SRI-Bangalore Renews Tie-Up with IIIT for M.Tech. Course

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(L to R): Prof. Debabrata Das, Dean Academic and R&D, IITB, Dr. Aloknath De, Corporate VP & CTO, Samsung R&D Institute, India – Bangalore and S. Rajagopalan, Professor, IIIT-Bangalore


Samsung Research & Development Institute, Bangalore (SRI-B) has renewed its partnership with International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Bangalore for imparting M.Tech course with specialization in Computer Science to SRI-B employees.


The Memorandum of Understanding for renewing the agreement till January 2020 was signed by Prof. Debabrata Das, Dean Academic and R&D, IIIT Bangalore and Dr. Aloknath De, Corporate Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of SRI-B.


Ninety employees from SRI-B were selected for this program, with the first batch successfully completing the program this year. In July 2017, convocation for the first batch will take place at IIIT-B.


“Delighted to see how more than 90 of our brilliant employees’ aspirations to undergo M.Tech program is getting realized over last three years through this initiative with IIIT-B. Professors’ sincere engagement and employees’ excellent performance have reiterated organization’s belief of such program’s innate value,” Dr. Aloknath De, said.


SRI-B is the largest overseas research and development centre of Samsung Electronics. Founded in 1996, SRI-B has grown to be a significant contributor to the cutting edge products and services of Samsung. SRI-B is a key player in the breakthrough innovation and success story of Samsung Electronics.


SRI-B engineers conceptualize and commercialize novel features, designs, products and services that differentiate Samsung as a market leader and deliver world-class products.


Samsung’s emphasis on innovation and research & development is essential to its business. In order to inculcate a culture of global as well as local innovation, Samsung has a number of R&D centres strategically spread across the globe.


India is among the hotspots of Samsung’s innovation strategy. As a result of that, there are as many as three R&D centres in India: Samsung Research Institutes in Bangalore, Delhi, and Noida.

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