National Science Day Celebration on 28 February 2016
Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar celebrated the National Science Day on February 28, 2016 in order to commemorate the invention of the Raman Effect by the Indian physicist and Nobel Laureate Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman. The event was celebrated in the presence of the students (i.e. mainly the Research Scholars and M. Tech./M. Sc. (2nd Year) as Mid-Semester Examination was going on), faculty members and the functionaries of the Institute.
The event was comprised of a poster presentation session by the Research Scholars of the Institute and a function held in the Institute Auditorium. The poster presentation session was inaugurated by the Deputy Director, Prof. S. Tripathy. In the poster presentation session, the Research Scholars displayed their research findings in posters and explained their research works to the visitors. The Chief Guest for the occasion was Prof. Pulin B. Nayak, Professor and Former Director, Delhi School of Economics, who delivered the Science Day Lecture on “Revisiting India’s Growth”. It was followed by the announcement of the few best posters, as evaluated by a panel of experts, by the Dean (Academic Affairs), Dr. N. C. Sahoo. The cash prizes and certificates were awarded to the Research Scholars of these posters. The participation certificates were also given to all the Research Scholars participating in the poster presentation session.
The Vote of Thanks was proposed by the Dean (Continuing Education), Prof. V. R. Pedireddi.