University of Hyderabad (UoH), one of India’s Institution of Eminence (IoE), has entered into a partnership with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) in research and innovation on next-generation communications technologies, semiconductor engineering, and heterogeneous computing architectures. The MoU was inked by Mr. V Rajanna, Senior Vice President & Global Head of Technology Business Unit, TCS, and Mr. P Sardar Singh, Registrar, UoH, and exchanged in the presence of Prof. B J Rao, Vice-Chancellor, UoH, and other officials in the university campus on January 20, 2022.

TCS and UoH have a shared vision of developing an ecosystem of strong collaborative partnerships to address real-world business challenges with a positive societal impact. TCS and UoH entered into a strategic alliance to propel research and innovation around technologies such as RF Frontend, antenna design for next-generation communication technologies and semiconductor design for the next-generation computing architectures.

Innovations in communication, computing and sensing technologies have the potential to re-imagine every facet of humanity and build a better future for society at large. The MoU between TCS and UoH will enable the seamless exchange of ideas and collaboration between research teams from both organizations to develop highly performant, secure, intelligent, cognitive, and sustainable next-generation technologies.

On this occasion, Prof. B  J  Rao, Vice-Chancellor, UoH, said, “UoH faculty and facilities offer an empowering environment for a cutting-edge research partnership. We are excited to partner with an Industry leader like TCS to collaborate and co-innovate on emerging frontiers of research and innovation. Such partnerships with industry are a crucial component of our endeavours to encourage UoH academicians’ research and innovation initiatives, which will remain anchored to industry imperatives and play a meaningful role in addressing critical business challenges.”

“TCS collaboration with the University of Hyderabad highlights our strategic commitment towards creating and leveraging partner ecosystems for cutting edge Research and Innovation. The MoU opens up the prospects for TCS and the University of Hyderabad to collaborate on fundamental research, technology validation and addressing transformational opportunities through the use of NextGen technologies.” said V Rajanna, Senior Vice President & Global Head, Technology Business Unit, TCS, “the future beholds great opportunity where convergence of hyperconnectivity and AI is setting in motion unprecedented disruption across industries.


“We are delighted to partner with the University of Hyderabad in this multi-disciplinary research initiative, under TCS’ Academic COINTM Program. Academic collaborations are part of our research strategy and build tangible value for all stakeholders,” said K Ananth Krishnan, Executive Vice President and Chief technology Officer, TCS, “Each new generation of wireless technology offers an increasing opportunity to seamlessly integrate humans and machines. This initiative will explore NextGen communication and computation, accelerate digitalization, and contribute to our customers’ growth and transformation journeys.”