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Sponsored Projects

Innovation through Research

BITS - Virtual University Project


Distance Education Council, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology and IBM Sponsored Projects: The BITS - Virtual University Project

This is an ongoing sponsored project. Focusing on the Design and development of the Internet-based distributed learning architecture and asynchronous –delivery-based content development. In addition, it has complementary features of Digital Video delivery over the Internet. Two phases of this project have already been completed. Currently, ten courses are being offered under VU mode to various students.

Total grant value so far: IBM: Initial support in form of software worth Rs. 20 Lakh, DEC: INR 30 Lakhs, MCIT: INR 28 Lakhs; Total: 78 Lakhs Additional grant awaited from the UGC for the upgradation of the LMS


Faculty Achievements

  • Felicitation to Professors of Pilani and Hyderabad campuses

    During the visit of Chancellor Dr K M Birla to the Pilani campus on 13 November 2011, Prof R N Saha, Professor of Pharmacy, Pilani campus was felicitated and he was designated as Chair Professor. Also on this occasion, Prof. Suman Kapur and Prof Sriram of Hyderabad campus were felicitated and designated as Chair Professors.

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  • Prof D. K. Maiti

    Prof. D. K. Maiti, Department of Mathematics, presented a paper titled, Influence of Gap Height of Aerodynamic Forces on a Rectangular Cylinder with Various Aspect Ratio at the 7th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM) in  Vancouver, Canada, on 18-22 July, 2011

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  • Prof Abhijit Asati

    Prof Abhijit Asati, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, presented a paper on A Purely MUX Based High Speed Barrel Shifter VLSI Implementation Using Three Different Logic Design Styles at the 3rd International Asia Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (CAR 2011) held at Shenzhen, China, on 24-25 December 2011

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