Research Day - 2019

Start: 28-02-2019


It is time for celebrating the mission Learn, Leap and Lead. As the motto says, SRM IST proudly launched its 8th edition of Research Day on 28th February, 2019. To celebrate the masterminds and to honor the dedication towards innovations, SRM IST has been keen into enlarging the vision of education beyond its assurances. The celebration began with invocation followed by the presidential address given by Honorable Founder Chancellor Dr.T.R.Paarivendhar. He gave a cheering address to the students on the importance of always exploring something more. He insisted that the celebration should remind to every student and faculty member to depart from the regular learning and investigate on new issues to find innovative solutions through research work. He also insisted that the research is a specialized area that keeps the status of the university at the higher level.

Joint Director Research, Prof. SRS. Prabaharan presented the important snippets of Research Activities. SRM IST’s research domain is marching towards 10,000 Scopus publications and has reached the recognition as the 3rd world’s best impact factor. He also presented the statistical data about the enormous growth of research works and subsequent publications since its inception. Vice Chancellor Dr. Sandeep Sancheti felicitated the event with his felicitation address. He persuaded the students and faculty members to make sure that something should be contributed to the society as part of research activity. Honorable President, SRM IST, Dr. P. Sathyanarayanan delivered his special address. Research is not exclusive for some particular level of people, it is about creativity, research should be percolating to all the levels of students as well as faculty members and should be inculcated as a culture, said the President during his speech. 

Prof. Anurag Kumar, Director, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, the chief guest gave an inspiration special address. He explained the need for substantial increase in scientific population of the country. He told the importance of striving towards excellence in all the spheres of activities and how that would impact the growth of the country in obtaining innovative solutions. His speech focused on how research studies and inventions should fulfill the country’s requirements. Guest of Honor Dr. S. Guruprasad, Director General –PC&SI, DRDO, New Delhi has given the keynote address. An Expert in Computer Aided Engineering, Dr. S. Guruprasad delivered his keynote address and gave a stimulus presentation on Systematic Approach to Engineering Innovation. He offered very interesting explanation on the domains of science, technology and research. He said science is the founder of engineering and how science has to be deterministic when it is taken to the research level with the help of technology. He also explained on the two types of skills which have to be applied to find optimal solution for engineering problems. He insisted the students to focus on analytical as well as creative skills to find innovative solutions to the complications. 

Pro VC Planning and Development Dr.T.P.Ganesan, Pro VC Faculty of Science and Humanities Dr.R.Balasubramanian, Dean Medical Dr.A. Sundaram graced the event. The dignitaries gave away the prizes to the winners of best paper presentations. 

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