First Lecture of Celebrities and Celebrations (CAC) on Albert Einstein

FIRST CAC Lecture on Albert Einstein

March 14, 1879 Einstein was born and “everything was Light”. He changed the fundamental understanding of the world. He turned upside down some of the ideas that were prevalent for over 200 years. He showed a new direction and showed that the past understanding was an approximation to the new understanding. He also introduced so many new ideas that Physics was totally redefined after 1905. We are literally seeing the vibrations of his theory even now. We start celebrating his life on March 14, 2019, 140 years after the birth of a millennium giant.


About the Speaker

Dr. H.S. Jamadagni was a Senior Professor at the Department of Electronic Systems Engineering which formerly the Center for Electronics Design and Technology (CEDT) at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore – which is also his alma mater. H. S. Jamadagni has been a visiting faculty at Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland, and Kaiserslautern University, Germany. He is closely associated with companies like Texas Instruments, Boeing, Xilinx and Freescale. He is a part and parcel of several projects and initiatives in the industry and the Government. He is a co-founder of a communication solutions start up – ESQUBE. Until recently was a member of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). He is one of the key mentors for the Intel Higher Education program in India and was the program coordinator for various Intel workshops and research programs. He is the force and the key driver for the Intel Internet Exchange Architecture® Program in India. He is a foremost a teacher, product developer, researcher, industrial consultant and one of the main coordinators of the national education publications in India and a mentor to many a research student. His current interests lies in the areas of application of hybrid wireless networks, embedded systems, energy management, wildlife studies and natural farming. He has published several papers in these areas.

Thursday, March 14, 2019
PESU, Bengaluru
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