Purdue Ag Fish Fry - Saturday, February 1, 2020
Ag Tech: The Farm of the Future?
Featuring Ranveer Chandra, Chief Scientist at Microsoft Azure Global
Purdue Agriculture featured Ranveer Chandra as the keynote speaker at the 2020 Purdue Ag Alumni Fish Fry that was held on February 1, 2020 at the Blue Ribbon Pavilion at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis.
Chandra, Chief Scientist at Microsoft Azure Global. Ranveer received his PhD in Computer Science from Cornell University. His research has shipped in multiple Microsoft products, from Windows 10 and XBOX One, to Azure. Ranveer is leading multiple research projects at Microsoft, including FarmBeats, this was featured by Bill Gates on GatesNotes. He has been invited to present his research on FarmBeats to the Secretary of Agriculture, and TV White Spaces to the FCC Chairman. Ranveer has published over 90 research papers, and has over 100 patents that have been granted by the USPTO. In addition, he was won several awards, including the MIT Technology Review’s Top Innovators Under 35.
Guests networked and visited the exhibits along Purdue Agriculture Avenue, connecting with our sponsors, department faculty, staff, and student organizations prior to the Fish Fry. We will honored the Certificate of Distinction winners during the annual meeting portion of the program. It was a great afternoon full of Purdue Pride!
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