Mangaluru, Jan 6: Renowned professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) USA & CEO of edX and meritorious aluminous of St Aloysius College, here, Prof Anant Agarwal will be deliver an 'Endowment Lecture' on Monday January 8 at 2.30 pm at Fr L F Rasquinha Auditorium of St Aloysius College in the city.
At the programme, Prof Anant Agarwal will be felicitated by the college for his meritorious contribution to society.
For his outstanding achievement, Prof Anant Agarwal was honoured by Padma Shri Award, the fourth highest civilian award of Republic of India in 2017 by the Government of India. He is the recipient of Maurice Wilkes Award for Computer Architecture, Harold W McGraw, Jr Prize in Education in higher education, as an outstanding leader in the development of Massive Open Online Course movement (MOOC) in 2016.
Being a professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), director of the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), will deliver an Endowment lecture in the field of Computer Science and Engineering. Students from under graduate and post graduate sections will be the beneficiaries of the programme.
Fr Dionysius Vaz SJ, rector of St Aloysius College Institutions, will preside over the function. Fr Dr Praveen Martis SJ, principal, will be present at the occasion.
All invitees are requested to occupy their seats by 2.30 pm and to be present for the entire duration of the programme and to leave the auditorium only after the National Anthem. They are also required to have their mobile phones switched off during the entire programme.