The Masterclass – a guest lecture series is the principal event in the Vortex-the ChemFest. In the Masterclass series, we bring extraordinary personalities to enlighten the crowd with their extensive knowledge, skills and experiences in their respective fields. This provides an opportunity for the participants to interact with the speakers, exchange thoughts, learn, improve, stretch and implement new innovative ideas in science, research and technology and also develops their personalities. Prof. J. B. Joshi, Prof. Varun Sahani, Ms Sharon Memis, Prof. Michael Dickey are some of the distinguished former speakers in the Masterclass.
Masterclass 2017 took this event to a whole new level. We had speakers from diverse backgrounds like the industry, entrepreneurs, scientists, researchers and investors. Masterclass 2017 started with an absolutely captivating talk by Mr Narendra Shenoy on small-scale manufacturing units, opportunities and challenges therein. We also had the privilege to host our very own Prof. A. B. Pandit. It was also graced with the presence of Prof. Arnab Bhattacharya, the pioneer of Chai and Why, and the renowned author of books like Stay Hungry Stay Foolish, Rashmi Bansal.
Masterclass 2018 had an opportunity to host recepients of prestigious Ramon Magsaysay award Dr. Prakash Baba Amte and his wife Dr. Mandakini Amte . They talked about their life journey and struggles which inspired many in the audience.