In the new millennium, research in mechanical engineering has progressed on a colossal basis. It is highly essential for all engineers and technocrats to familiarize themselves with the modern concepts of Mechanical Engineering. In view of this, the faculty of mechanical engineering department at Veer Surendra Sai University, Burla felt the urge of organizing a two day National workshop on the Advances in Mechanical Engineering. This workshop was conducted on 10th and 11th July,2015; successfully bringing the academicians, research scholars, corporate executives and practioners from various fields to a platform to disseminate the knowledge. The resource persons constituted the faculty members from IIT Roorkee, VSSUT Burla, NIT Rourkela and industries of repute, in the field of mechanical engineering.
The organizing committee successfully convened the event with the thorough support of the Honorable Vice Chancellor, Prof E.Saibaba Reddy, Honorable Dean, Prof P.K.Hota, and Prof. D.Dhupal. The advisory committee comprised of Prof P.R.Dash, Prof J Rana , Prof P.C.Swain,Prof S.K. Swain and Prof P.K.Hota. All the faculty members of Mechanical Engineering Dept of VSSUT,Burla were a part of the Executive Committee.
The event was adorned by the revered speakers.
1.Er. Uttam Kumar Nayak, GM (EPD, Aluminium Vedanta Ltd)
2.Er. Ajai Goutam, GM(Utilities, Vedanta Ltd)
3.Dr. Saroj Kumar Sarangi, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering Dept,VSSUT,Burla.
4.Prof (Dr) P.R.Das, Head Of Dept, Mechanical Engineering,VSSUT,Burla.
5.Prof (Dr) S.S.Mohapatra, Head of Dept, Mechanical Engineering, NIT,Rourkela.
6.Prof (Dr) R.K.Sahoo,Mechanical Engineering Dept, NIT,Rourkela.
7.Dr.M.K.Sutar,Mechanical Engineering Dept, VSSUT,Burla.
8.Dr. Sarojini Pattnaik,Mechanical Engineering Dept,VSSUT,Burla.
Tentatively, there were around 50 participants in this workshop. This event fostered the technical knowledge of the advancements in the field of mechanical engineering, and case studies to the participants. With a nominal registration fee, the organizing committee looked into the needs of the participants quite impeccably. Workshop kit along with the course material was provided to the participants. The numbers of participants were entertained based on first come first serve basis. Hospitality was not left unattended to and the participants were provided with breakfast, lunch and high tea.
The convener, Dr Sarojini Pattnaik along with the co-convener cum organizing secretary, Dr.Mihir Kumar Sutar made sure that the agenda was properly executed and we hope in the upcoming years such enlightening workshops, are entertained. The ebullient workshop was adjourned by a vote of thanks given by Dr. Mihir Kumar Sutar.