Katra: A week long Short Term Course on “Tribology for Sustainable Development” was inaugurated today at SMVDU. The course is being organized by the School of Mechanical Engineering, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University with an objective to bring together leading academicians to share their experiences and research results covering most of the aspects of Tribology with the participating engineers, scientists, researchers, research scholars and students. The course shall be mainly focused on friction and wear mechanisms for metals, polymers, and ceramics, green and sustainable aspects of tribology. The workshop is being attended by over 200 participants across the globe as informed by the coordinators Dr. Mir Irfan Ul Haq (Asst. Prof., School of Mechanical Engineering) and Dr. Ankush Raina (Asst. Prof., School of Mechanical Engineering). Prof. E.Muthuswamy (Dean, FoE) presided over the inaugural function, Dr. Sumeet Gupta (Dean, Academics, SMVDU), Dr. R.K. Mishra(Head, SME), Dr. Balbir Singh and Dr. TVVLN Rao (Assoc.Prof., SRMIST, Chennai) also spoke at the occasion.
Other senior faculty members who were present included Dr. Ankush Anand and Dr. Sanjay Mohan Sharma. The dignitaries congratulated the participants for their interest in the course and their quest for learning even during the current scenario.
Dr. Rajiv Kumar (Asst. Prof., School of Mechanical Engineering) proposed the vote of thanks. Dr. S.Anand from IIT Jammu and Dr. TVVN Rao from SRMIST Chennai are the speakers for the day.