Our Director, Prof. Debabrata Das, Director took charge as Chairman of IEEE India Council in January 2023.
Best Paper Award for Alumna, Srravya C and Prof. Bidisha Chaudhuri
IIIT Bangalore’s Alumna, Srravya C and Prof. Bidisha Chaudhuri were awarded “The Best Paper” under the “Digital and Social Media Track” at the 56th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS). Their paper titled, “Match Made by Humans: A Critical Enquiry into Human-Machine Configurations in Data Labelling” was presented under the Critical and Ethical Studies of Digital and Social Media Minitrack.
Parvaaz, Theatre Club of IIITB Wins 2nd Place at Revelation 2023, SIBM
14 students from the Theatre Arts Club (Parvaaz) from IIIT Bangalore have won second prize at the annual cultural festival Revelation 2023 at Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM) on January 20. The students took part in the stage play event Tamashaa and performed the play “Andher Nagari Chaupat Raja”. The play tells the story of a king named Chaupat Raja who rules over the fictional kingdom of Andher Nagar. The play is a critique of traditional Indian society and its feudal system. Chaupat Raja is portrayed as a weak and ineffective ruler who is unable to deal with the problems facing his kingdom. The play uses dark humor and satire to highlight the ills of society and the flaws in the system of governance.
The Third Eye, Band of IIITB Bags 2nd Place in Revelation 2023, SIBM
The band from IIITB, ‘The Third Eye’ participated in the Battle of Bands competition, ‘Euphony’ as a part of Revelation 2023 at Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM) on January 22. The band bagged the second prize in a tough competition with 8 participating teams. The prize included a trophy and a cash prize of `. 12,000. The band played compositions that were a blend of Hindustani classical music and Metal music. This interesting fusion of genres certainly set the band apart in the competition.
Members of the band:
1) Karanveer Singh (IMT2020099)
2) Saket Gurjar (IMT2020520)
3) Neha Tamhanakar (IMT2021025)
4) Ketaki Tamhanakar (IMT2021017)
5) Madhav Sood (IMT2021009)
6) Vineet Priyedarshi (IMT2021018)