Altair Joins IIT Madras To Expedite eMobility Innovation

Mobility Outlook Bureau
17 Jan 2024
02:42 PM
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The eMobility Simulation lab is set to be a catalyst for groundbreaking research and advancements in the electric vehicle sector.

Altair - IIT Madras

Altair, a global computational science and AI leader, has joined Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras to inaugurate a cutting-edge eMobility simulation lab.

The eMobility Simulation lab, situated within the Department of Engineering Design at IIT Madras, will benefit from Altair's support, providing Altair HyperWorks and the essential compute infrastructure. This strategic move aims to empower startups, researchers, and students with state-of-the-art tools and resources, fostering the exploration and development of EVs. The lab's establishment represents a significant step forward in advancing research within the EV domain and advocating for sustainable transportation solutions.

Prof V Kamakoti, Director of IIT Madras, highlighted the necessity for IIT Madras to play a role in eMobility-related initiatives, given the Government's focus on eMobility and the anticipated rapid expansion of the market.

Vishwanath Rao, Managing Director, Altair, said, the company aims to seamlessly integrate artificial intelligence with simulation, cloud computing with design optimisation, and data analytics with engineering for transformative outcomes within the e-mobility lab at IITM.

Prof Mahesh Panchagnula, Dean of Alumni and Corporate Relationship, IIT Madras, said the lab will serve as the breeding ground for the next generation of eMobility solutions. This collaboration brings together industry and academic expertise, essential elements for fostering successful startups and ideas.

The partnership leverages IIT Madras' position as a leading academic and research institution to boost technology-based entrepreneurship. The institute's extensive social, academic, and industrial network, combined with Altair's expertise, creates an environment ripe for innovation and collaboration.

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