Samsung has set up a world-class Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, and Data Engineering Lab at the KLE Technological University campus in Hubballi. Engineers at Samsung R&D Institute, Bengaluru will provide mentorship to students to make them industry-ready.
The lab is the first of its kind initiative for Samsung in Karnataka. At the ‘Samsung Student Ecosystem for Engineered Data (SEED) Lab’, Students and Faculty members at KLE Tech will get to work on joint R&D projects along with Senior Engineers at Samsung R&D Institute, Bengaluru (SRI-B).
The Samsung SEED lab is spread over 3,000 sq. ft. and is equipped with facilities such as a Special Dark Room with lighting equipment to conduct experiments on Multimedia in varied lighting conditions, Devices and Accessories, Image quality analysis tools, amongst others.
The lab will work in the domains of Mobile Camera technology, Speech and Text recognition, and Machine Learning. It will provide the students an exciting opportunity to research emerging cutting-edge tech areas and help find solutions to real-world problems.
Dipesh Shah, Managing Director at Samsung R&D Institute, Bengaluru said that “India is a repository of young Millennials and Gen Z talent. At Samsung, we envision this lab to become a hub of young minds igniting India’s innovation ecosystem, build capabilities among the students to make them industry-ready“.
Collaborative research projects will be open to third and fourth-year B.Tech and M.Tech students and Ph.D. scholars at KLE Technological University. Students will also be encouraged to publish papers jointly with SRI-B engineers.
Dr. Ashok Shettar, Vice-Chancellor at KLE Technological University said that “Today, our world is becoming increasingly data-centric, and along with AI, it continues to transform the way we live, work and do business. The Samsung SEED lab is a great initiative that allows the students to Learn and Work under SRI-B engineers on research projects that address the issues faced by the world“.
Samsung has been working with students across top engineering colleges in Karnataka on various R&D projects in areas such as AI, ML, Internet of Things & Connected Devices, and 5G networks.
The lab is set up as part of the very popular students engagement program named Samsung PRISM. As part of the initiative, many students have got the opportunity to file joint patents with SRI-B engineers.
The world-class SEED lab to enable students with Experimenting options under the mentorship of SRI-B engineers. All students will receive certificates for their contribution at the end of each project from SRI-Bengaluru.