Watch: Digital Avatars Of IIT Bombay Students Attend Virtual Convocation Amid Pandemic
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President of India's Medal for 2020 goes to Sahil Hiral Shah, https://t.co/EdUFpsUBTU in Computer Science & Engineering
Check out virtual avatar of the student receiving medal from Chief Guest and Nobel laureate Prof. @FDuncanMHaldane pic.twitter.com/XAOOXxqkNy
“There is a lesson for everyone involved in research,” said the Nobel Laureate Prof. D Haldane to graduating students during the virtual ceremony. A video shows the digital avatar of a student receiving “President of India’s Medal for 2020”. “You will be experiencing personally created avatars of each one of you collecting degree certificates from my own avatar surrogating me, from the comfort of your homes. This is probably the first such attempt anywhere in the world,” said the IIT Bombay Director to graduating students.