National Science Day Celebrated at CEC, Landran
Recognizing the research feat of the great Indian Scientist Dr CV Raman the Department of Applied Sciences, Chandigarh Engineering College, Landran celebrated the National Science Day in the Department on 28th February,2019. All the students of the department took part in a day devoted to research and cultural activities.
Prof. (Dr.) KN Pathak, Former, Vice Chancellor and Presently Prof. Emeritus, Panjab University, Chandigarh who is one of the greatest researcher from the region was the Chief Guest for the occasion. Dr Lakhwinder Singh, Head, Department of Applied Sciences, while welcoming the guests said that it is our duty, to nurture the way of future scientists so that they get right opportunities to prove their potential.
Addressing the students Dr Pathak said that India today is one of the leading countries in the field of research and technology and onus for development of the country lies in the hands of the future generation. He also mentioned that the scientific projects prepared by the students of Applied Sciences department proved their commitment and devotion towards science. He congratulated the faculty as well as the students for their hard work. Dr Rajdeep Singh, Director Principal, CEC thanked Dr Pathak for his benign presence and his appreciation words for the institution.
The cultural program organized by the department was dominated by the active performances of Fashion Show and Beat Boxing teams who devoted their performances to Indian Army. Apart from it the western dance and Punjabi folk dance Bhangra also invited rich cheers.
Dr PN Hrishikesha, Campus Dirtector, Chandigarh Group of Colleges while addressing the students said that it is nice to see projects prepared by the students related to Physics, Chemistry, BEEE, Mechanical Engineering and other branches of engineering. Display of more than 100 projects by 400+ students has proven the hard work done by them for celebrating the day, he added.
S Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chairman, Chandigarh Group of Colleges and Chancellor, Chandigarh University, Gharuan and S Rashpal Singh Dhaliwal, President, Chandigarh Group of Colleges congratulated the students on this occasion and blessed them for achieving excellence in their fields of activity.
Applied Science Department organized Expert Talk on “Optical Spectroscopy
An Expert Talk was organized for B. Tech. CSE /IT (2nd semester) students of CEC by Department of Applied Science, CEC on 12th March 2019 in which Prof. (Dr.) K.S. Viswanathan delivered a talk on “Optical Spectroscopy”
The Talk was delivered by K.S. Viswanathan, Professor Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Mohali. The talk continued for two hours from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and was attended by 150 students of B. Tech. CSE /IT (2nd semester) CEC along with 05 faculty members of Applied Science Department. The main emphasis of the talk was on proper understanding of Molecular Structure, determination of functionality and vibration, electronic transitions within molecule. This lecture demonstrated the basics of infrared spectroscopy and ultra-violet spectroscopy. Moreover, the students found it very much interesting and they got lot of knowledge about the molecular vibrations and transitions within molecule.
Applied Science Department organized Industrial Visit to SEBIZ InfoTech (Mohali)
Applied Science Department organized an industrial visit o SEBIZ Info Tech, Mohali on 14th February, 2019 for 100 students of CSE (2ndSem) section A and B who were accompanied by faculty coordinators Mr. Amandeep Singh Bains, Mr. Paramvir Singh Kang, Dr. Archana and Mrs. Deepa. SEBIZ InfoTech is Google ADWORDS Qualified Company and also ISO 9001:2008 Certified. SEBIZ provide Software Development services including Web & Mobile application development and Search Engine Marketing services to businesses either big or small. SEBIZ is involved in training and education for over 10 years and for the past 4 years it has been actively partnering in Government Projects for IT and vocational training for lower income and BPL categories with both – Central and State Government organizations.
The students arrived at the main gate of the company at around 11:00am and were given a warm welcome by officials of the company. The students were then taken to their auditorium where they gave the brief of the company and their ongoing projects followed by a technical session. After the auditorium presentation session the students were taken for the round where they saw their offices and workplaces of their web and software developers. The visit was intended to provide students of Computer Engineering with required exposure to the working environment and practical knowledge about the present scenario.
Industrial Visit to Samrat Forgings Limited, Dera Bassi
Applied Science Department of Chandigarh Engineering College organized an industrial visit to Samrat Forgings Limited, Dera Bassi on 7th February, 2019 for 56 students of B. Tech CSE ( Section C, 2nd Semester along with Mr. Harsimran Jeet Singh and Mrs. Nisha (Faculty Coordinators).The students took keen interest to go for the visit.
Samrat Forgings Limited is one of the Largest Suppliers of Quality Forgings in the country. Situated about 16 miles from Chandigarh in an area more than 40,000 sq. meters, the factory has an installed capacity of around 8400 MT per annum and is fully self-contained with modern facilities for Tool Room, Heat Treatment, Material Testing etc. Company has excellent facilities for in-house development of Dies and Tooling.
The H.R head received the students and the faculty at the entrance and gave a brief introduction of the company. Then, he took the students from one section to the next and explained the processes involved in the Die casting of Crankshaft etc. through E.D.M situated in tool room division and then the official took the students to forging department where they explained the full process from the raw material to finished forged metal and the various processes involved in Heat treatment and how the products (rail rim, tractor parts, twin discs etc.) finally finished after short blasting. They were given the brief information about the various operations like CNC, BMC, short blasting, heat treatments, hydraulic presses etc. Then the company official explained the production of different parts in forging shop. The students took keen interest to understand the procedure of different forged parts. All the queries of the students were resolved by the plant officials.
Industrial Visit to DMW, Patiala
To aware the students about processes engaged in Manufacture/Rebuilding, up gradation and Modernization of Diesel Locos to give exposure to real time control systems used in Railway industry and demonstration of different stages in production of assemblies an industrial visit was organized to DMW, Patiala. 45 students of B.Tech ME 1st year (2nd sem) were taken to the visit along with Mr. Amandeep Singh Bains and Dr. Ishan (Faculty Coordinators).
DMW is a state-of-the-art Production Unit of the Indian Railways having integrated facilities to manufacture, upgrade& rehabilitate Locomotives and extend maintenance support to the Diesel Locomotive fleet of Indian Railways by providing high precision components and sub-assemblies.
The students arrived at the main gate of plant at about 1:30 pm and were given a warm welcome by the officials of company. They took the students from one section to the next and explained the processes involved in the production Engine assemblies of Diesel locomotive. The students were given a complete insight of the whole plant right.
This kind of industrial exposure helped the students to understand the theoretical aspects of Automobile Engineering more efficiently.
Industrial Visit to Guru Nanak Industries Limited, Rajpura
Department of Applied Sciences, Chandigarh Engineering College organized an industrial visit to Guru Nanak Industries Limited, Rajpura on 8th February, 2019 for 54 students of B.Tech (ECE), Section A, 2nd Semester along with Mr. Harsimran Jeet Singh and Mrs.Namrata Thakur (Faculty Coordinators). Guru Nanak Industries is established since 1980 manufacturing machinery for Rice Shelling & Manufacturer & Exporter of: Self Harvester Combine, Maize Harvester Combine, Track Harvester Combine, Tractor Driven Harvester Combine, Bailor, Straw Reaper, Rotavator, Roto Seed Drill and Agriculture Implements. It is a highly professionally managed company under the able guidance of highly experienced and dynamic Board of Directors consisting of S. Gurnam Singh and S. Surinder Singh.
The company official Mr. Prabhjot Singh received the students and the faculty at the entrance and gave a brief introduction of the industry. Then, he took the students from one section to the next and explained the processes involved in the production of Self Harvester Combine, Maize Harvester Combine, Track Harvester Combine, Tractor Driven Harvester Combine, Boiler, Straw Reaper, Rotavator, Roto Seed Drill, and Agriculture Implements. The students were given a complete insight of the whole plant right from the raw material to the procurement process. They were given the brief information about the various operations like CNC, BMC, Plasma cutting. Then the company official explained the production of different parts in Foundry shop. The students took keen interest to understand the procedure of different parts assembled for making combines and other agricultural implements. All the queries of the students were resolved by the plant officials.
The objective of this visit was to aware the students about the processes involved in a manufacturing and production industry. Further, objective of the visit was to give exposure to real time control systems used in industry and demonstration of different stages in production of assemblies.
Industrial Visit to J. J.Engineers & Fabricators(Mohali)
The students of ME 1st year (2nd sem) were taken for the industrial visit to J. J.Engineers & Fabricators (Mohali). 53 students visited the Industry along with Mr. Amandeep Singh Bains and Mr. Rohit Mehra (Faculty Coordinators). The purpose of the visit was to give exposure of manufacturing on CNC and VNC machines with use of designing software to the students. J. J. Engineers & Fabricators is one of the primary manufacturers of all types of tractors and auto parts.
The company official received the students and the faculty members at the entrance and gave a brief introduction of the industry. They took the students from one section to the next and explained the processes involved in the manufacturing of different automobile parts. The students were given a complete insight of the whole plant.
The students learnt the difference of CNC & VMC machines and saw how the manufacturing can be done on such machines. All the queries of the students were resolved by the plant officials in their presentation room. Students clearly understood the different stages involved in manufacturing automobile parts. This kind of industrial exposure helped the students to understand the theoretical aspects of Automobile Engineering more efficiently.
Expert Talk on Differential Equations and its Numerical Solutions
An expert talk on the topic “Differential Equations and its Numerical Solutions” was organized on 05th February, 2019 in the Department of Applied Sciences, CEC to abreast B. Tech 1st year students with important applications of differential equations in engineering and also a discussion of the Numerical Methods. The expert was Dr. S. K. Tomar, Professor and former Chairperson, Department of Mathematics, Punjab University, Chandigarh. The talk started at 2.00 PM and ended at 4:00 PM. A total of 150 students from B.Tech ECE and B. Tech ME, 2nd Semester along with the faculty members from Department of Applied Science attended the expert talk. Dr. Tomar wisely and precisely described various aspects related to differential equation and its applications and the solutions by using numerical methods. The facts elaborated by him led to the realization that mathematics is an integral part of every phase in engineering science and inspired the students to show their keen interest in mathematics.
This expert talk really enriched the students knowledge about concepts and applications of Differential equations. Generally, engineering students show less interest in mathematics but Dr. Tomar’s talk generated keen interest among the students and made them understand the importance of differential equations in engineering science. The numerical solutions were discussed interestingly to solve the differential equations. To conclude, it was a beautiful journey of differentiation from differential equations to numerical methods. The lecture was very educating and innovative, and was appreciated by the students a lot.
Department of Applied Science organized Expert Talk on Python The Latest Trends in Computer Programming
Department of Applied Science, CEC AND CGC COE organized an Expert Talk on “Python “The latest trends in computer programming”” on 23th January, 2019. The expert talk was organized as a unique opportunity for the students to understand the fundamentals of computers programming and its languages(C and Python).
The Talk was delivered by Dr. Sarbjeet Singh, Assoc. Prof., CSE Department, UIET, and Chandigarh. The talk continued for two hours from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM and was attended by 180 students of B. Tech. CSE (2nd Semester) COE AND B.TECH IT (2ND SEM) CEC along with around 06 faculty/staff members from Applied Science Department. The major emphasis of the talk was on basics concepts of Computer Programming (PYTHON) and the different languages used for the purpose. He also elaborated the major goals associated with it. In addition he also narrated about the computer hardware parts, their role and working along with their various variants available in the market.
The talk furnished a very good knowledge about the basics of computer programming to the students. Even the various programming languages that he described fascinated the students a lot. Moreover, the students found it very much interesting in relation to gaining of knowledge about computer hardware parts and their various modifications available in the market. Students interacted well with the speaker and discussed a lot of their doubts and ideas. Enthusiasm of the students may be noted from the fact that they have requested Dr. Sarbjeet Singh to conduct a workshop on the programming language ‘PYTHON’. Overall, the whole talk was quite educating and interactive and was useful for students in terms of becoming abreast with latest information related to computer programming fundamentals and its languages.
Debate Competition in Applied Sciences
The Excelsior Club, Department of Applied Sciences CEC organized a Debate Competition on “NEWS CHANNELS – BREAKING RULES TO GIVE BREAKING NEWS.” The objective of the competition was to enable young students seek truth from facts and improve their logical thinking ability. About 32 talented and budding orators of 1st year spoke in favor and against the motion. Every debater was cheered and clapped for their pleasing presentation and sharp arguments.
The judges Ms Smriti Sharma, Mr. Krishan Kant, Ms Prabh Simran Kaur from the education background judged the participants on the basis of their content, coherence, fluency, Lexicality and body language.
Dr. Rohit Verma , HOD Applied Sciences, spoke highly of all the debaters for their logical arguments and convincing presentation of views.
1st position : Khushi Babbar
2nd position : Raghav Thapar
3rd position : Chirag Jindal
The competition concluded with the distribution of certificates by the HOD ,Applied Sciences.
Quiz Competition in Applied Sciences
The Excelsior Club, Department of Applied Sciences CEC organized a Quiz competition on 14th September 2018 to test the technical abilities as well as general awareness of B.Tech 1st year students. The competition kicked off with a written elimination test to shortlist top 4 teams comprising of 2 students each out of 60 students. The final Quiz had 3 rounds- Account Opener, Need for Speed and Identify the Logo round. Every round was a mixed bag of questions from Science, language, Maths and BEE. The Logo round was a buzzer round which generated a lot of buzz and excitement among the audience too.
The winner team comprised of Mithil Mittal and Himanshu Agarwal. The team of Ayush Saini and Akashdeep Chatterjee won the 2nd place.
The event concluded with the distribution of Appreciation certificates to the winners as well as the participants.
Applied Science Department Organized Expert Talk on Semiconductor Physics for Engineers
An Expert Talk on Physics was conducted successfully on 14.09.2018 which was organized by Applied Science Department. Prof. S.K.Tripathi from Department of Physics, Panjab University, Chandigarh delivered the talk on the topic “Semiconductor Physics for Engineers”. The expert talk was conducted in two sessions each of one and a half hour duration. Around 260 students of B.Tech 1st year attended the lecture. The following topics were discussed by the expert:
(a) Overview of Semiconductor Materials
(b) Applications In Industry
(c) Synthesis techniques for fabricating semiconductor devices
(d) Characterization of semiconductor devices.
Applied Sciences Department organized SWAYAM classes
Applied science department organized SWAYAM classes on “Programming in C “from 21st August, 2018 to 25th August, 2018 in PPS labs. The SWAYAM lectures were delivered by Professors of various IITs and other reputed colleges.
The aim of these classes was to make the students aware regarding the usage of MOOC course-SWAYAM, its registration process, enrolling for various courses onlie and watching videos for the same.
SWAYAM (Study Webs of Active –Learning for Young Aspiring Minds) is a programme initiated by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, professors and faculties of centrally funded institutions like IITs, IIMs, central universities which will offer online courses to citizens of India.
SWAYAM MOOC is World’s Largest Free Online E-Learning Platform Portal designed to achieve the three cardinal principles of Education Policy viz., Access, Equity and Quality by covering School/Vocational, Under-Graduate, Post Graduate, Engineering and Other Professional Courses.
All courses would be offered free of cost under this programme however fees would be levied in case learner requires a certificate.
The strength of the students in different labs was 373. Ms. Meenakshi was the faculty coordinator for these classes.
ACS Club organized Exuberance 2018
The ACS (American Chemical Society) Club of Applied Science Department organized “Exuberance 2018” on 30th August, 2018 in Block-9 under ACS Student Chapter. The American Chemical Society (ACS) is the world’s largest scientific society and one of the world’s leading sources of authoritative scientific information. A nonprofit organization, chartered by Congress, ACS is at the forefront of the evolving worldwide chemistry enterprise and the premier professional home for chemists, chemical engineers and related professions around the globe.
The event was a great success as it involved the herculean efforts made by ACS coordinator Dr Meena Devi, Assistant Professor (Chemistry) and also due to the unflinching support of HOD, Applied Sciences Dr Rohit Verma.
A kaleidoscopic energy packed technical and cultural programme comprised of Group Dance, Singing, Skit, Bhangra, Debugging, Open Mic, Group Discussion, Pub G, Cross-fit, Nail Art, Treasure Hunt, Rangoli, Poster Making, Chemistry Quiz, Chemistry Projects and Tick –Tocker. It was an eye-catching extravaganza for all to enjoy. The Cultural Programme and Award giving Ceremony was held at 2pm in Seminar Hall of Block-9. Winners were awarded with cash prizes, trophies and certificates.
Earlier, Hon’ble Chairman CGC, S. Satnam Singh Sandhu inaugurated the Event by lighting the Lamp, symbol of knowledge. He advised the young participants to inculcate the scientific temperament in life as it is the need of the modern age. He also advised the students to work with honesty and hard work so as to prepare themselves for future placements. He further told the students that CGC aims at achieving excellent placements for the students and there are many more companies in the pipeline which are expected for placement drives in near future.
Addressing the students on this occasion, Director Academics Dr. J S Khattra encouraged the students to participate in various activities so that their hidden talent could be recognized. He also said that the students should participate in competitions with the true spirit of sportsmanship without bothering the results.
Congratulating the winners, the Dean Students’ Welfare Ms. Gagandeep Bhullar also emphasized in her speech the positive role of such activities in the all- round development of the personality of the students.
HOD, Applied Sciences, Dr. Rohit Verma congratulated all the participants of the event, prize winners and the faculty members for organizing such a wonderful event.
Industrial Visit organized to Cyclotron Facility, Panjab University Chandigarh
1st year students of B.Tech Computer Science Engineering visited Cyclotron Facility, Panjab University, Chandigarh on 20th August, 2018. The visit was organized by Applied Science Department of Chandigarh Engineering College. The visit generated an excitement among students as they got a chance to learn something outside the confines of college walls. They were accompanied by Dr. Sham Singh, Assistant Professor and Lab Instructor Mr. Gurinder Singh, Applied Sciences Department. The team of students and faculty were welcomed by Mr. Ashok Kumar (Lab Incharge) and research scholar Mr. Shanshank Kumar of Punjab University, Chandigarh. He provided a brief introduction of Cyclotron, followed by an informative session on “charged atomic and subatomic particles”. He explained how charged atomic and subatomic particles are accelerated by an alternating electric field while following an outward spiral or circular path in a magnetic field. This low-energy cyclotron at Panjab University, Chandigarh was installed with the renovated components of the variable energy cyclotron from University of Rochester, New York, USA. This machine is a single Dee classical cyclotron with a variable frequency in the range of 10–20 MHz. Overall it was a wonderful experience for the students.
Excelsior Club organized Singing Competition
The Excelsior Club, Department of Applied Sciences organized a Solo Song Competition on 24th August 2018 to bring out the Singing talent of 1st year students. A total of 20 students
participated in the event. The students sang a variety of songs making the atmosphere melodious. They entertained the audience with their enthralling performance showing their mastery of voice modulation, pitch, rhythm, and tone. The panel of judges included some of the senior students of CEC- Harshit, Rahul, and Vanshika who had acclaimed recognition and won many prestigious awards at the state level and national level in the field of music and singing. The participants were all appreciated by the judges and faculty and the winners were awarded certificates to embolden them.
The winners of the competition we're :
1st position – Toshib
2nd position – Avinash Mathur
3rd position – Kritika and Tanveer Kaur
Applied Science Department organized Industrial Visit on 8th August 2018
A team of 57 students of B.Tech 1st semester Mechanical Engineering along with our faculty member Mr. Vikasdeep Singh Mann visited Guru Gobind Singh Super Thermal Power Plant, Ropar on 8th August, 2018. The Applied Science Department of CEC organizes various industrial visits for the practical exposure and understanding of engineering students. Since it was the first industrial visit of these new students it generated a lot of excitement among the students. Visiting the real life environment provided them a better understanding of the practical work field. Students got a very clear idea about the working structure of the power plant thereby providing them the practical edge and thorough understanding. It was a wonderful experience for the students.
Industrial Visit organized for Mechanical Engineering Students
1st year students of B.Tech Mechanical Engineering visited Guru Gobind Singh Super Thermal Power Plant, Ropar on 6th August, 2018. The visit was organized by Applied Science Department of Chandigarh Engineering College. The visit generated an excitement among students as they got a chance to learn something outside the confines of college walls. It added to a source of entertainment as well. The gap between theoretical learning and practical exposure is actually bridged by industrial visits. A total of 52 students visited Thermal Power Plant. They were accompanied by Mr. Tejpreet Bedi, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department. The team of students and faculty were welcomed by Mr. Suminder Singh (JE) of Thermal Power Plant, Ropar. He provided a brief introduction of GGSSTP, Nuhon ( Ropar) followed by an informative session on “How electricity is generated” by Mr N. Malhotra. Overall it was a wonderful experience for the students.
INDUSTRIAL VISIT TO GURU GOBIND SINGH SUPER THERMAL POWER PLANT
Applied Science Department of Chandigarh Engineering College organized an Industrial Visit for B.Tech 1st semester Mechanical Engineering students to Thermal Power Plant, Ropar on 2nd August 2018. The purpose of this industrial visit was to bridge the gap between class room teachings and corporate world. It provided hand on knowledge on organizational structure and modes of operation in different industries to the new students. Such visits help to enhance interpersonal skills and communication techniques. Students become more aware of industry practices and regulations during industry visits as it broaden the outlook of students with exposure to different workforces from different industries. Mr. Tejpreet Bedi, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Department accompanied the students to the visit. A total of 62 students visited Thermal Power Plant, Ropar.
CGC BOYS PARTICIPATE IN YOUTH LEADERSHIP TRAINING CAMP
15 students of CGC, Landran, out of those 10 boys from Chandigarh Engineering College, participated in the “Youth Leadership Training Camp” organized by I.K.G Punjab Technical University from 24th July to 31st July 2018 at McLeodganj under the guidance of Mr. Mohit Bector, Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Sciences. The objective of this camp was to inculcate the required leadership traits among the youth of colleges. The camp played a very crucial role in the development of youth as it was followed by academic sessions and cultural sessions under which various sensitive topics like Cons of Drugs, Education system disparity etc. were discussed.
Apart from the academic and Non-academic activities, campers were taken to morning walk and trekking on daily basis so as to keep them fit and energized. The students participated with full enthusiasm under rigorous discipline. Imroz Hunjan of CGC was declared one of the best campers and Mr. Mohit Bector was assigned the duty of Camp Commandant. Participation certificates were awarded to all the campers.
AICTE Sponsored Three day FDP for Student Induction Program
A three day Faculty Development Program for induction of new batches of Engineering students was held at CGC campus, Landran from 29th June to 1st July 2018. Sponsored by AICTE, the main objective of this unique program was to induce comfort and confidence among the students to enable them to adjust to the new environment before the actual start of academic classes. A total of about 127 faculty members from various regional institutions affiliated to PTU attended this program.
As customary, the event started with a ceremonial lighting of the lamp together by all the dignitaries present on the occasion.
Prof.Raminder Singh Uppal, Associate Professor BBSBEC, Fatehgarh Sahib, in his opening address, apprised the faculty members about this newly designed AICTE Student Induction Program in educating and guiding the students to achieve their natural potential.
Dr. R K Soni, Director and Regional Officer, NWRO-AICTE, Chandigarh who was the chief guest for this program, highlighted the role of AICTE in reviewing and changing the educational and training curriculum from time to time to cater to their needs in the fast changing technological and industrial requirement.
Sh. Satnam Singh Sandhu, Honourable Chairman,CGC during his address, emphasised upon the need of making changes in the teaching learning process and appreciated the efforts of AICTE for launching the Student Induction Programwhich is the best platform to understand the minds of the students.
Dr.VikasDhawan, Director Principal, CEC stressed upon the challenging factors like ability, motivation and attitude and the role of faculty as motivators who can act as smart plugs to bring out the inbuilt potential of the students to achieve the desired goal in the best possible manner.
Day 1 of the program started with a video conference by Prof. Rajeev Sangal, Director IIT-BHU to introduce to the faculty, the aims, objectives and content of the Induction program, creative processes, relationships and other social issues including physical fitness.
This was followed by a number of sessions by Prof. R S Uppal, Associate Professor BBSBEC, Fatehgarh Sahib. Dr.Uppal emphasised the need to sensitize the students about the wide range of issues relating to human values like self-exploration,peer pressure,self-confidence, relationships, and society including physical activities to address the concerns of the incoming under graduate engineering students to achieve their holistic development.
Continuing the session on Day 2, Dr.Uppal further highlighted the values of” Trust” and “Respect “to build up harmonious relationship between the faculty and the students.
Day 2 ended with a session on ART OF LIVING conducted by a team of experts headed by Ms Paulomi Mukherji. The team involved all the faculty members in doing simple exercises, meditation,breathing techniques to enable them to eliminate stress and create inner happiness. They further advised the faculty to introduce these tools to the students during their Induction program so that they can make it their way of life.
Day 3 started with a recapitulation of the previous sessions held during the last two days.Dr.R S Uppal , in his nest session elaborated about the canvas of life which revolves around certain essential components of human life which includes self & body, Family, Society and Nature as these are very important for the mental and physical health of any individual.
Speaking on the concluding day of the program, Dr. Manoj K Arora, Director PEC,who was the Guest of Honor appreciated the joint efforts of AICTE and CGC in organizing such a program which would make a good base for the students to follow their academic pursuits.
Dr. R K Soni, Director & Regional Officer AICTE expressed his happiness and satisfaction about the successful completion of the FDP for induction of students and hoped that the students would further gain from this training workshop for the faculty. He further appreciated the contribution and support given by CGC management.
The 3 Day program concluded with a vote of thanks by Dr. Vikas Dhawan, Director Principal CEC.
Guest Lecture on Spectroscopy and its Applications
Dr. K. S. Viswanathan, a distinguished Professor from IISER (Indian Institute of Science Education & Research) Mohali, specializing in the area of Spectroscopy addressed the Faculty and students of Department of Applied Sciences, Chandigarh Engineering College, and Mohali on 09 March 2018 for CSE( 200 students) and IT( 176 students ) branches. The lecture were delivered in two sessions.
The learned speaker dwelled on a wide range of applications of Spectroscopy in modern technological age. His lecture was heard with rapt attention by the students as it included several real life illustrations. Dr K. S. Viswanathan is well known for excellence in imparting education in the field of Chemical Sciences. Dr K. S. Viswanathan has won many awards and published numerous scholarly papers in national and international journals.
National Science Day Celebrated
The Excelsior Club, Department of Applied Sciences celebrated “National Science Day” on 28th February 2018 to promote scientific temperament among the students. Approximately 250 students participated in various events.This day is celebrated each year to mark the discovery of the Raman effect by Indian physicist Sir C V Raman on 28 February 1928 for which he was awarded Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930.Many technical, non technical and cultural events were conducted on this occasion to mark the day. The students prepared many innovative science projects which were judged by a panel of eminent judges. The winners were awarded with cash prizes, trophies and certificates by Dr. Vikas Dhawan, Director Principal ,CEC .
Industrial Visit of ACS Students
The ACS(American Chemical Society) Club of Applied Sciences Department of Chandigarh Engineering College organized Industrial visit to Ludhiana Beverages Private Limited ( LBPL) – Ludhiana exclusively for 80 ACS students on 10th February 2018. The visit was organized with an initiative of ACS club co-coordinator- Dr. Meena Devi and two other faculty members Ms.Monika Sharma and Dr. Bikramjit Singh under the able guidance of Dr. Ajay Vashisht, Head of the department. Organizing Industrial visits, which are a vital part of the curriculum, is a regular feature at CGC, Landran that aims to make its students aware about the latest industry and corporate standards. It helps to bridge the gap between classroom and the real working world. The purpose of this industrial visit was that the students should get the basic knowledge about the working of industry, and to learn about it to modify their skills and abilities accordingly. The visit also provided first-hand knowledge about the organizational structure and modes of operation of the industry.