Since inception NIIT University has been a pioneer in introducing innovative ideas in higher education. This year, NIIT University has launched a month long Head Start programme for the fresh batch of BTech students. The objective behind this unique programme is to help the new batch of students to integrate with the campus life. The Head Start programme exclusively comprise special teaching sessions for students to prepare them better in core subject areas as in Mathematics, Electrical Sciences, Programming, Communication Skills and Learning to Learn so that they can take up the academic challenge once the semester begins. To foster holistic development, multi-dimensional facets of intellectual brain storming sessions, discussions, theatre, music, photography, creative writing, sports, nature walks, and many more, are a part of the daily activities for students during this month.
A novel attribute of the Head-Start programme is the Invited Talk Session by eminent Guest Speakers, who are stellar academicians and / or renounced industrialists.
Professor Panwar is a faculty member at IIT Delhi in the area of in the Centre for Applied Research in Electronics. Presently Prof Panwar is consultant to Biomorphic USA on the modeling of CMOS pixels for imaging applications. Prof Panwar is associated with international universities as in Delft Institute of Microelectronics and Sub-micron Technology, Netherlands, University of McMaster Canada, University of Regina Canada. Prof Panwar is also closely related with senior Professors from Stanford University and Harvard University, USA
Title of the talk:
Facets of Education: Excellence or Success
Heuristic Approach for going from basics to front end research.
Here is the talk:
Professor S.K Pandey
Professor S.K Pandey is currently the Vice Chancellor of Ravi Shankar Shukla University, Raipur. An eminent scientist of current times, professor Pandey’s research lies in the area of Astronomy and Astro Physics with specialization on Surface Photometry of Galaxies variable Stars and Image Processing. An extremely gifted teacher, an illustrious academician, he is instrumental in transforming Raipur University in its present glorious repute.
Title of the talk – Our Universe
You can find the talk here:
Dr. Sumeet Agarwal
Dr. Sumeet Agarwal completed his B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering from IIT Kanpur in 2006, specializing in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. After spending an year at IBM Research in Delhi, he went to the University of Oxford to pursue a Ph.D. at the interface of Physics, Engineering, and Biology. Currently, he is working as an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at IIT Delhi.