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Strayos Partners with Malla Reddy Engineering College

Developing Talent and Promoting Innovation in the Mining Industry

Buffalo, NY USA & Hyderabad, India: Today, Strayos a company specializing in Mining & Blasting AI Solutions and Malla Reddy Engineering College, a leading mining educational institution in India, announced they would be working together to integrate the Strayos software into their curriculum and assisting in the research and exploration of AI solutions for the mining and blasting industries.

“This collaboration will both help move the industry forward by educating its newest members on the huge contributions AI can make to this critical industry and also ensure MREC students are prepared for the future of working in mining.” Strayos CEO, Ravi Sahu

For years the mining industry has been looking for ways to attract new talent and to integrate new solutions to increase safety, reduce environmental impact, and remain competitive. This initiative by MERC and Strayos will help students prepare for the industry’s transition to digitalization.

“We at MREC (A) work with a missionary zeal to address the educational and career goals of Engineering students to equip them to become industry ready and future ready. We implement unique and unparalleled academic and administrative initiatives.” says Dr. A. Ramaswamy Reddy, Director of MREC

Unwilling to let the pandemic slow down the initiative, the MOU signing ceremony was conducted on  April 24 via webcast with MREC Director Dr. A. Ramaswamy Reddy, Strayos CEO Ravi Sahu, and other stakeholders participating virtually.

MOU-3 Zoom call screen with attending stakeholders

Mou--800 Dr. A Ramaswamy Reddy, Director MREC signing

Partnership Benefits:

  • Strayos software will be included in MREC's curriculum,
  • Software and AI application trainings, workshops, and seminars,
  • Industry connections
  • MREC student internship opportunities
  • Research and exploration for AI applications in the mining industry


About MERC. Malla Reddy Engineering College was founded in 2002 by SRi. Ch. Malla Reddy the Minister of Labor and Employment in the State of Telangana, India. MREC’s dedication to providing the highest quality education to its students led it to reach out to Strayos.

About Strayos. Strayos was founded in 2016 and offers AI solutions for the physical world to the drilling, blasting, mining, and conservation industries. Using data gathered by a variety of sensors, including drones, satellites, smart drills, etc. Strayos creates digital twins of the site enabling smarter decision making and increasing site safety and efficiency while reducing environmental impact.

Universities interested in partnering with Strayos should reach out to us at hello@strayos.com subject line : University Partnership Program.