ThoughtWorks hosts symposium in city

ST CORRESPONDENT
Friday, 25 January 2019

ThoughtWorks, a global software consultancy, hosted the second edition of the Engineering for Research (E4R) symposium in Pune on January 19.

Pune: ThoughtWorks, a global software consultancy, hosted the second edition of the Engineering for Research (E4R) symposium in Pune on January 19. This edition focused on the need and approaches to understand and commute complex system and discussion were centered on how the noble missions of grand exploration and big science need engineering excellence to become a reality.

The E4R symposium hosted leading academicians, scientists, engineers and professionals from a diverse range of fields like physics, biology, economics and software engineering.

 The event saw representation from ISRO, University of Delhi, NIAS, IIM-A, IIT Mumbai and TCS Research who are at the forefront of the complex systems space.

Gunjan Shukla, Head of ThoughtWorks Engineering for Research Initiative, said, “The E4R symposium is a platform for multidisciplinary collaboration. This year, we chose the theme; complexity in systems - an important scientific concern that emerges from interactions of parts within a system. We want to build a community that will work with research organisations to craft tools for scientific exploration. This exploration will go on to discover patterns, frameworks and the computer science of the future.”

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