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Symposium on Emerging and Strategic Technologies at the Indian Science Congress

Posted On: 06 JAN 2023 7:06PM by PIB Mumbai

Nagpur, January 6, 2023

A seminar on 'Emerging and Strategic Technologies' was organised on Thursday, 5th January,  at the Dr. A.K. Dorley Auditorium in the ongoing Indian Science Congress at Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University. Srihari Babu Srivastava presided over the symposium.

During the symposium, P Siva Prasad, gave a presentation on 'Asymmetric Technology'. He explained how heterogeneous technologies are cost-effective, subtle and disruptive. He also examined various strategies of disintegration like socio-economic, geo-political, military and others.

Prof. RP Singh, PRL Ahmedabad, spoke about 'Quantum Technologies and Photonics: Application Oriented Research'.  During the presentation a discussions regarding recent developments and implementation of quantum computing and sensing was held. Qubits and their importance and upcoming global events associated with them were also discussed.

Prof. Shantanu Chaudhary, Director, IIT Jodhpur, gave a presentation on the topic 'Artificial Intelligence in Cyber-Physical Systems'.

Prof. Rohan Paul presented his research on 'Cognitive Technologies and Autonomous Systems: Emerging Avenues'. He also explained what cognitive autonomous systems actually are and the emerging era of robot and human teaming. He further explained the need for cognitive abilities and technologies through models and examples.

The session was concluded by awarding mementos to the distinguished speakers.


Source: DIO Nagpur

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