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Technex has always been popular for its brilliant guest lecture series - ‘Think Talks’ - which have a reputation for being a confluence of knowledge and fun. Technex’17 witnessed personalities hailing from varied domains coming together to share their knowledge and experience with students from all arounf the country.
Mr. Vinod Dham, popularly known as the “Father of Pentium”, talked about his role in the development of the pentium processor that made Intel the world’s largest chip maker. Mr. Dilip Chhabria shared his story, from being a student of commerce to running a company that designed India’s first supercar. Mr. Sam Pitroda, a telecom inventor, an entrepreneur, a development thinker and a policy maker talked about his role in the telecommunications and technology revolution of the 1980’s. Mr. Balaji Vishwanathan, a man of multiple talents, shared the secrets of his trade. Dr. J.N Reddy Distinguished professsor, Regents’ professor and inaugral holder of the Oscar S. Wyatt Ednowed Chair in Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, talked about his role in developing the finite element method. Balaji Holur, senior Vice President of Android Platform and Multimedia System Division at SRI, wowed the audience by sharing his experience in the tech industry. All the lectures saw throngs of excited students coming to enrich themselves. Technex'18 promises to stand up to the expectations of the participants and present even more interesting and thought provoking talks by some remarkable personalities of the techno-management world.

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THINK TALKS

  • Jean-Baptiste Kempf

    President, VideoLAN

  • Ada Yonath

    Nobel Laurete in Chemistry, 2009

  • Ajay Bhatt

    Inventor of the USB technology

  • Ajit Balakrishnan

    Founder and CEO, rediff.com

  • Pawan Agrawal

    CEO, The Dabbawalas


Panel Discussion : Cryptocurrency

  • Sunny Vaghela 

  • Sathvik Vishwanath 

  • Mohit Chawla 

  • Vishal Nigam 

Cryptocurrency is one of the most trending and burning topics in the modern day world of technology and finance. With the values of Bitcoins rocketing every few days and new currencies like Ripple popping up, it is quintessential that engineering students have enough knowledge about these developments. A comprehensive understanding of the merits and loopholes of the concept of cryptocurrency must be present in the minds of students. Such a panel discussion ensures this. Membered by a Bitcoin wllet CEO, a cyber security expert and an ethical hacker, the panel guarantees an unbiased discussion which will bring out the finest details that go into the working of the cryptocurrency world.