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Theme: Fractals

This event occurred on
April 18, 2021
Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu

TEDxNITTrichy brings to you its 6th edition - 'Fractals.' Be it ideas, societies, ecosystems, or the universe itself, fractals - visible or abstract - govern the world. Join us as we celebrate the all-pervasive nature of infinite patterns at TEDxNITTrichy - Fractals 2021!

Barn Hall, NIT Trichy
Barn Hall, NIT Trichy, Trichy, Tamil Nadu 620015
Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, 620015
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Ajit Padmanabh

Founder at Who VR. He has a passion for our heritage, arts, culture, and the role of technology in rekindling interest in the same, challenging the grand narratives of history. His mission is to harness the cutting-edge for good - to make us veritable stakeholders of what is rightfully ours, but so often overlooked.

Prasanna Agoram

Sports Performance Analyst
A technical and performance analyst with experience of over 12 years in analyzing and coming up with strategies for leading cricket, tennis, and hockey teams, from Royal Challengers Bangalore to the South African National Cricket Team. With a stint playing for the TN Under-19 cricket team and even being an umpire, transitioned his genius to behind-the-scenes, helping teams win several matches with his stupendous talent.

Shalini Krishan, Anumitra Ghosh Dastidar

Sustainable Food & Beverage Industry Professionals
Owners of Edible Archives, an ingredient-driven sustainable venture, in the age of climate change and rapidly depleting biodiversity. Shalini is a writer, while Anumitra is a linguist-turned-chef; both of them spent three years traveling across India seeking out lesser-known indigenous rice varieties and documenting the stories behind them. The resultant findings became the Edible Archives project.

Therukural Arivu

Rapper, lyricist and playback singer
An exceptional artist of "Enjoy Enjaami" fame, he's an exemplar of how he wields his music as a weapon to fight for social justice. Along with the Casteless Collective, who are at the forefront of the battle for a casteless India, he uses addictive folk beats to convey a much-needed message.

Umesh Malhotra

Co-founder and CEO of the Hippocampus Learning Centres, he has been instrumental in bringing grassroots-level change in our approach towards education. His approach is novel in crafting unique solutions for different socioeconomic classes to ensure that all children have the resources to become better and more engaged readers wherever they attend school.

Vimal Chandran

Visual Artist
Adept in all forms of art and photography, a self-taught visual artist. With an impeccable flair for creativity, his work is often a masterful concoction of urban art, illustrations, installations, graphic design, photography, and filmography.

Organizing team




Chennai, India
  • Ashwin T Shekhar
  • Nivedita Gnanavelan
    Post production
  • Sai Karthik
  • Sandipan Roy
  • Subikshaa Stalin
  • Varun Kausika