Two new academic complexes open at IIT-D to focus on AI, biotech, biomedical engineering and more

20 February 2024 | News

Two multi-storey complexes developed at a cost of Rs 260 crore

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the newly constructed Academic Complex East and Academic Complex West at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT-D)’s Hauz Khas campus through video conferencing on 20 February. This is the largest ever single-time construction activity for research and academic purposes in the history of IIT-D.

The two multi-storey complexes are developed at a cost of Rs 260 crore, with a plinth area of over 60,000 square meters and have come up as an addition to the existing academic area on the campus.

The East and West Complex will host more than 20 academic units of the Institute including School of AI, School of Public Policy, Department of Design, Department of Textile and Fibre, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Material Science and Engineering, Department of Mathematics, Department of Energy Science and Engineering, School of Biological Sciences, Centre for Biomedical Engineering, Department of Biotechnology, Centre for Automative Research and Tribology, Department of Electrical Engineering, Department of Physics, Department of Chemistry, Centre of Excellence on Cyber Security, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Central Workshop, School of Inter-disciplinary Research, and Central Research Facilities.

More than 300 research-cum-teaching labs focusing on research and development in the areas of Energy, Environment and Sustainability, Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, Advanced Materials and Devices, MedTech & Healthcare, 5G/IoT/Communication, Quantum Technologies, Electric Mobility, Biological Sciences, Healthcare and many other frontier areas of technological and scientific research will be set up in the two complexes.


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