Professor Aniruddha Desai has been awarded a Study Melbourne Research Partnerships program grant for his project titled…

Making data driven quality management accessible to small scale dairy cooperatives in India

International Partners: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani

La Trobe University, IIT Kanpur, and BITS Pilani are founding partners of Asian Smart Cities Research and Innovation Network (ASCRIN) – valued at over AUD $13.5 million.  La Trobe University will bring their expertise of developing and using sensors and data analytics for improving production farming across Dairy, Beef and Sheep sectors. BITS Pilani and IIT Kanpur teams’ expertise lies in their abilities to undertake milk sample testing and characterisation. The research team has secured access to background technology from Australian Industry partner to use their end-to-end logistics condition monitoring sensors and data platform to undertake field data collection for this project.

Other research partners: SensaData Pty Ltd, The Product Makers (TPM) Pty Ltd

Learn more about the other researchers who have also been awarded a Study Melbourne Research Partnerships program grant in 2021.