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Science to Doorsteps of Technocrats  Oct 31, 2018

IISER Pune is happy to announce a series of science talks:

Science to the Doorsteps of Technocrats

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The series of lectures aims to bring frontiers of science, which is the fountainhead of technology, to the doorstep of technocrats, thereby making them aware of the latest developments and help improve their preparedness in developing and/or adopting newer technologies. This, we hope, would make India at par in time and technology space with rest of the world: be in quantum computing or artificial intelligence or gene editing technologies or in the field of energy and reduction of carbon foot print.

Venue: Symbiosis Auditorium, Symbiosis Infotech Campus, Hinjewadi, Pune 411057

The first four lectures in this series will be (Talk Details):

1. From big data to fundamental constituents of universe: Chasing new physics at the LHC- Higgs, Dark Matter & more
by Dr. Seema Sharma, Associate Professor, Dept. of Physics, IISER, Pune
Date: November 15, 2018; 3:30 pm onward
 
2.  Astrophysics in India: Technological challenges
by Dr. Somak Raychaudhry, Director, Inter-University Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Pune
Date: December 12, 2018; 3:30 pm onward
 
3. Powering the New World: Emergent Energy Solutions for a Better Tomorrow
by Prof. Satishchandra Ogale, Emeritus Professor, Dept. of Physics, IISER, Pune
Date: January 18, 2019; 3:30 pm onward
 
4. Nature versus Nurture: How environment shapes our genes
by Prof. Sanjeev Galande, Professor and Chair, Dept. of Biology, IISER, Pune
Date: February 6, 2019; 3:30 pm onward
 
Schedule for the talks:
3:30 to 4:30 pm - Registrations & Refreshments
4:30 to 4:40 pm - About the Series
4:40 to 4:50 pm - Remarks by IISER Pune Faculty
4:50 to 5:00 pm - Introduction to the Speaker
5:00 to 6:00 pm - Lecture by respective speakers
6:00 to 6:30 pm - Q & A
6:30 to 6:40 pm - Closing Remarks
 

For enquiries, contact: pvbala@fractal.org.in, #9822076207

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