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Announcing the Wadhwani School of Data Science & AI

We are delighted to announce the new school of Data Science and AI at IIT Madras!

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Message from the Head

The School will enable close collaboration between domain experts and AI researchers to enable solutions that integrate AI with existing domain knowledge and approaches. Our degree programs will nurture the students to primarily think of interdisciplinary design and data-driven problem-solving. Overall, our vision is to create an environment for globally competitive research and teaching, and ultimately place the school amongst the top centres in the world for research in three key areas, with special emphasis on AI for Healthcare, in the Indian context.

About the School

Founded in 2024, the School brings together several faculty with expertise in various areas of Data Science and AI, to work together on impactful problems of direct relevance to the society. The school has several affiliated research centres, and a vibrant research ecosystem, with several interest groups, focussed on exciting areas. The school also will offer a BTech in AI & Data Analytics, an MTech in Data Science and AI, and also multiple programmes for international students.

Research Areas

Deep Learning
Reinforcement Learning
Network Analytics
Responsible AI
Smart Cities & Transportation
Systems Biology & Healthcare
Manufacturing Analytics
Financial Analytics

Research Centres

RBCDSAI
CeRAI
IBSE
AI4Bharat