November 28, 2022

IIM- Ahmedabad Launches New Center for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence

IIM Nagpur

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad today inaugurated the Brij Disa Center for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (CDSA). The center will conduct groundbreaking research in data science and artificial intelligence that will support business, governance, and policymaking.

Its objective is to establish synergistic and collaborative relationships between academics and professionals in data-intensive organizations, along with conducting case-based research to understand current industry practice and developing case studies for teaching in the field. classroom. Deepak Gupta, Deputy General Manager of Kotak Mahindra Group, has helped to stop this center.

Errol de Souza, Director of IIM Ahmedabad said: “Data science and artificial intelligence are increasingly impacting businesses around the world. Artificial intelligence has become an inevitable part of our lives. To harness the power of these advanced technologies to improve business, the present need is to combine different stakeholders on the same platform, conducting extensive research to identify challenges, identify potential and provide influential information. “

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In addition to connecting relevant stakeholders, CDSA will also be responsible for disseminating knowledge to a wide audience through seminars, workshops, and conferences.

Professor Anindya S Chakrabarti, Co-Chair of CDSA, highlighted the impending need for research and development in the field of data science and artificial intelligence. “Artificial intelligence has gone from being a scientific field to an essential component of our daily lives. There is an urgent need to harness the power of data science and artificial intelligence. This can be a game-changer, not just for business but also society The center will provide insights that can be of immense value to policymakers, ”said Chakrabarti.

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The Center will also undertake challenging advisory projects of great practical importance in collaboration with industry players. One of the most important features of the center is the comprehensive annual report on the data science and artificial intelligence industry in the country, which will provide a complete overview of the industry, identify challenges and gaps, measure the scope of the industry, and will provide reasonable information. solutions. The Center’s advisory committee includes Sanjeev Das, William and Janice Terry Professors of Finance at the Levy School of Business at Santa Clara University; Sunil Gupta, Edward W. Carter Professor of Business Administration and Co-Chair of the Executive Program for Leadership in Digital Strategies at Harvard Business School; Tiziana Di Matteo, Professor of Economic Physics in the Department of Mathematics, King’s College, London.