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About the Speaker:
Ramesh Raskar (Associate Professor, MIT Media Lab)
Ramesh Raskar is an Associate Professor at MIT Media Lab and directs the Camera Culture research group. His focus is on AI and Imaging for health and sustainability. These interfaces span research in physical (e.g., sensors, health-tech), digital (e.g., automating machine learning) and global (e.g., geomaps, autonomous mobility) domains.
He received the Lemelson Award (2016), ACM SIGGRAPH Achievement Award (2017), DARPA Young Faculty Award (2009), Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship (2009), TR100 Award from MIT Technology Review (2004) and Global Indus Technovator Award (2003). He has worked on special research projects at Google [X], Apple and Facebook and co-founded/advised several companies.
TEDxGateway Webinar: Ramesh Raskar (Associate Professor, MIT Media Lab) in conversation with Ralph Simon (Founder, Mobilium Global)
Webinar Series: The World Has Changed
Webinar Topic: The future of restarting the Economy lies with us and not the Government
About the webinar:
The COVID-19 pandemic and the resultant lockdown has hit the global population like no other crisis. After nearly 6 months of lockdown and restrictions, we have to realise that each one of us has a role in overcoming this pandemic and restarting economy.
The webinar will explore the need for using technology as a tool to self organise and will delve deeper on the importance of engaging citizens in a quest for the common good of public health and enforcing trust at all levels.