AI-Mpower Program is supported by ARTPARK, offered by the Department of Computational and Data Sciences, IISc Bangalore, in association with ZenteiQ.

Are you a faculty member or a research scholar in Computer Science, Mathematics, ECE, EE, or related fields? This initiative is tailor-made for you. It seeks to fortify faculty and research scholars from Indian Science and Engineering colleges by equipping them with the requisite knowledge, skills, and tools to effortlessly incorporate AI and ML into their curriculum. 

ARTPARK is generously funding 100 fellowships for this initiative. Awardees will enjoy the benefits of free accommodation and a complete waiver of the program fee. Click here to apply for ARTPARK fellowship

Funded by ARTPARK @ IISc

  • 100 fellowships
About :
  • Three days in person session at IISc
  • Four weekends online sessions
  • Offered by IISc faculty.
  • 1 Nov 2023: Orientation (online)
  • 6 - 8 Nov 2023: Campus Visit
  • 18 & 25 Nov, 2 & 9 Dec 2023 (online)


  • ₹ 1000 for ARTPARK Awardees
  • ₹ 15,000 10,000 (till 15 Oct)

    Resource Faculties

Prof. Shalab Bhatnagar

Dept. Computer Science and Automation,
IISc, Bangalore

Prof. Venkatesh Babu
Dept. Computational and Data Sciences,
IISc, Bangalore
Prof. Sashikumaar Ganesan
Dept. Computational and Data Sciences,
IISc, Bangalore
Prof. Deepak Subramani
Dept. Computational and Data Sciences,
IISc, Bangalore
Prof. Danish Pruthi
Dept. Computational and Data Sciences, 
IISc, Bangalore

Important Dates:

  • ARTPARK fellowship application deadline: 30 Sep 2023
  • ARTPARK fellowship awardees announcement: 8 Oct 2023
  • Program orientation (online): 1 Nov 2023
  • IISc visit, in-person training session: 6-8 Nov 2023
  • Weekend online sessions: 18 Nov, 25 Nov, 2 Dec, and 9 Dec 2023

ARTPARK Fellowship:

  • Faculty members working in Indian universities, deemed universities, autonomous colleges, and affiliated colleges in India can apply
  • Selection prioritizes demographic, geographic, and gender diversity
  • Click here to apply for ARTPARK fellowship 

Registration Fees:

  • ARTPARK Awardees:
  •      ₹1,000 (+18% GST)
  • Others:
  •       Early (till 15 Oct): ₹10,000 (+18% GST)
  •       Regular: INR 15,000 (+18% GST)

Registration Fees Include:

  • Accommodation for two nights (twin-sharing basis)
  • Daily luncheons and coffee breaks spanning three days
  • Certificate upon successful program completion.

 Eligibility Criteria

Experience in teaching at higher education institutes.

Commitment to actively engage in all aspects of the program.

Willingness to implement the learned techniques in their respective institutions.

Program  Overview

Experience three-day in-person intensive sessions at IISc, Bangalore, focused on hands-on training and curriculum development.

Program Details

Four online weekend sessions, with continuous support, collaboration, and continued access to course materials post-program completion.

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ARTPARK offers fellowships with included local hospitality and accommodation. 
Selection prioritizes demographic, geographic, and gender diversity.

Additional Benefits

Join ZenteiQ's complimentary 'Python Foundations' course enrollment, and take advantage of exclusive discounts on the 'Practical AI and ML' course fees.

Topics Covered

Introduction to
Artificial Intelligence

Problem Solving
Intelligent Agents
Search Algorithms
Knowledge Representation
Machine Learning Fundamentals

Machine Learning
& Data Mining

Principles of Machine Learning

Supervised Learning Algorithms

Unsupervised Learning Algorithms

Data Preprocessing

Feature Selection

Evaluation of Machine Learning Models

Data Science &
Big Data Analytics

Data Science Tools and Techniques

Data Visualization

Data Wrangling

Statistical Analysis

Predictive Modeling

Big Data Analytics Platforms

Natural Language
Processing (NLP)

Natural Language Processing (NLP)

Text Processing

Sentiment Analysis

Language Modeling

Machine Translation

Computer Vision &
Image Processing

Computer Vision Fundamentals

Image Processing

Image Recognition

Object Detection

Image Segmentation

Applications in Robotics, Healthcare, and Autonomous Vehicles


Reinforcement Learning (RL)

RL Algorithms

Markov Decision Processes (MDPs)

Applications in Robotics, Game Playing and Optimization

Tech Stack

Throughout the course, you will gain practical experience and proficiency in using these tools 

Prof. Sashikumaar Ganesan

Chair, Dept. Computational and Data Sciences
IISc Bangalore

Program Director

Prof. Sashi, a dedicated educator with extensive expertise, takes great pleasure in mentoring graduates and working professionals alike. He has delivered enlightening courses on Artificial Intelligence, Machine Systems and Industrializing ML (MLOps) to over 750 working professionals, earning admiration from students and industry experts.