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Talk and Interactive Session with Prof. A. Paulraj on High Technology and India's imperatives

(An IIT Alumni Centre Exclusive Event)


Topic for the evening: High Technology for Mass Market. Prof. Arogyaswami Paulraj is a Distinguished Alumnus of IIT Delhi, Professor (Emeritus), Dept. of Elect. Engg., Stanford University. The lecture will be interactive and very interesting.

Date: January 8, 2014 (Wednesday)
Venue: Bangalore International Centre, Bengaluru
Schedule: 6.30pm

Professor Emeritus Arogyaswami Paulraj, Stanford University, is a pioneer of MIMO wireless communications, a technology break through that enables improved wireless performance. MIMO is now incorporated into all new wireless systems. Paulraj is the author of over 400 research papers, two text books and a co-inventor in 52 US patents.

Paulraj has won over a dozen awards in the US, notably the IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal, the top award for telecommunications technology pioneers. He is a fellow of seven scientific academies including the US National Academy of Engineering and the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences. He is a fellow of IEEE and AAAS.

Prof. Paulraj has definite ideas about what India needs.

"I believe India needs to be more aggressive in building a high-tech industry that addresses our mass market needs - telecom, computing, civil jets, precision instruments,..Not so much to become self-reliant as to become an equal partner with other leading countries in what is becoming a global enterprise. This talk will raise some questions to provoke some discussion."

He will bring in these subjects and other thought provoking ones during his lecture that promises to be a treat for IIT Alumni and anyone interested in technology and India's future in the high-tech industries.

Prof Paulraj has promised to make this a very interactive and interesting session.

Free for members


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