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Distinguished Lectures                                                                                                                                                                                   Distinguished Lectures

          Lessons in Personal Excellence - May 2017

          Mr. Sanjay Koul - Country Manager, Apple India

          Mr. Sanjay Koul, Country Manager,
          Apple India visited the MIET cam-
          pus and delivered a Distinguished
          Lecture  on  Lessons  in  Personal
          Excellence  which  was  deeply
          appreciated by over 250 students
          and  faculty  members.  The  audi-
          ence listened with rapt attention as
          Mr. Koul retraced his journey as a                                                                                     Prof. Dinesh K Pandya - IIT Delhi Dr. Manoj Saxena - Member IEEE
          school student at Model Academy
                                                                                                                                 Advances in Engineering - 5th May, 2017                 Research in Electron Devices - 29th Aug., 2017
          in Jammu and the key lessons he
          learnt  along  the  way.    He    also                                                                                 Prof.  Dinesh  K.  Pandya,  IIT  Delhi  delivered  a    The  Department  of  Electronics  and  Communication
          shared    insights    on  important                                                                                    Distinguished Lecture on "Advances in Engineering” for   Engineering  organized  the  IEEE  EDS  Distinguished
          attitudinal  and  personality  traits                                                                                  the  1st  year  students  at  MIET.  The  objective  of  the   Lecture which was delivered by Prof. Manoj Saxena,
          that  are  necessary  to  achieve                                                                                      lecture  was  to  inspire  students  by  highlighting  the   Delhi University who is also a Senior Member, IEEE and
          success  in  the  highly  competitive                                                                                  wonders  of  engineering  and  technology  and  its     Vice-Chair  EDS  Society.  Dr  Saxena  covered  recent
          corporate  world.                                                                                                      tremendous impact on the progress and evolution of      trends in electron devices fabrication and simulation
                                                                                                                                 the entire human race.                                  with focus on practical applications.

          Advances in Cognitive Technology  - May 2017

          Dr. Gargi Dasgupta - Senior Manager, IBM Research Center, India

          Dr.  Gargi  Banerjee  Dasgupta,
          Senior  Research  Manager,  IBM
          Research, India delivered the ACM
          Distinguished  Lecture  on  “Cogni-
          tive Computing” covering aspects
          of  articial  intelligence,  machine
          and  deep  learning,  natural  lan-
          guage  processing  and  sentiment
                                                                                                                                 Prof. Rajiv R Thakur - IIM Jammu                       Mr. O P Vidyarthi - Director EERS
          analysis  for  over  200  CSE  and  IT
          students  and  faculty  members  at
                                                                                                                                 Case Study Analysis - 3rd Nov., 2017                   Environment and Technology - 21st April 2017
          MIET. Dr. Gargi received her PhD in
          Computer  Science  from  the                                                                                           Prof.  Rajiv  R.  Thakur,  IIM  Jammu  delivered  a     Mr. O.P. Vidyarthi (IFS), Sahitya Akademi Awardee and
          University  of  Maryland  Baltimore                                                                                    Distinguished Lecture on Case-Study Analysis for over   Director  EERS,  J&K  Govt.  delivered  a  Distinguished
          County, USA in 2003. She has been                                                                                      120  students  from  the  School  of  Management  and   Lecture  on  "Technology  and  Environment".  He
          with IBM Research since 2004 and                                                                                       other  departments.  He  took  students  through  case   explained  the  far-reaching  impact  of  technological
          heads  the  team  delivering  next-                                                                                    analysis techniques and interesting case-studies from   advancements  on  the  fragile  ecosystem  and  some
          generation of cognitive solutions.                                                                                     international corporates to local businesses.           steps to reverse the damage caused.

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