Nellore: The two-day national conference (Lamsys-2016) jointly organised by the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SHAR) and ISSE, Sriharikota, Chennai Chapter, concluded on Saturday. The Student Special Symposium with the participation of 21 colleges of the region (Chennai to Vijayawada) was a grand success. Four students with one faculty from each college attended the conference.
The aim of Lamsys-2016 is to make a platform for exchanging the innovative ideas for the national development. The present students, who are the future planners and executors of multi-disciplinary systems, actively participated in the seminar on the topics of innovative ideas, space exploration and the space applications for the development of the common man of the society.
The selected best three papers will be awarded in valedictory function. V. Ranganathan, chairman, organising committee and president of ISSE Sriharikota -Chennai Chapter and P. Kunhikrishnan, director, SDSC, SHAR and the national president of ISSE said that 300 technical papers were received for the conference and voluminous proceedings have been printed and will be kept in the libraries of ISRO and also for academics as further reference and knowledge base.
Eminent personalities V.K. Saraswat, Ajay Mathur, Kota Harinarayana, R.K. Bhandari, Dr. P.S. Goel, Dr. B.N. Suresh and others participated in the conference and shared their valuable experiences with young generation. More than 80 industries from all industrial sectors participated in this mega event and exhibited their products. Young engineers and students were very much attracted by this exhibition. More than 700 delegates from government departments, public and private sectors, industries and academics enthusiastically participated in the conference. Prof. Anil K. Gupta, Dr. B.N. Suresh, Dr. Kota Harinarayana delivered eminent lectures in the Student Special Symposium.