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. Nov 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. 24th June 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. 25th June 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 (to be held).