IIT Madras

Zinc–air Battery Technology By IIT Madras Hopes to Challenge Lithium-Ion ones

Researchers at IIT Madras are in the process of developing a new kind of zinc – air battery technology for electric vehicles that can prove to be a strong alternative to lithium-ion ones. A key feature of the zinc – air battery is that it could be charged mechanically. However, actual details of the technology […]

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IIT Madras Partners with French Firm to Develop RE Research Park

French glass and building material major Saint-Gobain India and IIT Madras Research Park have entered into an MoU on Thursday to develop a 100% Renewable Energy (RE) – research park. Saint-Gobain India will support IIT Madras Research Park with a funding of Rs one crore over the next three years and the collaboration is to […]

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Non-Teaching Positions: Engineer/Technician/Superintendent

  IIT Madras Recruitment 2021 for Non-Teaching Positions :- Junior Superintendent, Junior Engineer, Junior Assistant etc. Sl. No.   Name of the post Upper Age limit Pay Matrix Level Number of vacancies UR SC ST OBC EWS Total 1. Staff Nurse 32 years Level 6 01 – – 01 01 03 2. Assistant Security Officer […]

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Solar Thermal FO Produces Potable Water Using Sea Water in Tamil Nadu

Narippaiyur, a drought-prone village in Ramanathapuram District in the southeast corner of Tamil Nadu, will benefit from 20,000 litres per day of fresh water produced from sea water – thanks to the solar thermal Forward Osmosis (FO) sea water desalination system recently installed in the place. The customized demand driven convergent water solution through FO […]

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EV Startup PiBeam Electric Launches First Utility Electric Two-Wheeler, ‘PiMo’

PiBeam Electric, an IIT Madras incubated electric vehicle (EV) startup has yesterday launched its first sustainable, uniquely designed, and affordably-priced electric two-wheeler (E2W) ‘PiMo’. This e-bike can be used for both personal and commercial needs. The company claims that PiMo is India’s first urban utility EV, with a 50 Km Range at a speed of […]

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IIT Madras Approaches Towards Improving Braking Performance of EVs

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, have developed strategies to improve the braking performance of Electric and Hybrid vehicles. This research could help implement a braking system in Electrified Vehicles (EVs), which can improve the stopping distance and ride comfort in the presence of regenerative braking. However, such strategies have been developed […]

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Hitachi ABB Power, Ashok Leyland, IIT-Madras Team up for E-mobility Pilot

The e-bus, which will incorporate Hitachi ABB Power Grids’ innovative flash-charging technology – Grid-eMotion Flash, will be provided by Ashok Leyland, while IIT-M will host the infrastructure required to operate the flash-charging system for the e-bus, Hitachi ABB Power Grids in India said in a statement. Hitachi ABB Power Grids in India, Ashok Leyland and the Indian Institute of Technology […]

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IIT Madras Develops Solar-Powered Survey Craft for Indian Ports and Waterways

Researchers at IIT Madras have developed a solar-powered unmanned autonomous survey craft for Indian ports and inland waterways. Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras have developed a solar-powered unmanned autonomous survey craft for Indian ports and inland waterways. According to the team, the system can undertake autonomous hydrographic and oceanographic surveys and provide real-time […]

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Researchers at IIT Madras Develop Feasible Alternatives to Li-ion Batteries

A team of researchers at IIT Madras has made significant advances in developing alternatives to conventional Li-ion batteries for industrial usage. The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) has announced that a team of researchers has made significant advances in developing alternatives to conventional lithium-ion (Li-ion) and lead-acid batteries for industrial usage. Such advances are crucial as India is aiming to achieve 40 […]

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