Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Chennai - 600 036
Indian Institute of Technology - Madras
Indian Institute of Technology Madras is one of the premier institutions of national importance in higher technical education and basic & applied research. It was established in 1959 by the Government of India in collaboration with the German Government. IIT Madras is a township of about one square mile area located in the city of Chennai, previously known as Madras. It is a residential institution with nearly 450 faculty members, 6200 students and 1000 administrative and supporting staff.
Department of Engineering Design
Department of Engineering Design was established in IIT Madras as its 16th Department with a focus on interdisciplinary teaching and research. The Department launched the novel dual degree programme in Engineering Design with a view to providing the much needed leadership in this area. The first of its kind in the country, the programme constitutes a B.Tech specialisation in Engineering Design and M.Tech specilisations in Automotive Engineering and in Biomedical Design with a strong thrust on the modern practices of design.
Rehabilitation Bioengineering Group
Rehabilitation Bioengineering Group (RBG), a team comprising physicians, health care professionals, engineers and basic scientists. This group works on the broad area of biomedical engineering, its application in healthcare product / process development and technology Management.
Institute of Road Transport, Chennai
Institute of Road Transport (IRT) was established in 1976 under the Control of Government of Tamil Nadu and has been registered as a society under the Indian Societies Registration Act 1860. The prime objective of IRT is to conduct research studies on the various issues relating to Road Transport sector with a view to improve the performance of bus transportation by updating and adopting the latest developments that are taking place around the world. The aim of the Institute is to disseminate knowledge on various aspects of technology developments and transport management to the officers and supervisory staff of State Transport Undertakings in Tamilnadu by organizing training courses, seminars, workshops and circulation of journals.