GIAN (Global Initiative for Academic Networks) enables bringing distinguished foreign faculty to give short courses in Indian educational institutions.

Candidates who wish to participate has to register themselves on the GIAN portal, first and then on the course registration page

The following is the list of GIAN courses hosted in IISc and coordinated by IISc faculty.

Upcoming Courses

New approaches in tuberculosis research and drug development” by Prof. Christoph Grundner of Center for Infectious Disease Research, Seattle [Course coordinator: Prof. Amit Singh] Schedule: Dec 11 – 15, 2017

“Kinetics and Modeling of Iron-making Blast Furnace” by Prof. Hiroshi Nogami of Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials at Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan [Course Coordinator: Prof. Govind S Gupta] Schedule: Dec 18 – 22, 2017.

Formal Verification of Cyber Physical Systems” by Prof. Pavithra Prabhakar of Kansas State University, USA. [Course coordinator: Deepak D’Souza, CSA Department, IISc.] Schedule: Jan 8 – 12, 2018

Topological Derivative: Theory and Applications” by Prof. Andre Novotny of National Laboratory for Scientific Computing, Petropolis, Brazil. [Course coordinators: G. K. Ananthasuresh and A. K. Nandakumaran] Schedule: Jan 15 – 20, 2018

Past Courses

Atomization and sprays in Gas Turbine Applications” by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Cameron Tropea of Institute for Fluid Dynamics and Aerodynamics, TU-Darmstadt [Course Coordinator: Prof. Saptarshi Basu] Schedule: Nov 12 – 17, 2017

Molecular View for Polymer Rheology” by Prof. Hiroshi Watanabe of Institute of Chemical Research, Kyoto University [Course Coordinator: Prof. Suryasarathi Bose] Schedule: Dec 05 – 10, 2016

Basics and Application of Phase Field Modelling in Materials Science” by Prof. Mathis Plapp of Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, France [Course Coordinator: Prof. Abhik N Choudhury] Schedule: Dec 05 – 09, 2016

Process Metallurgy for 2016 and Beyond” by Prof. Seshadri Seetharaman of Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden [Course Cordinator: Prof. T.A. Abinandanan] Schedule: Jun 27 –  Jul 08, 2016