University Distinguished Lecture Series 01: Prof Ajay K Sood on “Doing Science Without Borders”

SRM University-AP, Andhra Pradesh is organizing University Distinguished Lecture Series. The first edition of the series is arranged on October 17, 2020, at 3 p.m., where Prof Ajay K Sood, Fellow of the Royal Society, FRS and Honorary Professor, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, will be delivering a lecture on “Doing Science Without Borders”. In the recent times, humanity is facing several challenges such as the Covid-19 pandemic, climate change, and energy and food crises. Scientific and evidence-based inputs from various disciplines of natural science, engineering, as well as humanities is essential for the world to thrive.

This inter-disciplinary approach with active collaboration amongst experts across different spheres will assist in synthesizing a complete understanding of the issues. Prof Ajay K Sood will speak on his recent works such as “Emergent phenomena of flocking seen in birds, fishes and humans”, “Machine learning in understanding a few century-old problem of devitrification of glasses”, and “Making of nanoscale bacterial heat engines”. Drawing examples from his aforementioned works, Prof Ajay K Sood will narrate the power of collaboration in doing creative basic science.

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