Published: 01st October 2020
IIT Jodhpur becomes the first Indian educational institution to receive NVIDIA supercomputers
NVIDIA DGX A100 is the universal system for all AI workloads, offering unprecedented compute density, performance, and flexibility in the world's first 5 petaFLOPS AI system
The Indian Institute of Technology, Jodhpur (IITJ) announced the receipt of NVIDIA DGX A100 to be installed at the Central Computing Facility systems for students, from all departments, including the School of AI and Data Science. With this, IITJ becomes the first Indian customer & recipient of this industry leading AI Supercomputer. The DGX A100 infrastructure will be combined with every department and curriculum at IIT Jodhpur, with Machine Learning as a major part of it.
NVIDIA DGX A100 is the universal system for all AI workloads, offering unprecedented compute density, performance, and flexibility in the world's first 5 petaFLOPS AI system. NVIDIA DGX A100 features the world's most advanced accelerator, the NVIDIA A100 Tensor Core GPU, enabling enterprises to consolidate training, inference, and analytics into a unified, easy-to-deploy AI infrastructure that includes direct access to NVIDIA AI experts.
Students from the recently launched AI and Data Science curriculum in BTech will be the core users of the machine. The objective of installing DGX A100 is to target and facilitate projects around AI, ML, Computer Vision, IoT, Sensors, Control Systems, Autonomous systems, Cyber Physical Systems, Robotics, Smart Health, Smart Cities, Bioinformatics, Drug Discovery, Data Analysis, and many others.