Experts discuss future of mechanical engg.
Chandigarh, October 8th 2007, Tribune News Service
As many as 60 delegates and experts from far-flung places of the country attended the two-day national conference on ‘Recent Developments in Manufacturing and Quality Management’ organised by the department of Mechanical Engineering, Punjab Engineering College (deemed university), which concluded here, on October 6.
Chander Mohan, chairman, Board of Governors of PEC, inaugurated the conference. Prof P.B. Mahapatra was the chairman of the conference and Dr Deoraj Prajapati was the coordinator.
Dr D.K. Banwet from IIT (Delhi), Dr T.P. Singh, principal, BBSB Engineering College, Fatehgarh Sahib, and Dr Rajneesh Prakash, ex-principal, PEC, delivered the keynote speeches on the issues, problems and future course of research in the field of manufacturing, quality, management and various other fields of mechanical engineering.
The theme of the conference was conventional and unconventional machining, optimisation of machining parameters, finishing processes, nano-technology, JIT and lean manufacturing, FMS, IMS, robotics, quality in manufacturing and service sectors, industrial engineering, TQM and ISO standards, six sigma and quality.
Academicians, researchers and industry professionals presented research and industrial application based papers during the conference, which provided an interactive platform for learning and exchange of knowledge. The conference will ultimately lead to improvement of the various industrial processes.
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