IIT Kanpur hosts Techkriti 2013
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The word ‘Techkriti’ is composed of two words, ‘Tech’ in English which stands for technology and ‘Kriti’ in Sanskrit stands for creation, hence, the word ‘Techkriti’ signifies creation or innovation in technology.
- 3 of 8Techkriti is an entirely student organised festival. For smooth functioning of the festival, certain portfolios are allotted to each Head.
- 4 of 8This year Techkriti is being organized from 14-17th March and it features a series of exciting events for its participants, this includes lectures and talks by eminent personalities from the world of Science, Technology and Business.Some of the eminent personalities gracing this year’s Techkriti are.
- 5 of 8Jeff LeibermanJeff Lieberman has four degrees from MIT (BS: Physics, Math, MS: Mech. Engineering, Media Arts and Sciences) and is popular as the co-host of the Television Series: Time Warp, which airs on the Discovery Channel.
- 6 of 8Mahesh MurthyA College dropout, venture capitalist, advertising bigshot, digital marketing guru, WSJ columnist, Murthy is a household name in the Marketing and Advertising industry. He has spent over 29 years helping big brands with marketing counsel and 13 years helping StartUps with funding of which 19 have been in the digital media market.
- 7 of 8Marshall StrabalaHe is an American architect renowned for designing several important buildings including the world's tallest building, the Burj Dubai. In a span of 23 years, he has designed more than 50 world-renowned Development centers and Buildings in North America, Asia and Europe including three of the world's tallest buildings. He recently completed his work on the 632-meter (2074-foot) Shanghai Tower, China's tallest building.
- 8 of 8Robert John AumannHe is an American mathematician and a member of the United States National Academy of Sciences. He received the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics in 2005 for his work on conflict and cooperation through game-theory analysis.