UNSW, Tata Consultancy To Jointly Develop Futuristic Tech

The University of New South Wales and Tata Consultancy have agreed to collaborate in the areas of machine learning, virtual reality, robotics, data analytics and cloud computing.

AsianScientist (Nov. 11, 2016) – The University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) in India have signed a memorandum of understanding to pursue collaborative projects in technology R&D.

The agreement was signed by Mr. Ananth Krishnan, chief technology officer of TCS, and Professor Brian Boyle, deputy vice-chancellor (enterprise) at UNSW, at the TCS Asia-Pacific Summit in Sydney. TCS is part of the Tata group, India’s largest industrial conglomerate.

The agreement will enable UNSW and TCS to work together in areas of common interest, such as machine learning, virtual reality, robotics, data analytics and cloud computing. The agreement also opens the prospect of scholar exchanges and internships for UNSW students at TCS’ global research facilities.

TCS has formed alliances with major academic institutions worldwide to encourage new developments in the area of research. The academic alliance program is part of the company’s Co-Innovation Network, which provides an environment for co-operative IT research in leading-edge technologies across multiple sectors.


Source: University of New South Wales; Photo: Shutterstock.
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