January 2022

Kudos

January 2022

Shivangi Garg (DT2020020) was named as ‘Mumkin Changemaker Fellow’ and received Rs. 10,000 fellowship grant to support her work in enabling conversations around dating and sexuality for the LGBTQTIA+ community. Her submission to the Mumkin fellowship call was a continuation of a course project that was a part of the Advanced Human-Computer Interaction course (taught by Prof. Preeti Mudliar) at IIIT Bangalore.


January 13

Ms. Trisha Mittal (Alumna of IIITB), a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate at the University of Maryland, College Park, USA was named as an Adobe Research Fellow for the year 2022. The Adobe Research Fellow program recognizes outstanding graduate students conducting exceptional research in areas of computer science that are important to Adobe.
https://www.cs.umd.edu/article/2022/01/trisha-mittal-named-2022-adobe-research-fellow


January 18
Number Theory, co-founded by IIITB Alum acquired by Newgen Software Technologies

Number Theory, an AI/ML data science platform company, co-founded by Mr. Tarun Gulyani (Alum of IIIT Bangalore) was acquired by Newgen Software Technologies, a unified digital transformation platform company. According to Mr. Tarun, the synergy helps in hiring more quality talent and reaching out to a customer base at a global level, which Newgen acquired in the last 30 years with a strong distribution channel.
https://www.business-standard.com/article/news-cm/board-of-newgen-software-technologies-approves-acquisition-of-number-theory-software-122011800708_1.html

About IIITB

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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