Abhijit Srivastava|Sep 19, 2021
IIT Delhi to launch MS (Research) programme in transportation safety
IIT Delhi is also converting its Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Programme into a centre.
New Delhi: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi is set to launch a new Master of Science (Research) programme in the field of transportation safety. The existing transportation research and injury prevention programme (TRIPP) is being converted into a centre, the Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Centre (TRIP-C), and the MS (Research) will be offered by it.
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The centre will offer academic programmes in the field of transportation and road safety to equip professionals with skills for developing and maintaining safe transport infrastructure including the vulnerable road users.
TRIPP, a precursor to the centre was founded by Dinesh Mohan who died of COVID-19 in May.
IIT Delhi: MS (Research)
The new MS (Research) programme will train students and professionals in the field of transportation safety and prepare the students for research careers. It is open to applicants from a wide range of fields including engineering, planning, medicine, science and humanities.
“The Master’s programme will offer a unique blend for professionals from varied backgrounds...to be trained with the knowledge of developing safe and sustainable mobility leading to the enhancement of overall human life quality”, said K Ramachandra Rao, coordinator, TRIPP.
“The forthcoming centre has a unique template on how to run an interdisciplinary programme successfully, would aim to achieve greater heights through core research themes that would endeavour to develop standards for safe transport and urban mobility options”, he added.
TRIPP has been running at the institute since 2002 as an interdisciplinary programme.
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