INAE Bangalore Chapter

Executive Council – INAE Bangalore Chapter

Chairman : Dr. VK Aatre
Vice-Chairman : Dr. AR Upadhya
Secretary : Prof. S Gopalakrishnan
Joint Secretary: Prof. KJ Vinoy
Treasurer: Prof. Neelesh B Mehta
Members:
Prof. ML Munjal
Dr. V Bhujanga Rao
Prof. G Jagadeesh
Mr. VVR Sastry
Dr. KG Narayanan
Prof. Satyam Suwas
Prof. SS Murthy

Events by INAE Bangalore Chapter

    1. September 15, 2020 :The Webinar held on “S&T Contributions of the Bangalore Region to the National Efforts against COVID-19”. Following five presentations were made during the Webinar:
        • Prof Raghavan Varadarajan , IISc on “A Protein Sub-unit Vaccine for COVID-19
        • Shri J J Jadhav, Director, CSIR-NAL on “S&T Contributions of CSIR-NAL to the National Efforts against COVID-19″ , also mentioning contributions by other CSIR Laboratories.
        • Shri MV Gowtama, CMD, BEL on “BEL’s Contributions against COVID-19”.
        • Dr NS Kumar , Associate Director, DEBEL-DRDO on “Contributions from DEBEL -DRDO for COVID-19”.
        • Prof Rahul Roy, IISc on “Monitoring Immune Response in COVID-19 Infections” also mentioning other initiatives from IISc.
    2. November 26, 2020 : The Webinar held on “Thermo-Structural Testing of One-to-one Aerospace Structures using Infrared Heating” by Mr. S. Narender (Defense Research and Development Laboratory).
    3. December 24, 2020 : The Webinar held on “Recent Algorithms and Systems for Nearest Neighbor Search” by Ravishankar Krishnaswamy (Microsoft Research).
    4. January 28, 2021 : The Webinar held onControlling Urban Environment Noise through Mandatory Noise Limits” by Prof. ML Munjal, FNAE and Professor, IISc, Bangalore.
    5. February 18, 2021 : The Webinar held on “River Water Disputes” by Prof. KG Ranga Raju, Formerly Deputy Director, IIT Roorkee and Formerly Professor of Civil Engineering, IIT Roorkee.
    6. March 25, 2021 : Frontiers of Engineering webinar on “Quantum Technology: Promises and deliverables” by Prof. Arindam Ghosh, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
    7. April 17, 2021: An online Workshop on “Smart Cities in Karnataka – Experiences and the road ahead”. Presentations covering four thematic areas were made as under :
        • Ms. V Manjula, IAS, Commissioner, Directorate of Urban Land Transport, Govt. of Karnataka on “Transport”.
        • Dr. Dinesh Mehta, Executive Director, Centre for Water and Sanitation (CWAS), CEPT University.
        • Dr. HN Chanakya, Centre for Sustainable Technologies, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore.
        • Dr. TV Ramachandra, Centre for Ecological Sciences (CES), Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore.
    8. April 20, 2021 : INAE Foundation Day Celebrations – Special Lectures by Prof. P Seshu and Dr. V Bhujanga Rao on “Building New Institution Challenges and Opportunities” and “Evolving a business model for commercialization of Grassroots Innovation” respectively
    9. April 29, 2021 : Frontiers of Engineering webinar on “Harnessing of Solar Energy Through Photothermal Conversion” by Dr. Harish Barshilia, CSIR-National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore.
    10. June 24, 2021 : Frontiers of Engineering webinar on “An Overview of Smart Manufacturing and its Implications for Innovation and Growth” by Prof. Amaresh Chakrabarti, Center for Product Design and Manufacturing, IISc., Bangalore.
    11. June 25, 2021 : Seminar-cum-Webinar on “Ethics on Higher Education” wherein the following Presentations were made.
        • Keynote Address by Dr. S.C. Sharma .
        • UGC requirements for teaching Ethics and Environment by Resource person from University Grants Commission (UGC).
        • Evaluation and accreditation of academic institutions with emphasis on Ethical practices by Resource person from National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).
        • Indian Heritage on Ethics based education, Gurukula systems, student teacher relationship by Dr. R.N. Iyengar.
        • Ethical responsibility of Engineers, Managers and their teachers by Dr. Karisiddappa.
        • Role of Teachers / Students and Management of Academic Institutions – Interactive Panel and Discussions led by Prof. K.R. Sridhara Murthi
    12. June 30, 2021 : IIT Dharwad-INAE Bangalore Chapter Lecture Series – by Padma Bhushan Awardee and the Chancellor of IIST, Dr BN Suresh, on ” Mastering Rocket Science: Experiences and Excitements”.
    13. July 20, 2021 : Prof. Roddam Narasimha Memorial Lecture by Prof. K R Sreenivasan, New York University.
    14. July 28, 2021 : SAMVAAD – an IIT Dharwad-INAE Bangalore Chapter Lecture Series – Lecture on “Electric Vehicles – Current Trends and Future Strategies” delivered by FIEE and Distinguished Professor University of Houston, Dr Kaushik Rajashekara.
    15. July 31, 2021 : INAE-BC Frontiers of Engineering Webinar – Lecture on “Advent of AI in Medical Devices” delivered by Dr. Gopal Avinash, Global Leader of Data Science, GE Healthcare’s Edison AI Services.
    16. August 28, 2021 : 5th Foundation Day and SAMVAAD – an IIT Dharwad-INAE Bangalore Chapter Lecture Series – Lecture on “India’s energy security in a carbon constrained world” delivered by Padma Vibhushan and Former Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission, Dr Anil Kakodkar.
    17. September 15, 2021 :Engineers Day Lectures on:
      1. Lecture on “Achievements in civil structures and engineering in India” by Prof. Anath Ramaswamy, Chair, Department of Civil Engineering, IISc, Bangalore.
      2. Lecture on ” India becoming a technology powerhouse” by Dr V K Aatre, Chairman, INAE Bangalore Chapter, and Former SA to RM, DRDO.
    18. September 30, 2021 : SAMVAAD – an IIT Dharwad-INAE Bangalore Chapter Lecture Series – Lecture on “Decarbonisation and Hydrogen Economy for India” delivered by Dr Anuradda Ganesh, Director and Chief Technical Advisor, Cummins India.
    19. October 27, 2021 : 6th SAMVAAD Lecture – an IIT Dharwad-INAE Bangalore Chapter Lecture Series – Lecture on “AATMANIRBHAR BHARAT IN AVIATION– From Light Combat Aircraft to Regional Transport Aircraft Development” delivered by Dr Kota Harinarayana, FNAE, Former Director and Chief Designer of LCA.
    20. October 28, 2021 : INAE-BC Frontiers of Engineering webinar – Lecture on “Sensor Scaling for Intelligent Heterogeneous Systems” delivered by Prof. Navkant Baht of IISc Bangalore.
    21. November 24, 2021 : 7th SAMVAAD Lecture – an IIT Dharwad-INAE Bangalore Chapter Lecture Series – Lecture on “Empowering Students Through NEP” delivered by Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, AICTE.
    22. January 10, 2022 : INAE Bangalore Chapter jointly organized with The University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore the top agriculture university and Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore the Workshop on “Agricultural Technologies – Present and Future”, wherein lectures were delivered by the following speakers.
      1. Chindi Vasudevappa, Vice Chancellor, NIFTEM, Kundli, Haryana.
      2. C.R. Mehta, Director, ICAR- CIAE, Bhopal.
      3. M.S. Sheshshayee, UAS, Bangalore.
      4. Y. Narahari, IISc, Bangalore.
      5. S Sivakumar, Group Head-Agri and IT Businesses, ITC.
    23. January 28, 2022 : 8th SAMVAAD Lecture – an IIT Dharwad-INAE Bangalore Chapter Lecture Series – Lecture on “Floods in a Changing Climate : An Emerging Engineering Challenge” by Prof. P. P Mujumdar, Fellow of INAE, Chairman, ICWaR; Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
    24. February 23, 2022 : 9th SAMVAAD Lecture – an IIT Dharwad-INAE Bangalore Chapter Lecture Series – Lecture on “National Biofuel Policy & Initiatives-evolving ecosystem” by Shri Y. B. Ramakrishna, Member-Working Group on Bio Fuels, MoP&NG.
    25. March 30, 2022 : 10th SAMVAAD Lecture – an IIT Dharwad-INAE Bangalore Chapter Lecture Series – Lecture on “IIT System and Excellence-Issues and Concerns” by Professor SS Murthy, Adjunct Professor, NIAS, Bangalore and IIT Ropar.
    26. April 23, 2022 : Celebrated INAE Foundation Day wherein following four lectures were delivered by.
      1. Dr A.P Pratosh, Department of ECE, IISc, Bangalore on “Application of Deep Learning Methods in Health care and Behavioural Analysis”.
      2. Dr Umakanth Soni, ArtPark, IISc, Bangalore on “Opportunities for building AI & Robotics startups”.
      3. Dr L N Rao, Centre for Sustainable Technologies, IISc, Bangalore on “Gasification of Refuse Derived Fuel for value-added Products”.
      4. Prof. Monto Mani, Centre for Sustainable Technologies, IISc, Bangalore on “Sustainability challenges in the built environment”
    27. April 27, 2022 : 11th “SAMVAAD : an IIT Dharwad-INAE Bangalore Chapter Lecture Series” – Lecture on “Kaleidoscopic flow in a liquid pool due to falling drops” delivered by Prof. Gautam Biswas, FNAE, Professor and JC Bose National Fellow, Dept of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kanpur.
    28. May 25, 2022 : 12th “SAMVAAD – an IIT Dharwad-INAE Bangalore Chapter Lecture Series” – Lecture on “Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at IITs for AtmaNirbhar Bharat” delivered by Prof. Ashok Misra, FNAE, NASI Platinum Jubilee Chair Distinguished Professor, IISc., Bangalore and Former Director, IIT Bombay.