Published On: Thu, Aug 30th, 2012

IBM announced IIT-B, IIT- Indore, Cummins College, Symbiosis as SUR Award Holders

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The prospective names for the SUR Awards amounting $ 1,50,000 were announced by for the 2012 in Mumbai. The Indian Institutes of Technology, Bangalore and Indore (IIT-B & IIT-I), Cummins College and Symbiosis were institutions selected for  the crucial funding.

According to Bhooshan Kelkar, the country manager, IBM India the project will involve application of techniques from stochastic models, optimisation and control, graph theory, machine learning and game theory to address the complexities in telecom, service delivery, smarter commerce and smarter cities. IIT-Indore and Cummins College of Engineering for Women would build collaborative cloud platform.

The project will facilitate large scale sharing and collaborative scientific research in education and energy management. An efficient collaborative cloud will help cut down operational costs, manage resources better and facilitate higher collaboration through increasing participation. The joint research between IBM India and Symbiosis International University will focus on exploring the behavioural patterns of customers and employees through social media analytics, Kelkar informed.