IIT-Madras: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

RISECREEK: IIT-Madras develop first indigenous microprocessors under Project Shakti

Published: August 6, 2018

Computer scientists from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras have developed first of family of six industry-standard microprocessors under Project Shakti. The initial batch of 300 chips have been named RISECREEK and have been fabricated at Intel’s facility at Oregon, US for free to run Linux operating system. Project Shakti was started in 2014 as ..

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IIT-Madras unveils word’s first remotely operable LEAP microscope

Published: July 17, 2018

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Madras has commissioned remotely operable Local Electrode Atom Probe (LEAP) microscope. It is claimed to be world’s first remotely operable LEAP microscope, as it can be remotely operated through special terminal by researchers divided geographically. Key Facts LEAP is high-performance microscope that can provide a precise atom-by-atom view of materials. ..

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NIRF Rankings 2018: IISc Overall Best, AIIMS Best Medical College

Published: April 4, 2018

The Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc), Bengaluru was adjudged as overall best Indian university in National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2018 or NIRF-3 released by Ministry of Human Resource Development . This year it is third edition NIRF survey and was released as part of India Rankings 2018 for the Educational Institutions. Indian Institute of ..

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World's largest combustion research centre inaugurated at IIT Madras

Published: October 14, 2017

National Centre for Combustion Research and Development (NCCRD) was inaugurated at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras in Tamil Nadu. It is world’s largest combustion research centre and one of best diagnostic centres in the country to understand combustion. National Centre for Combustion Research and Development (NCCRD) NCCRD is supported by state-run Science and Engineering ..

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IIT Madras, Indian Army ink MoU to strengthen critical technological areas

Published: March 31, 2017

The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IITM) and Indian Army have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to identify the critical technological areas that can be enhanced in the armed forces. The MoU was signed by IITM Director Bhaskar Ramamurthi and Deputy Chief of Army Staff (P&S) Lt. Gen. Subrata Saha in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. ..

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