IIT Kharagpur has been selected to champion the verticals of ‘Communication Technology’ and ‘Computational Sciences’ both pertaining to the domain of Electrical Sciences and ‘Agro Economy and Food Security’.
Under the first two verticals, the Institute is organizing two horizontal sessions namely
1) High-performance computing and its application and
2) Internet of Things: Integrating Sensing, Communication and Computing All Together.
The initiative will be led by Prof. Niloy Ganguly and Prof. Pralay Mitra from the Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering.
The third vertical led by Prof. Rintu Banerjee and Prof. D. K. Swain from the Dept of Agricultural & Food Engineering will cover the horizontal segments:
Precision Agriculture: ICT and Big-Data Analytics for Empowerment of Stakeholders
Application of Nanotechnology in Food/Feed Processing and Metabolic Biology of Food
Further information: https://kgpchronicle.iitkgp.ac.in/iit-kgp-setting-indias-hpc-and-iot-roadmap/
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