Distinguished Lectures

19 Feb 2020

Prof. Petri Toiviainen,University of Jyväskylä gave a talk on Machine Learning in Music Research.

6 Jan 2020

Prof. Amit Sheth, an educator, researcher, and entrepreneur gave a talk on Knowledge Graphs and their central role in big data processing: Past, Present, and Future.

13 Nov 2019

Prof. Martin Banks, University of California, Berkeley gave a talk on Picture Perception.

24 Sep 2019

Prof. Raghu Santanam, Arizona State University gave a talk on AI & Future of Work

19 Aug 2019

Prof. Takayuki Arai, Sophia University, Japan gave a talk on Introduction to Speech Science with Vocal-tract Models.

14 Aug 2019

Prof. Raymond M Klein, Dalhousie University, Canada gave a talk on Applications of Experimental Psychology to Real World Problems.

3 Apr 2019

Dr. Richard Socher, Chief Scientist – Salesforce gave a talk on The Natural Language Decathlon (DecaNLP).

18 Mar 2019

Mr. Manoj Saxena, Executive Chairman of CognitiveScale and founding Managing Director of The Entrepreneurs' Fund IV gave a talk on Ethics in AI Design.

2 Jan 2019

Prof. Andrew Zisserman, University of Oxford gave a talk on Learning from Sight and Sound.

23 Oct 2018

Prof. Anil Jain, Michigan State University gave a talk on Fingerprints 75 billion-class recognition problem.

7 Sept 2019

Prof. Shmuel Peleg, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem gave a talk on Audio Visual Speech Enhancement.

11 Jul 2018

Prof. Joydeep Ghosh, University of Texas, Austin gave a talk on AI/ML for Personalized Healthcare: Attaining “segments of one” from Electronic Health Records.

6 Mar 2018

Prof. Rama Chellappa, University of Maryland, College Park gave a talk on The Upending of 5 decades of Computer Vision Research – Deep Representations, Big Data and GPUs.

15 Feb 2018

Martin Edward Hellman, Stanford University gave a talk on The Evolution of Public Key Cryptology.

13 Dec 2017

Risto Miikkulainen, University of Texas gave a talk on Evolution of Neural Networks.

6 Nov 2017

Dr. Adrian Kaehler, CEO and Founder of Giant AI, California gave a talk on Recent Advances in Artificial Intelligence.

6 Oct 2017

Prof. Jim Foley, Georgia Tech gave a talk on A Computer Graphics Grand Challenge: How Real is Real Enough?

16 Sept 2017

Prof. Jitendra Malik, University of California, Berkeley gave a talk on Deep Visual Understanding from Deep Learning.

4 Sept 2017

Mr. Thodur Madabusi Krishna, Carnatic vocalist gave a talk on Privacy and the Public Gaze - a Singer's Reflection.

1 Sept 2017

Prof. Jaime G. Carbonell, Carnegie Mellon, USA gave a talk on Advances in Machine Learning and Big Data with Industrial Applications.

11 April 2017

Dr. P Anandan gave a talk on How Data Science, Machine Learning, and AI are Transforming the Consumer Experience.

7 Mar 2017

Prof. Mahan Maharaj gave a talk on Geometry and Chaos.

3 Mar 2017

Prof. Anand Teltumbde gave a talk on India’s Democratic Deficit: The Post-Colonial Assessment.

27 Feb 2017

Prof. Mark S Fox gave a talk on An AI Approach to Measuring Social Good.

9 Feb 2017

Prof. Nivedita Menon, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi gave a talk on Is Science a 'Culture'? Feminist deconstruction of objectivity.

5 Jan 2017

Prof. Nandini Sundar, Delhi University gave a talk on Not human, not animal: Does India have room for the Adivasi.

2 Nov 2016

Padma Shri Dr. Neelam Mansingh Chowdhry gave a talk on Navigating spaces: The role of theatre in society.

24 Jan 2015

Prof. Raj Reddy, Carnegie Mellon University gave a talk on Who Invented the Computer? Babbage, Atanasoff, Zuse, Turing or Von Neumann?

13 Dec 2014

Mr. Ram D Sriram, National Institute of Standards and Technology gave a talk on Smart Networked Systems and Societies: Research Challenges.

11 Oct 2014

Prof. C V R Murty, Director, IIT Jodhpur gave a talk on Helping India Build its Own Houses.

30 Sep 2014

Prof. M Valiathan Ch M, cardio-thoracic surgeon gave a talk on The Call of Ayurveda for the Scientist.

04 Sep 2014

Dr. Sumit Roy, University of Washington gave a talk on White Space Networking: Integrated Sensing and Database Architecture.

18 Apr 2014

Prof. R Narayana Iyengar, IISc Bangalore gave a talk on Engineering Heritage of Ancient India: Historical Overview.

03 Feb 2014

Prof. Madhav Dhananjaya Gadgil, Indian ecologist, academic, writer, columnist and the founder of the Centre for Ecological Sciences gave a talk on Towards a Cooperative Commonwealth of Knowledge.

09 Jan 2014

Prof. Sridhara Rao Dasu, University of Wisconsin-Madison gave a talk on Discovery of the Higgs Boson.

15 Oct 2012

Dr. Sandeep Pandey, Indian social activist and co-founder of Asha for Education gave a talk on Strengthening Democracy at grassroots in India.

3 Mar 2012

Dr. V K Saraswat, Director General of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and the Chief Scientific Advisor to the Indian Minister of Defence gave a talk on Cyber Warfare and Cryptography.

27 Jan 2012

Dr. Koichi Asatani, Nankai University gave a talk on Trends in NGN and Its Issues.

29 Aug 2011

Prof. Anil Sadgopal, educationist and activist gave a talk on Neo-Liberal Assault on Education: Undoing Freedom Movement's Aspirations and Vision of the Constitution.

30 Mar 2011

Justice Yatindra Singh, former Chief Justice of the Chhattisgarh High Court gave a talk on Open Source Open Format - Allahabad High Court Experience.

14 Sep 2010

Shri Vibhuti Narain Rai, writer, novelist, activist, translator, Director general of police gave a talk on Communalism and the Role of State.

2 Aug 2010

Dr. V John Mathews, Oregon State University gave a talk on Signal Processing Applications in Maternal-Fetal Healthcare.

16 Jul 2010

Shrikanth Narayanan, University of Southern California gave a talk on Enriched Spoken Language Processing and Applications.

27 Aug 2009

Dr. P Namperumalsamy, ophthalmologist gave a talk on Information Technology in Eye Care: Aravind Model.

22 Jul 2009

Prof. P Balaram, IISc Bangalore gave a talk on Research and Higher Education: Indian Challenges.

14 Jul 2009

Shri Govind Mishra, Hindi novelist and 2008 Sahitya Academy Award Winner gave a talk on Technological heights and human existence.

17 Mar 2009

Prof. Prabhakar Raghavan, IBM Research gave a talk on Hard science problems at the core of web search.

18 Feb 2009

Prof. Len Bass, Software Engineering Institute (SEI), USA gave a talk on Principles of Software Architecture and Design.

10 Feb 2009

Shri Yechury Sitaram, gave a talk on Global slowdown and impact on IT in India.

22 Nov 2008

A Paulraj gave a talk on High Technology in India: Transforming a Consumer into a Producer.

20 Oct 2008

Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam gave a talk on Dynamics of Societal Transformation.

30 Sept 2008

Dr. Rick Rashid, Microsoft gave a talk on IIITH Tenth Anniversary Distinguished Lecture Series.

29 Sept 2008

Prof. John Hopcroft gave a talk on Computer Science in the Future.

1 Nov 2007

Dr. Mangalampalli Balamuralikrishna gave a talk on How to Appreciate Music?

2 Nov 2006

Dr. Shyam G Dhande gave a talk on A perspective view of IT.

22 Mar 2005

Prof. Watts S Humphrey gave a talk on Can programming be fun?

11 Mar 2005

Shri Kiran Karnik gave a talk on Importance of Research for Competitiveness in IT.

3 Dec 2004

Prof. Raj Reddy, Carnegie Mellon University gave a talk on To Err is Human: Computational Limits to Human Thinking and the Implications for the Design of Human Centered Interfaces.