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KTR opens Kohli Research Block at IIIT

Minister for IT & Industries K T Rama Rao today inaugurated Kohli Research Block on the premises of International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT Hyderabad) in the presence of F C Kohli, former Deputy Chairman, TCS and Prof Raj Reddy, Chairman, IIIT Hyderabad and Moza Bint Nasser University Professor of Computer Science and Robotics at the Carnegie Mellon University and others from the academia and industry. The Research Block was set up on the campus with 60,000 sqft of built-up area spread across four floors to provide a world-class ambience for related research activities.          

          

  The Kohli Center on Intelligent Systems (KCIS) was established at International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT Hyderabad) in July 2015 with CSR funding from Tata Consultancy Services Foundation to give a fillip to research, teaching and entrepreneurship in the area of Intelligent Systems.

The Kohli Centre on Intelligent Systems (KCIS) aims at amplifying research in the broad areas of Intelligent Systems. The centre coordinates research among the relevant groups in the institute as well as industrial and academic research groups within the country and abroad.  

N. Chandrasekaran, CEO and MD, TCS, Prof. Raj Reddy, Moza Bint Nasser University Professor of CS and Robotics at the Carnegie Mellon University and Chairman of the Governing Council of IIIT Hyderabad and Prof. P J Narayanan, Director, IIIT Hyderabad. also spoke. (NSS)