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Workshop on LV Switchgear

The Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering of PSG College of Technology will organise a national workshop on “LV Switchgear and Reactive Power Management Techniques” on 5th April, 2013 and 6th April, 2013. According to a release, there will be classroom sessions and workshop sessions. Faculty working in engineering / polytechnic colleges, engineers in R&D organisations / industries, undergraduate and post-graduate students, and research scholars, are eligible to attend.

Registration for Workshop

Last date for registration is 25th March, 2013. Those interested can register by visiting the website

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Robotics workshop at PSG Tech

The Department of Robotics and Automation Engineering of PSG College of Technology will organise a three – day thematic workshop on ‘Challenges in Robotics : Research to Application’ from 21st February, 201323rd February, 2013.

According to a release, the workshop will provide a platform to identify applications where robotics and automation technologies can increase productivity and open up opportunities for joint research with other institutions, funded by various agencies.

There will be 20 technical sessions to be led by robotics professors from various universities, both abroad and Indian. A panel discussion to be led by Baldev Raj, President, Research, PSG Institutions, will be held on the evening of the second day.

For details, call 94870 – 18281; or visit :

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IBM Centre at PSG College

IBM has tied – up with PSG College of Technology to train the students in server technologies.

According to a release, IBM and the PSG College will set up an on – campus centre of excellence at the institution that will train students on IBM power systems and IBM AIX operating system. AIX training will help students hone their skills in virtualisation, security and cloud. Certificates will be awarded to students who complete the programme and the top 10 per cent students will receive Prometric certification too, the release said.

As part of IBM’s Systems Centre of Excellence programme for colleges, there are courses on Certificate in Mainframe fundamentals and application, certification in Linux fundamentals and Certification in AS400 fundamentals.

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Nanomaterials Workshop

A national workshop on “Theory and Practice of Advanced Techniques for the Characterisation of Nanomaterials” will be held at PSG College of Technology on 19th January, 2012 and 20th January, 2012.


It is being jointly organised by the college, PSG Institute of Advanced Studies, and supported by Malvern Aimil, and AIMIL India.

It will cover six diverse lectures, followed by demonstrations of transmission electron microscopy, nanoparticle size analyser, scanning probe microscopy, and others.

It will bring together researchers, faculty and students from institutions and industries. P. Radhakrishnan, director of the PSG Institute of Advanced Studies, will inaugurate the workshop.

For further details contact,

J. Ravichandran

Phone No : 97909 – 13691.


Conference at PSG Tech

The Department of Metallurgical Engineering of PSG College of Technology will organise an international conference on ‘Recent Advances in Materials and Processing RAMP 2K11′ on 23rd December, 2011 and 24th December, 2011.

Sudipta Seal, Professor, University of Central Florida, the US, will inaugurate the conference, being held to mark the Diamond Jubilee celebrations of the college.

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Diploma in Post Harvest Technology at PSG CAS

The Department of Nutrition and Dietetics of PSG College of Arts and Science will offer a diploma in ‘Post Harvest Technology’ this academic year 2011 for those who have completed standard X or equivalent. Even graduates can apply for the course.

According to a release from the college, the programme intends to inculcate vocational and entrepreneurial skills to widen employment opportunities, particularly among the rural youth and the disadvantaged sections of the society.


It also aims to give options to those who wish to set up their own industry.

It aims to address the manpower requirements of the food processing industry by not only developing new qualified personnel, but also upgrade the knowledge and skill of those already in the industry.

It is supported by the Union Ministry of food Processing Industries, and approved by the Bharathiar University.

The new Food Processing Plant set up in the college is a full – fledge facility that offers a variety of services.

It has the following product lines – ready to serve or ready to drink fruit based beverages, jam, jelly, and sauce, with bottling facility.

It also includes canning of fruits and vegetables, pasteurised and packed milk and flavoured milk production, instant mixes and masala powder production and packaging, ready to eat foods, research and development, and quality checking laboratories for products.

For more details  contact,

Phone No : 0422 – 4303300 / 4303357.

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Global Student Entrepreneur Award 

Entrepreneurs’ Organisation, a global network of entrepreneurs, will organise the finals of Global Student Entrepreneur Award – South Asia at PSG College of Technology here on September 1, 2011..


Coimbatore chapter president of the organisation Vikram Mohan and programme director for the awards Annush Ramasamy told presspersons here on Wednesday that the organisation received 200 applications from different parts of the country and 30 were selected for the finals. Three of them are from Tamil Nadu.

First generation entrepreneurs

The participants are students who are running a business for at least six months and are generating revenue from it. They are all first generation entrepreneurs and most of them operate a technology-based business. However, there are other ventures such as event management for parties and outsourced handymen.

A panel of 10 judges, including bankers, leading industrial heads, and financiers, will test the young entrepreneurs and their businesses on Thursday for capabilities, resourcefulness, vision and game plan through two rounds of competition. The winner will participate in the global finals to be held in New York.


In India, the organisation has 10 chapters with about 650 members. The Coimbatore chapter was started recently and has 30 members.

The organisation planned to expand to Bangladesh and Sri Lanka this year. “With more students getting to know about the contest, we hope to send five people for the finals next year from the South Asia Region,” Mr. Ramasamy said.


“The aim is to expose more students to entrepreneurship and guide them in the ventures,” added Mr. Mohan.

The organisation has 120 chapters in 40 countries and about 8,000 businesses as its members.


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