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Invited Talk: “Exploring Laboratory Skill Education, Virtual Laboratory Development and the Post-COVID Scene: From the Eyes of an Academician” at the AICTE-ISTE Sponsored Induction/ Refresher Program on Use of Virtual Laboratories, organized by Rajkiya Engineering College Banda in Collaboration with AKTU Lucknow and IIT, December 3, 2021.
Invited Talk: – Oh, the Places You’ll Go! – From Neurons to Population Signals to Learning Algorithms and Virtual Laboratories, Neural circuit complexity: Neuroscience, Models and Robotics (BrainCosmos), Lake Como School of Advanced Studies, 30 August – 3 September 2021, Italy.
Invited Talk: – A cerebellum goes to party – dynamics, behavior, responses from a modeling perspective, CNS Lab Meet 2021 (online), IIT Madras, Chennai, August 15, 2021.
Invited Talk: Complementing laboratory skills with online technologies: design and deployment of Virtual Laboratories for University- level higher education, Faculty Development Program organized by Department of Physics and Nanotechnology, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, July 18, 2020.
Invited Talk: Computational Neuroscience and Neurological Conditions: Relating Molecular mechanisms to Neural and Circuit Dynamics to Cognitive Functions at the International Conference of the Cognitive Neurosciences Society of India on the theme “Emerging Trends in Cognitive Neurosciences: Forensics and Clinical Applications” organized by the Institute of Behavioral Science, Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, India, Jan 20-22, 2020.
Invited Talk: Computational Modeling roles to Clinical Studies – Connecting data, University Hospital Extremadura, Badajoz, Spain, Dec 11, 2019.
Talk: Computational Modelling of TNFα Pathway in Parkinson’s Disease – A Systems Theory Perspective, The 8th international conference on Complex Networks and their Applications (Complex Networks 2019), Lisbon, Portugal, Dec 10-12, 2019.
Invited Talk: Modelling the Cerebellum: From Single Neurons to Networks in the Granular Layer and Beyond, IIT Madras, Chennai, May 9, 2019.
Invited Talk: DataScientia and Amrita – In the Context of WeNet, DataScientia Meeting, University of Trento, Italy, Jan 29-30, 2019.
Invited Talk: Modeling the Brain – Cerebellum, Motor Control and Neurological Predictions, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, May 4, 2018.
Invited Talk: Cerebellum, motor learning and neurological conditions: biophysics of single neurons to microcircuits abstractions, Dept of Biosciences, IIT Bombay, April 16, 2018.
Invited Talk: Modeling, OER and Open Models – Work at Amrita, RIKILT, Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA), Wageningen, The Netherlands, March 26, 2018.
Invited Talk: Challenges for OER and Open Medical Models – Case studies from big data and virtual laboratory environments at National Conference on Open Data and Data Repositories (NCODDR), organized by Cochin University of Science And Technology (CUSAT), March 6, 2018.
Talk: Using Learning Theory for Assessing Effectiveness of Laboratory Education Delivered via a Web-based Platform , International Conference on Remote Engineering and Virtual experimentation (REV 2018), Dusseldorf, Germany, March 21-24, 2018.
Invited Talk: Modeling of neurovascular coupling, neural activity and BOLD, From cell physiology to integrated signals and emerging brain functions, School of Brain Cells & Circuits “Camillo Golgi”, Nov 29- Dec 3, 2017, Erice, Italy.
Talk and Conference Workshop: Computational Neuroscience of cerebellum and interconnected circuits, Workshop on Bioinspired modeling and Computational Neuroscience – From neurons, circuits to models and devices (BioCompNeuro’17) (Organiser and Workshop Chair), co-affiliated with Sixth International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI-2017), Sept 16-19, 2017, Manipal, India.
Talk: Computations and cerebellum: Modeling Cerebellar Neurons and their behavioral dynamics, Aug 23, 2017, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India.
Talk: Computational neuroscience of cerebellum: cellular and circuit roles, timing and plasticity, Aug 17, 2017, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India.
Talk: Connecting Data to Clinical Predictions: Using Computational Neuroscience for bridging Modern Medicine to Ayurvedic explorations, Amrita Samyogam 2017- International Conference on Integrative Ayurveda and Modern Medicine, Aug 6-7, 2017, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Kochi, India.
Talk: From Data to Models and onto Robotics, Robotsavam 2017, techfest on robotics organized by Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, July 30, 2017, Amrita University, Amritapuri campus, Kollam, India.
Talk: From our Present to a better Future, One-day Workshop for Young Faculty Research Fellow under Visvesvaraya PhD scheme organized by Medial Labs Asia and MeitY, Government of India at Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, India, July 28, 2017.
Invited Talk: Computational Neurosciences of Cerebellar Circuit Disorders: Interpretations in the cerebellar granular layer microcircuit, School of Brain Cells & Circuits “Camillo Golgi” (link is external), Dec 1-5, 2016, Erice, Italy.
Talk: Computational Neuroscience of Circuit Function and Dysfunction: a Cerebellum Perspective, Symposium 8, Neurocognitive networks in health, disease and recovery, XXXIV Annual Meeting of Indian Academy of Neurosciences (IAN), National Brain Research Center, Manesar, India, Oct 19-21, 2016.
Talk: Using Cerebellar Architecture to Control Low-Cost Robotic Arms (link is external), International Symposium on the Neuromechanics of Human Movement, 4th – 6th October 2016, Heidelberg, Germany.
Invited Talk: Computations in the cerebellar granular layer microcircuit: from Population responses to robotic abstractions, INdAM Meeting “NeuroMath, Mathematical and Computational Neuroscience: cell, network and data analysis”, Sept 11- 17, 2016, Cortona, Italy.
Invited Talks: On the Exploratory Roles of a Computational Engineer (IT Association), What do Brain Circuits predict Future Electronics to be (ECE Association), Inauguration events, Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College, Coimbatore, Aug 3, 2016.
Organizer Talk: Virtual Labs in India: Implementation and Case studies, National Nodal Center Conference, Amrita University, Amritapuri, Kollam, Kerala, India, May 6, 2016.
Invited Talk: Virtual Labs in India, Online Labs workshop organized by International Association of Online Engineering (IAOE) and the Global Online Laboratory Consortium (GOLC), Third International Conference on Transformations in Engineering Education, College of Engineering, Pune, Jan 10, 2016.
Invited Talk: School of Brain Cells and Circuits “Camillo Golgi”, Organized by Egidio D’Angelo (Pavia), Claudia Wheeler-Kingshott (UCL) and Michele Migliore (CNR), Ettore Majorana Center, Erice, Italy.
Invited Talk: Experiential Learning and Sustainable Development Goals – Case Stories from Amrita’s Live In Labs on How Professors and Students are bringing Immediate Societal Impact, Department of Mathematics, University of Milan, Nov 23, 2015, Milan, Italy.
Talk: Mobile Learning and Biotechnology Education via Remote Labs: Deployment-based study on Real Time Shared Resources, 9th International Conference on Interactive Mobile and Communication Technologies and Learning 2015, 19-20 November 2015, Mediterranean Palace Hotel, Thessaloniki, Greece.
Talk: Role of Biotechnology Simulation and Remotely Triggered Virtual labs in Complementing University Education, 9th International Conference on Interactive Mobile and Communication Technologies and Learning 2015, 19-20 November 2015, Mediterranean Palace Hotel, Thessaloniki, Greece
Talk: Role of ICT enabled Virtual Laboratories in Biotechnology Education: Case studies on blended and remote learning, 18th International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning, 2015 World Engineering Education Forum, Florence, Italy, Sept 20-24, 2015.
Invited Talk: Cerebellum-like spatial-temporal pattern recognition circuits using spiking neurons and their role in bio-robotics, International Symposium on Emerging Topics in Circuits and Systems (SET-CAS’15), Special session at the fourth International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI-2015), Aug 10-13, 2015, Kochi, India.
Talk: Computational Neuroscience of Cerebellar Disorders – Studies of plasticity, timing and dysfunction from a cerebellar granular layer perspective, Computational Neurology and Psychiatry: do we need it? Workshop W04 at International Joint Conference on Neural Networks IJCNN 2015, Killarney, Ireland.
Talk and Session Chair: Exploiting Point Source Approximation on Detailed Neuronal Models to Reconstruct Single Neuron Electric Field and Population LFP, Proceedings of the IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN) 2015, Killarney, Ireland, July 12-17, 2015.
Talk: Neural Control using EEG as a BCI Technique for Low Cost Prosthetic Arms, 6th International Conference on Neural Computation Theory and Applications (NCTA 2014), Rome, Oct 22-24, 2014
Invited Talk: Computational Modeling of Cerebellar Disorders – Studies of plasticity, timing and dysfunction from a cerebellar granular layer perspective. APSN Neuroscience School and International Conference on Neurochemistry of Ageing Brain, CSIR-IICB, Kolkata, Jan 27-Feb 1, 2014.
Invited Talk: Using machine learning towards Neuroinformatics: Analyzing structure-function relationships in data, National Conference on ‘Data Mining Applications in Genomics and Proteomics’, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, January 24, 2014.
Invited Talk: On the Effectiveness of Virtual Labs in Universities – Case studies from an Indian National Mission Project, VI International GUIDE Conference 2013: The Global Economic Crisis and its consequences on the national educational systems: Can online education contribute to overcoming the crisis?, Athens, Oct 3-4, 2013.
Talk: Population activity in the Brain: Abstractions and Applications, DELSA workshop, Amrita Bio Quest 2013: International Conference on Biotechnology for Innovative Applications, Amritapuri, Kollam, Kerala, India, Aug 12, 2013.
Talk: Computational Neuroscience of Single Neuron and Population activity in the Brain: Abstractions and Applications, Amrita Bio Quest 2013: International Conference on Biotechnology for Innovative Applications, Amritapuri, Kollam, Kerala, India, Aug 10-14, 2013.
Talk: Population activity in the Brain: Abstractions and Applications, International workshop –“From Cellular to Circuit and Brain Functions: Passing through Mathematical Models”, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala, India, Aug 10, 2013.
Invited Talk: Modeling single neuron and population activity in the brain: A perspective from scientific computing, 21 June 2013, National Seminar on Scientific Computing, IIITMK, Trivandrum, Kerala, India.
Invited Talk: Estimation of Information Flow in Neural Circuits using Mutual Information and Related Techniques, 21 May 2013, Faculty Development Program, SCMS School of Engineering and Technology, Karukuttu, Ernakulam, Kerala, India.
Invited Talk: Computational Neuroscience of Cerebellar Disorders –Studies of plasticity, timing and dysfunction from a cerebellar granular layer perspective, International Conference on Advances in Molecular Mechanisms of Neurological Disorders, 21-23 February 2013, AIIMS, New Delhi, India.
Invited Talk: Computations in the cerebellar granular layer microcircuit: Timing, plasticity and extracellular field reconstructions, School of Computer and Systems Sciences and School of Computational and Integrative Sciences Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi -67, India, Jan 14, 2013.
Invited Talk: Computations in the cerebellar granular layer: Timing, plasticity and extracellular field reconstructions, Moreno Bote Lab, Foundation Sant Joan de Deu, Barcelona, Spain, Nov 6, 2012.
Invited Keynote Lecture: “Communication analogies and computing via neuromorphic engineering – a perspective from bio-inspired robotics”, 2012 International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI-2012), Chennai, India, Aug 3-5, 2012.
Invited Lecture: “Superman’s changing room – Virtualization and virtual labs”, International Conference on technology Enhanced Education, Amritapuri, Kerala, India, Jan 3-5, 2012.
“Virtual Labs: Pervasive education & scenes from an ICT perspective”, Proceedings of the 5TH GUIDE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 2011, “E-learning innovative models for the integration of education, technology and research”, Università degli Studi “Guglielmo Marconi”, Rome, 18 – 19 November 2011.
Shyam Diwakar and Bharat Jayaraman, Constrained Objects for Neuronal Modeling and Simulation, International symposium on Recent Trends in Neurosciences & XXIX Annual Conference of Indian Academy of Neurosciences, Oct 30-Nov 1, 2011.
Demo Presentation: Virtual labs and computational neuroscience – Education and pedagogies. Bernstein Conference 2011, Bernstein Center Freiburg . Hansastraße 9A . D-79104 Freiburg, October 4-6, 2011.
Invited Demo: Virtual Labs – Pervasive education and future scenes from an ICT scenario, First International Conference on Advances in Computing and Communications (ACC-2011), July 22-24, 2011, Cochin, India.
Invited Lecture: Department of Mathematics, University of Milan, Milano, Italy, Dec 9, 2010. Title: Mathematics, virtualization and technical education – An Amrita case study into understanding neuroscience via virtual labs and mathematical models.
Neurotalk 2010, Track 2-3: Neuromathematics, Neurophysics, Neuroinformatics and Computation Neurobiology, Singapore EXPO, Singapore, June 25, 2010, Title: Neuronal Models and Exploration of Network Properties: A Case Study into Cerebellar Granular Layer Models and Local Field Potential Modeling.
TKK, Helsinki, India and EU, Organized by TKK University, Oct 5, 2009.
LFP Workshop: Modeling and interpretation of extracellular field potentials, January 15-16, 2009 at Oslo, Norway organized by INCF-Norway.