Department of Mechanical Engineering at Indus Institute of Technology and Engineering, Indus University organized One-Day National Conference on “Innovation in Mechanical, Automobile, Civil Engineering and Metallurgy Technology” sponsored by GUJCOST & HI-TECH-ELASTOMER and cosponsored by Khodiyar Group, Ahmedabad on Saturday 13th February 2016 at IU campus for students, industrial professionals, research scholars and professors from different working environment.
Dr A M Bisen, Head of the Department Mechanical Engineering and the Convener of the National conference illustrated the purpose of this conference. Dr. Shashi Tondon, Director, IITE in his address encouraged students and industry professionals for a research oriented approach in technical field.
Dr Mukhopadhyay was the keynote speaker at the conference, who emphasized on how India can grow by adopting new technology to use our resources in efficient way. He focused on the use of Aluminium and its alloys for different machines. He elaborated on the various advantages of aluminium in developing countries. Mr Rupen Soni, Director, Hi-Tech Elastomer Limited advised students to “think out of the box” to achieve heights of success in entrepreneurship. Through citing his own example of establishing the company through research and innovation in Rubber Technology and application in Marine Engineering, he motivated the students for research towards minute inventions making huge difference in our society.
The conference incorporated four technical sessions. These sessions were chaired by different experts from reputed Engineering colleges across the state of Gujarat. More than 45 research scholars presented technical research papers.