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Purdue Ag Fish Fry – Saturday, February 1, 2020

Ag Tech: The Farm of the Future?
Featuring Ranveer Chandra, Chief Scientist at Microsoft Azure Global

Deans Header Graphic_new.jpgPurdue Agriculture is pleased to feature Ranveer Chandra as the featured speaker at the 2020 Purdue Ag Alumni Fish Fry. Please join us for this annual meeting of the Purdue Ag Alumni Association on February 1, 2020 at the Elements Financial Blue Ribbon Pavilion at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis.

Chandra, Chief Scientist at Microsoft Azure Global. Ranveer received his PhD in Computer Science from Cornell University. His research has shipped in multiple Microsoft products, from Windows 10 and XBOX One, to Azure. Ranveer is leading multiple research projects at Microsoft, including FarmBeats, this was featured by Bill Gates on

GatesNotes. He has been invited to present his research on FarmBeats to the Secretary of Agriculture, and TV White Spaces to the FCC Chairman. Ranveer has published over 90 research papers, and has over 100 patents that have been granted by the USPTO. In addition, he was won several awards, including the MIT Technology Review’s Top Innovators Under 35.

Doors open at 10:00 a.m., allowing guests to network and visit the exhibits along Purdue Agriculture Avenue, where you can connect with our sponsors, department faculty, staff, and student organizations for up to 90 minutes prior to the Fish Fry. We will also be honoring the Certificate of Distinction winners during the annual meeting portion of the program. It’s sure to be a great afternoon full of Purdue Pride!

Tickets are now on sale for $25 each.