Guest Lectures October 2017

Guest Lecture on ‘Mathematics for Engineers’

The Department of APS organized a lecture on ‘Mathematics for Engineers’ by Prof. RK Sharma, IIT Delhi for students of BTech 1st Year and BSc (H) on 11 Oct 2017.  Prof Sharma deliberated on the importance of Mathematics in the engineering curriculum. He enlightened students with the nitty-gritty of Mathematical concepts essential for engineering students.Prof Sharma told them about various future career options, like research, teaching and industry.

He asked the students to focus on the applied aspects of the topics being taught to them. During the talk he emphasized that gaining knowledge is important for the learning process of both the stakeholders- the audience and the speaker. The interaction was coordinated by Dr Sangeet Srivastava.

Guest Lecture on ‘Injection Moulding’

The Department of Mechanical Engineering organized a guest lecture on ‘Injection Moulding’ by Mr Gajender Soni, AGM (Plant Head), M/s Poly Plastic Industries Pvt Ltd, Bawal, Haryana for Final year students on 11Oct 2017. His practical session included the intricacies of the process and its application as well as the common defects. Mr Soni explained the different aspects of Injection Moulding simply and effectively. The students found its practical applications interesting and exciting. Students of Mechanical Engineering were also offered hands-on experience through summer internships at M/s Poly Plastic Industries.

Speaking about industry relevant curriculum, Prof. Ravindra Ojha, Director, School of Engineering and Technology (SOET), The NorthCap University said, “Industry engagement across all Departments has become a critical deliverable in the School. Every effort is made to bridge the divide between education and industry so as to give our students a competitive edge to secure bright careers.”

To provide industrial and practical orientation to the course curriculum on ‘Modern Manufacturing Processes’ imparted by Prof. Ravindra Ojha (ME) the 1st industry expert session was conducted by Dr Rakesh Kumar, GM, Federal Mogul, Bhiwadi (Raj) on the topic 'Manufacturing through Power Metallurgy - A case from auto industry' on 23 August 2017. The 2nd industry expert session for the course was on ‘Electro Discharge Machining Process’ (EDM) by Mr Maitra, Dy MD, IFB Automotive, on 4 Oct 2017. The current industrial/practical orientation on ‘Injection Moulding’ by Mr Gajender Soni is the 3rd session for the course on ‘Modern Manufacturing Processes’ with the aim of providing rich experience to the students through industry connects.

Guest Lecture on ‘Electro Discharge Machining Process’

The Department of Mechanical Engineering organized a guest lecture by Mr Sudam Maitra, Dy MD, IFB Automotive on ‘Electro Discharge Machining (EDM) Process’ to Final year students on 4 Oct 2017. He shared his rich professional experience and challenges in the automotive sector with the students who interacted with him enthusiastically. Mr Sudam Maitra is a Former CEO (Supply Chain) of Maruti Suzuki and a celebrated speaker of the Indian auto-industry.

It is interesting to note that to provide industrial and practical orientation to the course curriculum on ‘Modern Manufacturing Processes’ imparted by Prof. Ravindra Ojha (ME) the 1st industry expert session was conducted by Dr Rakesh Kumar, GM, Federal Mogul, Bhiwadi (Raj) on the topic 'Manufacturing through Power Metallurgy - A case from auto industry' on 23 August 2017. The 2nd industry expert session for the course is the present one conducted by Mr Maitra on ‘EDM Process’ which is soon to be followed by a 3rd session on ‘Injection Moulding’ by a renowned industrialist.

Guest Lecture on Mechatronics and Robotics for Industrial processes by  Mr B K Bhayana

Mr B K Bhayana, DGM-Marketing, Delta Electronics India Pvt Ltd delivered a guest lecture on ‘Mechatronics and Robotics for Industrial processes’ to BTech Final year Mechanical Engineering students studying ‘Mechatronics & Robotics (MEL459)’ on 30 Oct 2017. Mr Bhayana discussed the importance of integration of different core discipline systems into multidisciplinary systems and cited many real life industry examples and case studies of synergistic approach of different systems to solve problems. He also shared his vast experience in the field of variable speed drives.

As a requirement of skills in designing of new Mechatronics systems for automation and increasing applications of robotics in industries, Mr Bhayana exhorted students to enhance their skills in this field. The session was very informative and interactive. The session was coordinated by Mr Abhishek Pratap Singh, Dept of ME. Mr BK Bhayana delivering a lecture on ‘Mechatronics and Robotics for Industrial processes’