IIT-M identifies sustainable source of anti-cancer drug

This novel microbial fermentation process can be an economical method of production to fulfil the market demand on a large scale, the statement added.

published on : 26th February 2021

Nobel laureates to address students as IIT Madras's annual tech festival goes online this year

Dr Soumya Swaminathan, chief scientist, World Health Organization (WHO) and Nobel laureates Muhammad Yunus, founder of Grameen Bank, and Barry Barish, American physicist, are among the speakers

published on : 22nd February 2021

IIT-Madras develops methods to improve brakes in e-vehicles

Therefore, in electric vehicles, friction and regenerative braking should be used together to ensure energy conservation and stop the vehicle within a reasonable distance.

published on : 9th February 2021

‘Strays confined at IIT-M’; State gets court notice

However, the 170 dogs have so far not been released and are confined to cages.

published on : 5th February 2021

'Pose major threat to farming community': Over 400 academicians flag concern regarding agri laws

Last month, over 850 academicians from various educational institutions across the country had signed an open letter backing the legislations.

published on : 4th February 2021

NGT urged to treat IIT Madras on par with Guindy National Park, act against stray dogs

The request was made at the recent hearing at the green tribunal, which was hearing a case pertaining to improper disposal of solid waste leading to deer deaths on the IIT campus.

published on : 3rd February 2021

IIT-Madras research explains poor visibility in Delhi

The ‘smog’ formation in Delhi and the rest of the Indo-Gangetic plain was attributed, by many studies, to PM2.5 (particulate matter or aerosol particles with diameter less than 2.5 micrometre).

published on : 28th January 2021

IIT Madras professor accused of sexually harassing PhD scholar, internal committee recommends stringent action

The committee also observed, being a single parent, the complainant had to persevere the perverse attitude of her guide for over three years, as she wanted to complete her course.

published on : 26th January 2021

Talks on data science and AI at IIT-M

The Centre has awarded its mentoring fellowship to three world-renowned researchers for their valuable contributions to the domains. 

published on : 21st January 2021

Holding your breath may increase chances of contracting COVID-19, says IIT Madras study

The research has found that the process of virus-laden droplets being transported deep into the lungs increases with low breathing frequency, according to a statement issued by the institute

published on : 11th January 2021

IIT-M director member of AIIMS panel

The Centre, in its gazette notification dated January 7, named Bhaskar Ramamurthi as a member of the Institute Body of AIIMS in Madurai.

published on : 9th January 2021

Expecting dip in footfall, say Chennai colleges as brace up for welcoming back students from Monday

The representatives of college managements said that the spread of the new strain of virus from the UK and the outbreak of clusters at IIT-Madras and star hotels have renewed the fear.

published on : 4th January 2021

IIT-Madras researchers collect data amid Cyclone Nivar to help prevent floods in future

A team of faculty and students led by Prof Balaji Narasimhan measured river discharges at several critical places across Adyar River to collect real-time data during the Cyclone.

published on : 22nd December 2020

28 IIT-M students test Covid negative, discharged

After treatment and testing Covid-19 negative in repeat tests, 28 students from IIT-Madras were discharged from the Government Covid Hospital in King Institute, Guindy, on Friday.

published on : 19th December 2020

With IIT Madras leading the way, 200 Covid cases in colleges in Adyar zone

In the Adyar zone alone, 2498 samples have been taken so far, the most among all 15 zones of the city corporation. 

published on : 17th December 2020
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