Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, the sixth member of the IIT fraternity, was established in 1994. The academic programme of IIT Guwahati commenced in 1995. At present the Institute has eleven departments and five inter-disciplinary academic centres covering all the major engineering, science and humanities disciplines, offering BTech, BDes, MA, MDes, MTech, MSc and PhD programmes. Within a short period of time, IIT Guwahati has been able to build up world class infrastructure for carrying out advanced research and has been equipped with state-of-the-art scientific and engineering instruments.Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati's campus is on a sprawling 285 hectares plot of land on the north bank of the river Brahmaputra around 20 kms. from the heart of the city. With the majestic Brahmaputra on one side, and with hills and vast open spaces on others, the campus provides an ideal setting for learning. Read More
Ergonomics laboratory at Department of Design, IIT Guwahati was set-up in 1999 under leadership Prof. Debkumar Chakrabarti. This is a well-equipped laboratory with various basic and applied research facilities for both physical and cognitive ergonomics. Apart from equipment for traditional ergonomics evaluation, modern sophisticated equipment are available for virtual ergonomics evaluation and cognitive workload study.
With the intention of extending facilities available in Ergonomics Laboratory, Department of Design and disseminate expertise possessed by the associated members (faculties, staffs, research scholars and project assistances), a Centre of Excellence was proposed as ‘Center for Ergonomics: User centered Design and Occupational Wellbeing’ which was approved by BoG, IIT Guwahati.Read More
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