19 May, 2020: In an inspiring session, Dr. Sriram Rajamani shared powerful insights from his vast journey as an eminent scientist and member of Microsoft Research, both in the United States and India.
From appreciating the beauty of mathematics to encouraging disruptive innovation, Dr. Sriram Rajamani- Distinguished Scientist and MD of Microsoft Research Lab India, engaged the students at Krea in a hearty interaction.
An eminent scientist and a delightful storyteller, Dr. Rajamani narrated experience stories from his early days in the field to setting up the Microsoft Research Lab India. He also shared his views on use of technology for socio-economic development, the ability as well as limitations of AI to solve real world challenges, and the opportunity lent by COVID- 19 to de-urbanize India. He emphasised on the importance of academia and industry working closer and articulated non-traditional ways to collaborate for wider benefit of education and research