Successful Organization of ICIUS 2013

Department of Aerospace Engineering IIT Kanpur organized the 9th International Conference on Intelligent Unmanned Systems (ICIUS 2013) 25-27 September 2013 in the beautiful pink city of Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. ICIUS 2013 was jointly organised by Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Aeronautics Research and Development Board, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited and Department of Science and Technology – in collaboration with the International Society of Intelligence Unmanned Systems (ISIUS).

 
 

Shri. Avinash Chandar SA to RM was the chief guest on the occasion. He highlighted the need for development of Unmanned Systems technology and the impact such technology is going have in near future. The conference saw more than 180 registrants from India and abroad and participation from 13 different countries. Prof. Indranil Manna, Director IIT Kanpur spoke about the need for IITs to take up the challenging task of giving end to end technological solutions for development of the nation. Gen. (Dr.) V. J. Sundaram gave the key-note lecture after the inauguration of the conference.

The conference had 4 parallel sessions with a total of more than 110 technical presentations and 4 invited lectures by eminent scientists working in the areas related to unmanned system technology.

It was an enriching and inspiring moment for the students in the department to be able to meet and interact with someone who has experienced the pinnacle of human technological achievement, the space travel.

 
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