UG Programs | 4 years
B.Tech in Biological Systems EngineeringThe Biological Systems Engineering program combines the power of biology, computing & engineering to tackle some of the greatest challenges for human & planetary health. Our population’s health is dominated by various diseases, & are exacerbated by major risk factors such as air pollution, malnutrition & vast regional differences in health care services. The vision for the BSE program is to transform health outcomes for the world, by leveraging the powerful convergence of data, digital health, biologics manufacturing & biology. Application Deadline10 Jan, 2021
What can you create?
Combat diseases and pandemicsYou can help combat various diseases, epidemics and pandemics affecting humanity by modeling and analyzing large quantities of biomedical and biological data, developing forecasting and epidemiological models, applying AI to assist medical professionals for quicker drug and vaccine discovery and more.
Wearable prostheticsYou can design and develop wearable prostheses that can help individuals gain partial or full control of missing body parts, through the use of sensors and electrical impulses. You could even create startups that make prosthetics readily available and affordable for all.
Planetary health monitorsYou can use sensors, IoT and imaging to monitor, regulate and optimise the use of natural resources. Using the data you acquire, you can create products and startups that address global challenges and build solutions that preserve and improve environmental conditions.
Experiential LearningIntegrated learning experience across 4 years. You will work on authentic, real world projects through industry and community engagement or by research with faculty.
By having access to state-of-the-art makerspaces and coding cafes and incorporating them in the curriculum, students will become more context-aware, develop critical thinking abilities, and learn by creating. This will help foster a tinkering and problem solving mindset, immersing students in experiential learning from day one. These areas will be open to students to explore, create, prototype and design, while also housing equipment and technologies like 3D printers, sensors, etc.
The core curriculum will not just be limited to engineering and sciences, but bring in exposure to entrepreneurship and design which will enable humane and empathetic outcomes through technology. Each student will undertake multiple different experiences to develop skills like finding opportunities, creating value, and embracing risks. Students will be mentored and supported by Plaksha founders and professionals from industry.
At Plaksha, learning and skill development do not stop in the classroom. Students will have the opportunity to create and immerse themselves in pursuing their academic and creative interests. Student led clubs will be autonomous bodies that operate under the purview of the Office of Student Life. Being the founding batch, students will be encouraged to help establish a vibrant culture through clubs and societies on campus.
Nothing about this Fellowship is close to ordinary. It's a collaborative effort by the best minds in the world to raise the bar of technical education in the country. Plaksha is an enabler, in the truest sense, for young technology enthusiasts to redefine leadership at the workplace in the 21st century. Shubham Saboo TLF Class of 2020
TLF has a curriculum with unique interplay of disciplines like AI/ML, product, entrepreneurship and leadership. I am glad to have got an opportunity to learn from some of the most respected academicians and practice real-life skills with some of the best opinion makers as well as industry experts. Manan Arora TLF Class of 2020
TLF is an integrated combination of research, entrepreneurship and core technical engineering in machine learning and AI. With the help of professors and faculty from diverse backgrounds, I was able to achieve my core goal of improving my mathematical understanding of machine learning within just 6 months. Praveen Sridhar TLF Class of 2020
As an aspiring entrepreneur, it was great to have engaging experiences with the Plaksha Founders who are successful entrepreneurs themselves. Learning new subjects and concepts and being mentored by the founders on a one on one basis have been few of the most insightful experiences that I have had at Plaksha. Ramya Yellapragada TLF Class of 2020
Plaksha has an excellent network of faculty, speakers and founders. Leadership bootcamps at TLF helped me groom my personality, overcome my limitations and learn skills like time management and multi-tasking. I got a lot of exposure and opportunities that I have been able to leverage in my career. Karthika Kamath TLF Class of 2020
TLF is a good platform that allows you to dive into a multi-tasking environment as you get to meet people from diverse backgrounds. TLF has helped me to understand how coders and mathematicians think and how the entire world can be represented using numbers and mathematics. Bhairevi G Aiyer TLF Class of 2020
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