IIIT Hyderabad Announces Fellowship for Researchers Working on ‘Emerging Technologies’

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International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Hyderabad announces a year-long Research Translation Fellowship for working professionals to work on creating products from emerging research. The full-time fellowship will include a stipend and a chance to work with research groups and professors.

The fellows will work with the research translation centres underway in centres including the Applied AI center/INAI, Product Labs, Smart Cities Living Lab and Raj Reddy Center for Technlogy and Society. Technologies considered will be from recent works of professors in the 20+ research centres of IIITH including emerging areas like AI, IoT, NLP, Computer Vision, robotics and other emerging technologies.

Products and solutions built may be in domains like healthcare monitoring, medical diagnostic algorithms, genomics, autonomous vehicles, safety solutions, education tech AI, Speech and language solutions for business, smart city device and AI analytics, social sector solutions in education and healthcare.

The Fellows will be part of a team to build one of these solutions in the year. This one year research immersion will enable professionals to work with the research groups, get exposed to the latest from Research, and through the effort to build a product understand the real-world use of such Research.

According to Prof C V Jawahar, Dean R&D, ”This is an opportunity for aspirants with over 1 year experience in technical roles, smart developers excited about research, keen on emerging technologies led innovation. They will also get to build products that will have a Population Scale Impact.”

Application deadline is fixed on 4 January 2022 and researchers willing to know further details can write to outreach.office@iiit.ac.in