Two members of Vidya’s VCAIR team Mr Suraj Rajappan (AP, ECE Dept) and Mr Ravishankar S (AP, CES Dept) successfully completed a one-month long research sabbatical at NVIDIA Bennett Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence of Computer Science Engineering Department at Bennett University, Greater Noida, UP under the mentorship of Dr Hiren Kumar Thakur. The team from Vidya was in Bennett Univeristy for the sabbatical during the period from 1 July 2019 to 26 July 2019.
During the sabbatical, they completed four machine learning projects at NVIDIA AI Research Lab. They could access the super computer NVIDIA DGX 100 for solving the problems that they were working on. Also, during the sabbatical they participated in an online machine learning hackathon which saw the participation of more than 3,500 candidates. The team from Vidya could achieve an overall rank of 120 and the faculty members of Bennett University were very much impressed with their work.