Heritage Science & Technology
Department of HST is dedicated to the application of Science and Technology for conservation and development of tangible and intangible Heritage assets, with a specific focus on the Indian context. Heritage includes tangible heritage like monuments, archaeological sites and intangible ones like knowledge systems, cuisine, medicine, dress, art, language, symbols, stories and much more.
Our activities are centred around use of Science and Technology for development of Heritage assets, associated industries, technologists, scientists, entrepreneurs, professionals.
Our goals include
Research to define the state of art in Heritage activities using science and technology
Training of human resources engaged in Heritage areas
Product development to help Heritage industries, entrepreneurs scale up and serve customers better
News & events
PhD-HST admissions are now complete - successful candidates have been sent offer letters last week [Posted: 03-07-2023 @ 13:03]
OMP-HST admission interviews are complete - successful candidates will receive offer letters this week [Posted: 03-07-2023 @ 13:03]
The last date of application for Online M.Tech July 2023 admissions is extended till 15th Jun 2023.
HST-IITH announces Yoga Tech Conclave (14th May 2023) - Brainstorming sessions on the current tech-challenges and its role in the future of YOGA.
Dept. of Heritage Science & Technology, IIT Hyderabad announces Indic Architecture Conclave (22-23 April 2023) in association with Architecture and Design Foundation India- Reviving Practice of Indic Architecture [From Libraries to laboratories: a conclave for creating curriculum and course content for practicing Indic Architecture]
Dept. of Heritage Science & Technology, IIT Hyderabad announces Heritage Lecture Series
Join us for an enthralling talk by eminent Archaeologist and Padma Shri Awardee, Shri K. K. Muhammed on the stunning story of resurrection of "Chambal Valley Temples and Conservation Challenges" as part of Heritage Lecture Series on Reconstruction of Indic Architecture.
Time - 4 PM, 21st April 2023 Venue - Auditorium, IIT Hyderabad
HST Musicals - 18th March 2023 - an evening of Indian Music - performances and tech-demos. Dr. S. Chandrasekhar - Secretary, Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India will grace the occasion as the Chief Guest.
DST - SHRI has awarded IITH with a generous grant for setting up the Takshashila - Center for multi-disciplinary Heritage Science and Technology under the Department of HST, IITH !