Research Scholars Congregation under CRIKC

(TEQIP-II sponsored one day workshop)

Department of Computer Science and Engineering organized Research Scholars Congregation, a oneday workshop under Chandigarh Region Innovation and Knowledge Cluster (CRIKC) on November 12th, 2014. Prof. (Dr.) Manoj K. Arora, Director, PEC University of Technology and Professor Arun Kumar Grover, Vice Chancellor, Panjab University, inaugurated the workshop and enlightened the participants with their valuable keynote addresses. Vice Chancellor, Panjab University enlightened the audience with his insightful words. His address focused on inter-disciplinary research and value of computing in almost every domain of science and engineering. According to him, Computer Science and Engineering is an expanding research field driven by emerging application domains which can be integrated with applied sciences and other engineering fields to excel in research and development. Director, PEC University of Technology emphasized on original work in research and no plagiarism. His intuitive words gave all the participants a new way to look at PhD – Purity, Honesty and Dedication. All the esteemed members present in the workshop came up with an idea of forming a Research Scholars Association in order to provide a common forum to the research scholars of Chandigarh and adjoining region to interact with each other and exchange ideas. According to Head of Department, Prof. Rajesh Kumar Bhatia and workshop coordinator, Dr. Poonam Saini, the idea was to create a common interaction platform where researchers from different institutes under CRIKC could congregate and get acquainted with each other’s expertise in Computer Science and Engineering domain. The research scholars got an opportunity to discuss their research ideas with co-researchers as well as eminent personalities in order to revitalize their innovation ability. The workshop arranged the expert talks from eminent professors as well as offered an opportunity to participants to present their ideas in the form of posters.

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