National workshop on ‘Advances in Interdisciplinary Sciences’ concludes

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Jan 12: The two-day national workshop on `Advances in Interdisciplinary Sciences’, concluded here today in the Department of Electronics, Jammu University. The workshop was organized in collaboration with IEEE EDS Delhi Chapter and IETE Jammu Centre.
On the concluding day, Prof Manoj Dhar from the Department of Biotechnology, University of Jammu, delivered a highly informative lecture entitled “Bioinformatics: An interdisciplinary approach to solve biological problems”.  Prof Shah Jahan Wani from S P College, Srinagar, spoke about Interdisciplinary Applications of Cellular Automata.
In the 2nd session, Prof  Vijay K  Arora from Wilkes University, USA & IEEE-EDS,  gave a  talk on the topic ” Publish and Flourish: Art, Craft, and Sportsmanship for Publishing in High-Impact Journals”. Next lecture was delivered by Prof K K Bamzai, from the Department of Physics, JU,   on “Multiferroic – a new multi-component material”.
In this workshop more than hundred papers were presented as oral and posters by the faculty/scientists/research scholars of the various institutions in and around J&K and outside in different disciplines.
Prof.  Haq Nawaz,   Prof Namarta Sharma and Dr Shah Jahan Wani acted as jury members in the Chemical Sciences, Life Sciences & Electronics sections, respectively whereas. Prof K K Bamzai, Prof   Vinod Sharma, Dr Romesh Kumar and Dr Ravender Tickoo acted as jury members in the Physical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences & Computer Science sections.
Professor Rakesh Vaid, Head, Department of Electronics, was convener of this workshop, which  concluded with the distribution of certificates to all the participants and mementos to all the invited speakers and jury members.
The workshop was attended by Dr. Susheel Sharma, Co-convener, Dr  Rockey Gupta, organizing secretary, Prof  P V K S Baba, Prof  Arun Bharti, Er  Anik Gupta, Dr  Ramni Gupta, Dr  Rani Devi, Dr  Rakesh Prasher, Dr  Devi Dass, research scholars and students of the department  along with participants from the various departments of the university and nearby colleges.