Special Lectures / Institute Lectures

  • Jayant V. Narlikar, A Critique of Big Bang Cosmology, 4 April 2008
  • Gulzar, Saahitya ke Jharokhe se Vigyan ki Rangoli, 28 Aug 2008
  • Klaus Mullen, Molecular Electronics, 23 Oct 2008
  • Sandip Pakvasa, Neutrions: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, 2 April 2009
  • M. G. K. Menon, Homi Bhabha’s life and work, 23 June 2009
  • M. S. Valiathan, Vagbhata – physician, poet and preceptor extraordinary, 16 Sep 2009
  • T. V. Ramakrishnan, Superconductivity: Yesterday, today & tomorrow, 14 Oct 2009
  • Peter J. Gregson, The technical challenges facing air transport in the 21st century, 26 Nov 2009
  • Charles M. Vest, Engineering education in the 21st century, 19 Jan 2010
  • Eric A. Cornell, How symmetric is the electron? Looking for out-of-Roundness of 10-15 femtometers, 5 March 2010
  • Uriel Frisch, Turbulence: Scaling and beyond. Can field theory and statistical physics help?, 21 Dec 2010
  • Richard G. M. Morris, The making, keeping and loosing memories, 16 Jan 2012
  • Harald zur Hausen, Infectious causes of Human Cancers, 24 Jan 2012
  • Shinya Yamanaka, Induction of Pluripotency by Defined Factors, 31 Jan 2012
  • Peter C. Doherty, Science Protects Humanity: Adventures in Infection & Immunity, 12 Mar 2012
  • R. A. Marcus, Electron Transfer Reaction Theory in Chemistry —from the Isotopic Exchange Reactions of the 1940s and 1950s to the Modern Solar Energy Conversion Era, 8 Nov 2012
  • Vishwamohan Tiwari, Technical Lecture in Hindi—Aircraft Design in Ancient India, 30 Jan 2013
  • Michael Norman, Discovering the First Stars and Galaxies in a Supercomputer, 29 June 2015
  • Prof. Arnab Ra i Choudhuri The Mysterious Magnetic Personality of our sun, 20th Jan 2015.
  • Prof. R. Govindarajan, Improving Programmability, Portability and Performance in Heterogeneous Accelerator-Based Architectures, 29th Jan 2015.
  • Prof. Usha Vijayraghavan, The tiger-lily talks: Codes for the making of a rice flowering stem, 24th Feb 2015.
  • Prof. P. S. Sastry, Finding patterns in sequential data: the frequentepisodes approach in temporal data mining, 4th March 2015.
  • Prof. Eluvathingal D Jemmis, A Structural Chemistry for Boron: Boranes,Boron, Metal Borides, Boron-Fullerenesand nanotubes,12th Nov 2015.
  • Prof. S. Asokan, Fiber Bragg Gratings: Sensors which cansense most anything, 28th Oct 2015.
  • Prof. C. Durga Rao, Viruses and Humans: Living in symbiosis andpathogenesis –research from dirt to discoveries, 20th January2016.
  • Prof. K. V. S. Hari, Realizing the Power of MIMO Signal Processing, 16th February 2016.
  • Prof. Rudra Pratap, Turning Science into Technology: Narratives of Some Exhilarating Experiences, 6thMarch 2016.
  • Prof. S. Gopalakrishnan, Wave Propagation in Nanomaterials andStructures, 6th April 2016.