The Chapter will host an invited talk by Dr. Manish Gupta, Director of Google Research India & Prof. Milind Tambe, Director "AI for Social Good" at Google Research India to be held on 23rd October 2019 at 5:00 PM in CDS - 102 Seminar Hall.

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Invited Talk - Director, Google Research India

Abstract

Google, at the fifth edition of its annual Google for India, event announced that it is setting up a research lab focused on artifical intelligence (AI) and its applications in India. The company's AI lab -- Google Research India -- is based in Bengaluru and it will be jointly led by Dr Manish Gupta and Prof. Milind Tambe. Dr Gupta and Prof Tambe will be visiting IISc on Wednesday, October 23 5:00PM - 6:00PM to deliver a talk about the newly formed Google Research India and their intitiatives around applying AI to tackle big problems in areas like healthcare, agriculture, and education.

All are welcome. High Tea will be served at 6:00 PM.

Bio

Dr. Manish Gupta is the Director of Google Research India Lab, and the Infosys Foundation Chair Professor at IIIT Bangalore. Previously, Manish has co-founded VideoKen, a video technology startup, and has served as Vice President and Director of Xerox Research Centre India. In the past, he has held various leadership positions with IBM, including that of Director, IBM Research - India and Chief Technologist, IBM India/South Asia. Manish holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.

Prof. Milind Tambe is Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science and Director of Center for Research in Computation and Society (CRCS) at Harvard University; concurrently, he is also Director "AI for Social Good" at Google Research India. Prof. Tambe's research focuses on advancing AI and multiagent systems research for Social Good. Prof. Tambe received his Ph.D. from the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University.

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