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IIT Madras to Include Neuroscience in curriculum soon

Published: | January 11, 2016
 IIT Madras to Include Neuroscience in curriculum soon
Soon IIT Madras will soon have neuroscience curriculum for its engineering students. “At IIT Madras, we would like the Centre for Computation

Soon IIT Madras will soon have neuroscience curriculum for its engineering students.

“At IIT Madras, we would like the Centre for Computational Brain Research to quickly reach critical mass in terms of participating faculty, post-doctoral and students so that the work achieves significant impact through individual and collaborative efforts,” said R Nagarajan, Dean I&AR while giving information after the inaugural workshop on Computational Brain Research, organised by the Office of International & Alumni Relations (I&AR), IIT Madras it was decided to include the subject.

The week-long workshop ended recently with a decision to promote cross-institutional collaborations and to develop a neuroscience curriculum for engineering students at the institute, says a release.

Kris Gopalakrishnan, executive vice chairman (former co-chairman) of Infosys, set up three Chairs in computational brain research at IIT Madras with an endowment of Rupees 10 crore each. The first occupant of the chair is Partha Mitra, Principal Investigator at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York.

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