MIPP Conference (MIPPC)
30–31 January 2017
University of Melbourne
MIPPC is a student-led conference under Melbourne India Postgraduate Program (MIPP). The aim of this conference is to showcase MIPP PhD students’ progress in collaborative research in STEM areas to the academic community of MIPP partner institutions and University of Melbourne (UoM).
An elite group of PhD students from India and Australia partnering to find solutions to pressing global problems.
The Melbourne-India Postgraduate Program (MIPP) is a joint initiative of the University of Melbourne and a select group of India’s best research institutions.
The University of Melbourne is a globally-engaged research intensive institution and Australia’s highest ranked university.
In partnership with Indian researchers and institutions, the University is committed to excellence and supporting the investigation, dissemination and application of research which addresses some of the most pressing global problems.
The University of Melbourne and the foundation partners of the program aim to develop productive relationships by providing the next generation of Indian and Australian researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs access to the best research and training opportunities available in both countries.
The program’s Indian foundation partners are:
Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM)
IIT-M was formally inaugurated in 1959 in Chennai with the assistance of German Government as the 3rd IIT in India. It is a residential institute with nearly 550 academic staff, 8000 students and 1250 administrative and supporting staff and is a self-contained campus located in a land of about 250 hectares. The Institute has sixteen academic departments and some advanced research centres in various disciplines of engineering and pure sciences, with nearly 100 laboratories. It has strong relationships with industry and its staff and students are of very high quality.
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK)
IIT-Kanpur was established as the fourth IIT in India in 1959. It is located in 15 km west of Kanpur City in North India and occupies a land close to 420 hectares. It has about 350 faculty members and about 6400 (50% undergraduate and postgraduate each) students. Most research areas in Engineering and Science are represented at IITK. It is known for its research in Engineering and Science.
Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (IISc)
Indian Institute of Science is the top ranked research institution in India. It was conceived as a ‘Research Institute’ or ‘University of Researche’ by Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata in the final years of the 19th century and was established in May 1909.
The Institute offers a variety of Mastere’s degree programs in Engineering, an integrated Ph.D. (post-B.Sc.) program in Sciences, and Ph.D. programs in a wide spectrum of disciplines in science and engineering. In addition, many national research facilities are housed at the Institute. The research laboratories at the Institute are extremely well equipped and the library and computational facilities at the Institute are amongst the best in India.