April 17th and 18th 2018, Chennai: “It is important to bring together scientists and experts from various disciplines and to have multi-disciplinary research in order to solve the global challenges faced by the humankind in the twenty-first century,” said Dr. Chin-Kuan Ho, Professor & Dean, Faculty of Computing and Informatics, and Chairman, Data Science Institute Multimedia University, Malaysia, in his special address delivered at the inaugural function of the International Conference on Innovations & Discoveries in Science, Engineering & Technology (ICIDSET-18) organized by Research Forum of KCG College of Technology.
Lauding the efforts taken by KCG College of Technology in promoting innovations and entrepreneurship, Chief Guest Dr. Ranjan Pradhan, Research Investigator, Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, University of Michigan, highlighted the need to focus on research and innovations in order to make the world a better place to live in. He shared his experience of how he and his team of researchers are working on building frameworks that can be used by doctors who are struggling to address the health care problems faced by people.
Dr. Elizabeth Verghese, Chairperson, Hindustan Group of Institutions, in her presidential address, stressed the need for creating a forum for experts and researchers to share their knowledge and research findings with the participants of the conference. She also congratulated KCG College of Technology on being at the forefront of innovations and having won many awards at the national level.
Earlier, Dr. Annie Jacob Verghese, Director, KCG College of Technology, in her welcome address stressed the need for organizing a multi-disciplinary conference and said that “Tamil Nadu has been at the forefront of engineering education in India by nurturing thousands of well-qualified and talented graduates groomed with the right attitude. For such innovative and energetic minds, entrepreneurship offers huge prospects for self-employment.”
Principal Dr. Prabhakaran, Deans, Heads of Departments and officials from Hindustan Group of Institutions were present in the event. The conference proceedings and the campus newsletter Campus Buzz were released on the occasion. The conference attracted experts, researchers, and delegates from different higher education institutions across the country.