About the Organizers
The workshop is jointly organized by ADA, IIT Kanpur and IIT Bombay.


Aeronautical Development Agency, Bengaluru, an autonomous body under Ministry of Defence, is presently functioning as the nodal agency for the design and development of TEJAS, Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) and its derivatives like Trainer and Naval variant. ADA is also involved in feasibility studies of advanced projects like Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA) and other futuristic combat air vehicles.

IIT Kanpur:

The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) was established in the year 1960. The Parliament of India passed the ‘Institutes of Technology Act 1961’ declaring all the IITs as “Institutions of National Importance”. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur is engaged in carrying out original research of significance and technology development at the cutting edge. It imparts training to students so that they become competent and motivated engineers and scientists. The Institute celebrates freedom of thought, cultivates vision and encourages growth, but also inculcates human values and concern for the environment and the society. The Institute has about 6000 undergraduate and postgraduate students, 400 faculty, and more than 1500 supporting staff.

IIT Bombay:

Established in 1958, the second of its kind, IIT Bombay was the first to be set up with foreign assistance. Since then, IITB has grown from strength to strength to emerge as one of the top technical universities in the world. The institute is recognised worldwide as a leader in the field of engineering education and research. Reputed for the outstanding calibre of students graduating from its undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, the institute attracts the best students from the country for its bachelor's, master's and doctoral programmes. Research and academic programmes at IIT Bombay are driven by an outstanding faculty, many of whom are reputed for their research contributions internationally.