Kalyan Varma Nadimpalli (IMT2018034), IIIT Bangalore has won 1st Prize and Nipun Goel (IMT2018052), IIIT Bangalore has won 3rd Prize in ACM India National Student Online Coding Contest held between 31st October and 21st November. The contest consisted of three rounds of coding and an interview. Over 1100 students participated in the contest.
EasyM2M Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Bangalore which was incubated in IIIT Bangalore Innovation Center becomes the 1st Indian company to receive DGMS Approval and Certification for indigenously developing Wireless Communication System for Underground Coal Mines in India. Currently, EasyM2M is appointing System Integrator and distributor for sales to coal mining companies in India.
Balaji Parthasarathy, Janaki Srinivasan and alumni Mounika Neerukonda (iMTech., 2020) and Pradyumna Taduri (M.Sc., 2019) of IIIT Bangalore’s Center for IT and Public Policy (CITAPP) have released the Fairwork India Ratings 2020: Labour Standards in the Platform Economy report. The report examines the digitally mediated work conditions of India’s rapidly growing app-based workforce using a comparative benchmark for working conditions in the platform economy in over fifteen countries. In the second year of this study in India, eleven platforms were scored, on a maximum of ten points, on five principles: Fair Pay, Fair Conditions, Fair Contracts, Fair Management, and Fair Representation.
Advait Lonkar (IMT2017002) and Amogh Johri (IMT2017003) presented an online talk on “A Simulator for State Chart Based Language” in Workshop on Research Highlights in Programming Languages, a part of FSTTCS 2020 conference. The talk was based on an extended abstract by the same name submitted to the workshop and selected through review by the workshop steering committee. The abstract was authored by Advait Lonkar (IMT2017002), Amogh Johri (IMT2017003) and Prof. Sujit Kumar Chakrabarti.