RISE 2018
Feb 16 - Feb 18, 2018

Research, Innovation, Society and Entrepreneurship (RISE) was held during Feb 16-18, 2018.

February 16, 2018: Ph.D. Colloquium and IMACX- Summit under RISE 2018 were inaugurated on16th February by Prof. S. Sadagopan, Director, IIIT Bangalore, along with the Keynote speaker of the Ph.D. colloquium Dr. Aditya Rachakonda, a Senior Data Scientist, Flipkart.

Prof. Sadagopan gave an introductory talk on 'Research-led Social Innovation and Safe City Solutions' where he stressed the need of 'Safety' in every Research and Innovation that aims at improving the urban life. Safety cannot and should not be seen in isolation.

February 17, 2018: Open House and I-MACX workshop were held on the second day of the event. The aim of the Open House was to inform students, faculty, and corporate employees about the research being conducted by our faculty in various domains. Two parallel lecture sessions were organised, with one focusing on the research in specific labs and centres in the Institute, such as the E-Health Research Centre, and the second on giving an overview of the nature of problems being researched in domains such as Data Sciences and IT & Society. A poster session, which saw over 40 posters and exhibits, prepared by our students, was also organised as part of the Open House.

Professor U B Desai, Director, IIT Hyderabad, delivered the keynote address in the Open House; his lecture was focused towards students who are aspiring for a career in research or those who are in the early stages of their research.

February 18, 2018: Some of our Students were showcased their work at Open Studio held on the 3rd day of the event.

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