Science Conclave Wednesday, 10 January to Friday, 12 January 2018 Program Schedule
Wednesday, 10 January 2018
09.00 am to 09.30 am Registration
09.30 am to 09.45 am Invocation
Welcome and Introduction: Dr. Pratibha Jolly
Principal Miranda House and PI DSKC
09.45 am to 11.00 am Inaugural Keynote:
Navigating Scientific Complexity by Common Sense
Dr. Ashutosh Sharma
Secretary, Department of Science and Technology
11.00 am to 11.30 am Tea Break
11.30 am to 12.45 pm Interactive Talk:
Bridging Academic R&D with Product Innovation - Few Case Studies and a Way Forward...
Dr. Ramgopal Rao
Director, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
12.45 am to 01.30 pm Lunch Break
01.30 pm to 02.45 pm Interactive Talk:
Gravitational Wave Detection Opens a New Era in Astronomy
Dr. Archana Pai
Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai
02.45 pm to 04.00 pm Interactive Talk:
Another Kind of Matter: Soft, Athermal, Disordered and Driven
Dr. Sabhyasachi Bhattacharya
Professor, Ashoka University & Former Director, TIFR
04.00 pm Tea
Thursday, 11 January 2018
09.30 am to 10.45 am Interactive Talk:
Human Genetics: From Phenotype to Genotype, and Back!
Dr. S. Ganesh
Biological Sciences & Bioengineering Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
10.45 am to 11.15 am Tea
11.15 am to 12.30 pm Interactive Talk:
Dr. Amit Sharma
Malaria: A Biomarker for National Development
International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), Delhi
12.30 pm to 01.15 pm Lunch
01.15 pm to 02.30 pm Interactive Talk:
The Clock that Times us: The Story of How Flies Helped to Solve a Mystery
Dr. Sheeba Vasu
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bengaluru
02.30 pm to 03.45 pm Interactive Talk:
NMR: From Moleules to Human Behaviour
Dr. Subhash Khusu
03.45 pm Tea
Friday, 12 January 2018
09.15 am to 10.30 am Interactive Talk:
Discipline-Culture Approach to Physics Education - Implications to Content Knowledge and Epistemology
Dr. Igal Galili
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
10.30 am to 11.00 am Tea
11.00 am to 12.15 pm Interactive Talk:
Enjoying a Three Way Marriage - A Story of Maths, Biology, and Medicine
Dr. Anurag Agrawal
Director, CSIR Institute of Genomics & Integrative Biology (IGIB), Delhi
12:15 pm to 01.30 pm Interactive Talk:
Using Machine Learning and Satellite Images to Monitor Economic Development?
Dr. Subhashish Bannerjee
Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
01.30 pm to 02.15 pm Lunch
02.15 pm to 03.30 pm Interactive Talk:
Computing with Quantum Mechanics
Dr. Rajamani Vijayraghavan
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai
03.30 pm Tea