National Workshop on Physical Simulation of Thermal-Mechanical Processing of Materials
The School of Mechanical Engineering and Central Research Facility (CRF) of KIIT Deemed to be University in association with Gleeble User Forum of India organized a National Workshop on “Physical Simulation of Thermal-Mechanical Processing of Materials” from March 16–18, 2023. Eminent academicians, scholars, dignitaries from business, and participants from around the world attended the workshop.
Speaking at the inaugural session, Prof. Sasmita Samanta, Vice-Chancellor, KIIT-DU said that academic research and innovations should be humanitarian. KIIT has maintained this focus since inception and, as a result, it has a tremendous positive impact on millions of people throughout the world, she stated.
Dr. Balamurali Krishnan, Director of DMRL Hyderabad appreciated the event as it brought together the brightest minds in steel manufacturing and research. Dr. Fulvio Siciliano, Chief Scientist, Dynamic Systems Inc., USA expressed his satisfaction at the enthusiasm and energy of the academic community at KIIT. Dr. Dhiren Panda, Executive Vice President (R&D), JSW Steels Ltd. said that the future of Indian steel is bright.
Earlier, in his welcome address, Dr. B. C. Routara, Dean, School of Mechanical Engineering highlighting the school level and university level facilities. Convener of the conference, Dr. Shanta Chakraborty elaborated on salient features of GUWI-2023. Prof. J. R. Mohanty, Registrar, KIIT-DU briefed about the vision of the Founder of KIIT & KISS in creating a state of the art facility like Gleeble at KIIT and also the milestones the institute could achieve in such a small time. Prof. Sudesna Roy, Associate Professor of SME proposed the vote of thanks.