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Technology Information Forecasting and assessment Council (TIFAC)

Focusing on attaining global leadership, Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC) of the department of science and technology has launched a mission embedded in its technology vision 2020. Under the mission, TIFAC established Centre of Relevance and Excellence in Automotive Infotronics at VIT in February 2005 with the following objectives:

  • To set up a world class R&D and training facility
  • To take up consultancy projects with automotive industries in the area of Artificial Intelligence(AI), electric vehicles, safety, body electronics, power train, telematics and vehicle networks
  • To carry out exploratory research in frontier automotive technology  


  • TIFAC-CORE in Automotive Infotronics
  • Image Processing Techniques for Extracting Ocean Features from Satellite Imagery
  • Chaos Based security systems in Transform Domain
  • TIFAC-MSME Internship Scheme


  • Journal of Transportation Technologies, Vol.1, No.5, 2012
  • American Journal of Signal processing, Vol.1(1), 2012.
  • International Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering, 2012;  1(2): 7-12 
  • Aquaculture International Journal (Springer) Oct 2012.


DMTIOLA - Decision Making Tool for Identification of Optimal Location in Aqua Farming Development

The proposed idea discloses a technology based smart solution for effective cooking of food. The present invention aims at developing a low cost add on electronic control unit which can be connected with the existing cooking system. The envisaged system results in locally / remotely controlling, monitoring and updating the status of the cooking process to an authorized user.



  • ECU development 
  • Automotive protocols 
  • Electric vehicle development
  • Embedded system design
  • Model based design
  • Circuit simulation
  • Hardware implementation 

Industrial collaboration:

TIFAC-CORE has  collaboration with many industries for doing real-time projects along with faculties, staff and students of TIFAC-CORE. The following companies signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with TIFAC-CORE, VIT.

List of Workshops/Cerrtificate programs organised in TIFAC


Dr. K. Ganesan



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VIT, Vellore - 632 014
Tamil Nadu, India


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