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Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Machine Learning (ML) are penetrating our lives & work. Data consumption, analysis and modeling contribute to increasing the carbon footprint of products.

How can AI/ML be applied in the field of sustainability? What kind of skills and training are required to create sustainable solutions ? What are the barriers to entry and what are the opportunities? As people look to dive into the field, how can one effectively establish technical expertise & credibility? To answer this and share his story, we have with us Narayanan Subramanium, a Thought leader in Technology and Sustainability. He is currently the CTO of Eugenie and has nearly 3 decades of experience spanning Industrial AI for sustainability, electric vehicles IoT, distributed systems and networking. He is part of the IEEE Bangalore Computer Society, Executive Committee. He has a Masters in Electrical Engineering from University of Maryland. He completed the chief digital officer executive education program from Indian School of Business and a post graduate diploma in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning from the University of Texas, Austin.

He talks about technology and sustainability at various events and conferences. As part of the G20, he has been invited by TiE to talk about Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction.

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For women’s history month we would like to acknowledge and thank all the women before us who made our success possible. In the past we had put together episodes for the women’s month focussing on the thoughts, motivation and influences behind career and life choices. This was very well received and we enjoyed the experience so much that we wanted to put another episode together for this year’s women's month. This episode covers answers to the following 6 questions from 13 inspiring women. 1. What does lead like a girl mean to you? 2. What advice would you give your younger self? 3. What is your biggest fear and how do you cope with it? 4. What is the most significant/unconventional choice you have made so far? 5. Who are the women you admire and have shaped your decisions and life? 6. Could you share a favorite book or quote which has influenced you? The inspiring Women featured in this episode: Kelly Boyer: Mollie Holland: Tulika Mittal: Srividya Tata: Uma Varma: Anupama Lolage: Sarala Mandi: Anusha Sethuraman: Sandip Bhakta: Meghana Bhagavan: Jaya Narasimhan: Amy Ward: Ekaterina Arshinova: Episode Cover Art: Produced using DALL-E 2 to generate the base image.

Episode length: 29 min | Listen on: Spotify | Google | Apple | More options

What does research in the fields of molecular biology and biophysics involve? How can this research contribute to sustainability efforts? What are the challenges in this area? What skills do you need to contribute to this research?

To learn about this field, we speak with Sowmya Raghavan, a Research Lead at BioMan technologies. Sowmya was a consultant with Strand Life Sciences for over fifteen years after she completed her PhD in molecular biophysics from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) She is a passionate advocate of sustainability and a dedicated practitioner as well. She also volunteers with Solid Waste Management Roundtable ( SWMRT)

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