Bharat Ratna Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvarayya, one of the greatest engineers of the country’s birth anniversary is celebrated as Engineers Day.
IIT Bhubaneswar celebrated Engineer’s Day on 15th September 2018, to mark the birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvarayya,as a tribute to one of the greatest engineers of the country for his outstanding contribution to society. The celebration was attended by a large number of students, faculty, officers and staff members.
Prof. R.K.Panda, Dean (R&D) gave the welcome address.Prof. R.V. Raja Kumar, the Director of the Institutedelivered the Engineer’s Day lecture on “A Passive Sonar System Developed for DRDO and Optimization Research Therein”. The topic dealt with solving a live defense challenge of underwater dynamic target tracking using signal processing and recursive estimation technique.
He also emphasized on the importance of understanding the physics behind a challenging real life problem and use of mathematical tools to find unique solution for solving live problems. The talk was quite interesting and educative for the students and faculty members.
On this occasion a working model making competition was held, where 12 No. of models were demonstrated by the Student & Research Scholars. Cash prizes were awarded to most innovative working models and all participants received certificates of participation.
Dr. S.N.Routray, Assistant Registrar (R&D) proposed vote of thanks.