Events


    • Wed
      11
      Jan
      2017
      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
      18
      Jan
      2017
      3:00 pmAuditorium

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

    • Wed
      29
      Mar
      2017
      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.


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    • Mon
      24
      Apr
      2017

      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
      03
      Jan
      2018

      Talk on Flights of Fancy - How to dream big and realize your entrepreneurial aspirations

      1500 HrsAuditorium

      Abstract:
      This talk will provide some light-hearted view points on career choices out there after graduation. It will discuss entrepreneurship and share perspectives on how entrepreneurs should go about building their dreams and aspirations into a successful company. Along the way, the talk will share common pitfalls faced by startups and how to
      overcome them. The four strategic pillars that hold the key to startup success will be shared. The talk will also touch upon how investors perceive startups and what they look for before funding a startup. For those students interested in an industry internship, the discussion will center around the process of internship itself and the maturity and professionalism required to work as an intern.

      About the speaker:

      G Venkat is a serial entrepreneur, investor, speaker, and author who is a true technology enthusiast. He launched an AI-driven eLearning company called bitWise Academy with a vision to bring applied computer science education to every student in the world by leveraging cognitive sciences and artificial intelligence. Venkat’s recent book on automating application modernization in enterprises was published by McGraw-Hill with the foreword written by Thomas Kurian, President, Oracle. His areas of focus include AI & machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), distributed computing, big data & analytics, cloud and mobility. Venkat serves as an advisor to multiple startups. He holds a B.Tech. degree in Aerospace Engineering from The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-M), Madras, India, MS and Ph.D. (ABD) in Interdisciplinary Studies (Computer Science and Aerospace) from The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa.