INK salon

March 16, 2012 in R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore




Speakers | Schedule | Venue
Anusha Yadav

Anusha Yadav

Photographer, Founder: Indian Memory Project

Anusha Yadav is a documentary photographer based in Mumbai. She is also the Founder of Indian Memory Project – an online project that traces a personal history of India through pictures found in family archives. It aims to become India's first open repository of a visual history made by its own people. 
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Arpit Mohan

Arpit Mohan

Co-founder, Gharpay

It’s neither jamming on the flute nor building India’s first humanoid that truly defines Arpit Mohan; it’s the drive to solve hard real-world problems. Today, this recent graduate from BITS-Pilani spends his time as a co-founder at Gharpay, applying technology to transform the way people transact online.
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Manasi Prasad

Manasi Prasad

Classical musician

Manasi is a Carnatic classical vocalist who combines over two decades of rigorous training with a modern outlook. In addition to performing vocal concerts at some of the most prestigious venues of classical music in India, she has also toured extensively in the US, South America, Africa, South East Asia and the Middle East. She has recently been awarded the Bismillah Khan Award by the Government of India for excellence in music. Manasi is also a trained Indian classical dancer, and uses her dual abilities of singing and dancing to present features and demonstrations. She writes and speaks extensively on various art- related subjects and also hosts a TV show based on music and poetry. Manasi holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore, where she was awarded the Aditya Birla Scholarship. She is also an engineering graduate. She is currently embarking on an ambitious project to set up a music experience center, with the support of a leading real estate conglomerate in Bangalore.
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Nikhil Velpanur

Nikhil Velpanur

Counterculture entrepreneur

Nikhil operates the multidisciplinary studio and business incubator, Boiled Beans Inc, whose purpose is to explore the idea of infinity and build technology that can change the world.The incubator builds companies at the intersection of the physical and digital world, in realms like personal fabrication, robotics and physical computing.
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Susant Pattnaik

Susant Pattnaik

Inventor

A highly motivated young innovator, Susant Pattnaik from Bhubaneshwar, Orissa, is helping differently-abled individuals with his range of innovations. The ‘Breathing Sensor Apparatus’ assists physically challenged people to operate an electronic wheel chair that uses changes in the breathing. Through this technology, they can even type messages in a specially designed cell phone for better communication. The National Innovation Foundation and Techpedia have filed for a patent for his invention.
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Uttam Chandrashekhar

Uttam Chandrashekhar

Uttam Chandrashekhar is a senior research executive at D.C. Enterprises, Bangalore. He holds a masters degree in computer applications from Manipal university. He is extremely passionate about model airplanes and drones, and has been working on uav systems for about 6 years now. His expertise lies in airframe design, propulsion, and control systems for unmanned systems. He is also an avid aviation enthusiast and is a skilled model airplane and uav pilot. Together, with his father, he runs D.C. Enterprises which specializes in miniature electric motor propulsion systems, and small unmanned drones.
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