[Inpycon] PyCon India 2021 Keynote: Dr. Ajith Kumar

Kumar Anirudha anirudhastark at gmail.com
Fri Jun 25 02:22:00 EDT 2021

Hello Folks,

We are happy to announce Dr. Ajith Kumar as our next Keynote speaker for
PyCon India 2021.

About Dr. Ajith Kumar
Dr. Ajith worked as a senior scientist with Inter-University
Accelerator Centre, New Delhi from 1985-2021.

He has done his M.Sc and Ph.D. in Nuclear Physics from the University
of Calicut and M.Sc in Accelerator Physics, from the University of
Manitoba, Canada. He works mainly in the area of design and
development of particle accelerators and instrumentation for
associated experiments, including radio-frequency accelerating
structures, control, and data acquisition systems, digital and radio
frequency electronics modules.

Dr. Ajith Kumar initiated the PHOENIX project by designing a parallel
port-based computer interface for teaching physics and engineering in
2005. His dedicated efforts in developing open science hardware for
teaching science led to the latest development of [ExpEYES]

_**ExpEYES** -An open-source science lab, is currently the most
affordable tool for learning science by exploring and experimenting
which uses python for data analysis and visualization._

For the past several years he has been involved in promoting Free
Software tools in Education. Has been pursuing academic community to
include Python in their syllabus and has written a book 'Python for
Education'. Dr. Ajith is involved in teacher training programs and has
helped thousands of teachers to have hands-on experience with computer
interfaced experiments and to take their first steps in the world of
Free Software and Python.

Dr. Ajith is retired from IUAC in FEB 2021 but the scientist and
educator in him will never retire. He has continued his work promoting
science education and scientific temper through his new project

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Kumar Anirudha

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