Training on Trends in Nanotechnology starts

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Training on Trends in Nanotechnology starts

A short – term training programme on ‘recent trends in nanotechnology and computing in the field of science and engineering’ commenced at Karaikal Polytechnic College, Karaikal on 2nd May, 2011.

The fortnight – long programme is being organised with the approval of the Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) – Karaikal chapter and is slated to conclude on 13th May, 2011.

D.Sandanasamy, Principal, Karaikal Polytechnic College, lauded the ISTE – chapter and hoped that it would kindled an interest among the participants on the evolving trends in the field of science and engineering.

D. Kumar, Dean, Research, Head of the Department of Nanotechnology, Periyar Maniammai University, Thanjavur, said nanotechnology has transcended disciplinary boundaries, opening new vistas in various fields, including medicine.

It was imperative for the faculty members to keep up with the innovations in nanotechnology.

R. Gopalakrishnan, General Manager, Training and Development, Teems India Tower lines Private limited, advocated industry – centric education.

He highlighted the key role played by computing technologies in the industrial arena and said the training of students should be attuned to the industry requirement.

N. Sulochana, professor, National Institute of Technology, Puducherry, drove home the significance of such training to keep faculty members posted on several disciplines.

Topics like nano materials – preparation and synthesis, techniques related to fuzzy logic, fuzzy sets, computing techniques, nanochemistry, nanophysics and nanobiology would be taken up for discussion.

The participants and resource persons are expected from Puducherry, Mahe, Yanam and Nagapattinam. Earlier, J. Pasupathy, chairperson, ISTE Chapter, welcomed the gathering.