KTR opens FC Kohli Research Block at IIIT
Hyderabad: Minister for IT & Industries KT Rama Rao inaugurated Kohli Research Block at the International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT Hyderabad) on Monday. FC Kohli, former Deputy Chairman, TCS; Prof Raj Reddy, Chairman, IIIT Hyderabad; Moza Bint Nasser, Professor of Computer Science and Robotics at the Carnegie Mellon University; and others from the academia and industry were also present. The research block was set up on the campus with 60,000 sq ft of built-up area spread across four floors to provide a world-class ambience for related research activities.
The Kohli Center on Intelligent Systems (KCIS) was established at IIIT Hyderabad in July 2015 with CSR funding from Tata Consultancy Services Foundation to give a fillip to research, teaching and entrepreneurship in the area of Intelligent Systems.
The Kohli Centre on Intelligent Systems (KCIS) aims at amplifying research in the broad areas of Intelligent Systems. The centre coordinates research among the relevant groups at the institute as well as industrial and academic research groups within the country and abroad.
N. Chandrasekaran, CEO and MD, TCS, Prof. Raj Reddy, Moza Bint Nasser and Prof. PJ Narayanan, Director, IIIT Hyderabad, were among those who spoke. -NSS