A two-day international conference by Coastal Chemical Research Society (CCRS) in collaboration with Sanketika Vidya Parishad Engineering College was inaugurated by Prof. S. Ramakrishna Rao, Member, A.P.State Expert Appraisal Committee, Govt.of India and Director,CPC, at PM Palem. Speaking on the occasion, Prof. Rao stressed on the importance of Green Chemistry and the importance of preparation of Hydrogen from non degradable wastes. Prof. S.Ram Mohan, Illinois Wesleyan University, USA gave the keynote address and stressed the role of synthetic materials in the future and especially the role of Bismuth. Dr. M. Chandrasekharam, IICT, Hyderabad stressed on the importance of organic chemistry in the life and the research in the field.

VIIT

Vignan’s Institute of Information Technology,Duvvada, conducted two-day e-mentoring program for Final B.Tech students. The JNTUK supported program was organized to enrich the skills required for campus recruitments.

B. Sasi Kumar, Globerena, acted as the resource person and explained various nuances of interview skills and group discussion.

MVGR

Department of Mechanical Engineering, MVGR College of Engineering organized a two-day workshop on “Trends in manufacturing – An Industrial Perspective” for students. Prof. P.N.Rao, University of Northern IOWA delivered the guest lecture. Prof Rao also interacted with the department faculty on sustainable manufacturing and impacts on energy conservation.

A workshop on "Employability Skills and Technology Expectations" was also held at MVGR College of Engineering by M.S.R Murthy, Delivery Head, Tata Consultancy Services.

BITS

A National Level Championship in Robotics will be conducted by ARK Techno Solutions and Helios-IIT Bombay. BITS – Vizag is one of the two zonal centers for this event in the State and a pleminary workshop will be organised on July 19 and 20. For more details contact Mohammed Ishaaq No.: 97044 81014.

The selected candidates will compete in the final round conducted at IIT, Bombay in the Month of April, 2014.

ANITS

The department of electrical and electronics engineering, Anil Neerukonda Institute of Technology and Sciences (ANITS) organized an expert lecture by V. Suresh Kumar, Manager-Electrical (Design), Reliance Industries Limited, Mumbai. He delivered the lecture on “Practical Aspects in Electrical Equipment Selection.”A guest lecture on “Rapid Prototyping” and Non Technology Overview” was organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering ANITS P.N.Rao from University of IOWA addressed the gathering.