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IIT Bombay Professor builds 'Tapestry' to aid pandemic management in India

In 2009, when swine flu was gripping parts of the world, Manoj Gopalkrishnan ideated pool testing of samples that would increase the speed and widen the scale of virus testing. However, 11 years later, his idea has found form as this IIT Bombay professor has successfully developed an economical and efficient COVID testing tool- Tapestry. This conception shall greatly aid pandemic management in India in a manner that utilises indigenous technology and ideas.

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IIT Bombay's AI-based real-time monitoring interface to track activities across Mumbai​

Providing an enhanced alternative to catch traffic defaulters and COVID protocol violators, IIT Bombay has developed an inventive real-time monitoring platform called Surakshavyuh. Supplementing this, artificial intelligence-based Jigyasa interface will help in quick and efficient face and text search. Reportedly, the director of IIT-B informed that the project got materialised with the associative efforts of the institute's National Central of Excellence in Technology and their industrial partner SrivisifAI Technologies.

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IIT Bombay joins hands with Koita Foundation to launch India's first digital health centre

Mumbai's premier technology institute, IIT-B has set up the 'Koita Centre for Digital Health', the nation's first academic, research and industry collaboration in digital health. In a statement issued on Thursday, the Indian Institute of Technology announced the new venture, in association with the Koita Foundation, to address the health challenges exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. This initiative followed a grant from its alumni, Rekha and Rizwan Koita, to enable better quality, convenience and affordability of healthcare via digital health.

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IIT Bombay & IIT Kanpur ranked among the top institutes in the world by Quacquarelli Symonds

The eighteenth edition of the QS World University Rankings has been released on Wednesday and 35 Indian institutes have made the list. This list includes the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, at 177th position and the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, at 277, among other universities. A global higher education analyst group, Quacquarelli Symonds, ranks universities of the world based on several factors, including academic reputation, citations per faculty and other factors.

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IIT Kanpur, IIT Bombay & AiRTH collaborate to make an anti-microbial air purifier!

As the new normal has changed since the beginning of the pandemic, the measures that humans need to adopt to ensure their safety have also changed drastically. The regular air purifiers that help humans breathe clean air, are now not enough to save us from the deadly microbes, contaminating the air currently.

So in an attempt to help us breathe cleaner air, safe from deadly microbes, AiRTH- in collaboration with IIT Kanpur and IIT Bombay, has created an anti-microbial air purifier. The company claims that this air purifier can deactivate microbes in real-time, even those that are of the size of the coronavirus.

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