Conference on ‘Trends in Engg Technology’ concludes at GCET

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Apr 25: The two- day 7th National Conference and Exhibition on Emerging and Innovative Trends in Engineering Technology (NCEEITET), organized by GCET in technical collaboration with Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur concluded today.
Prof S S Pathak from IIT Kharagpur, who was organizing chairperson of the event, in his interactive session, discussed about the security aspects in digital tendering and also explained the implementation of cryptography for transparency of the process.
Dr Sameru Sharma, Principal GCET, Jammu, in her closing remarks, stated that event had proved to be quite useful in building up collaborative alliances with reputed engineering institutions and Industries for carrying out research activities.
Two day programme comprised of various invited talks, plenary talks by eminent speakers from academia and industry and the technical sessions for the contributed paper presentations from the participants.
The main attraction of the event was the display of innovative ideas by the student community for carrying out day to day activities, in the form of working models, developed for reducing the spread of COVID-19.The best Innovative Ideas and Business Plans was awarded to Katakum Ashutosh from SICT, Hyderabad for New Generation Faucet and the best project to Vishal Singh Bias and Vivek Bhojak from Jaipur for “Medicine Dispatch System”.
Five technical sessions were chaired by resource persons from different organisations. Dr Vijay Bhaskar from MANIT Bhopal chaired the CSE session and discussed about the designing of data driven computational Bipedal walking with the help of human walking model. Dr Rajinder Kumar Verma from IIT Jammu spoke on the usage of advanced materials in construction and chaired the Civil Engg session . Prof Amrinder Singh from UIET Chandigarh chaired the Mechanical Engineering session and delivered the talk on Finite Element Analysis which is a computerised method for predicting that how a product reacts to real- world forces, vibration, heat, fluid flow and other physical effects. Dr Ravinder Kumar from GNDU Amritsar focused on Nanotechnology and nono materials for Nano scale sensor applications and Dr Aashish Kumar Bohere , NIT Durgapur discussed on Renewable energy systems and their applications. Dr Renuka Rai from UIET, Chandigarh chaired applied sciences session and discussed about the optimisation criteria and universality of Efficiency of Heat Engines.
The Best Papers Award in different technical sessions/engineering disciplines were awarded by the experts to the winners namely, Geetu Singhla, CSE Dept from Guru Kashi College, Punjab; Verasis Kaur, ECE Dept from University of Jammu; Dr Anita Brar, Chemistry Dept from GCET, Jammu; Ranjeev Sawhney, Civil Eng Dept from LPU, Jalandhar; Kartikey Verma, Mech Engg Dept from NIT, Jalandhar and Harleen Kaur, ECE Dept from GNDU Amritsar.