IIT Bhubaneswar celebrates Engineer’s Day


Bhubaneswar: IIT Bhubaneswar on Saturday celebrated Engineer’s Day to mark the birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvarayya, as a tribute to one of the greatest engineers of the country for his outstanding contribution to society.

Professor RK Panda, Dean (R&D) gave the welcome address while Professor RV Raja Kumar, the Director of the Indian Institute of Technology delivered the Engineer’s Day lecture on “A Passive Sonar System Developed for DRDO and Optimization Research Therein”.

The topic dealt with solving a live defense challenge of underwater dynamic target tracking using signal processing and recursive estimation technique.

He also emphasised on the importance of understanding the physics behind a challenging real life problem and use of mathematical tools to find unique solution for solving live problems.

The talk was quite interesting and educative for the students and faculty members.

On this occasion a working model making competition was held, where 12 models were demonstrated by the student & research scholars. Cash prizes were awarded to most innovative working models and all participants received certificates of participation.

The celebration was attended by a large number of students, faculty, officers and staff members. The event concluded with a vote of thanks proposed by Dr SN Routray, Assistant Registrar (R&D).

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