National Seminar on “Recent Advances In Flow Measurements And Test Techniques”
The department organized a one-day national seminar on “Recent Advances in flow measurements and test techniques” in association with Aeronautical Society of India (Chennai Chapter), on March 14, 2014. Prof. V. Kanagarajan, Pandalai Chair, Department of Aerospace Engineering, MIT, Chennai and Chairman, Aeronautical Society of India (Chennai Branch) inaugurated the seminar.
Inauguration of Association of Aerospace Engineers (AAE) and the activities of Aeronautical Society of India – Students’ Chapter for the year 2013 -14.
The Association of Aerospace Engineers (AAE) of the Department of Aerospace Engineering and the Activities of Aeronautical Society of India – ‘Students Chapter’ for the year 2013 – 14 was inaugurated by Prof. V. Kanagarajan, Pandalai Chair, Department of Aerospace Engineering, MIT, Chennai and Chairman, Aeronautical Society of India (Chennai Branch) on September 23, 2013
Inter-Collegiate Technical Symposium “Jet Screech 2013”
Inter-collegiate Technical symposium comprising of Paper presentation, Aircraft failure analysis, Technical Quiz, Aircrash Investigation and Water Rocketry called “Jet screech” was organized by the students of the department on October 3, 2013. Dr. P. Baskaran, Professor, Tagore Engineering College, Chennai, inaugurated the event.
The Department of Aerospace Engineering conducted an exhibition-cum-presentation in the Gateway International School, Chennai during February 7 – 8, 2014 to create awareness about Aerospace Engineering among school students, parents and teachers
Visit by Veteran NASA Astronaut Ms. Marsha Ivins
NASA Astronaut Ms. Marsha Ivins, a Veteran of five Space Flights and three Space walks with over 1389 hours, visited our university and delivered a special interactive lecture on “55 days in space – The Story of an American Astronaut” on 30th April, 2012 at 10.00 am. Dr. P.Kanniappan, Vice Chancellor of our university presided over the session. Students from various other colleges also participated.
Inauguration of Students chapter of Aeronautical Society of India
The Students chapter of Aeronautical Society of India was inaugurated on 3rd August, 2012. The Students chapter was formed in association with the Aeronautical society of India, for the benefit of the students of the Department of Aerospace Engineering of our University, which would help them in participating in the Society activities.
The Chief Guest Dr.S.Santhakumar, Professor, Dept. of Aerospace Engg., IIT-Madras, delivered the Keynote address. The Vice-Chancellor of our University Dr.P.Kanniappan presided over and the Registrar of our University Dr. V.M. Periasamy felicitated the function. Head of the Department of Aerospace Engineering, Dr. E. Rajakuperan welcomed the special dignitaries and the gathering. The Chief Guest delivered a special lecture to the students of the department and the faculty members. Khaja Riaz Hussain, Student member of our Department, rendered the Vote of thanks.