Sharda University organised a ‘Tech Talk’ with Tanmay Bakshi

World’s youngest IBM Watson programmer and IBM Cloud champion

The Department of Computer Science & Engineering School of Engineering and Technology organized a ‘Tech Talk’ with the 15 year old tech prodigy; Tanmay Bakshi


Sharda University, one of India’s leading UGC recognized university with students studying from more than 50 countries, is known for their focus on excellence in research and innovative academic programs organized a ‘Tech Talk’ with the 15-year-old world’s youngest IBM Watson programmer and an IBM Cloud champion, today. The event was organized by the School of Engineering & Technology, Department of Computer Science & Engineering. The key objective of this ‘Tech Talk’ was to motivate the students and enhance their knowledge on new-age technologies.

Sharda University, The Department of Computer Science & Engineering is envisioned to produce competent, creative and innovative computer professionals capable of meeting up the challenges of the ever-growing industry. With the support of experienced and highly qualifies faculty, the Department aspires to play a lead role in the national vision of creating the futuristic knowledge economy through creativity and innovation in information and knowledge technologies. Some of the programmers offered by the Department of Computer Science & Engineering is B. Tech with specialization in Data Science, IoT& Application, Artificial Intelligence, blockchain and machine learning.

Tanmay Bakshi, while addressing the students at Sharda University said, A huge Thank you to Sharda University for putting this event together and inviting me here. My passion is ‘Machine Learning ‘ technology, infact as we speak this technology is impacting hundreds of fields and hundreds and thousands of lives across the world. It helps us take something so human about us that is, learning and stimulate that with machines. I also love taking this technology and make it more and more accessible to everyone around the world.’

Tanmay Bakshi is a 15 years old Author, AI Expert, TED Keynote speaker, and a media personality who has already addressed over 200,000 executives, leaders, intellectuals, and developers worldwide at international conferences, schools and universities, financial institutions and multinationals. The United Nations, Linux Foundation, Apple, SAP, IBM, Walmart, Twilio, Internal Institute of Auditors, and HSBC are just some of the organizations he’s spoken at.

His love to implement AI architectures led him to build numerous applications in fields ranging from finance to cyber security, education to music and entertainment. His inclination towards implementing AI in the field of healthcare got him working on two of his main projects, which are very close to his heart – the first is focused on helping those with Rett Syndrome so they can “speak” through the detection and interpretation of EEG bio-signals. These EEG signals are analyzed by cognitive systems. The second project focuses on suicide prevention through depression mitigation using Augmented Intelligence.

Over 250+ students participated in the interactive session led by Tanmay Bakshi