One day Seminar on SENSORS
Scientists and researchers from DRDO, CVRDE (Avadi Tank Factory), NIOT , IGCAR and faculty members and researchers from eight universities numbering 92 attended the Meet as participants. The seven speakers were : the Director of RIC, (DRDO) and the scientists and faculty members from NIOT, IIT, Anna and Madras universities.
It was encouraging to see that faculty members and Research scholars from Sathyabamauniversity, Bharthiar, Bharathidasan, VIT, Amirtha and Periyar Universities participated, apart from Anna and Madras Universities. Including the speakers, the Director of Oceanogrpahy Dept of Anna university and office bearers of The Academy and some fellows, 107 persons attended the meet. One student participant from Sathyabama university was encouraged to give a short talk.
Outcome of the meet: Sathyabama university Faculty members want “The Academy” togive academic help in organizing a conference which they have proposed. The feed backs from many Institutions show that they look forward to have Collaborative research work and some have come forward to form a SENSOR group including the participants of this meet.
TOPICS and SPEAKERS
Design of ASICs for Sensors – Dr Boby George, IITM, Chennai
Sediment transport Sensors- Dr. Krishnakumar, Anna University, Chennai
Futuristic Underwater Sensors- Dr V Natarajan, DRDO, Research & Innovation Centre, Chennai
Underwater vehicles – Dr. Ramaseha, DRDO, NIOT, Chennai
Submarine sensors – Dr. N. Vedachalam, DRDO, NIOT, Chennai
Recent advances in Sensors – Dr E Varadarajan, DRDO, Research & Innovation Centre, Chennai
Nanoenabled wearable sensors – Dr.D.Ravi Shankaran, University of Madras.
Biosensor Signal processing and analysis -Dr.Sabitha Ramakrishnan, MIT, Anna University.
Prof. R. Asokamani, Secretary, The Academy of Sciences, Chennai
Prof J. Kumar, Director of Seminars, The Academy of Sciences, Chennai
Prof. J. Prakash, Local Coordinator, Head, Dept. of Inst. Eng., MIT, Anna University.