IIT Ropar’s Second Edition of ‘Research Conclave’ kicked off today
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Indian Institute of Technology Ropar (IIT Ropar) today kicked off 2nd Edition of Research Conclave with 250 researchers and over 100 poster presentations. The event was comprised of a poster presentation session by the Research Scholars of the Institute and from other premier institutes. The event started with the introduction of the conclave by Prof. S.K.Das, Director, IIT Ropar. He shared that his vision to give a platform for the budding researchers and to nurture the young researchers and students from nationwide to keep pace with the latest development in the field, this event started last year to be an annual practice.
The event showcased some of the cutting edge research being carried out by students, and research scholars across several diverse disciplines from energy, biomedical, ICT, civil, mechanical, chemical, and mathematical and physical sciences to the biological sciences.
Prof. Arun Grover, Ex. VC, Panjab University gave insight about the history of the University Education in India and Punjab and about the prestigious alumni of Panjab University before partition of Punjab and after partition. He gave detailed presentation on the beginning of the university culture in India and Punjab and how prestigious Scientist like J.C.Bose, S.S.Bhatnagar, Meghnad Saha made breakthroughs in research. The session was very much appreciated by the researchers.
Prof. Munjal, IISc Bengaluru explained several aspects of researcher and to shape the face of a new growing India along with betterment of mankind. He urged the students to justify the investment the country has made in us by finding technological solutions to the country’s most pressing problems.
Nikhil Sanger, Wildlife Board member gave a talk on Human wildlife encounters in which he explained how to have `blood and guts’ hours. Prabhat Bhatti, Wildlife and bird Photographer said displayed the the beauty of Rupnagar captured in the pictures to the guests and he spoke about the environmental impact on the wildlife due to alarming pollution.