As a part of the strategically framed blueprint of Outreach Programs, the Department of Mechanical Engineering collaborated with the Institution of Engineers (India) to organise a one day seminar on Innovative Technologies for Fluid systems and Smart Materials & Manufacturing on 9th May 2019. The seminar essentially created an interactive platform for the academia, industry and the budding engineers.
Delegates from the Institution of Engineers (India) Er. Anirban Datta, MIE, PE, C Eng., Manager Mechanical, Richard Design Services Pvt. Ltd and Mr. T.K. Ray Chaudhury, BME, MIE, C Eng., Electromech Engineers (India) emphasized the need of taking the laboratory level experiments to innovate solutions to the real problems faced by the Industries. They took this opportunity to visit the Workshop and Laboratories of the Department, and appreciated the various projects undertaken by the students.
Dr. Achintya Mukhopadhyay, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Jadavpur University and Dr. Dipten Bhattacharya, Senior Principal Scientist, Advanced Mechanical and Material Characterization Division, CSIR-Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute, Kolkata) focused on the recent research areas which enlightened the students with knowledge of the latest innovations in the fields of Fluid systems and Smart Materials & Manufacturing.
In-house research initiatives by the faculty and students of the Department were showcased during the event.