23 February 2018


A Two days International Workshop on “Shock Waves in Science, Engineering and Medicine” being organised by the Science Society of PG Govt. College for Girls, Sector-11, Chandigarh was inaugurated today. The workshop is being held in collaboration with –
Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru;
Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi;
The National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad,
Armament Research Board DRDO, New Delhi and
High Energy Materials Society of India (HEMSI), Chandigarh.
World renowned researchers and eminent scientists shared their views about the interdisciplinary Sciences and their role for the betterment of the society. Members of faculty, researchers and students from many institutions of the region are participating in this workshop.
In the inaugural session Prof. Gopalan Jagadeesh from Department of Aerospace Engineering, IISc Bengaluru gave an introduction of Shock Waves and its conceptual framework. This was followed by a highly interactive session which clarified the fundamentals of the theme under discussion.
Prof. E. Arunan from Department of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, IISc Bengaluru threw light on the dimension of ‘Chemical Kinetics’.
Prof. Venkata R. Kakulavarapu from Department of Biomedical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA made a presentation on ‘Blast-induced Traumatic Brain Injury displays a unique pattern of Spatial Neuropathology’.
Prof. V. Jayaram from Department of Solid State and Structural Chemistry, IISc Bengaluru talked about ‘Shock Wave: Application in Material Science’.
Congratulating the organisers Mr. R.K.Popli, Director Higher Education, Chandigarh Administration who also graced the occasion, applauded the uniqueness of this workshop, it being the first one to be organised in the region.
Prof. (Dr.) Anita Kaushal, Principal of the College, appreciating the initiative of the Science Society of P.G.G.C.G, Sector-11, Chandigarh observed that this interdisciplinary workshop will encourage the students to opt for research opportunities leading to numerous Industrial and Biomedical applications.


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