IIT Delhi Industry Day 2019

Saturday, 21st September, 2019

About the Event

Industry Day 2019, in its third annual edition, aims to harness and promote the power of Industry-Academia collaborations and showcase cutting edge technology development being conducted by our research community in the pursuit to deliver impactful techno-social and techno-commercial solutions with a global approach.

IIT Delhi is proud to be selected as an Institution of Eminence (IoE) by the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry, Government of India. We are the #1 Unicorn producer in India with a rich history of producing leaders, who have fueled innovation globally. We enjoy strong ties with our leading Industry partners, and our talented community is successfully working with over 200 corporates towards furnishing effective technical solutions our nation yearns and create an ecosystem to drive innovation from concept to masses. We are committed to continually blaze a more radical and transformational path towards a better future for all through continuous improvement to our learning model, active industry engagement, frugal innovation solutions, social inclusion and determination to create a positive change.

Where

Lecture Hall Complex

IIT DELHI, Hauz Khas, Delhi, India.

When

0800 - 1730 Hrs

Saturday, 21st September, 2019

Themes

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Key Objectives

  • Showcase and promote ongoing Industry and IIT Delhi cutting edge technology research collaborations.

  • Create awareness about technology research projects of industry interest being undertaken by IIT Delhi.

  • Harness potential disruptive collaboration opportunities between Industry and IIT Delhi.

  • Generate perceptual acuity by providing platform for enriching discussions on industry’s current-day technology needs, potential solutions and channels to create cogent collaborations.

  • Network: A platform to bring together our PhD Talent & Industry.

Why Attend?

  • A glimpse of the Eco-system of innovation at IIT Delhi

  • Enriching Sessions exposing latest ideas and trends

  • Foster cross-fertilization of ideas

  • Meet your next mentor, partner or hire

  • Insights and feedback from industry and academic experts

  • A relationship in the making: A conduit for future recruitment of top talent

Showcasing

  • Interactive talks from Top Experts and Influencers

  • Networking opportunity

  • Innovation & Technology Exhibition

  • Corporate Booths

  • Start-Ups

  • Corporate Social Responsibility Activities

  • Continuous Education Programs

Who Will Attend?

  • Industry luminaries

  • Government Officials

  • High-level decision makers

  • Academic institutes

  • Entrepreneurs

  • Students

Our Speakers

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Dr Debashish Bhattacharjee

Vice President, Tata Steel Ltd.

Debashish Bhattacharjee

Vice President, Tata Steel Ltd.

Dr Debashish Bhattacharjee completed B.E. in Metallurgical Engineering from Jadavpur University in 1986, M. Tech in Metallurgy from IIT Kanpur in 1989 and PhD in Materials Science & Metallurgy from University of Cambridge, UK in 1993.

He joined Tata Steel in the R&D function in 1996 and headed the function as Chief Research & Development and Scientific Services between 2002 and 2009. In 2009, he was seconded to Tata Steel Europe as Group Director Research, Development & Technology for Tata Steel Group. Dr Bhattacharjee is an expert in development of materials and associated technologies. He has more than 50 international peer reviewed journal publications and 20 patents.

Dr Bhattacharjee is a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering and of the Indian Institute of Metals. He is Visiting Professor at the Imperial College London, at the University of Warwick, UK, and at the University of Science and Technology, Beijing, China.

Currently he is Vice President Technology & New Materials Business, Tata Steel based in Kolkata. Dr Bhattacharjee’s hobbies include playing cricket and acting in plays.

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Srinivas Satya

Country President & MD, Applied Materials, India

Srinivas Satya

Country President & MD, Applied Materials, India

Srinivas Satya is president and managing director of Applied Materials India Pvt. and an appointed vice president for Applied Materials, Inc. Srinivas leads an organization of more than 3000 employees and has been with Applied for over 20 years, holding a variety of technical and customer-facing positions of increasing responsibility in various business units in semiconductor and energy business segments, as well as roles in Finance and Corporate Business Development, where he drove a number of successful acquisitions and external investments.

Srinivas is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and holds an MBA degree from the University of Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. He received his bachelor of technology degree in mechanical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, India, and his master of science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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Arvind Rao

Director – Strategic Collaboration, GE Aviation Engineering, India.

Arvind Rao

Director – Strategic Collaboration, GE Aviation Engineering, India.

Arvind Rao is the Director – Strategic collaboration for the engineering team in India for GE Aviation. He is responsible for forging strategic collaborations with Academia, governments and industries in areas of mutual interest for GE Aviation in India.

Arvind joined GE Aviation in 2003 and held leadership roles with increasing responsibilities since then. Arvind is an expert in combustion aero design and has personally worked and supervised teams in development of combustors for products like GEnx, LEAP and GE9X. Arvind also led teams in the area of engineering tools & methods development and in providing engineering support for fielded engines. He led several successful projects with premier universities and national labs in India for collaborative research & development.

Arvind received his bachelor’s degree from K. K. Wagh CoE, Nashik and his master’s degree from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.

Arvind is married to Shilpa and they have a daughter, Aadhya. He is an avid nature lover and enjoys photographing birds and animals.

GE Aviation, an operating unit of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), is a world-leading provider of jet engines, components and integrated systems for commercial and military aircraft. GE Aviation has a global service network to support these offerings.

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Rajeev Chaba

President & Managing Director, MG Motor India

Rajeev Chaba

President & Managing Director, MG Motor India

Rajeev Chaba is the President and Managing Director of MG Motor India, the India unit of the iconic Morris Garages brand.

Over the course of his career, Mr Chaba has held various senior positions with top global automotive brands such as GM across multiple international markets. In 2005, he was the President & MD of GM in India. He has also served as the VP of Marketing & Sales at Shanghai-General Motors (SGM) in China and as the Chairman & MD for GM in North Africa & Egypt. Mr Chaba started his career with Eicher Motors in 1990 after completing his Masters' degree from IIM Bangalore. His last assignments include Global COO at Vanguard Logistics, USA, and Operating Partner at UK-based private equity firm ManCapital.

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Jukka Holappa

Commercial Counsellor, Country Manager India at Business Finland

Jukka Holappa

Commercial Counsellor, Country Manager India at Business Finland

Dr Jukka Holappa is a pharma professional with R&D, regulatory, business development, in- and out-licensing and retail experience. As an innovative, experienced and brutally honest dealmaker, Dr Holappa knows how to juggle between parties in order to make business deals happen in the healthcare space. He has been buying and selling pharmaceuticals, medical devices, food supplements, technologies and all kinds of pharmaceutical services globally.

After extensive career in the healthcare industry, Dr Holappa now heads Business Finland in India. He is responsible of Export Finland, Invest in Finland, Visit Finland and Innovation funding activities in India.

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R V Jasra

Senior VP, Head, Reliance Technology Group, Vadodara

Mr R V Jasra

Senior VP, Head, Reliance Technology Group, Vadodara

36 years experience in research and development in chemicals and petrochemical. Leading R&D teams for last two decades. Developed 50 and commercialised 16 technologies. Published 300 research articles.More than 150 granted patents. Fellow, Indian National Academy of Engineering; Fellow Indian National Academy of Sciences; Fellow, Gujarat Science Academy.

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Randeep Guleria

Director, AIIMS

Randeep Guleria

Director, AIIMS

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Ravi Ramaswamy

Sr. Director & Head- Health Systems, Philips

Ravi Ramaswamy

Sr. Director & Head- Health Systems, Philips

Ravi Ramaswamy heads the Health Systems team at the Philips Innovation Campus at Bangalore, India. He also leads the New Business Creation Hub based out of Bangalore, which interfaces with specific Markets to support their growth ambitions. In addition to product development for the developed world, he is also deeply involved in creating products and solutions for the underserved segment in emerging geographies. The solutions are on par with international standards of quality as also affordable. Ravi is a member of the Management team of PIC.

Ravi completed his Electrical and Electronics Engineering in 1982and then Masters in Engineering Management in 1990. He started his career with L&T in 1982, then moved on to GE in 2000 and then to Philips in 2010. His experience covers R&D, Operations, Finance, Strategic Planning, Project Management, Product Management and General Management. He has also worked in several domains like Computer peripherals, Consumer electronics, Defence electronics, Telecommunications, Medical electronics and IT environments.

Ravi has been a task force member of several Government committees at the Central and State level. He is a regular speaker in Indian / International Conferences on Healthcare. He evangelizes Healthcare in the print and Digital media. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineers (India), Fellow, HITLAB USA and a Senior Member of IEEE.

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M.S. Unnikrishnan

MD and CEO, Thermax Limited

M.S. Unnikrishnan

MD and CEO, Thermax Limited

IITD Fraternity

73 Faculty, 23 Staff & 286 Students

Industry Participation

359 Industry with over 30 elite speakers

Demo

More than 25 hands-on products demonstrated

Showcased

Over 103 industrially relevant posters showcased

Agenda

Event Details Time
Registration & Breakfast 0800-0900
Inaugural and Plenary Session 0900-1000
Parallel Theme Session 1 1000-1130
Networking & Research Cafe 1130-1230
Women in Science 1130-1230
Poster Presentations 1230-1430
Lunch 1230-1430
Parallel Theme Session 2 1430-1600
Panel Discussion on Deep Tech Startups in India 1600-1700
Awards and Vote of Thanks
Prof. V. Ramgopal Rao, Director, IIT Delhi 1700-1730
Prof. Anurag S Rathore, Dean Corporate Relations, IIT Delhi

Clean Energy for Sustainable Economy and Environment

COORDINATOR

KK Pant

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CO-COORDINATOR

K. A. Subramanian

Bio Sketch
CO-COORDINATOR

Mayank Kumar

Bio Sketch
Thematic Agenda_Clean Energy for Sustainable Economy and Environment
Theme Session 1 (1000-1130)
Welcome Note
1000 - 1010 K.K.Pant, Dept. of Chemical Engg
Key Note address: Fuel Cell, Alternative Energy
1010 - 1025 M.S.Unnikrishnan, MD and CEO, Thermax Limited
Future of Alternative Energy
1025-1040 R.V.Jasra, Senior Vice President, R&D,Reliance Industries
1040 - 1055 Klaus KÄNSÄLÄ, Principal Scientist, Industrial IoT/Smart Energy/VTT, Technical Research Centre of Finland,
Haldor Topsoe India Pvt. Ltd.
Panel Discussion on Challenges & Opportunities for Future
1055 - 1130 R.V.Jasra, Senior Vice President, R&D,Reliance Industries
Bharat L. Newalkar, Chief Manager (R&D), Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
Jaswant Singh, General Manager-Research and
Development at Haldor Topsoe India Pvt Ltd
Parivesh Chugh, GM (R&D), GAIL
Sukumar Mishra, Dept. of Electrical Engg.
Theme Session 2 (14:50 - 15:20)
1430 - 1450 S.Katti, Director General, ONGC Energy Centre
1450 - 1510 Raju Chopra, Head of Department, HDP Catalyst and Technology Licensing,
Haldor Topsoe India Pvt. Ltd.,
Clean Energy and Applications
1510 - 1530 Sanjukta Subudhi, Senior Fellow, DBT-TERI Center
of Excellence in Advanced Biofuel and
Biocommodities & Environmental and Industrial Biotechnology Division
Awards and Concluding Note
1530-1555 Best Poster Presentation - Students
1555-1600 K.K.Pant, Dept. of Chemical Engg

Sustainable Medical Technologies

COORDINATOR

Naresh Bhatnagar

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CO-COORDINATOR

Dinesh Kalyansundaram

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CO-COORDINATOR

Ravikrishnan Elangovan

Bio Sketch
Thematic Agenda_Sustainable Medical Technologies
Theme Session 1  (1000-1130)
Naresh Bhatnagar - Dept. of Mechanical Engineering 1000 - 1025
Randeep Guleria - Director, AIIMS 1030 - 1100
Jukka Holappa, Country Head, Business Finland 1100 - 1130
Theme Session 2 (1430-1600)
Jitendar Sharma, CEO & EX MD, AMTZ 1430 - 1450
Dieter Mairhörmann, Product Line Manager, Coherent Lasers 1450 - 1510
Panel Discussion 15:10 - 15:50
Guruprasad Rao, Director, Imaginarium
Jajal Medical, Founder & CEO - Ketan Jajal
Wrig Nanosystems, MD - Ambar Srivastava
Philips, Sr. Director & Head - Health Systems - Ravi Ramaswamy
Innvolution Healthcare, MD - Gaurav Agarwal
AiMeD, Forum Coordinator - Rajiv Nath
Best Poster Presentation 1550 - 1600

Sustainable Environment

COORDINATOR

AK Gosain

Bio Sketch
CO-COORDINATOR

Kavya Dashora

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CO-COORDINATOR

Shaikh Z. Ahammad

Bio Sketch
Thematic Agenda_Sustainable Environment
Theme Session 1 (1000-1130)
Welcome Note
1000 - 1003 A. K. Gosain, Dept. of Civil Engg.
Water Security
1003 - 1010 Dhanya C T, Dept. of Civil Engg.
1010 - 1030 Shashi Shekhar, Ex-Secretary Ministry of Water Resources, GoI
1030 - 1035 Q&A
Waste Water Treatment
1035 - 1042 T. R. Sreekrishnan, Biochemical Engg. and Biotechnology
1042 - 1102 Pawan Agarwal, Managing Director, Nainigroup
1102 - 1122 Rajneesh Chopra, Global Head – Business Development,
VA Tech Wabag
1122 - 1127 Q&A
Concluding Note
1127 - 1130 A. K. Gosain, Dept. of Civil Engg.
Theme Session 2 (1430-1600)
Welcome Note
1430 - 1437 Kavya Dashora, Center for Rural Development and Technology (CRDT)
Air Quality
1437 - 1447 Sri Harsha Kota, Dept. of Civil Engg.
1447 - 1507 Ashutosh Saxena, Joint Director, National Council for Cement and Building Materials
Transportation
1507 - 1517 Geetam Tiwari, Dept. of Civil Engg.
1517 - 1537 Ajai Mathur, Managing Director, Urban Mass Transit Company
Awards and Concluding Note
1537 - 1557 Poster Presentation - Students
1557 - 1600 Kavya Dashora, Center for Rural Development and Technology (CRDT)

Emerging Nano and Advanced Materials

COORDINATOR

Ashwini K Agarwal

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CO-COORDINATOR

Sameer Sapra

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CO-COORDINATOR

Shalini Gupta

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Thematic Agenda_Emerging Nano & Advanced Materials
Theme Session 1  (1000-1130)
Ashwini Kumar Agrawal, Department of Textile and Fibre Engineering 1000 - 1005
Madhusudan Singh, Dept. of Electrical Engg. 1005 - 1025
Srinivas Satya, Country President & MD, Applied Materials 1030 - 1055
Ganesh Srinivasan, CEO, Resil Chemicals 1100 - 1125
Theme Session 2 (1430-1600)
Debashish Bhattacharjee, Vice President
(Technology & New Materials Business), Tata Steel Ltd.
1430 - 1455
Ashish Lele, Head- Materials Division, Aditya Birla Group 1500 - 1525
Open mic discussion 1530 - 1540
Best Poster Presentation 1545 - 1555
Ashwini Kumar Agrawal, Dept. of Textile and Fibre Engg. 1555 - 1600

Make in India

COORDINATOR

PVM Rao

Bio Sketch
CO-COORDINATOR

Sitikanta Roy

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CO-COORDINATOR

Shuchi Sinha

Bio Sketch
Thematic Agenda_Make in India
Theme Session 1 (1000-1130)
Welcome Note
1000 - 1010 P.V.M. Rao, Dept. of Mechanical Engg.
Sensors, Instrument and IoT
1010 - 1040 Ajit Manocha, President & CEO, SEMI
Subrat Kar, Dept. of Electrical Engg.
Open Innovation and Make in India, Materials By Design
1040 - 1050 Suneel TS, General Manager, Open Innovation, Tata Services
1050 - 1100 N. M. Anoop Krishnan, Dept. of Civil Engg.
Smart and Additive Manufacturing
1100 - 1115 Arvind Rao, Director, Strategic Collaboration, GE Aviation
Sunil Jha, Dept. of Mechanical Engg.
Startup Pitch and Concluding Note
1115 - 1130 Make In India Startup Pitches
Harsh Mishra, Dept. of Management Studies
Theme Session 2 (1430-1600)
Welcome Note
1430 - 1440 Shuchi Sinha, Dept. of Management Studies
1440 - 1505 Presentation & Discussion
Electric Vehicle
1505 - 1525 Rajeev Chaba, President & MD, MG Motor India
B. K. Panigrahi, Dept. of Electrical Engg.
Defence
1525 - 1545 Mh Rahman, JATC Director, IIT Delhi
Naresh Bhatnagar, Dept. of Mechanical Engg.
Awards and Concluding Note
1545 - 1600 Best Poster Presentation - Students
Sitikanta Roy, Dept. of Applied Mechanics
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Research Cafe

  • Town hall for interaction between Industry leaders and students
  • Discussion on innovation & emerging technologies
  • Introduction to R&D opportunities with industry
  • Industry experts share their vision with students

Women in Science

  • An exclusive session to celebrate women in Science & Technology
  • Insights into the roads to success of leading women
  • A theme agnostic and envelops participation across all Industry Day themes.
  • A session to motivate women researchers

Deep Tech Startups

  • Deep Tech founders/ co-founders share valuable expertise with Industry, Academia and Research community
  • Insightful panel discussion on their story of success
  • Entrepreneurial innovation with disruptive technology

21st September 2019

Lecture Hall Complex,
IIT DELHI, Hauz Khas, Delhi, India.

Glimpses of Industry Day 2018

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