25th & 26th July 2020

Summer Symposium on AI Research

Organized by
in association with

A two-day symposium for a series of talks given by leaders in the field

Through this event, we aim to expose undergraduate students to AI research by providing a platform that highlights speakers from various areas. These technical talks, delivered by AI leaders, will identify key areas pursued in modern AI research and enable young, aspiring researchers to explore cutting-edge research directions. We aim to provide a plethora of topics to educate us about the current advancements in Artificial Intelligence. This event will also serve as a forum for interaction between students pursuing similar career interests in AI. We aim to make AI more accessible to everyone so that people can use it for the common good of our society.


Manish Gupta

Director, Google AI Research, India

Jayashree Kalpathy-Cramer

Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School

Manik Varma

Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research India

Aleksandra Faust

Staff Research Scientist, Google Brain, CA

Vijay Janapa Reddi

Associate Professor, Harvard University

Carsen Stringer

Group Leader, The Stringer Lab, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Janelia Research Campus

Ross D. King

Turing fellow, Turing Institute

Hima Lakkaraju

Assistant Professor, Harvard University

Balaraman Ravindran

Professor, IIT Madras

Snehanshu Saha

Associate Professor of Computer Science, BITS Pilani Goa

Lovekesh Vig

Senior Scientist, TCS Research

Ashwin Srinivasan

Senior Professor of Computer Science, BITS Pilani Goa

Student Speakers

Yaman Kumar

Ph.D. student at MIDAS, IIIT-D

Vikram Voleti

Ph.D. student at MILA,

University of Montreal

Bhargav Srinivasa Desikan

Research Fellow at Knowledge Lab, University of Chicago

Society for Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning (SAiDL)

BITS Pilani, Goa Campus

Anuradha and Prashanth Palakurthi Centre for Artificial Intelligence Research (APPCAIR)

BITS Pilani, Goa Campus