Distinguished Lectures

11 July 2022

Prof. Alison Noble, University of Oxford gave a distinguished lecture on The emergence of sonography data science.

10 August 2021

Prof. Qing Zhao, Cornell University gave a Distinguished Lecture on Random Walk on a Tree for Stochastic Optimization and Learning.

6 July 2021

Prof. Sudip Mitra, IIT Kharagpur gave IEEE ComSoc Virtual Distinguish Lecture on e-Health: From Wearables to Diagnostic systems.

30 Mar 2021

Prof. Soumen Chakrabarti, IIT Bombay gave an online KCIS distinguished lecture on Graph Neural Networks and Knowledge Graph Completion.

19 Mar 2021

Prof. Devi Parikh, School of Interactive Computing, Georgia Tech, Facebook AI Research gave an online KCIS distinguished lecture on AI for Multimodal Understanding, Creativity, and Science.

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.

4 Aug 2008

Dr. Sandeep Pandey, Indian social activist and co-founder of Asha for Education gave a talk on Right to Information and Social Action

24 Mar 2007

Dr. Prahlada, gave a talk on Research and Innovation for Survival, Sustenance and Growth

1 Nov 2007

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

2 Nov 2006

Dr. Sanjay Govind Dhande gave a talk on A perspective view of IT.

29 Oct 2005

Prof. U R Rao, gave a talk on Challenges and Opportunities in Space Research

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.