ICAG Lecture Series

Speakers from the industry are invited to present the areas of interest to explore possibilities of collaboration with researchers in IIT Kanpur.

The inaugural talk, titled "L&T – Company overview and areas of interest for academic collaborations", was delivered by Mr. G.B.P. Manivannan, Principal Technology Officer at Larsen & Toubro Ltd. on 18th September, 2013.

Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T) is India’s largest Engineering & Construction company with interests in infrastructure development, manufacturing and financial services. Some of the key areas where L&T seeks engagement with IIT Kanpur are wireless smart sensor network, smart grid, cloud computing, M2M cloud solution, and some specific focus areas include Embedded Technologies like IP development & energy harvesting/consumption reduction systems, aerospace/ defence technology development has robotic systems like UAV etc.

The visiting team from L&T comprising Dr. G. Anand, Mr. Gyan Pattnaik, Mr. Ashok Kumar, along with Mr. G.B.P. Manivannan, held discussions with some faculty members. An MOU has been signed between IIT Kanpur and L&T.