The Inauguration of Dr Gauri Shah Innovation lab at COEP’s Bhau Institute of Innovation Entrepreneurship and Leadership was held in S.L Kirloskar auditorium at Bhau Institute on 16th June 2019 the first Remembrance Day of Dr Gauri Shah. The occasion was attended by dignitaries, by friends and family of Dr Gauri.
Rajni and Sudhir Shah in remembrance of their daughter Gauri donated 1 crore rupees to COEP’s Bhau Institute of Innovation Entrepreneurship and Leadership through COEP’s Alumni association. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Shah Family and COEP’s Bhau Institute. The donations by Shah Family will be utilized for seed funding startups and also Best Ideation annual award in the name of Dr.Gauri Shah.
Gauri a COEP Alumni and best outgoing student of COEP for 1998 batch was an achiever. She completed her doctorate from prestigious Yale University. After working with global giants like IBM and Microsoft, she returned in India. Dr Gauri worked with Persistent Systems in India; she led the machine learning team in the company. Dr Gauri’s profluence in sports and other endeavors are equally recognized as her academic achievements. It was her passion for innovation and engineering that brought Dr Gauri to COEP as adjunct professor.
Dr Gauri Shah Innovation Lab is a symbol of passion and excellence for innovation of which Dr Gauri was the true promoter.