Dr. Shyam Diwakar presented ongoing work on C​omputational ​N​euroscience and his comments on future research at the one-day workshop for Young Faculty Research Fellows organised at Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru by Media Labs Asia and Ministry of Electronics and IT, Government of India on July 28, 2017.

Amrita School of Biotechnology's Dr. Shyam Diwakar was awarded the Young Faculty Research Fellowship under Sir Visvesvaraya PhD scheme in April 2016 and is among the 100 young faculty members with this fellowship.

In the presentation at IISc, Dr. Shyam had covered ongoing research at Amrita School of Biotechnology, covering computational neuroscience models taking data from experiments, detailed and simple models and their applications, devices from neuroinspired technologies and need for support and connections among working groups.

The one-day workshop was attended by the Members of the Academic Committee of the Visvesvaraya PhD scheme including Prof. S.V. Raghavan, Scientific Secretary (Retd.), Office of the Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government of India & Chairman, Academic Committee and senior officials of MeitY, Government of India.​

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