Alumni Activities

  • 35th TAA Public Lecture: "Weaving Intellectual Property Rights in Management of Creativity, Knowledge Creation, Innovation and Commercialization", Speaker: Prof. Prabuddha Ganguli, MHRD IPR Chair Professor, Tezpur University, Assam and CEO, Vision-IPR, Mumbai, 14th TAA-JRD Tata, Public Lecture, July 28, 2014,  5 p.m. TIFR Lecture Theatre. [Download pdf]
  • 34th TAA Public Lecture: Solar System Studies and Planetary Exploration, Speaker:  Prof. J. N. Goswami, Director, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, 13th TAA-National Science Day Public Lecture, February 27, 2014, 5:15 p.m., TIFR Lecture Theatre.
  • 33rd TAA Public Lecture: "Brain gain: A personal view of fundamental research in India", Speaker: Prof. Subir Sarkar, Head, Particle Theory Group, Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics, University of Oxford, UK, 13th TAA-JRD Tata, Public Lecture, July 26, 2013, 4 p.m., TIFR Lecture Theatre.
  • 32nd TAA Public Lecture: We have found a new boson: What does it mean? Speaker: Prof. Rohini Godbole, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, 12th TAA- National Science Day Public Lecture, February 28, 2013, 5 p.m., TIFR Lecture Theatre.
  • 31st TAA Public Lecture: A Glimpse into the Foundations of Mathematics, Speaker: Prof. Nitin Nitsure, School of Mathematics, TIFR, 12th TAA-JRD Tata, Public Lecture, July 27, 2012, 5 p.m., TIFR Lecture Theatre.
  • 30th TAA Public Lecture: The Middle Kingdom: Deterministic Chaos, Speaker: Prof. Ram Ramaswamy, The Vice-Chancellor, Central University of Hyderabad, 11th TAA- National Science Day Public Lecture, February 28, 2012, 4 p.m., Homi Bhabha Auditorium, TIFR.
  • 29th TAA Public Lecture: Superconductivity: 100 years young, Speaker: Prof. Mohit Randeria, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA. 11th TAA-JRD Tata, Public Lecture, July 29, 2011, 4 p.m., Homi Bhabha Auditorium, TIFR.http://indico.tifr.res.in/indico/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=1529
  • 28th TAA Public Lecture: Remote Sensing of the Earth and the Moon, Speaker: Dr. R.R. Navalgund, Director, SAC, Ahmedabad, 10th TAA- National Science Day Public Lecture, February 28, 2011, 4 p.m., Homi Bhabha Auditorium, TIFR. For details, please visit http://indico.tifr.res.in/MaKaC/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=1202
  • 27th TAA Public Lecture: What do Mathematicians do and how? Speaker:Prof. M.S. Narasimhan, FRS, TAA Commemoration of Golden Jubilee of School Mathematics, 10th TAA-JRD Tata, Public Lecture, July 29, 2010, 5 p.m., Homi Bhabha Auditorium, TIFR.
  • 26th TAA Public Lecture: Development and Behaviour, Speaker: Prof. K. VijayRaghavan, Director, NCBS, Bangalore, 9th TAA- National Science Day Public Lecture, March 2, 2010,5 p.m., Homi Bhabha Auditorium, TIFR.
  • 25th TAA Public Lecture: Galileo Sun, Speaker: Prof. S. M. Chitre, Distinguished Faculty Member, UM-DAE Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences, University of Mumbai, Annabhau Sathe Bhawan, Kalina Campus, Santacruz (East), Mumbai 400098, 9th TAA-JRD Tata, Public Lecture, July 29, 2009, 5 p.m., Homi Bhabha Auditorium, TIFR.
  • 24th TAA Public Lecture: Strategies for leadership in communication technology, Speaker: Prof. M.V. Pitke, formerly at School of Technology and Computer Science, TIFR and Founder Director of the Center for Development of Telematics - CDoT (1984), May 11, 2009, 4 p.m., Prof. K. Venkataraman Auditorium, Institute of Chemical Technology, Matunga, Mumbai 400019
  • 23rd TAA Public Lecture: States of matter, Speaker: Professor Deepak Dhar, Distinguished Professor, Department of Theoretical Physics, TIFR, 8th TAA- National Science Day, Public Lecture, February 28, 2009, 4 p.m., Homi Bhabha Auditorium, TIFR.
  • 22nd TAA Public Lecture: Journey from quarks to the cosmos and back, Speaker: Prof. Ramanath Cowsik, Director, McDonnell Center for the Space Sciences, 8th TAA-JRD Tata, Public Lecture, July 29, 2008, 5 p.m., Homi Bhabha Auditorium, TIFR.
  • 21st TAA Public Lecture: Pitfalls in Elementary Physics: Some Lessons From History, Speaker: Prof. Arvind Kumar; Director, Homi Bhabha Center for Science Education, 7th TAA- National Science Day, Public Lecture, February 28, 2008, 11:30 a.m., Homi Bhabha Auditorium, TIFR.
  • 20th TAA Public Lecture: Reentering the International Nuclear ARENA, Speaker: Dr. M R Srinivasan; Member, Atomic Energy Commission, Formerly, Chairman, AEC, Member Energy Planning Commission and Member, TIFR Council of Management, September 12 2007, 11:30 a.m., Homi Bhabha Auditorium, TIFR.
  • 19th TAA Public Lecture: Computing: Fifty Years On, Speaker: Prof. Mathai Joseph, Tata Consultancy Services, Pune, 7th TAA-JRD Tata Public Lecture, July 27, 2007, 5 p.m., Homi Bhabha Auditorium, TIFR. Here, you can download slides of this talk (pdf file) and Here you can download Prof. Mathai Joseph's write up of this talk.
  • 18th TAA Public Lecture: A Century of the Quantum, Speaker: Virendra Singh, INSA, C.V. Raman Research, Professor Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, 6th TAA- National Science Day Public Lecture, February 28, 2007, 5 p.m., Homi Bhabha Auditorium, TIFR.
  • 17th TAA Public Lecture: Metaphors of Physics, Speaker: A. Ravi Prakash Rau, Physics & Astronomy, Louisiana State University, and TIFR, January 12, 2007, 5 p.m., Homi Bhabha Auditorium, TIFR.
  • 16th TAA Public Lecture: Education, Knowledge and India's Sovereignity, Speaker: Prof. Anil Sadgopal, Senior Fellow, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi. 6th TAA-JRD Tata Public Lecture, July 28, 2006, 5:00 p.m., Homi Bhabha Auditorium, TIFR. The lecture was preceded by inauguration of an Exhibition on Scientific Art (Artist: Sukant Saran, Publications Officer, TIFR) by Director, TIFR in Homi Bhabha Foyer area, 4 p.m.
  • 15th TAA Public Lecture: Radio Waves and the Universe, Speaker: Prof. Govind Swarup, NCRA, TIFR, Pune, 5th TAA- National Science Day Public Lecture, February 28, 2006, 5 p.m., Homi Bhabha Auditorium, TIFR.
  • 14th TAA Public Lecture: Science and the Human Predicament, Download the lecture -pdf file, Speaker: Prof. N. Mukunda, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, December 21, 2005, 5 p.m., Homi Bhabha Auditorium, TIFR.
  • 13th TAA Public Lecture: Satellite Radio: Its Global Impact, Download the lecture -pdf file, Speaker: Dr. S. Rangarajan, World Space, USA, October 14, 2005, 5 p.m., Homi Bhabha Auditorium, TIFR.
  • 12th TAA Public Lecture: SIXTY YEARS of TIFR (1945 - 2005), Download the lecture -pdf file, Speaker: Professor B. V. Sreekantan, NIAS, Bangalore; former Director, TIFR, celebrating J.R.D. Tata’s Birth Centenary, 5th TAA-JRD Tata Public Lecture, August 18, 2005, 5 p.m., Homi Bhabha Auditorium, TIFR.
  • 11th TAA Public Lecture: Dark Energy: the Cosmological Challenge of the Millennium, Download the lecture -pdf file, Speaker: Professor T. Padmanabhan, IUCAA, Pune. 4th TAA- National Science Day Public Lecture, February 28, 2005, 5 p.m., Homi Bhabha Auditorium, TIFR.
  • 10th TAA Public Lecture: JRD TATA: his influence on Science and scientific institutions in India, Download the lecture -pdf file, Speaker: Professor Devendra Lal, F.R.S. and Honorary Fellow, TIFR, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD, USA, celebrating J.R.D. Tata’s Birth Centenary, January 28, 2005, 5 p.m., Homi Bhabha Auditorium, TIFR.
  • 9th TAA Public Lecture: JRD TATA's LEGACY: The Development of India through Science, Speaker: Professor M.G.K. Menon, New Delhi. on the eve Bharat Ratna Shri J.R.D. Tata, 100th Birthday, July 28, 2004, 5:50 p.m., Homi Bhabha Auditorium, TIFR.
  • 8th TAA Public Lecture: Search for a Unified Theory, Speaker: Professor Ashoke Sen, F.R.S., Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad, 3rd TAA- National Science Day Public Lecture, February 27, 2004, 5 p.m., Homi Bhabha Auditorium, TIFR.
  • 7th TAA Public Lecture: Eradicating Illiteracy: The Technology Angle, Speaker: Professor Kesav Vithal Nori, Executive Vice-President, R & D, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Mumbai, International Literacy Day, September 8, 2007, 5 p.m., Homi Bhabha Auditorium, TIFR.
  • 6th TAA Public Lecture: The Sense of Smell, Speaker: Professor Obaid Siddiqi, National Center for Biological Sciences, TIFR, Bangalore, 2nd TAA-JRD Tata Public Lecture, July 29, 2003, 5 p.m., Homi Bhabha Auditorium, TIFR.
  • 5th TAA Public Lecture: Science in India - Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, Speaker: Professor B.M. Udgaonkar, Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, Mumbai, 2nd TAA-National Science Day Public Lecture, February 28, 2003, 5 p.m., Homi Bhabha Auditorium, TIFR.
  • 4th TAA Public Lecture: Plugging into the Sun - When does your roof provide for your electrical needs? Speaker: Dr. Subhendu Guha, United Solar Systems Corporation, Michigan, USA, December 20, 2002, 5 p.m., Homi Bhabha Auditorium, TIFR.
  • 3rd TAA Public Lecture: Science with Engagement and Passion, Speaker: Prof. Yash Pal, National Research Professor, All India Council for Technical Education, N. Delhi, Bharat Ratna Shri J.R.D. Tata’s Birthday, July 29, 2002, 4:30 p.m., (1st TAA-JRD Tata Public Lecture), Homi Bhabha Auditorium, TIFR.
  • 2nd TAA Public Lecture: Kaun Banega Crorepati-A Million Dollars for a Mathematician, Speaker: Professor M.S. Raghunathan, School of Mathematics, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, 1st TAA-National Science Day Public Lecture, February 28, 2002, 5 p.m., Homi Bhabha Auditorium, TIFR.
  • 1st TAA Public Lecture: The Trials and Excitement of Setting up a Scientific Institution, Speaker: Professor J.V. Narlikar, Director, Inter University Centre for Astronomy & Astrophysics, Pune, January 16, 2002, 10:00 a.m., Homi Bhabha Auditorium, TIFR.