Six Day National Workshop on “Impact of Climate Change on Durability of RCC Structures (ICCDRS’16) April 19-24, 2016
List of Speakers:
Dr. P. Paramasivam, Professorial Fellow, National University of Singapore. Dr. Ravindra Gettu, Professor, BTCM Division, IIT Madras & Vice-President, RILEM. Dr. Manu Santhanam, Professor, BTCM, IIT Madras, Dr. K. Palanivelu, Director, Centre for Climate Change, Anna University.Dr. Radhakrishna G. Pillai, Asst. Professor, BTCM, IIT Madras, Dr. J. Prabakaran, Sr. Principle Scientist, SERC, Chennai. Mr. V. Ramanathan, DGM (Technical), M/S. Dalmia Cements, Chennai, Dr. V. Rajendran, Director, M/S. Hi Tech Concrete Solutions Chennai Pvt. Limited. Dr. M.S. Haji Sheik Mohammed, Professor & Dean, SOI, BSAIST. Dr. P. Vasanthi, Professor & Head, Civil Engineering, BSAIST. Dr. J. Revathy, Professor, Civil Engineering, BSAIST. Dr. U. Sabura Banu, Professor of E&I, BSAIST. Dr. P. Gajalakshmi, Associate Professor, Civil Engineering, BSAIST. Dr. Sunitha K. Nayar, Women Scientist, BTCM, IIT Madras.
NSS special camp was held at Government Middle School, Keerapakkam during 09.03.16 to 15.03.16. The camp started on 09.03.17 with a formal inauguration. Dr.V.M.Periyasamy (Vice Chancellor), Mr V.N.A.Jalal (GM &Director of Admission) has inaugurated the NSS camp. Dr.V.M.Periasamy, Vice Chancellor gave a speech on “Importance of NSS” and Mr.V.N.A.Jalal, GM & Director of Admission gave a speech on “Importance of rural development”.
On 10.03.16, road around the school campus were cleaned AND NSS volunteers made a survey about people life around Kerrapakkam.
On 11.03.16, NSS volunteers along with Self Help Group team trained the village people for preparing phenoyl, idli powder, rasam powder, detergent, candles and glass painting. Hijama treatment was conducted for NSS volunteers by Al-Shifa clinic.
On 13.03.16, a group of NSS Volunteers went to BHAVISYA DEEPAM and spent few hours with mentally retarded people and another group of NSS volunteers went to AKSHAYA HOME, a home for old age people and spent time with them. On 14.03.16, Sports competition was conducted for all the school students. Speech, drawing, poem and essay competition were conducted.
On 15.03.16, free medical camp was conducted by the NSS volunteers along with the Tagore medical college. On 16.03.17, Valediction ceremony was held and prizes were distributed for the winners.
Traffic awareness program was held at Perungalathur on 20.02.2016.Our students of NSS program has helped the police in reduction of traffic and created awareness among the people to follow the traffic rules and regulation. More than 30 students have participated in the program.
Dr.David Smith from Sheffield Hallam University, UK has visited School of Life Sciences on February 4, 2016 and discussed with faculty about research collaboration, internship opportunities, faculty and student exchange
MOU was signed with Xinovem Company located at Women Technology Park, Siruseri, Chennai on February, 1, 2016.
Beach cleaning programme was held twice in Marina beach. Many students involved in each cleaning process and cleaned the each with the help of police on 31.10.2015& 07.02.2016.on 31st more than 60 students participated & on 7th more than 120 students participated in beach cleaning program and cleaned the beach.
Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam Youth Awakening day was celebrated by Tree plantation Drive on 15.10.2015. Tree plantation was carried around KBA Men’s Hostel & Electrical science Block. 100 saplings were planted in and around KBA Men’s Hostel by our NSS volunteers. More than 60 students participated in Tree Plantation programme.
In association with Hand in Hand, NSS cell organized General Orientation Programme on 5.10.15. Students are motivated to know about NSS. Mr. Joe, General secretary gave the speech about the social work.
International Non Violence Day was celebrated on 1.10.15 and 2.10.15 in association with IDEA ARCHIVE. Many competition ware conducted for the students like Quiz, collage making, drawing, speech, treasure hunt, etc. Prizes were distributed for the winner’s. More than 100 students have participated in this event.
British council’s Bio Technology Mission represented by delegates from UK universities to SLS on 14th September 2015. The following lectures are delivered by the delegates from various universities of UK.
Crescent Society of Automobile Engineers of Department of Automobile Engineering organized a special lecture by Dr. Peter Brooks – School of Mechanical Sciences – University of Leeds UK to B. Tech Automobile and Mechanical Engineering students on 11th September 2015.
MOU was signed with Medall Medical Academy on 17th August 2015
The N.S.S unit of ourCrescent Institute of Science and Technology conducted “Swachh Bharath – Campus cleaning” programme on 15th August 2015 in KBA Men’s Hostel. Dr.N.Hajarabeevi, NSS- Coordinator organized the programme in which 100 NSS volunteers actively participated and involved in cleaning the Hostel premises.
N.S.S unit of our University organized “International Yoga day celebration” on 21st June 2015 in association with Physical Education department.
More than 150 participants participated. 50 NSS volunteers had undergone this programme. Our NSS volunteers Ms. H. Haseena Nilofer, B.Arch, Mr. Santhosh Kanna, Mech, Mr.Ilavarasan, Automobile and Mr. Giridaran Mechanical performed the various asanas.
After demo section, our teaching and non teaching staffs were trained by our NSS volunteers.
MOU was signed with Pentagrit Research on June 15, 2015 to initiate research collaboration in drug screening utilizing tissue chip technology.
Hands on summer training cum internship programme on Phytochemical Separations & Analysis was conducted in association with Spinco Biotech, between 1-19 June 2015.