About Us

Geared towards PhD training on a sizeable scale, the Academy brings a collaborative and solutions-driven approach to addressing global problems. With strong industry involvement, it is taking the lead in solving some greatest challenges of our time. IITB and Monash University’s joint venture PhD program is unique in terms of size and scale. Through collaborative research projects, the Academy produces a highly talented pool of graduates who are currently taking on world challenges in fields as diverse as novel approaches to drug delivery and sustainable forms of energy production.

Our Research

Artificial Intelligence And Advanced Computational modelling

Advanced computational engineering, simulation and modelling, lies at the heart of the development of a new design and the analysis of a new product, process, or technology..

In recent developments, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning have created intelligent systems and greater automation in decision making. The Academy utilizes these technologies to identify critical components in a process, assess the veracity of design principles,and optimize the costs of complex systems to address the usefulness of new materials. A multi-disciplinary approach is reflected in the research expertise of the Academy.

Academy Strengths

By partnering or contracting your R&D effort with the IITB-Monash Research Academy in India, you will be able take advantage of the considerable strengths this unique joint-venture Research Academy can offer including:

Research Links And Services

At the Research Academy, we employ an innovative, multidisciplinary approach to research, and we will develop a tailored approach with each industry and government partner in order to effectively meet individual research needs...

Research Projects

Research will be conducted in a team-based approach. Research in The Academy will be truly multi-disciplinary which will allow discoveries to be made at the interface of disciplines.

The Academy’s intention is to organize research into classes of problems that seeks to address a key research-theme or sector-goal...

Research Partners


News and Research Stories

Life Sciences Conclave 2023

We are delighted to announce that IITB-Monash Research Academy hosted a Lifesciences Conclave on 4th, 5th, and 6th December 2023 ...

PhD Grand Challenge 2023

In the picturesque city of Prato, Italy, where tradition and innovation intertwine, ...

Convocation and Excellence Awards Ceremony 2023

The IITB-Monash Research Academy's Convocation and Excellence Awards Ceremony, held on 18th August 2023,...

Poster Competition 2023

In a celebration of academic excellence and collaborative spirit, the IITB-Monash Research Academy hosted its highly anticipated Poster Competition on August 17, 2023.

Coming together for enriching discussions that will shape the IITB-Monash Research Academy’s future

A group of academics from IITB visited Monash University’s Australian campuses recently to meet ..

Global Energy Futures Conclave 2022

From the 6th to 8th December 2022, the IITB-Monash Research Academy hosted the Global Energy Futures Conclave – 2022 ..

Global joint-PhD program of IITB-Monash Research Academy reaches new heights!

We were elated to host Dr. Detlef Kratz, President of Global Research, BASF along with..

BASF High Delegation Visit

We were elated to host Dr. Detlef Kratz, President of Global Research, BASF along with..

Partnership with Emerson

We are delighted to announce our partnership with Emerson. The Academy signed...

Urbanisation and Costal Development- Anusha Gavankar

Do read an article by our student, Anusha Gavankar ...

Publication by Pallavi Goswami

Congratulations to our student Pallavi Goswami and other authors..

Established in 2008, The IITB-Monash Research Academy is a major Australian-Indian research collaboration formed between India’s top-ranked Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) and Monash University.

We operate at a scale unrivalled by any other Australian-Indian collaboration: with close to 200 PhD students, 400 researchers and 400 research projects to-date.

Academy Videos

Celebration of the Academy’s Journey from 2008 till 2020

Highlights from the Convocation & Excellence Awards Ceremony 2023

Life at IITB Monash

Our students enjoy the best of two worlds. In this joint program, a student typically spends 3 years in IIT Bombay and 1 year in Monash University.

IIT Bombay is in Powai, a suburb of Mumbai. It has a beautiful campus located near the Powai Lake and bordering the Sanjay Gandhi National Park. Beyond its vibrant academic environment, IIT Bombay has a sylvan campus which is rich in natural flora and fauna. The campus offers a peaceful ambience to pursue research. IIT Bombay is arguably the best university in India...

Student Testimonials