Chennai, 01 Mar 2018:
SRM Institute of Science and Technology has successfully organized its 7th edition of Research dayto encourage the early career researchers of SRMIST on 1st of March 2018. A new research building has many sophisticated equipment to meet the cutting edge transitional researches at SRMIST.
It is a unique platform for the youngstudents to present their ideas in various research areas. Research day, widely has encouraged students to contribute towards the society, to the field of science and technology through conducting researches. During the Research Day programme Prof. V. RamgopalRao, Director, IIT- Delhi,has delivered the chief guest address.
The President of SRM Institute of Science andTechnology, Dr. P. Sathyanarayanan, gave a very encouraging speech especially for the young researchers.Dr. T.R. Paarivendhar the Founder Chancellor of SRMIST graced the event along with Prof. Sandeep Sancheti the Vice Chancellor – SRMIST, Prof. D. NarayanaRao, Director Research – SRMIST,Prof. S.V. Kasmir Raja the Dean Research – SRMIST. Nearly, 2700 students, research scholars and faculty members from various departments including Engineering, Basic sciences, Humanities,Medical and Health sciences, submitted their abstracts, out of which 797 abstracts were selected after screening by research committee to get presented.
On the turn of large group of research scholars, Dr. T.R. Paarivendhar emphasized that young researchers can extensively contribute in the academic and industrial research. He explained that young students if exposed to a research environment their new ideas may form the basics of new innovations and contribute in the technological developments. Dr. P. Sathyanarayanan added“SRM Institute of Science and Technology has attracted research faculty members with national and international experiences for every department to enhance the research potential for the students and help them to nurture their enthusiasm for research starting from the B.Tech level.”
Young students always try to think and do something new, which forms the background of academic research said Dr. T. R. Paarivendhar. According to him, Research day provides a platform for the students to present their ideas and experience the research culture at an early age.
He presented the winning researchers, with 65 gold medals & 48 silver medals along with certificates to enhance their research enthusiasm and pursue their aptitude to next level. The chief guest Prof. V. RamgopalRao said that educational institutes will always be very happy to provide needful research environment in the curriculum and support more research based interactions and also stated that he is glad to be in this occasion of SRMIST opening a research center for students to excel.
The event concluded with the grand inauguration of the New Research Building at SRMIST, Kattankulathur for the best future of research scholars by the Chancellor along with the President, it was stated by one of the eminent people that SRM family is proud and happy to extend their new initiative to other institutes and industries.