• Feb
    Tuesday, February 20th, 2024
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Tuesday, February 20, 2024 - 7:00pm – 9:30pm

    An Interactive Talk with Professor Ikhlaq Sidhu

    Madrid, Spain
    IE University - IE Tower, P.º de la Castellana, 259, Fuencarral-El Pardo, 28029 Madrid
    Cost: UC alumni: €27.50 | Guests: €30 | Students: €12.50 (includes tapas & drinks)

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    Attend a stimulating talk on Demystifying Generative AI with Professor Ikhlaq Sidhu, Dean of the School of Science and Technology at IE University in Madrid and Founding Faculty Director of The Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology at UC Berkeley. A networking reception with tapas and beverages will follow the discussion. This event is open to all UC alumni, students, and friends.

    More about Professor Sidhu:

    Ikhlaq Sidhu is the Dean of the IE School of Science and Technology in Madrid, and the founding director of UC Berkeley's Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology since 2005. He is the author of the book "Innovation Engineering" and the creator of the ground-breaking Data-X Course at Berkeley. He has been granted over 60 patents in internet communication technologies. Dr. Sidhu developed the Berkeley Method of Entrepreneurship, a teaching framework used at UC Berkeley as part of the Entrepreneurship & Technology area at the #1 university in the world.

    Sidhu received the IEEE Major Education Innovation Award in 2018 and the Extraordinary Teaching in Extraordinary Times Award from UC Berkeley in 2021. He received the Berkeley IEOR Emerging Area Professor Award in 2009 at UC Berkeley. In 1999, he received 3Com Corporation’s Inventor of the Year Award. He serves on many advisory boards. He received his bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a master’s degree and a doctorate in Electrical Engineering from Northwestern University.