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IIT-Roorkee sets up Mehta Family School of Data Science and AI

28 September 2021 | News

To develop new and skilled manpower in the areas of data science and artificial intelligence

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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee is collaborating with the Mehta Family Foundation (MFF), USA, to establish the Mehta Family School of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two organisations was recently signed.
 
Under this collaboration, the new School will offer Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral Degree programmes. The school will welcome its first cohort of Bachelor's degree students in September 2022.

The objective of the school is to develop new and skilled manpower in the areas of data science and artificial intelligence along with an aim to empower existing manpower by offering focussed training and certifications in the fields.
 
The school will be housed in a new dedicated building at the IIT Roorkee campus developed with the support provided by MFF. 

In addition to the infrastructure, renowned global experts in the field of AI iwill actively participate in designing the curriculum, faculty recruitment, monitoring and suggesting new research ideas to the Indian students of this school.

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