My Life My Passion: Love for Neurons – Dr Shyam Diwakar

During the session, My Life My Passion on June 4th 2013, Dr Shyam Diwakar spoke to the audience and gave a clear picture on neuropsychology and neuroscience. He explained further the mathematical modelling of cerebellar granule neurons and their network properties. He also elaborated the analogy of computational process with the human brain and the working mechanism of the neural network.

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Dissolve yourself in your passion. Persistently practice for it to attain the perfection. Never bother about the outcomes.
– Aswathi TS

He took us to a world of the brain. He made our brain work.
– Shruti Sreevalsan

I got to know more about pursuing our goal and how to reach it
– Thiru Ramakrishnan T

He proved to us that nothing is permanent and that everything can be changed.
– Prabu Vignesh S

Extremely informative. Negative thinking implants negative actions. So think positive always and be happy.
– Vasudevan N

I felt that this class was more of information. We got to know some good facts about the brain.
– Jayadev HR

Everything in this world undergoes change and is a “closed loop”, a self-sustaining system. If everything in this cosmos is like this so am I.
– Aiswarya PL

Through his speech, I really came to know how our brain works and it was so informative.
– Priyadharshini J

A doctor come engineer is a rare combination. We learnt a lot of technical things about how the brain functions.
– Daamini Visaalaakshi

I was inspired by his scientific research, which was a great achievement, his way of answering questions.
– Neeraja Valsan

He is an ECE engineer but still, he decided to follow his passion as a neurosurgeon. The story is very similar to me. I wanted to be an Aerospace engineer but I landed up in ECE, I had given up my dreams but now I am inspired. It’s never too late and be crazy and follow your dreams.
– Prarthana Shedge

It was so inspiring.
– Ruxana VP

It was a good experience to have a Brain Researcher who is an Engineer coming to our camp for My Life, My Passion. Although he used technical terms which could not be interpreted by us(Commerce Students), it was a nice experience to know about his goals in life and his hard work.
– Akhila A

Nice talk..I wish to know more about brains.
– Silpasree SJ
Sir, you showed us how passion can lead you in life. You made us realize the value of dedication and attention. Thank you so much.
– Arjun CB

Shyamji’s session was good and kind of technical and difficult to comprehend, but was amazed by his life story.
– Sujith P Shaju

I came to know about my own brain (i.e. neurons’) functioning.
– Ram Prasath VR

Knowledgeable. Got know something about what is happening inside our brains.
– Prashanth S

I got to learn about the capabilities of human brain and how we can implement it.
– Divyaprasaath S

A simple, humble and a very avid Guru at dealing with connections and analogies between the brain and the computer.
– Hrishikesh Sivanandan

I learnt confidence from him.
– Balakrishnaveni A

Great. It was a research kind of talk while he also explained about his passion. It poked our sleeping brains making them more focused. Apart from the mechanical part I understood a lot.
– Gayathri PS

A man who is passionate and happy about what he is doing. I love the fact that he has come back to India and is working here. Truly awesome. An inspiration for the youth who think of making a change.
– Anjanikumar Pathak