An interactive session on IEI R&D Grant-in-Aid Scheme for Engineering Students was conducted at the Kerala State Centre of the Institution on September 15, 2011 to foster R&D culture in Engineering Colleges.
Engineering students of Under Graduate, Post Graduate and Ph D levels and faculty members from various engineering colleges attended the programme. Dr U Chandrasekhar, Chairman R&D Committee, IEI, delivered lecture on ‘Digital Manufacturing and Rapid Prototyping : Potential Project Ideas’. Prof (Dr) N R Bandyopadhyay, Chairman, CATE, IEI, spoke about ‘Nano Technologies and Energy Initiatives’. Padma Shri Prof R M Vasagam, Chairman, NDRF, IEI, delivered lecture on ‘Evolution of Indian Space Research Programs and Building Pico Satellites’.