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Vivek Kannadi

Senior Technical Officer (Science Media Centre) (currently on lien to NITTTR, Bhopal)

Vivek Kannadi is a Senior Technical Officer at the Science Media Centre, IISER Pune. The majority of his work is for Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs), and over the past ten years, while working at some of India's most esteemed institutions (IIT Bombay, IIM Bangalore, and IISER Pune), he has contributed to over  thirty MOOCs (more than 2500 videos produced). In his current role, in addition to creating MOOCs, he has also been arranging workshops on scientific communication using a variety of media, producing documentaries on some of the most well-known scientists in the world, and creating films based on research at IISER Pune. Prior to this, he directed documentaries and worked in the Malayalam cinema and advertising industries. In addition to his industry experience, he also taught mass communication, and film and television production courses at Mangalore University and St. Aloysius College, Mangalore.