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Talk by Ramesh Raskar, MIT Media Lab – 6th July

Mark your calendars. This is an event you cannot miss.

Ramesh Raskar, Associate Professor at MIT Media Lab (that’s Massachusetts Institute of Technology, not Pune’s MIT), considered one of the top young innovators in the world, is in town, and we’re taking this opportunity to have him give a talk. The talk is at 5:45pm on Wednesday, 6th July, at the Venture Center, in NCL, Pashan. He will talk about various topics including:

  • Netra, the mobile phone based eye exam for developing countries,
  • His other work in the field of computational vision and imaging,
  • His initiatives in India and Pune,
  • Help/Collaborations he is looking for from people organizations in India
  • MIT Media Labs, commercializing inventions, the startup ecosystem in Boston.

This will be followed by time for discussions and networking

About Ramesh Raskar

Ramesh Raskar is the head of MIT Media Lab’s Camera Culture research group. His research interests span the fields of computational photography, inverse problems in imaging, and human-computer interaction. Recent inventions include transient imaging to look around a corner, a next-generation CAT-scan machine, imperceptible markers for motion capture (Prakash), long-distance barcodes (Bokode), touch + hover 3D interaction displays (BiDi screen), low-cost eye care devices (NETRA) and new theoretical models to augment light fields (ALF) to represent wave phenomena.

Awards and Honours for Ramesh Raskar:

  • Top young innovator under 35, from MIT Technology Review in 2004
  • Top 20 Indian technology innovators, from Global Indus Technovator Awards, MIT, 2003
  • Sloan Research Fellowship, 2009
  • DARPA Young Faculty award, 2010
  • 40 US patents
  • 4 Mitsubishi Electric Invention awards

Fees and Registration

This event is free and open for anybody to attend. No registration required

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2 thoughts on “Talk by Ramesh Raskar, MIT Media Lab – 6th July”

  1. Sreekanth says:

    Good to know about this.

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