short-term as well as semester-long courses on key contemporary subjects.
The faculty members of the Division are actively engaged in collaborative projects with global industry. Recently completed and ongoing projects have been funded by : Google, IBM, Amazon, Flipkart, Microsoft, Intel, AMD, TI, Qualcomm, NetApp, Mozilla, Shakti Foundation, Bosch, Nucleus Software, Volvo, TCS, Wipro, etc. In addition, research gifts have been provided by Google, IBM, Microsoft Research , Amazon, Flipkart, Adobe Labs, Intel, Accenture, NIDIA, HP Labs, National Instruments, Qualcomm, etc. Based on the nature of these engagements, the projects are handled through the Society for Innovation and Development (http://sid.iisc.ac.in/) or through the Centre for Scientific and industrial Consulting (http://www.csic.iisc.ernet.in/).
The faculty members of the Division are actively engaged in consulting projects with the industry. Recently completed and ongoing projects have been funded by : Shell, AOL, NetApp, SAP, MindTree, Wipro, EMC, Evivo Software, Intel, LGSoft, DRDO,Altium, Nimbic, Tetcos, CDOT, CDAC, L&T, Toshiba, etc. The projects are handled through the Centre for Scientific and industrial Consulting (http://www.csic.iisc.ernet.in/).
We undertake projects with educational outreach and with social good as the main objective. Such projects could be funded under the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative of the companies. For details, please contact the Office of Development and Alumni Affairs
Several companies (for example, Google, Microsoft Research India, Qualcomm, Texas Instruments) have set up competitive and attractive fellowships for doctoral and Master’s students. Please consult the Office of Development and Alumni Affairs
(http://www.odaa.iisc.ac.in/) for further details.
The Office of Placements and Career Counselling (OCCAP) (http://placement.iisc.ernet.in/occap/)
organizes placement and short-term internships of doctoral and master’s students in the industry.