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Golden Jubilee Lecture Series at IIT Kharagpur

Golden Jubilee Lecture Series at IIT Kharagpur

IIT Kharagpur is celebrating its Golden Jubilee (50 Years) from August 2001--Aug 2002. You can find information about special events at http://www.iitkgp.ernet.in/gj/ .

IIT Foundation is pleased to announce the "Golden Jubilee lecture series" at IIT Kharagpur. This program is financially supported by IIT Foundation.

Starting on January 2, 2002, ten internationally renowned experts (including some Nobel Laureates) are scheduled to deliver lectures at IIT Kharagpur over a period of four months.

All of the lectures will be held in the Netaji Auditorium at IIT.

Schedule of lectures
Lecturer Topic Time and Date
Prof. Ananda Mohan Chakrabarty
Distinguished University Professor
Microbiology & Immunology
University of Illinois
Chicago, Illinois, USA
A Personal Perspective on Biotechnology:
Past, Present and the Future.
2nd January, 2002
Prof. Walter Kohn
Department of Physics
University of California
Santa Barbara, California, USA
Science at the Turn of the Century:
Electronic Structure of Matter Wave Functions and Density Functionals
4th January, 2002
Prof. E. C. George Sudarshan
Department of Physics
University of Texas
Austin, Texas, USA
The Making of a Scientist 4:30pm
9th January, 2002
Prof. Merton C. Flemings
Faculty Director, Lemelson-MIT Program
Toyota Professor Emeritus of Materials Processing
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Developments in Materials Science Education and Research 4:30pm
31st January, 2002
Prof. J. George Bednorz
IBM Research Laboratory
Zurich, Switzerland
Perovskites: The Revival of a Scientific Goldmine 4:30pm
13th February, 2002
Prof. Tony Leggett
Department of Physics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, Illinois, USA
Does the everyday world really obey quantum mechanics? 4:30pm
18th February, 2002
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Manabu Kiuchi
Professor Emeritus of Tokyo University
Tokyo, Japan
To be announced 4:30pm
20th February, 2002
Prof. Paolo Dario[English Translation of page by Google]
Professor of Biomedical Engineering, President-Elect
IEEE Robotics & Automation Society
Scuola Superiore Sant' Annai, Pisa, Italy
To be announced 4:30pm
7th March, 2002
Prof. C. N. R. Rao
FRS, Linus Pauling Research Professor & Honorary President
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
Bangalore, India
Science and Technology of Nanomaterials 4:30pm
15th April, 2002
Prof. Masao Ito
Director, Brain Science Institute
Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN)
Saitama, Japan
What can we expect for Sciences of the Brain? 4:30pm
3rd April, 2002

Updated 2nd Jan, 2002