Can civil engg prof teach AI? Old hands pushed to teach new tech | Hyderabad News – Times of India
Hyderabad: Skewed demand for core courses due to introduction of emerging technology has hit the faculty members from disciplines such as mechanical, electronics and electrical hard. Faculty are now compelled to upgrade their expertise to teach computer science engineering (CSE) related courses.
This year, the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad (JNTUH) gave a big push to emerging technology courses by adding additional number of seats to accommodate the growing demand. Niche courses such as those within the CSE streams such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, data sciences were some courses introduced.
“We are being asked to undergo various development programmes for emerging technology to be able to teach computer science students. Colleges are not keen to continue courses in core disciplines and are instead focusing only on computer science branch,” said a faculty member from a private engineering