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Who we are


    The IIT Kanpur-La Trobe University Research Academy is a major research partnership formed between India’s premier institution, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, and leading Australian educational institution, La Trobe University, established under an MOU signed in February 2020 .
    Apart from the Joint Doctoral Degree Program on a substantial scale, the academy aims to focus on the solution-driven approach to address global problems defined under 10 Multidisciplinary Themes related to the Smart Cities development. Collaboration from industry is considered a key to success in solving some of the research, development and deployment challenges under various theme areas.

  • About Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

    Established in 1959, IIT Kanpur is among the top ranked premier academic Institutions in India, globally known for imparting education that prepares the students for exciting careers all over the world. The education and learning process at IIT Kanpur are geared towards developing a critical thinking led approach and imparting knowledge in science, engineering, management and humanities to carry out cutting edge research required to solve problems that challenge the humanity. There is great synergy between the fundamental research and applied research carried out at IIT Kanpur. Its alumni and faculty have won many international awards.

    For more details, visit the IIT Kanpur website

  • About La Trobe University

    Established in 1964, and part of the Innovative Research Universities group, La Trobe University became the twelfth university in Australia. La Trobe University ranked 52nd globally in the year 2019 by Golden Age Rankings and its other rankings placed La Trobe in the top 1.2 percent of universities globally in the year 2020. La Trobe University has a proud history of conducting research to address pressing societal needs and conducts research focussed on areas linked to the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals. Its researchers work in partnership with community groups, industry and government to create opportunities and address issues of local, national and international importance to better serve communities and develop solutions for issues facing society.

    For more details, visit the La Trobe University website