This program reaches out to Corporate America's University Relations and Research groups for collaboration with IIT Roorkee for several initiatives, such as:
Invite grant proposals from faculty and students
Provide lab equipment (Hardware/ Software) to supplement classroom teaching
Paid internships for students ranging from 3 to 12 months
MS (Computer Science) 1985
Results (with collaboration of IITR alums working at these companies)
2004: Got Intel set up a Planet Labs in E&C Department.
2005: Hosted IITR Director Prem Vrat in US, took him to several companies & universities for collaboration
2005: Got Cisco to set up equipment for a Telephony and Security Lab in E&C Department.
Cisco offers to upgrade entire IITR campus networking infrastructure at 90% discount.
2006: Hosted Prof Kukum Garg (E&C Dept at IITR) at Cisco USA labs to write grant proposals.
2006: Took Cisco Research delegation to IISc, IITR, IITK, IITB, IITD to encourage students & staff to submit proposal grants.
2007: IITRHF hosted Director S.C.Saxena and took him to several companies & universities for collaboration.
2008: Got Cisco to sponsor the 16th IEEE conference, organized by IITR, in New Delhi.
2013: Added IITR & IITGN (the only 2 Indian universities) to Cisco International 1 year paid internship.
2014: Nine IITR & IITGN students join Cisco USA (1st batch) international internship.
2015-20: Cisco extends 1 year internship program to all Indian accredited universities
2020: Collaboration with Google for Quantum Computing Residency Program
Open to MS and PhD students. They can work from IITR campus on Google Quantum Computing projects.
(for info send email firstname.lastname@example.org)
2014-15 Cisco international interns
2015-16 Cisco international interns
Abhishek Ambastha Anshul Agrawal Peeyush Jain Vindeep Singh
IIT Roorkee IIT Roorkee IIT Roorkee IIT Roorkee
2016-17 Cisco international interns
Darshil Chauhan Gaurav Singhal
IIT Gandhinagar Jaypee Institute
2018-19 Cisco international intern
2019-20 Cisco international interns
Pratham Gupta Sai Ram Srinivas Jayaram
IIT Roorkee IIT Madras Anna University