A lecture by Didier Roux at 3.30pm at new Biological Sciences Building

Location: seminar Hall, Biological Sciences building

Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru-560012
Indian National Science Academy- French Academy Collaboration

Lecture Title : Fundamental research and innovation: the link between fundamental science and economic development

Speaker : Didier Roux
Collège de France : Chaire d’innovation Technologique Liliane Betancourt 2016-2017
Académie des Sciences,France

Date & Time : 16.10.2019 at 3.30pm

Venue : Biological Sciences, IISc.

Prof. Anurag Kumar, Director, IISc will preside

This talk will examine the link between fundamental research, inventions and innovations. For this we will discuss the history of Innovations in digital world that willtake us from Pascal’s calculating machine to the modern era of digital: that’s the great story. It will also be illustrated by the personal experience of the author in his life as a researcher in
statistical physics of complex fluids: that’s the little story. From these examples, we will draw conclusions about the richness and synergies between understanding fundamental science and economic development.

All are welcome

High Tea : 4.30pm