August-September 2021


August – September 2021

Prof. Madhav Rao, IIIT Bangalore was named as a 2021 recipient of IBM Global University Program Academic Award. The award will support Prof. Madhav Rao to explore research in identifying levels in Autism spectrum disorder. The plan is to develop an AI model to identify the same and progress towards making an efficient screening and portable device.

Dr. Sunil Kumar Vuppala, an Alumnus of IIIT Bangalore received IETE-Biman Behari Sen Memorial Award for 2021. This national level award is bestowed to a person for outstanding contribution in the emerging areas of Electronics and Telecommunications with emphasis on R & D and industrial development. IETE recognized Sunil Kumar Vuppala’s contributions to Trusted AI, Autonomous image acquisition using AI, Optimization of energy management, and IoT. He received the award virtually on September 25. The honorees are chosen by a panel of professional jurors who are recognized authorities in their respective disciplines.

Prof. Srinivas Vivek, IIIT Bangalore was awarded the prestigious Infosys Foundation Career Development Chair Professorship. The duration of this chair professorship is for a period of 3 years, until July 2024. The Career Development Professorship is meant to help Assistant Professors advance professionally.


The International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore is a technical and research university in Bangalore, India. The Institute is a registered not-for-profit society funded jointly by the Government of Karnataka and the IT industry under a public-private partnership model.

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