The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati has launched four new programmes for the academic session of 2019-2020. The new programmes include MTech in Data Science, three International programmes with Gifu University, Japan – International Joint Master’s Degree Programme in Food Science and Technology, International Joint PhD Programme in Food Science and Technology and International Joint PhD Programme in Integrated Mechanical Engineering. These new programmes were initiated by the institute given the rising demand and interest of students in these areas. In addition the Bachelors in Design (BDes), and Masters in Design (MDes) has attracted students to IIT Guwahati resulting in full admittance.
The focus of the programmes is on the study, invention, and creative use of technologies to create effective, usable, entertaining experiences with technology through interdisciplinary research in engineering, design, behavioral and social sciences, and to understand the impact of technology on individuals, groups, and organizations.