NSM Nodal Center in HPC and AI

In Enterprise Collboration in Academia and Research, Research and Development, Science & Technology Promotion and Public Policy on October 20, 2020 at 12:46 AM

I am happy to share that I will be leading the NSM Nodal Center for Training in HPC and AI  at IIT Goa.
This is a great opportunity for training students, faculty, researchers, engineers etc. in HPC and AI under the National Supercomputing Mission of the Govt. of India. The Nodal Center was inaugurated on 12 October 2020 in an online ceremony.

As a first step, the four NSM Nodal Centers for Training in HPC and AI (IIT Goa, IIT Madras, IIT Kharagpur and IIT Palakkad) together with CDAC, have jointly launched a pan-India online course “HPC Shiksha: Basics of High Performance Computing” to run for three months beginning 9 November 2020. It is open to students as well as non-students.

IEEE Potentials wins 2020 APEX Awards

In Education, Engineering Principles, Science & Technology Promotion and Public Policy, Welcome to Engineering on July 4, 2020 at 7:48 PM

As Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Potentials magazine, am happy to share that our Sept.-Oct. 2019 issue  has won two Awards of Excellence (in Magazines and Illustration-Design categories) in the 2020 APEX Awards for Publication Excellence :

The award winning issue focused on the world of Engineering in Disney Imaginations. It was possible due to tremendous support received from them.


FDP on Arm Architecture and System on Chip Design

In Education, Embedded Systems, Engineering Principles, Industrial Consortia on June 22, 2020 at 2:45 AM

In December 2019, together with Arm and the SMDP-C2SD program of Ministry of Electronics and IT, Govt. of India (, I had organized a Faculty Development Program (FDP) on “Arm Architecture and System on Chip Design” at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Goa. Attended by faculty members from other IITs, NITs and engineering colleges across India, the story is now part of Arm Community Hub . The speakers included Ish Dham, Distinguished Engineer, Arm; Dr. Akshay Visweswaran, IMEC, Belgium; Apurva Varma, Arm University Program Manager, South Asia.