• Wed
      3:00 pmAuditorium

      Title. Touch the Sky With Glory:
      The Nation’s Air Power – The Weapon Systems of the IAF, its contemporary technology and our capability to secure the Nation
      Speaker.: Air Marshal Simhakutty Varthaman PVSM AVSM VM VSM (Rted)

    • Wed
      3:00 pmAuditorium

      Title. The work of three World War Two cartoonists
      Speaker. Mr. E.P. Unny, Chief Political Cartoonist, The Indian Express.

    • Wed
      3:30 pmAuditorium

      Speaker. Mr Nakul Bhalla

      About the speaker. Mr Nakul Bhalla is a graduate in mechanical engineering from the Manipal Institute of Technology. He worked as a central planning engineer at Larsen and Toubro limited and then as a research assistant at IISc Bangalore. Starting a new chapter of his life, he joined the Dramanon Theatre Company as a creative partner and then later went on to start his own theatre company, The SparkPlug Theatre Company which is more than three and a half years old now.

  • Event Information:

    • Mon

      Crosstalk 6. Electronic Warfare during World War II

      5:30 pmConference Room
      Speaker. Dr. Swaroop Sahoo
      Title. Electronic Warfare during World War II
      Abstract. During World War II various countries attained varied level of technological expertise. The technological expertise or readiness covered various fields of science and technology. Some of the fields with lot of research activities, inventions, design and experiments were electronic warfare and navigational technology.
      This talk will give an introduction to various electronic warfare techniques, related hardware inventions and uses. It will also provide an insight into the war doctrines of countries and resultant uses of electronic warfare of 1935-45. This talk will also introduce the basic details of the navigational technology used by guided bombers (for bombing and landing) and first missiles (V1 and V2) of World War 2 years.


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    • Wed

      Planning for your future - internships and placement'

      1500 HrsAuditorium

      Speaker- Prof. Manu Santhanam

      About the speaker-
      Prof. Manu Santhanam completed his B. Tech from IIT Madras, Jul 1994 and M. S. from Purdue University, May 1996 and PhD Purdue University, Aug 2001.

      Mr Santhanam worked as Senior R&D Chemist in Sika Corporation, USA from May 1996 to Nov 1998. His job involved preparation of formulations for chemical admixtures for concrete, laboratory and field evaluations, assistance in production and quality control, and product implementation.

      He was the instructor in Purdue University, USA, May – Aug 2001 (Teaching of a summer term course). He was Assistant Professor in IIT Madras from Oct 2001 to Mar 2009 and was Teaching, research, and industrial consultancy. Currently, he is Professor and placement advisor at IIT Madras.

      He is a Life member of Indian Concrete Institute, Member of American Concrete Institute and Member of RILEM.

      He has received prestigious awards like W.L. Dolch Award for Outstanding Graduate Student in Civil Engineering Materials, Purdue University, May 2001, Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, Young Scientist Grant, 2003 – 2006, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Career Award for Young Teachers, 2006 – 2009, Indian Concrete Institute – Prof. V. Ramakrishnan Award for Outstanding Young Researcher in Concrete Technology, 2006 and Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) Young Engineer Award 2008.

      Link to his youtube video rumble.71 is below-