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From The Chairman's Desk

My greetings to all of you on the occasion of the commencement of the third Placement Session (2018-2019) of IIIT Guwahati. Placement Session is a special time in the calendar of any technical Institute. I hope the ensuing Placement Session helps IIIT Guwahati to reach out to their well-wishers successfully.
Though very young, IIIT Guwahati is gradually becoming a contender in research and higher education at the national level. In IIIT Guwahati, the undergraduates receive sound technical grounding with other......Read more

From The Director's Desk

It is my pleasure to invite all organizations to visit IIIT Guwahati and participate in our third campus placement season. IIIT Guwahati is one of the twenty IIITs set up by the Govt. of India in partnership with State Govt and corporate partners. IIITG has as its partners, the Govts of India and Assam, TCS, Srei Infrastructure Finance, Oil India, and Amtron. In the five years of our existence, we have been able to create a teaching and research environment as good as the best in the country.......Read more

About IIIT Guwahati

Indian Institute of Information Technology Guwahati (IIITG) is an institution of National Importance under an Act of Parliament (THE INDIAN INSTITUTES OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP) ACT, 2017). It offers B.Tech. courses in Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) and Computer Science Engineering (CSE), and runs PhD programmes in ECE, CSE, Mathematics, and Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS). M.Tech. programes in CSE and ECE are starting from July 2018. IIITG started operations in August 2013 with B.Tech programmes in CSE and ECE. The first batch of B.Tech. students completed their programme in May 2017. The first convocation of the Institute was held on May 15 2018. IIITG strives to be attentive to academic needs of every student. Classes are conveniently scheduled between 9 A.M. to 5 P. M. Every class room is air-conditioned and has projection facilities. An Institute-wide Wi-Fi system provides Internet access throughout the institute.

The Institute shifted to its campus on July 2 2018. The campus is located on a 67 acre plot, 4 km from Guwahati airport, on the National Highway. There is a 400 seater Boys’Hostels and a 100 seater Girls’ hostel. There are 48 flats for faculty. A 9200 sqm Academic-cum Administration building houses all the Institute’s activities. Besides these buildings, there is a treated water supply system, an electric substation with backup generators, and a decentralized sewage disposal system.

Mr. S. Ramadorai, former CEO of Tata Consultancy Services, is the Chairman of the Board of Governors. Prof. Gautam Barua, former Director of IIT Guwahati, is the Director of the Institute.

Academics
Computer Science and Engineering

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Indian Institute of Information Technology Guwahati, was formed in 2013. The department boasts of its exceptional research culture and innovation in different spheres of Computer Science. The department attempts to expose students to an inter-disciplinary curriculum along with high emphasis on the core topics. The curriculum is designed so as to strengthen the fundamental concepts of the students along side the development of a research mindset.

The department has a meticulous curriculum on topics related to all aspects of computer hardware and software with an emphasis on practical learning. It provides an ideal environment to the students to think beyond the sphere and contribute through rigorous research and publications. The department has a thriving research environment in the areas of Algorithms, Internet of Things, Computer Architecture, High Performance Computing, Computer Vision, Image and Video Processing, Cloud Computing, System and Networking.

Facilities

We have labs supporting courses like Data Structures and Algorithms, Software Engineering, Digital Logic Design, Basic Electronics, Operating Systems, Database Management Systems, Computer Networks, Compilers and Computer Graphics.

Computational facilities include a computer lab with a seating capacity of 80 students. It has access to softwares like MATLAB etc. The institute has campus wide intranet, supporting networked PC’s and 1Gbps intranet links. The hardware supporting the intranet includes various types of high and branded routers, switches, load balancer with state-of-the-art Intel XEON based servers having good configuration to support IT-Infrastructure on the campus.

ELECTRONICS & COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING

The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) was established in 2013. The department has a rich culture of research and innovation, working on its primary objective of imparting quality education and training whilst leading on the innovation curve. The research interests of the faculty members of the department encompass the wide area of applied and fundamental aspects of ECE. Collaboration among the research groups of the department and with other departments is encouraged.

The department offers an array of courses at the undergraduate level. The unique blend of IT and ECE have made our students competent to face the tough challenges of ECE branch with emphasis on Communications, Digital Signal Processing, Instrumentation and Control, Solid State Devices, VLSI, Image Processing and Computer Vision, Microwave Engineering Robotics coupled with coding and other IT perspectives. The department has great infrastructure and facilities to bring practical knowledge at par with the global standard level.

Facilities

The ECE department houses a number of laboratories including basic course-based labs for undergraduate students and state-of-the-art research laboratories for doctoral students. The department has facilities for Digital Design, Analog Integrated Circuits, Digital Communication, Microwave Engineering and software products like MATLAB, Cadence EDA Tools, National Instruments LabView, and ANSYS HFSS, CCS etc. to enhance the understanding of the corresponding theory courses. Some of the lab components like oscillators are also virtually accessible from the hostel, so that students can work efficiently.

COURSE STRUCTURE FOR B-TECH
Graduating Students



Research

Faculty as well as students of IIIT Guwahati have publications in highly reputed journals and conferences. Apart from PhD students who are actively involved in full-time research, undergraduate students are also offered an opportunity to participate in ongoing research projects. Some of our first batch students got admission in MS and PhD program of the universities like: Carnegie Mellon University, Arizona State University and University of Texas Austin. The project work of some undergraduate students are published in highly reputed conference and journals like IUI, ICIP, ICPR, NOSSDAV, Patter Recognition letters etc. The major research areas where IIIT Guwahati is currently working are:

Computer Science & Engineering :
  • Graph Theory

  • Machine Learning

  • Information Security

  • Operating systems

  • Computer Vision

  • High Performance Computing

  • Computer Architecture

  • Image Processing

  • Internet of Things

  • Wireless Networks

  • Cloud Computing and Networks

Electronics and Communication Engineering :
  • Emotion recognition based on EEG signals

  • Information Theory and Coding

  • Photonic Multicore Network on Chip

  • Energy harvesting wireless systems

  • Microwave Engineering

  • Optical Imaging & Biomedical Image Processing

  • Free Space Optical Communications

  • MIMO Systems and Cooperative

  • Communication

  • Control Systems for Brain Computer Interface

Mathematics :
  • Financial Mathematics

  • Numerical solutions of ordinary and partial differential equations

  • Number Theory

  • Algebra and Cryptography

Humanities and Social Sciences :
  • Development & Experimental economics

  • Applied Economics, Sociolinguistics and Cognitive Linguistics and Politics of Identity