Global Research Partnership Meet 2024

20-21 June 2024, IIT Madras, Chennai, India

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To deepen our strategic international partnerships for enhanced research outcomes and joint masters and doctoral programs.

Note: The JFBMP awardees may utilize the mobility fund towards this event, if not utilized already


Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India

Event Date

20-21 June 2024

Dean's Message


Our office of global engagement (OGE) has identified two primary focus areas to forge a global partnership.

We are open to creating JMP based on our Interdisciplinary Master’s Program. University partners interested in collaborating with us can write to us:

Outcome from the current meet

  • Further enhance faculty engagement towards bilateral research initiatives.
  • Create master's level program with partner universities.

You should attend if you are

  • Key representatives and faculty from the partner institutes to establish collaborations and to leverage existing partnerships.
  • Research scholars, interested in learning and participating in ongoing collaboration activities.

Event Organizing Committee

Speaker 1

Prof. Satyanarayanan Seshadri

Global Research Initiatives

Speaker 2

Prof. Raghunathan Rengaswamy

Dean, Office of Global Engagement

Speaker 3

Prof. Karthik Raman

International Conference Secretariat

Event Schedule

Here is our event schedule


  • Individual meetings with faculty, school leads, and other CoEs can be arranged based on prior intimation. Kindly fill the details in the Registration form.
  • Confirmation of participation is mandatory to plan for event logistics.
  • Post summit delegates can explore near by tourist spots/destination. Kindly mail to us if any assistance is required.

Theme: Research and Poster Presentations by Jointly Funded Bilateral Mobility Program Awardees, JDP partners & other research collaborations

  • Research and poster presentations by JFBMP awardees* / JDP partners & other research collaborations
  • A brief talk on newly established schools such as School of Sustainability, Medical Science & Technology, Wadhwani school of Data Science & Artificial Intelligence.

*Talk time: 15 min per faculty, the research paper shall be about 6 pages.

Venue: Terrace Hall, Campus Cafe, IIT Madras

Theme: Workshop towards developing a draft of JMP curriculum –moderated by Prof. Raghunathan Rengaswamy, Dean GE, & Prof. Satyanarayanan Seshadri

  • All the IITM faculty and representatives from partner institutions shall identify the mutual areas of interest at master's level program, understanding of existing master's level courses and operations, and hence explore the possibility of new Joint Master's Program.

Venue: Terrace Hall, Campus Cafe, IIT Madras


Here are some nearby hotels

Welcome to Chennai and IIT Madras! To make your trip hassle-free, we've compiled a list of nearby hotels that offer a range of options to suit your needs. Our partner hotels will hold rooms for the program attendees until June 15, 2024. You have until that date to secure your accommodation without any worries. After June 15, any unreserved rooms may be released to the general public, so be sure to book your stay before then to ensure availability.

We are arranging the shuttle service to and from the event venue on the event dates. However, pickup and drop services can be availed at the hotel for an additional fee. Additionally, airport transfers can be arranged upon request at the hotel.

Recognising the dynamic nature of travel plans, we have arranged with our partner hotels to accommodate cancellations without any cancellation fees until June 15, 2024. We hope you have a pleasant and comfortable stay, and we look forward to welcoming you to IIT Madras for an enriching event experience.

Hotel 1

Westin Velachery

Distance from IITM campus: 7.2 KM

Hotel 2


Distance from IITM campus: 7.8 KM

Hotel 3

Essentia Premiere

Distance from IITM campus: 9 KM

Hotel 4

Ramada Plaza Chennai

Distance from IITM campus: 4.6 KM

Contact Us

For further clarification reach out at

IIT Madras,

Phone Number

+91 44 2257 8869