Institute Colloquia

  1. Wed, Nov 29, 2017,  New ways to probe Electrons in semiconductors by Prof. V. Venkataraman, Deapartment of Physics and Centre for Cryogenic Technology (Physical and Mathematical Sciences)
  2. Mon, Oct 30, 2017, ‘Bistability’ by Prof. G. K. Ananthasuresh Department of Mechanical Engineering (Interdisciplinary Research)
  3. Thu, Oct 12, 2017, ‘Synthesis of Natural Products Today and The Challenges of Tomorrow‘ by Prof. Tushar Kanti Chakraborty (Chemical Sciences)
  4. Thu, May 18 2017, ‘Sustainable approaches for utilization of mineral resources‘ by Prof. S Subramanian, Department of Materials Engineering (Mechanical Sciences)
  5. Mon, Apr 17, 2017, ‘Modelling for Industrial Biotechnology‘ by Prof. Jayant M Modak, Department of Chemical Engineering (Mechanical Sciences)
  6. Thu, Mar 30, 2017, ‘Seeking Copper, Striking Gold!‘ by Prof. A. G. Samuelson, Department of Inorganic and Physical chemistry (Chemical Sciences)
  7. Wed, Feb 22, 2017, ‘The pricing of corporate liabilities via options‘ by Prof. Mrinal K. Ghosh, Department of Mathematics (Physical & Mathematical Sciences)
  8. Fri, Jan 20, 2017: ‘PathShodh : A Journey from Science to Product’ by Prof Navakanta Bhat, Centre for Nano Science & Engineering (Interdisciplinary Research)
  9. Mon, Nov 21, 2016: ‘Optimization via Simulation by Prof. Shalabh Bhatnagar, Department of Computer Science and Automation(Electrical Sciences)
  10. Oct 24, 2016: ‘From genes to Natural Products and Back to Genes: A Journey across two kingdoms ‘ by Prof.  C Jayabaskaran, Department of Biochemistry (Biological Sciences)
  11. Wed, Apr 6, 2016, ‘Propagation of Elastic Waves in Nano Materials   and Structures‘ Prof. S. Gopalakrishnan,    Chairman, Department of Aerospace Engineering ( Mechanical Sciences)                                                           
  12. Wed, Mar 16, 2016, ‘Turning Science into Technology: Narratives of Some Exhilarating ExperiencesProf. Rudra Pratap, Centre for Nano Science and Engineering (CeNSE) (Interdisciplinary Research)
  13. Tue, Feb 16, 2016, ‘Realizing the Power of MIMO Signal Processing‘ Prof. K.V.S. Hari, Chairperson,  Department of Electrical Communication Engineering (Electrical Sciences)
  14. Wed, Jan 20, 2016, ‘Viruses and Humans:Living in symbiosis and pathogenesis -research from dirt to discoveriesProf. C Durga Rao, Department of  Microbiology & Cell Biology (Biological Sciences)
  15. Thu, Nov 12, 2015, ‘A Structural Chemistry for Boron:Prof. Eluvathingal D. Jemmis, Department of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry (Chemical Sciences)
  16. Wed, Oct 28, 2015, ‘Fiber bragg gratings: Sensors which can sense most anythingProf. S. Asokan, Dept. of Instrumentation and Applied Physics and Robert Bosch Centre for Cyber Physical Systems (Physical & Mathematical Sciences)
  17. Wed, Mar 4, 2015, ‘Finding patterns in sequential data: The frequent episodes approach in temporal data miningProf. P. S. Sastry, Department of Electrical Engineering (Electrical Sciences)
  18. Mon, Feb 16, 2015, ‘The tiger-lily talks: Codes for the making of a rice flowering stemProf. Usha Vijayaraghavan, Department of Microbiology and Cell Biology (Biological Sciences)
  19. Tue, Jan 20, 2015, ‘The Mysterious Magnetic Personality of  Our Sun‘ Prof. Arnab Rai Choudhuri, Department of  Physics (Physical & Mathematical Sciences)
  20. Thu, Jan 29, 2015, ‘Improving Programmability, Portability and Performance in Heterogeneous Accelerator-Based ArchitecturesProf. R. Govindarajan, Chairperson, Supercomputer Education and Research Centre (Interdisciplinary Research)
  21. Mon, Dec 8, 2014, ‘Next Generation Solar Thermal Technologies:   Sustainability in the Indian ContextProf. Pradip Dutta, Department of Mechanical Engineering (Mechanical Sciences)
  22. Fri, Nov 14, 2014, ‘Crystal Engineering: From Molecule to Crystal‘ Prof. G R Desiraju, Solid State and Structural Chemistry Unit (Chemical Sciences)
  23. Tue, Nov 19, 2013: ‘The Language of a living Cell:Cyclic Nucleotides and Beyond‘, Prof. Sandya Visveshwaraiah, Department of Molecular Reproduction Development & Genetics (Biological Sciences)
  24. Tue, Oct 29, 2013: ‘Transition to Turbulence‘, Prof. V Kumaran, Department of Chemical Engineering (Mechanical Sciences)
  25. Tue, Sep 24, 2013: ‘Vistas in Elementary Particle Physics‘, Prof. B. Ananthanarayan, Centre for High Energy Physics (Physical & Mathematical Sciences)
  26. Wed, April 3, 2013: ‘Towards Fiber Speeds in Wireless Communications‘, Prof. A. Chockalingam, Department of Electrical Communication Engineering (Electrical Sciences)
  27. Wed, Feb 27, 2013: ‘Light and Life : from Physics to Medicine‘, Prof. S. Umapathy, Department of Inorganic & Physical Chemistry (Chemical Sciences)
  28. Fri, Jan 18, 2013: ‘On Engineering Safe structures ‘, Prof. C S Manohar, Department of Civil Engineering(Earth & Environmental Sciences)
  29. Fri, Nov 9, 2012: ‘Protein folding, stability and vaccine design’, Prof. Raghavan Varadarajan, Molecular Biophysics Unit, (Biological Sciences)
  30. Tue, 30th Oct 2012: ‘Fracture in Brittle Systems‘, Prof. Vikram Jayram, Department of Materials Engineering, (Mechanical Sciences)
  31. Fri, 21st Sep 2012: ‘Are You Connected? Detecting Connectivity Patterns in Networks ‘, Prof. Govindan Rangarajan, Department of Mathematics, (Physical & Mathematical Sciences)
  32. Tue, 10th April 2012: ‘Wireless Communication with Multiple Antennas’, Prof. B. Sundar Rajan, Electrical Communication Engineering (Electrical Sciences)
  33. Tue, 28th Feb 2012: ‘Matter out of equilibrium: Swimming, Shaken, Stuck‘, Prof. Sriram Ramaswamy, Centre for Condensed Matter Theory, Department of Physics (Physical & Mathematical Sciences)
  34. Tue, 14th Feb 2012: ‘Random walks in Polymer Science‘, Prof. S. Ramakrishnan, Department of Inorganic & Physical Chemistry (Chemical Sciences)
  35. Fri, 27th Jan 2012: ‘Convective Cloud – Beauty and Beast in the Sky‘, Prof. G. S. Bhat, Chairperson, Centre for Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences (Earth and Environmental Sciences)
  36. Wed, 9th Nov 2011: ‘Ecology through an Elephant’s eyes’, Prof. R Sukumar, Chairperson, Centre for Ecological Sciences (Biological Sciences)
  37. Tue, 11th Oct 2011: ‘Fracture Behaviour of Bulk Metallic Glasses’, Prof. Narasimhan Ramarathnam, Chairperson, Department of Mechanical Engineering (Mechanical Sciences)
  38. Mon, 22nd Aug 2011: ‘Design of Synthetic Transporters of DNA’, Prof. Santanu Bhattacharya, Department of Organic Chemistry (Chemical Sciences )
  39. Thu, 16th June 2011: ‘Bits of the central dogma of molecular biology that bit us’, Prof. Umesh Varshney, Department of Microbiology & Cell Biology (Biological Sciences )
  40. Fri, 15th Apr 2011: ‘Differentiation’, Prof. Gadadhar Misra, Department of Mathematics (Physical & Mathematical Sciences )
  41. Mon, 24th Jan 2011: ‘The Role of Interfaces in the Strength and Ductility of Nanocrystalline Materials’, Prof. Atul H. Chokshi, Department of Materials Engineering (Mechanical Sciences)
  42. Fri, 19th Nov 2010: ‘High power AC motor drives: Status review and work at IISc’, Prof. V.T. Ranganathan, Department of Electrical Engineering (Electrical Sciences)
  43. Thu, 14th Oct 2010: ‘Hydrologic imapacts of climate change’, Prof. P.P. Mujumdar, Department of Civil Engineering (Earth and Environmental Sciences)
  44. Mon, 3rd May 2010: ‘Tracing the dark matter haloes of Galaxies’, Prof. Chanda J. Jog, Department of Physics (Physical and Mathematical Sciences)
  45. Tue, 27th April 2010: ‘Large is smaller than small’, Prof. B.K. Raghu Prasad, Department of Civil Engineering (Earth and Environmental Sciences)
  46. Mon, 29th March 2010: ‘Clustering Large Datasets’, Prof. M. Narasimha Murty, Department of Computer Science & Automation (Electrical Sciences)
  47. Mon, 8th Feb 2010: ‘Selfish Restriction Enzymes versus caring DNA repair enzymes’ , Prof. D. Narasimha Rao, Department of Biochemistry(& Chairman, Division of Biological Sciences) (Biological Sciences)
  48. Fri, 16th Oct 2009: ‘Building better Batteries’, Prof. A. K. Shukla, Solid State and Structural Chemistry Unit (Chemical Sciences)
  49. Wed, 30th Sep 2009: ‘Overview of Hypersonic and Shock Wave Research in High Enthalpy Aerodynamics Laboratory’ , Prof. K.P.J. Reddy, Department of Aerospace Engineering (Mechanical Sciences)
  50. Tue, 24th Mar 2009: ‘Physics in low dimensions: quantum wires, spin chains and fractional quantum numbers’ , Prof. Diptiman Sen, Centre for High Energy Physics (Physical & Mathematical Sciences)
  51. Thu, 12th Feb 2009: ‘Fracture: A hard nut to crack’ , Prof. K.R.Y. Simha, Department of Mechanical Engineering (Mechanical Sciences)
  52. Tue, 27th Jan 2009: ‘Mechanistic and functional insights into various Cellular DNS transactions’ , Prof. V. Nagaraja, Department of Microbiology & Cell Biology (Biological Sciences)
  53. Wed, 5th Nov 2008: ‘Host-Guest Chemistry in layered solids’, Prof. S. Vasudevan, Department of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry (Chemical Sciences)
  54. Tue, 7th Oct 2008: ‘Low-correlation sequences for CDMA’, Prof. P. Vijay Kumar, Department of Electrical Communication Engineering (Electrical Sciences)
  55. Wed, 30th April 2008: ‘Game Theoretic Problems in Electronic Commerce and Mechanism Design Solutions’, Prof. Y. Narahari, Department of Computer Science (Electrical Sciences)
  56. Fri, 29th Feb 2008: ‘Metal matrix micro and nano composites’, Prof. M.K. Surappa, Department of Materials Engineering (Mechanical Sciences)
  57. Fri, 11th Jan 2008: Cardiac Arrhythmias: What can we learn from numerical simulations? Prof. Rahul Pandit, Department of Physics (Mathematical and Physical Sciences)