Engagements in Other Universities

Prof Priya Ranjan and Dr Anirban Ghosh delivered an invited lecture titled “Experimental Methods for Engineers” at the 5-Days Online Professional Development Programme by Amity University Noida.

DATE & TIME: December 21, 2020 - December 25, 2020
ORGANISING INSTITUTION: Amity University, Noida
TYPE: Professional Development Programme
BROCHURE: Brochure of the Workshop

Prof Priya Ranjan delivered the keynote address on “Gradient Descent for Deep Learning in R/Matlab” at the conference Communication, Cloud, and Big Data (CCB)-2020.

DATE & TIME: December 18, 2020
ORGANISING INSTITUTION: Communication, Cloud, and Big Data (CCB)-2020 at Majitar, Sikkim
TYPE: Conference

Dr. V. Udaya Sankar delivered an invited talk titled 'Start from the Scratch' at The Creative Society project.

ORGANISING INSTITUTION: The Creative Society project in association with ALLATRA International Public Movement
TYPE: Invited Talk
Watch the Interview: Watch the interview on YouTube

The Creative Society project has been launched on the platform of ALLATRA International Public Movement, initiated by the people and for the people in order to change the format of our society from the consumer-oriented to a creative one. As part of this project, They meet people all around the world to ask for their opinion and strategy for the creative society. A society is where each and every person lives happily and prosperously. As a part of this project they interviewed Dr V Udaya Sankar about his opinion on "How will the science and technological spheres look like when Human life is the highest value in society? How do we see education in Creative society, so that every person could develop their best skills and talents? What values should be taught to up-bring a real Human?"

Dr. Sujith Kalluri delivered an invited lecture titled 'Footprint of Micro/Nano Engineering in Energy Storage Applications' at a 5-day e-workshop on Emerging Applications of Nanotechnology.

DATE & TIME: August 10, 2020 - August 14, 2020
ORGANISING INSTITUTION: M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore
TYPE: Workshop
BROCHURE:Brochure of the Workshop

Prof Priya Ranjan chaired the Technical Session-5 at the 2nd International Conference on Future Learning Aspects of Mechanical Engineering (FLAME - 2020).

DATE & TIME: August 05, 2020 - August 07, 2020
ORGANISING INSTITUTION: Department of Mechanical Engineering, Amity University Uttar Pradesh.
TYPE: International Conference
BROCHURE:Brochure of the Conference

Professor Priya Ranjan delivered a keynote lecture titled “Convex optimization and Stochastic Gradient Descent as Engine of Deep Learning” at ICAIR- 2020.

DATE & TIME: July 26, 2020; 10:30 am
ORGANISING INSTITUTION: International Conference on Advancement in Interdisciplinary Research
TYPE: International Conference
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In this work Dr Priya Ranjan demonstrated the role of numerical R/Matlab based optimization techniques in Deep Learning using some simple examples. Under this renewed context of deep learning,  basic notion of Gradient Descent algorithm was shown to be of interest in the framework of largely smooth optimization for both constrained and unconstrained cases.  Further, role of convexity in optimization was highlighted and  noisy version of Gradient Descent was illustrated towards minimizing the error function which appears naturally in the course of Deep learning. Primitive computational techniques and algorithmic implementations were also hinted at. Some hands on examples regarding these optimization schemes and their application to deep learning were demonstrated in action.

Workshop on "AI for Healthcare"

Workshop on "5G: Looking into the future"

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