Ramachandra Educational and Sports Trust (REST) Society for Research International (RSRI) and Shree Rayeshwar Institute of Engineering and Information Technology jointly organised ‘RSRI Conference on Materials and Computational Intelligence (RSRI CMCI 2018)’ at Shree Rayeshwar Institute of Engineering and Information Technology (SRIEIT), Shiroda. The two-day conference consisted of five sessions with around 61 paper presentations in various fields of materials and computational intelligence by various authors across the country. Chief guest for the valedictory function was Ramesh Gardas from IIT, Madras. In his keynote speech, Gardas mentioned the usage of ionic liquid to replace natural liquid like water for industrial usage, so as to protect the environment. In his presidential speech, president of RSRI, U Ragavendran said that students should aim to achieve knowledge to adapt to society and not just carry out research for the sake of a degree. Various awards and certificates were presented to participants. Life time achievement award was presented to Robinson Smart from Karunya University, Coimbatore and Surendra Rahamatkar, SRIEIT. Best Researcher award was presented to Naveen from Jain University, Bangalore and professor Shailendra Aswale of SRIEIT. The paper presented by professor Maniran from SRM University, Chennai was awarded the Best Paper in the materials […]
Mandira Mahablu Faldesai, a civil engineering student of Goa Engineering College, has been awarded Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS) Gold Medal for topping ME foundation engineering examination, conducted by the Goa University. Mandira was handed over a certificate and the gold medal at the hands of Dr Luiz de Mello (partner and technical director, Vector Projects, Brazil) and Prof G L Shivkumar Babu (Indian Institute of Science, Bangaluru), who is also the president of Indian Geotechnical Society at the annual flagship event – 2nd Victor de Mello Goa Lecture and Symposium on Women in Geotechnics, organised by Goa Engineering College (GEC) in association with IGS Goa Chapter, recently. Mandira passed out with distinction, and did a dissertation on ‘Monitoring Control and Mapping of Landslides in Goa.’She worked on live problems of slope stability issues in Goa. While appreciating the positive policies implemented by the department of civil engineering, Mandira has credited her success to the sincere efforts taken by teachers and her guide Dr Purnanand P Savoikar.
The students belonging to the schools of the Lokvishwas Pratishthan NGO proved that having a disability isn’t a disadvantage. Their positive attitude is an inspiration to the world. Their enthusiasm for life and their talent is reflected in the paintings they created which are currently being displayed at Institute Menezes Braganza, Panaji. The brilliant artworks revolve around different subjects such as still life, nature, deities, flowers, abstract art, and sceneries. (The exhibition is open for public viewing till 21st October 2018- 10 am to 6:30 pm)
Kiran Sherkhane is a talented artist whose artworks are currently displayed at the Kala Academy Art Gallery. He has had his works exhibited in other parts of India like Hubli, New Delhi, and Pune. He skillfully uses watercolours and acrylics for his paintings. Kiran gets his inspiration from what he sees around him. He is also fond of creating contemporary artworks. (The exhibition will be open for public viewing till 21st October 2018)