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National colloquium on engineering sciences from Mar 7

Posted on Mar 06, 12:34PM | UNI

Thiruvananthapuram, Mar 5 : Some of India's leading scientists and researchers will come together to discuss cutting edge developments in engineering science at a colloquium organised by the newly established Srinivasa Ramanujan Institute for Basic Sciences (SRIBS) in Kottayam.

A capacity building initiative of Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE), SRIBS will host the National Colloquium on Emerging Areas of Research in Engineering Sciences from March 7-9, 2013 at the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology (RIT) in Pampady, Kottayam, an official statement said here.

The primary objective of the programme is to create awareness among young and upcoming researchers about various cutting edge research areas in engineering and the role of basic sciences in solving research problems in Engineering Science.

The sessions will be on topics ranging from Nanocrystal Nucleation and Growth, High Performance Computing, Computational Mathematics and Applied Hydrodynamics to Technology Management, Biomedical Engineering, Image processing, Pattern Recognition and Machine learning, Genetic Algorithms and Flow Analysis and Remote sensing.

These will be led by reputed engineering scientists from premier institutions in the country.

Speakers include Prof Sankar Pal (Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata), Prof V Radhakrishnan (Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Trivandrum), Prof A Jayakrishnan (IIT, Madras), Prof N Ravishankar (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore), Prof R Natarajan (IIT Madras), Prof Baldev Raj (Former Director, IGCAR, Kalpakkam), Prof Sanjay Mittal (IIT Kanpur), Dr Chandru Vijay (Kirloskar Business Park), Prof Sirshendu De (IIT, Kharagpur), Prof Sabu Thomas (MG University, Kottayam), Dr J Letha (Director of Technical Education, Govt of Kerala) and Dr Achutsankar S Nair (Director, Centre for Bioinformatics, University of Kerala).