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Mr Pankaj Kumar (IBM2013008) under 'Synapso Pvt Ltd.' started at IIIT Allahabad under Dr. Akhilesh Tiwari mentorship got funding of Rs.30,00,000/- from govt. scheme 'ASIIM' through IIIC IIITA Incubation center.

A team of researchers from IIIT-A has zeroed in on some common medicines that may hold promise as multi-target drugs treatment for both Small cell lung cancer (SCLC) and Covid-19 patients. The team has been working on developing a treatment for SCLC patients who are infected with Covid-19. During the Covid-19 pandemic, treatment of the SCLC patients became very challenging as they were more vulnerable to Covid-19. To avoid this situation, in-house treatments were recommended for them. From the in silico analysis, some drug molecules like Dacomitinib and Paclitaxel were identified as potent drug candidates against SCLC patients affected by Covid-19. It is conceivable that this treatment may reduce the drug load on the patients. However, the effectiveness of the identified drugs needs to be further validated in wet laboratories. Dr Sintu Kumar Samanta, Assistant professor from Dept. of Applied Sciences at IIIT-A is the principal investigator of this research project.

Paawan Kumar and Shefali Vinod Ramteke, PhD Schola

Released on 07th Aug, 2020

Paawan Kumar and Shefali Vinod Ramteke, PhD Scholars at IIIT Allahabad has won the prestigious award in CISCO Global Problem Solver Challenge 2020. They will receive $10,000 USD to support their team and further develop the technology. CISCO Global Problem Solver Challenge is a global competition where students and entrepreneurs participate from all over the world (over 12 countries) that has developed a solution that drives economic development or solves a social or environmental problem. CISCO will provide them further support and mentorship for a period of 3 years for advancement in their technology and solution to help them accelerate their breakthrough technology. Over 500 participants took part in the global challenge from over 12 countries and the team went through rigorous screening rounds for 6-8 months. They received feedback, mentorship, and support throughout the challenge duration from CISCO. The team has developed an Agriculture Drone which is financially supported by the Design Innovation Center, SPOKE IIIT Allahabad. The proposed drone can decrease the amount of prolonged pesticide exposure to those who manually spray pesticides. It is an AI system that can cover almost ten times the amount of land in an hour that someone can manually do on their own in a day, decreasing the harmful effects of pesticides and increasing the overall output of crops for farmers.

4th Future Agro Challenge G C Finalists

Released on 26th July, 2019

Paawan Kumar and Shefali Vinod Ramteke have been selected as the Top 34 Finalists at the 4th Future Agro Challenge Global Championships that will take place in Thessaloniki, Greece during the Agripreneurs Summit September 7-11, 2019. The Top 34 Startup Finalists were selected from over 60 countries across 5 continents to compete at FAC Global Championships. The Grand Event is to be inaugurated by Alexis Tsipras, the honourable Prime Minister of Greece. Paawan Kumar and Shefali Vinod Ramteke (Founders | PS-1925) will represent PS-1925 at the Global Summit Championship at Thessaloniki, Greece.

MoU between IIITA and ISRO

Released on 24th July, 2019

IIITA has signed MoU with ISRO to Implement Continuing Education Programme through learning-while-working mode to improve the gross qualification index (GQI) of scholars and technical staffs of ISRO through ‘Ph.D. / M.Tech and MBA for Professionals Program’ at IIIT-Allahabad, while faculty members, scholars and students of IIIT-Allahabad could also be sent to ISRO for necessary guidance.

IIIT-A Secured 18 Rank in OutLook in 2019

Released on 01st July, 2019

IIIT-A Secured 18 Rank in OutLook in 2019

Congrats team Bit N Bytes for winning first prize

Released on 05th Mar, 2019

Team Bit N Bytes consisting of Gagan Ganapathy, Niharika Shrivastava, Pradeep Gangwar, Saicharan Reddy, Shreyansh Dwivedi and Vinit Mankar has won the first prize in the Smart India Hackathon

Congrats Mr. Sarthak Sen Gupta

Released on 20th Feb, 2019

We are pleased to inform that research paper titled by Mr. Mr. Sarthak Sen Gupta " IMPACT OF 2016 DEMONETIZATION ON INDIAN MARKET AND DIGITAL ECONOMY" is selected for best paper in "Micro-Finance and Cashless Economy" track in ICDE 2019 conference, IIM Raipur. Authors - 1> Dr. Anurika Vaish ; Associate Professor ; Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad 2> Sarthak Sengupta ; Research Scholar ; Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad

It is matter of great pride and pleasure to share that one of our Alumni Mr. Dhananjay Singh (Roll No. MW200409) has been awarded the "Uttar Pradesh Bhartiya Ratna Award" for his outstanding work in the field of technology.