FDP on thermal characterization & advanced measurement techniques begins at NIT Sgr

Srinagar: The two-week-long Faculty Development Programme (FDP) on Thermal Characterization and Advanced Measurement Techniques began at the National Institute of Technology, Srinagar. The workshop is being organized by the Department of Mechanical Engineering and is sponsored by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) Training and Learning Academy, New Delhi.
Head MED Prof. Adnan Qayoum is the Chairman and Coordinator of the program and Dr. Sheikh Shahid Saleem is the Co-Coordinator of the FDP. Dr. Mohammad Mohsin Khan and Dr. Ovais Gulzar (IUST Awantipora) are the Convener(s) of the event.
In his presidential address, Director NIT Srinagar Prof. Sehgal appreciated the Mechanical Engineering Department for organizing the workshop on the relevant theme and stated that such FDPs are need of the hour. “Such relevant FDPs have multiple benefits and are important for achieving the long-term goals of New Education Policy 2020. I hope that this program will prove beneficial for participants in multiple ways so that they were able to share their knowledge and experience,” he said.
Institute’s Registrar, Prof. Bukhari said FDPs are a crucial aspect of academic growth, ensuring the teachers have the latest knowledge and techniques to impart to our students.
The event comprised of an industrial visit to the Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) bottling plant in Pampore, along with expert lectures delivered by professors from prestigious institutes of the country.
Prof. Adnan said the FDP has been aimed at providing a platform for the participants to become familiar and acquainted with thermal characterization and advanced measurement techniques used in the research and industry.
Faculty members Dr. Mohsin Khan and Dr. H. S. Pali accompanied the group, sharing their insights into the industry and contributing to the learning experience of the participants. The event was a huge success comprising faculty from nearby institutes, students, research scholars, and post and undergraduate students. The event received positive feedback from the participants, who expressed their gratitude towards the Mechanical Department of NIT Srinagar for organizing such a valuable program.
Resources from prestigious institutes such as the IIT Roorkee, IIT Guwahati, SVNIT Surat, NIT Jalandhar, and MANIT Bhopal. The lectures covered a wide range of topics related to thermal characterization and advanced measurement techniques, providing the participants with a holistic view of the subject.

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