Kotak IISc AI-ML Centre inaugurated

The Kotak IISc AI-ML Centre (KIAC) was inaugurated on 18 January 2023 at 406, 4th floor, Department of Computational and Data Sciences building, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru.

It was a proud moment when Prakash Apte (Chairman (Non-Executive), Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited (KMBL) and Rajesh Sundaresan (Dean, Electrical, Electronics, and Computer Sciences Division, IISc) formally cut the ribbon leading to the office.

Delegates from KMBL and IISc were present, and they discussion the way forward for the Centre. They included Himanshu Nivsarkar (Executive Vice President and Head, Corporate Social Responsibility, KMBL), Chiranjib Bhattacharyya (Convenor, KIAC and Chairman, Department of Computer Science and Automation, IISc), Sashikumaar Ganesan (Co-convenor, KIAC and Chairman, Department of Computational and Data Sciences), C Pandu Rangan (Chair Visiting Professor, KIAC), Viraj Kumar (Visiting Professor, KIAC), Ram Turaga (Chief Development Officer, Office of Development and Alumni Affairs, IISc), Navakanta Bhat (Dean, Interdisciplinary Sciences Division, IISc), Rajiv Soundararajan (Convenor, Programme Curriculum Committee, MTech (Artificial Intelligence) programme at IISc), Srikanth Krishnan Iyer (Associate Dean, Undergraduate Program (BTech), IISc), P S Anil Kumar (Dean, Administration & Finance, IISc), and S K Satheesh (Dean, Planning & Infrastructure, IISc).