IIT Delhi, ISRO to set up Space Technology Cell
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi will set up a Space Technology Cell in collaboration with the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), the space agency of country at the IIT campus.
With the move, IIT Delhi have joined the league of other premier institutions where the Space Technology Cells (STCs) have been set up, such as Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (IISc) Bangalore, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Bombay, IIT Madras, IIT Kanpur, IIT Guwahati and IIT Roorkee. The Space Technology Cells (STCs) here play a major role in taking up space technology research and applications to the newer heights.
About IIT-D’s Space Technology Cell (STC)
The Space Technology Cell will work for carrying out focused research projects in space technology domain with specific deliverables.
ISRO also proposed that IIT Delhi as an Institute becomes ISRO’s academic partner in research areas such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), nano-technology, functional textiles, smart manufacturing or any other area of joint interest.
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