The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), set up inMay1909, was conceived as a ´Research Institute´ or ´University of Research´ by Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata. The Institute offers a variety of Master´s degree programs in Engineering, an integrated Ph.D. (post-B.Sc.) program in Sciences and Ph.D. programs in a wide spectrum of disciplines in science and engineering. The research laboratories at the Institute are extremely well equipped. Many national facilities are housed at the Institute. The library and computational facilities at the Institute are amongst the best in India. The Institute hosts hundreds of visitors from India and abroad every year and is the venue for many major national and international academic events.