One day National Seminar
A one day National Seminar on three different themes namely “ Novel technologies for Sustainable development” , “ Recent Advances in Computer Sciences and Information Technology” and “Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering” was conducted on 20 -02-2016 .
The Seminar was inaugurated by Dr. Sriram Devanathan, Head, Centre of Excellence in Advanced Materials and Green Technologies and Head, Department of Chemical Engineering and Material Sciences, Amritha Viswa Vidhyapeetham, Coimbatore. Dr. Sheela , Principal, MCET delivered presidential address.
Dr. Sriram Devanathan delivered the Key Note lecture on “Technologies for Sustainable Development – an Orientation”. He dwelt on the concept of sustainability and how the nature can cater to human needs and not greed. He also explained how the exponential growth in need or consumption cannot be sustained and hence the necessity for limiting consumption to reasonable levels. He also dwelt on examples of green technologies for sustainable development.