Graduate Student Talk: Noopur Rangathan
Take a look at the List Center’s exhibitions from a new perspective. Join Noopur Ranganathan in the MIT Biology and Anthropology departments to consider innovative communication strategies.
This talk will focus on how assistive technologies can be harnessed to empower visually and hearing impaired people to take communication into their own hands. Ranganathan will explain how she created and implemented a voice-to-text-to-refreshable braille solution for the deaf blind community that has received recognition from organizations in India, Bulgaria, Turkey, and Canada. This MIT student talk is presented in conjunction with the List Center’s exhibition Christine Sun Kim: Off the Charts.
About the Speaker
Noopur Ranganathan is an undergraduate student in the department of biology and anthropology. She has been working in the Jacks Lab since freshman year working on cancer immunotherapy and also has interests in creating solutions for the visually impaired and deaf-blind community. In her spare time, she enjoys running and photography.