IIIT-Delhi held its annual Research Innovation and Incubation Showcase (RIISE 2022)

Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi (IIIT-Delhi) held its annual event “Showcase for Research, Innovation and Incubation (RIISE)on Friday, April 8, 2022 with eight key themes – artificial intelligence, basic research, cyber-physical systems, design, healthcare, laboratory to market/start-ups, sustainability and technology as a public good.

This annual event provided an excellent platform for attendees to explore the exciting research undertaken at the Institute as well as an opportunity to network, collaborate and learn to create a better future. More than 400 students from across the country had the chance to showcase their research under one roof and seek new opportunities, such as supporting a startup idea or collaborations. These poster presentations illustrate some of the brilliant research and innovations of these young minds, which have the potential to revolutionize the future.

“Research Innovation and Incubation Showcase (RIISE) is a confluence of thought leaders, researchers, innovators and developers, passionate about bringing new advances in key areas such as AI, health, sustainability, cyber-physical systems, design etc. Tracks for Technology as a Public Good and Lab to Market + Startups This unique event provided a platform where some of the most creative minds presented their work from cutting-edge research, the way forward and multi-faceted collaboration opportunities,” Teacher. Ranjan Bose, Director IIIT-Delhi.

Professor Ranjan Bose
Over 100 delegates from industry, academia and government were in attendance, including 40 renowned speakers in panel discussions and discussions that provided insight into their recent research and discoveries, including work that has not have not yet been published. With the presence of eminent personalities such as Dr. Gautam Shroff (Senior Vice President and Head of Research, TCS), as a speaker on the topic of Artificial Intelligence; Mr. Sachindra Joshi (Lead AI, IBM Research) as keynote speaker; and Prof. Ram Gopal Rao (Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Delhi), Dr. Lipika Dey (Chief Scientist, TCS Research), Dr. Seema Khanna (Deputy Director General, National Center for Informatics) and Dr. Andreia Cathelin (STMicroelectronics) as panelists for the “Women in Engineering” session, RIISE 2022 was a wonderful opportunity for young budding researchers.

“RIISE is an annual occasion where we bring together academic researchers, industry leaders and government think tanks. We had many interesting interactions between faculty and industry leaders today. Students from IIIT Delhi, and even the winning students of the Business Blasters presented their prototypes and start-up business plans. The roundtable was on a very relevant topic and the views shared by the panelists were truly insightful. More than 2500 people enthusiastically participated in an 8 hour exhibition and I am convinced that every minute spent was worth it. Dr. Anuj Grover, Vice Dean of Innovation and Research and Development, IIIT-Delhi.

Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi (IIIT-Delhi) was established as a state university by an act of the Delhi government in 2008 authorizing it to conduct research and award academic degrees. With world-class faculty and an environment that strives to foster cutting-edge research and innovation, and enables entrepreneurial activities that bring the gains of deep technology to society as a whole, IIIT-Delhi has become the one of the most promising young institutions in India. It has been granted 12-B status by the University Grants Commission. It is ranked No. 4 among all Indian universities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021 and also among all Indian technical schools in the latest Dataquest T-School Rankings 2021. The institute was awarded “Excellence in Faculty in the 7th Higher Education Excellence Awards 2021 by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).

IIIT-Delhi hosts the academic departments of Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Computational Biology, Human Centered Design, Mathematics, and Social Sciences and Humanities. In addition, there are 8 research centers covering the fields of artificial intelligence, design and new media, technology in the police, human-centered design, light fidelity, mobility Sustainable, Healthcare and DataKart Center of Excellence, engaged in high quality research and development activities. IIITD also houses an Incubation Center (IC) and a Technology Innovation Center (TiH).

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