SMVDU Katra, 24thOct. 18. Mr. Vivudh Gupta, a research student, School of Mechanical Engineering at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra bagged elite plus gold certificate in the online NPTEL course on ‘Manufacturing of Composites’, conducted by the IIT, Kanpur. Notably, the candidate made into the top 1% of certified candidates in the eight-week course at all India level as reported his supervisors, namely Dr. Balbir Singh & Dr. R. K. Mishra. The course familiarised the research student with the important aspects of composites manufacturing, including process selection guidelines, composites manufacturing processes, process parameters and characterisations. The research student thanked SMVD University and his mentors for providing him quality education, and he is looking forward to registering in such courses in near future.