Neuroscience curriculum soon in IIT Madras

Chennai, January 10:   IIT Madras will soon have neuroscience curriculum for engineers. This was decided at the inaugural workshop on Computational Brain Research, organised by the Office of International & Alumni Relations (I&AR), IIT Madras. The week-long workshop ended recentlywith a decision to promote cross-institutional collaborations and to develop a neuroscience curriculum for engineering students at the institute, says a release. R Nagarajan, Dean I&AR, in a press release said “At IIT Madras, we would like the Centre for Computational Brain Research to quickly reach critical mass in terms of participating faculty, post-doctoral and students so that the work achieves significant impact through individual and collaborative efforts.” he said. Kris Gopalakrishnan, executive vice chairman (former co-chairman) of Infosys, set up three Chairs in computational brain research at IIT Madras with…


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