The most exciting things in science are some of the most far fetched ones. Robotics is a field that is still finding its footing in the research world due to its ever-evolving and vast nature. The Research Society Manipal recognised this and arranged for a session with one of MIT’s alumni, Debasmita Ghose, to speak about the scope of the field along with her experiences as a research student abroad.
The Research Society, a new and upcoming club in Manipal, recently conducted a webinar for students interested in research. Upamanyu Ghose, an alumni at the institute, spoke to students about the significance of research and the inspirations that facilitated his dive into it.
Birds of a feather flocked together for another consultancy talk by The Consulting Club at Manipal. The event featured a remarkable webinar by MIT alumnus Rohit Chadha, who delivered a compelling presentation on management consulting.
The Astronomy Club of Manipal conducted a webinar by Dr Kaustubh Waghmare, a data scientist from IUCAA, on 31st October. The speaker shared valuable insights about his work and introduced eager students to the applications of machine learning and deep learning in astrophysics and astronomy.
In their first ticketed event of the semester, The Astronomy Club organised a webinar by Dr Varun Bhalerao, a leading Research Scientist at LIGO. He threw light upon many advancements in astrophysics and space technology such as neutron star mergers, the LIGO-India observatory, and the AstroSAT satellite.