5th Bi-Annual Max Planck Gesellschaft Heads of Partner Group Meeting Inaugural Key Note Lectures, IIT-Madras, ICSR Auditorium, 12 March 2015

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Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 15:00 to 17:00
IIT- Madras, ICSR Auditorium


5th Bi-Annual MPG Heads of Partner Group Meeting 12th - 13th March 2015, IIT- Madras

12th March 2015 Inauguration and Key Note Lectures at IC and SR Building, IIT- Madras


14.30 - 15.00 – Registration


15.00-15.05 - Inaugural Address

Prof. Bhaskar Ramamurthi, Director IIT Madras

15.05-15.10 – Welcome

Mr. Felix Kahle, Head of International Relations, Max Planck Society

15.10 – 15.15 – Greetings

Mr. Achim Fabig, Consul General, Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Chennai

15.15 -15.20 - Greetings

Dr. Arabinda Mitra, Adviser and Head, International Cooperation (Bilateral), Department of Science and Technology, Govt. Of India


Key Note Popular Lectures

15.30-16.15 - Seismology of the Sun and Stars

Prof. Dr. Laurent Gizon, Director, MPI for Solar System Research, Göttingen, Germany


16.15-16.40 – The atmosphere's favorite dry cleaner

Dr. Vinayak Sinha, Convener and Faculty, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences; Head of MPG Partner Group, IISER Mohali