Samsung India Launches ‘Samsung Innovation Campus’ Program at Indian Institute of Information Technology

Telugu super News,Kurnool, March 7, 2023:Samsung India today inaugurated its global citizenship program Samsung Innovation Campus at the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing, Kurnool (IIIT-DM). The program is designed to catalyze innovation, foster collaboration and nurture the next generation of engineers in future tech domains such as Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Big Data and Coding & Programming. This initiative strengthens Samsung’s commitment towards the Government’s Skill India initiative as part of its vision of #PoweringDigitalIndia.

At the classroom facility, students and faculty at IIITDM will work on advanced technology training as well as projects on domains such as Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, Big Data and Coding & Programming, empowering students to grow into well-rounded professionals. Through the integration of technology, basic software skills and emerging capabilities, the program seeks to help students with necessary skills to secure relevant opportunities in the field of technology, ensuring they are equipped for the future.

Additionally, engineers from Samsung R&D Institute Bangalore (SRI-B) will mentor the faculty at IIITDM to bridge the industry-academia gap.

As part of the inaugural event, the first batch of 38 students studying artificial intelligence received course completion certificates. Samsung also plans to start the subsequent phase of training on other topics such as Coding & Programming, Big Data & IoT. Samsung plans to train close to 200+ students in this Institute over the next two years.

Mr. Mohan Rao Goli, Chief Technology Officer, SRI-B and Prof. H.A. Ranganath, Chairman, Board of Governors, IIIT-DM Kurnool inaugurated the Samsung Innovation Campus at IIIT-DM, Kurnool. Other distinguished guests included Prof. D.V.L.N Somayajulu , Director, IIITDM, Kurnool, Mr. Sanjeev Prasad Head-HR, Mr. Srimanu Prasad, Head, Tech Strategy, SRI-B.

“The goal of Samsung Innovation Campus is to empower youth and create opportunities for them in future tech domains, further boosting India’s growth story and strengthening our commitment to Powering Digital India. We are excited about the launch of Samsung Innovation Campus at IIITDM and look forward to witnessing up-and-coming generations broaden their horizons and explore their potential through this program,” said Mr. Mohan Rao Goli, Chief Technology Officer, Samsung R&D Institute Bangalore.

“At IIIT-DM, we always look forward to collaborate with industry to provide our students with much needed technical skills and exposure to the current trends. Collaborating with industry leaders like Samsung to set up “Samsung Innovation Campus” will help our students to be industry ready. In future, we are planning to include this as a credit-based course and open it to other students. We thank Samsung for providing this wonderful opportunity for our institute,” saidMr. Somayajulu DVLN, Director, IIIT-DM, Kurnool

Youth enrolled for the program will undergo classroom and online training and work on innovative projects to solve real world problems under the guidance of SRI-B and IIIT-DM mentors.

“I am part of the 1st batch of SIC program in our institute. We know that the world is moving towards artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies; I aspire to be a part of this community. Through the SIC program, I got exposure to many new concepts and I was able to understand and implement them. This helped me to form the foundation for my project work in the final year,” said Kammila Swathi, a final year student from Computer Science branch.

With the rise of artificial intelligence (AI), Big Data and machine learning (ML), Samsung is providing students with the tools they need to succeed in these growing fields. The Samsung Innovation Campus curriculum is designed to help close the skills gap and provide opportunities to students, making them industry-ready.

Samsung Innovation Campus acts as a hub for students and professors to work with SRI-B experts, enabling them to have an in-depth understanding through hands-on exposure and by solving real-world challenges using cutting-edge technologies.

Leave a Reply