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MCI Observation Workshop on Basic Education Technology

October 06 - 08 , 2014

Medical Education Unit of College of Medical and Health Sciences, SRM University,  conducted second MCI observer program on “Basic Medical Education” from October 6 to 8, 2014. The program was organized by SRM Medical Education Unit, co-ordinate by Dr. Mangayakarasi under the chairman ship of Dr. James Pandian, Dean, SRM MCH & RC. This program was facilitated by the faculties/core members who underwent training in MCI regional centre at Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore.

The MCI observer Dr. Dayagini Selvakumar from regional centre CMC, Vellore, observed the workshop. Nearly twenty eight medical faculty members, assistant professors, associate professors, and professors were benefited from this workshop program. In the valedictory function, the participants and the workshop organizers were congratulated by the observers for conducting a meaningful and a successful workshop. The attendees of the workshop are awarded a MCI Certificate by the Medical Council of India Delhi.

Date: October 06 - 08 , 2014

Venue: College Conference Hall

               

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World Space Week

October 04 - 10 , 2014

World Space Week has grown into the largest public space event on Earth since its United Nations declaration in 1999. More than 1,400 events in 80 countries celebrated the benefits of space and excitement about space exploration in 2013. With the new satellite navigation theme “Space: Guiding Your Way”, World Space Week is set to inspire more people this year.

Event Date Event Name Venue Time Event Head
October 4, 2014 Mock M.U.N Minihall 2 09:00 – 19:00 Aakriti Sachdev (9739440755)
October 4, 2014 Rockets And Parachutes Valliammai Grounds 15:00-17:00 Ajay Vishwath (9487112235)
October 4, 2014 Airshow Auditorium Grounds 18:30 – 19:30 Aman Johri (9920913091)
October 4 – 5, 2014 Delta Wing Workshop Minihall 1 09:00 – 19:00 Anand Iyer (9952004870)
October 5, 2014 Eggstronaut Aerodynamics Lab & Tech Park Terrace 10:00 – 12:00
12:00 – 15:00
G. Sathappan (9659611166)
October 5 – 9, 2014 Space Movie Mini-hall 2 18:00 – 20:00 Aniket Padgilwar (7200405685)
October 6 – 7, 2014 Treasure Hunt Full Campus
(register at heslpdesk)
17:00 – 20:00 Joyce Mathew (9003094808)
October 6 – 8, 2014 Design Build Win Mechanical CADD Lab &
Aerospace Hangar
13:30 – 16:00 Ajay Vishwath (9487112235)
October 6  – 9, 2014 Guest Lectures ESB Seminar Hall 13:30 – 15:00 Krishnakant Malpani (9962942169)
October 7 – 9, 2014 Space Quiz A Classroom with a projector 16:00 – 18:00 Anjana J. (9940396487)
October 6  – 10, 2014 Documentaries Aerospace Seminar Hall 12:30 – 13:30 Anjana J. (9940396487)
October 7 – 9, 2014 Space Simulation Tech Park Garden 19:00 – 20:00 Aman Johri (9920913091)
October 9, 2014 Paper Presentation ESB Seminar Hall 15:00 – 18:00 Prateek Singh (9962936954)
October 10, 2014 Valediction Ceremony ESB Seminar Hall 14:45 – 16:00  

 

Workshop on 'Personality Development'

September 23 - 26 , 2014

Date: September 23 - 26, 2014

Time: 8 AM - 4 PM

Venue: Medical College Auditorium

Guest: Dr. Kannan Gireesh, MD, Consultant, SRM Group,CEO Live Life Education

Chiron Leadership Skills Priate Ltd, a SRM Initiative will conduct a workshop on 'Personality Development' for the first year medical students at SRM Medical College Hospital and Research Center from September 23 to 26, 2014. 

Dr. Kannan Gireesh

An established consultant, he has undergone his under graduation in Medicine and post-graduation in Psychiatry from Ramachandra University, He has presented many insightful papers in national and international conferenceson child behavious disorders, substance abuse disorders, dementia, bipolar disorders and anxiety disorders. 

 

 

 

Mini Projects Contest and Science, Engineering & Technology Exhibition

September 12 , 2014

Date: September 12, 2014

Time: 10 AM

Venue for Mini Projects Contest: Physics Lab  I & II, Block V, First Floor

Venue for Science, Engineering & Technology Exhibition: Hi-Tech Hall I & II, TRP Auditorium

The Department of Physics of SRM University, Ramapuram Campus in association with Tamilnadu Science and Technology Centre, Chennai will conduct Mini Projects Contest and Science, Engineering & Technology Exhibition on September 12, 2014

Guests: 

  • Dr. P. Hariharan, Professor & Head, Department of Manufacturing Engineering, College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University, Chennai
  • Dr. U. Madhusoothanan, Scientific Officer E, Radiological Safety Division Safety Group, IGCAR, Kalpakkam

SRM University Hosts United Kingdom Engineering Mission

September 15 , 2014

SRM University has been identified by the British Council to host the first ever Engineering Mission to Chennai as part of a new initiative to promote collaboration and cooperation between the United Kingdom (UK) institutions and institutions of higher learning in India.

A six member team of academic professionals will be visiting SRM University on September 15, 2014 to share recent technological advances in Civil Engineering, IT, Computer Science Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. They will hold discussions with faculty members on academic and research collaboration and address students about recent technological advances being carried out in their respective Universities and the United Kingdom in general.

The visits build on SRM University’s proactive policy of building an international dimension into teaching , learning and research as enshrined in its mission statement: to move up through international alliances and collaborative initiatives to achieve global excellence. The United Kingdom is known for its excellence in teaching and research, having produced 116 Nobel Laureates, next only to the USA. The visits will strengthen the already strong collaboration SRM University has with several UK universities in student mobility, dual degrees and academic exchanges.

The team comprises the following members:

Dr Stephen Bentley

Dr Stephen Bentley is a Senior Lecturer - Teaching and Scholarship, the Director of Admissions & International Relations, Research Staff Co-ordinator of Cardiff School of Engineering. Dr Bentley has administered and promoted the admission of home and international post graduate research students, post graduate MSc students and undergraduate students throughout his 30 year expeerience.

 

 

Dr Prashant Kumar

Dr Prashant Kumar is a Senior Lecturer in the University of Surrey and Prashant is also teaching civil and environmental related subjects to undergraduate and maters level engineering students; he is keenly practicing novel teaching, assessment and evaluation techniques for encouraging deep learning among engineering students

 

 

 

Dr David Jenkins

Dr. David Jenkins is the Lecturer, School of Computing and Mathematics (Faculty of Science & Environment) from Plymouth University

 

 

 

 

Dr Alex Green
Dr Alex Green is the Associate Director , University of the West of England

 

 

Dr Sally Clift

Dr Sally Clift is the Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering and the Overseas Admissions Tutor, Associate Dean (Graduate Studies).

 

 

Professor Terrence Perera

Professor Terrence Perera is the Assistant Dean of academic resources of Sheffield Hallam University. Terrence is a well known consultant and practitioner in the field of systems modelling and simulation. 

 

 

Training Camp on Trouble Shooting and Repair of Electrical Appliances

January 31 , 2014

Date: January 31, 2015

Free training camp on trouble shooting and repair of electrical appliances will be conducted by the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering on January 31, 2015. Candidates who have passed tenth standard can participate in this training camp. 

Contact:
Thiru. V. Balasubramaniam - 9710257492
Thiru. R. Mahendran - 9884449805

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Two Days Workshop on Application of Soft Computing Techniques in Power Electronics

September 25 - 26 , 2014

Objective of the Workshop:
To acquaint the participants with soft computing techniques and tools useful in solving real life engineering problems.

Course Content:

  • Introduction to soft computing
  • Application of soft computing techniques
  • Real coded genetic algorithm
  • Fuzzy logic in engineering appliations
  • Neural networks in engineering application
  • NN tool box
  • Fuzzy tool box

Contact:
Phone: 044-27452270
Mobile: 9444572505, 9884823790
Mail: lavanya.a@ktr.srmuniv.ac.in

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Workshop on Creation, Analysis and Forensics of Malwares

September 11 - 12 , 2014

The program is designed for researchers, staff, aspiring cyber security professionals and students who are willing to learn from the basics to advanced level in Malware analysis. 

Registration:

The participants are requested to register by sending the duly filled registration form with Demand Draft for Rs. 1000 per participant drawn in favour of "IT Association, SRM University" payable at Chennai.

Last date for receiving the completed registration form through post: September 10, 2014

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Inauguration of SRM University Sikkim

September 04 , 2014

The long cherished vision of the Founder of the SRM Group of Educational Institutions, Dr. T.R. Pachamuthu to extend the significant achievements of the University has become true with inauguration of SRM University in Sikkim on September 4, 2014. Dr. N. Sethuraman, Vice Chancellor, SRM University Sikkim delivered the welcome address and the program witnessed the presence of many notable dignitaries.

Guests:

 Shri Srinivas Patil

Shriniwas Patil, His Excellency, the Governor of Sikkim said, “We need more and more participation from private entrepreneurs and global investors. When higher education was opened up for private participation a couple of decades back, there was apprehension about their roles and responsibilities. But today many private universities in India are competing with world class institutions and SRM University is definitely one among them” in his presidential address. 

 

 

Shri Ram Bahadur Subba

Shri Ram Bahadur Subba, Honorable Minister of Human Resource Development, Government of Sikkim stated that the inauguration of SRM University at Sikkim is not only a landmark in the endeavors of Sikkim’s educational development in the field of higher education but also a landmark in their march towards achieving excellence
 

 

 


Dr. Thomas Chandy
The Principal Secretary, Human Resource Development, Government of Sikkim said, "I appeal to SRM management that they should look at job-oriented courses and should explore the placement opportunities for graduating students. I appreciate SRM's brand and reputation, accreditation by NAAC and MHRD and international collaboration that SRM has, and I am confident that SRM shall provide quality higher education.

 

The campus is getting ready in a five-storied building with nearly 45000 sq. built up area.  Modern amenities will be provided to students with magnificent infrastructure and excellent academic milieu. The main campus will be created in the course of time in a sprawling area to international standards. Students will be drawn from across  India and abroad, to study and enjoy a vibrant campus life in a serene and sylvan setting,  ideal for the pursuit of  higher education. The natives of Sikkim would be provided with special privileges in terms of admissions and scholarship.

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PRESS COVERAGE

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 ...Aug 7, 2014 - SRM University, Chennai has inaugurated a new campus at Gangtok,Sikkim to provide educational services for North-Eastern students.    
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Aug 6, 2014 - The genesis of SRM University, Sikkim is the result of such a noble vision when it became a reality with the passing of the Shri Ramasamy ...
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Aug 6, 2014 - The SRM University, Sikkim will be inaugurated on 4 August 2014 at Gangtok with five programs to start with. The following programs will be ...
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Aug 6, 2014 - SRM has inaugurated a new University at Gangtok, Sikkim on August 4, 2014. To start with the University will offer five programmes.    
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 Aug 6, 2014 - The SRM University recently inaugurated its new campus at Gangtok inSikkim, which will initially offer five courses.    
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May 22, 2014 - In addition to their campus in Haryana, SRM University will now open a campus in Sikkim. The new campus, which will be set up this academic ...
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Intra Collegiate Mathematics Festival 2014

September 08 , 2014

Date: September 8, 2014

Sri Ramanujan Mathematics Club was born in 1991 under the aegis of the Department of Mathematics. Since its inception, the club has been active in promoting Mathematics, as Queen of Sciences with infinite capacity, to fascinate all who venture into its bounds. To achieve the objectives, the club organizes every year an intra collegiate Mathematics festival (IMF), an in-house Mathematics competition Intra Collegiate Mathematics Festival (IMF). The events being conducted as a part of this festival are:

  • Mathematics Quiz
  • Mathematics Crossword
  • Mathematics Dumb Charades
  • IQ test
  • Puzzle Championship
  • NFS – Mathematics
  • Olympiad

 All the students of SRM University are being invited to participate in this fest and there has been an overwhelming response every year.

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HR Conclave 2014

September 02 , 2014

Date: September 2, 2014

Venue: MBA Seminar Hall

Theme: Proactive HR

Resource Person: Mr. Caleb Andrews
 

 Mr. Caleb Andrews

Mr. Caleb Andrews is the Hiring Manager of WNS Global Services. He is specialized in hiring Actuarial Professionals for Life and General Insurance domain.

 

 

 

Contact:

Mr. Vijay Kashyab - 9444024745
Mr. Aravindh - 9566083414
Ms. R. Sruthi - 9500748803

 

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Workshop on "Financial Modeling Using Excel"

August 23 , 2014

The workshop for the interested final year MBA students in the topic“ Financial Modeling using Excel” will be held on August 23 and August 30, 2014 (Saturdays) in two different batches.

Spreadsheet models using Microsoft Excel is gradually becoming the dominant vehicle for finance professionals to implement their financial management techniques. This workshop will facilitate the students to analyze their financial data on complex problems using Microsoft Excel. 

Benefits:

The important benefits that participants can expect from the program are:

  • Understand the core concepts of Financial Management,
  • Develop hands-on, spreadsheet modeling skills, and
  • Build a number of finance applications, which they fully understand and will be an added value for getting placements in the finance domain.

The pedagogy will consist of lectures and hands on practice sessions. Participants will be provided individual computer terminal for practice sessions and a CD containing study material and Excel templates for developing real-world applications. Participants may bring their own laptop if they so desire.

The program will cover important concepts of financial management and how to convert the real –world applications in Excel Spreadsheet Model.The following broad topics will be covered during the program,1) Excel Basics and Data Analysis using Excel ,2)Basics Functions in Excel and Using Excel to solve problems from Time Value of Money,3)Preparation of Financial Statements using excel and estimating Risk, Return, beta, cost of Capital of a listed Stock .

Participation

The program is exclusively designed for students specializing in finance and the faculty members who are going to handle financial management in II semester students and all academicians who are actively engaged in teaching and research using Financial data.

Registration

The total number of Participants is restricted to 40 (including four faculties and the registration based on first come first serve basis). The fees for the same Rs 300 per participant. The fees includes workshop materials, Lunch and Snacks.

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Information Session on Semester Abroad Program

August 20 - 22 , 2014

The Office of International Relations takes pleasure in announcing a much awaited "Semester Abroad Program" Information Session for the third and fourth Year B.Tech and second Year M.Tech/MBA Students to be held as per the below Schedule.

Campus Name Date

Time

Venue Branches
AM PM
Kattankulathur 20th August 2014 10.30-1.00 2.00-4.00

Mini Hall - II

Mechanical/Automobile/Mechatronics/
Aerospace/Civil/Telecommunication Engineering

Kattankulathur 21st August 2014 10.30-1.00 2.00-4.00

Mini Hall - II

Electronics & Communication Engineering/
Electrical and Electronics Engineering/
Computer Science and Engineering/
Information Technology/
Software Engineering/Nanotechnology/
Architecture/M.Tech/MBA/BBA

Kattankulathur 22nd August 2014 10.30-1.00 2.00-4.00

Mini Hall - II

Biotechnology/Genetics/Bio-Medical/
Chemical Engineering

Ramapuram 19th August 2014

 

2.30-4.00

Conference Hall

All

Vadapalani 19th August 2014 11.00-1.00  

Conference Hall

All

NCR 27th August 2014 10.30-1.00 2.30-4.00

Conference Hall

All

 

Innovations 2014 - A National Level Project Contest

September 26 , 2014

To explore the Innovation and Encourage the Computer Science Students from B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech & MCA/M.Sc/BCA/B.Sc/B.Sc(IT) Courses

Innovations 2014 - A National Level Project Contest is conducted by Department of Computer Applications of Ramapuram Campus.

Innovation is a National Level Project Contest where students can present Projects on new ideas and concepts which have never been conceptualized before.

It provides a platform for students from all around the country to showcase their Innovative ideas and get recognition from the Industry as well as society as a whole. Our motto is to encourage team spirit and the inquisitiveness and wanting to know and learn more amongst students. It will give the students an excellent platform to demonstrate their technical competence and presentation skills. The technical aspect will give students some knowledge about the efforts that are put in so as to develop a project.

 

     

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One Day Seminar on "Growing Impact of Green Supply Chain in Industries"

August 23 , 2014

Date: August 23, 2014

Time: 9.30 AM - 12.30 PM

Venue: MBA Seminar Hall

Speakers: Dr. R. Arunachalam and Mr. Neelanjan Roy

The OPS World - Operations Club of Faculty of Management, SRM University will conduct One Day Seminar on "Growing Impact of Green Supply Chain in Industries" on August 23, 2014. 

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Awareness Workshop on Phase-out of CFCs in Manufacturing of Metered Dose Inhalers (MDIS)

August 19 , 2014

Date: August 19, 2014

Venue: Mini Hall - I, Dr. T. P. Ganesan Auditorium

Time: 9.00 AM - 4.30 PM

The Department of Civil Engineering will host an Awareness Workshop on Phase-out of CFCs in Manufacturing of Metered Dose Inhalers (MDIS) on August 19, 2014.

Guests:

  • Mr. Atul Bagai
    Senior Regional Coordinator,
    United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), ROAP, Bangkok
  • Mr. Balaji Natarajan
    Technical Specialist,
    United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Bangkok
  • Dr. A. Duraisamy
    Director, Ozone Cell
    Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change
    New Delhi
  • Mr. S. V. Subbarao
    Ozone Cell,
    New Delhi
  • Dr. Raj B. Singh
    Managing Trustee
    Chest Foundation of India
    Chennai. 
  • Prof. R. S. Agarwal
    Ozone Cell,
    New Delhi

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National Seminar On "Paradigms of Consciousness : Readings, Perceptions and Sensitivities through Literature and Visual Media"

September 22 - 23 , 2014

The Department of English of Faculty of Science and Humanities, SRM University, conducted a National Seminar  “ Paradigms of Consciousness – Readings Perceptions and Sensitivities “ on September 22 and September 23, 2014 in Dr. TP Ganesan Auditorium Mini Hall 1and 2 .

The seminar was inaugurated by Dr.V.Kadambari, Director , Centre for Women’s Studies, Ethiraj College for Women, Chennai, Ms.Vibha Rani, Writer and actor, AVITOKO Theatre, Mumbai and by the Director of FSH, Dr.Balasubramanian. Dr. V.Kadambari enlightened the participants and the audiences about the theme of the seminar with her Keynote Address and Ms.Vibha Rani spoke on the topic of ‘Humanity in Media/Movie”.  After the Inauguration the students of The Thespian Theater Club of the English Department had a theatre workshop with Ms.Vibha Rani which helped them understand the nuances of Theatre acting. After the technical Parallel Sessions, Mr.Melvin.M.Ranjan, Trinity College of London, presented a Musical Interpretation of Consciousness.  

The delegates from various parts of the country like, Shillong , Bangalore, Manipur, Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Pondicherry   and Thirunelveli  participated on the re- imaginings of discourses of ‘consciousness’ through literature and visual media. The broader areas discussed in the seminar were Culture Studies, English Language Studies, Film studies, Music and Art, Language and Linguistics, Post Colonial Studies/ Diaspora, Post Modernism/ Existentialism, Psychology/Psychoanalysis,  Queer/Gender Studies, Religious Studies/Theatre Studies and Translation Studies. The Best paper Award was won by a student, Vishnu Vardhan Reddy of Second Year Computer Science, FSH, SRM University  for his paper titled “Evolution of a Consciousness” and Appreciation for a well read paper was given to Prof. John Sekar of American College , Madurai for his Paper titled “Why Should I be a Reflective Practitioner of English Language Teaching?”

On the second Day of the seminar Ms.Gayathri Ramachandran, an animal Activist, as a speaker of the day spoke on ‘Consciousness Pertaining to Stray Dogs’ followed by which was the screening of the film ‘Nauka Doobi” (Boat Wreak ) based on the novel written by Rabindranath Tagore and directed by Rithuparno Ghosh. This movie inspired the audience to overcome certain prejudices pertaining to the artist’s personal life and helped them to value the art for the art sake.    

The valedictory was presided over by the Associate dean of FSH , with the Valedictory Address of Prof.Daniel David, Madras Christian College who spoke on ‘Hegemony of the Lens : freezing of Narrative Imagination’ and the Special Address was by Mr.Abilash Chandran, a literary Writer and Sahithya Academy Award Winner .  The Valedictory Function came to an end with appreciations given to the Best Students from each department s of FSH.  

 

Aaruush'14 - National Level Techno Management Fest

September 10 - 13 , 2014

The 8th edition of Aaruush’14, the national techno management fest by SRM University, was declared open on 08 September, 2014 at T P Ganesan Auditorium at the University. Dr. Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan, the former chairman of  Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) was the chief guest for the event. Dr. P Sivakumar, Director, Combat Vehicles Research and Development Establishment (CVRDE) and Dr. Balamurugan Varadarajan, Scientist G at CVRDE, of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) were the honourable guests at the occasion.

"SRM University is the test bed for several ideas and innovations that would be useful to meet the challenges and issues related to the country," said Dr. Kasturirangan while delivering his special address. He said that this unique managerial fest conceptualised purely by students brings in a unique combination of youngsters who are set to innovate and explore.

The youth of this counrty can transform this nation for better by thinking and implying critically and analytically, according to Dr. Pachamuthu, Founder Chancellor of SRM university speaking at the occasion.

The aim of Aaruush is to motivate the student community and galvanise young minds to generate new ideas and involve in innovative thinking, according to Jasdeep Singh, secretary of Aaruush 2014 in his welcome address.

After its initiation in 2007, Aaruush has progressed tremendously to carve its niche in the world of tech fests and this year more than 60 events from 12 diverse domains will be conducted in which participants from various colleges and universities will participate. 

The inaugral program also foresaw a dynamic video conferencing and questionnaire session with Mr.Sam Pitroda, former advisor to the Prime Minister of India and former advisor to the United Nations. He threw light upon the stark contrast and the advent of technology in the country during the past years.

Dr. T. P. Ganesan, Vice Chancellor (in-charge) also spoke during the inaugral program. 

At Aaruush'14, there will be workshops, lectures, conferences, competitions and other multi-genre events. Along with the exhibition of the indigenously built ARJUN MK II, the magnificent 58.6 ton tank, there are other interesting DRDO Expos, Auto and Newspaper Expos. The all mesmerizing  Pro Show events such as Spray Painting, 3D Projection, Ebru Art, Light Dance, 3D Laser Show are sure to take away the breath of the spectators. Participants will exhibit their passion for sports in the Aaruush Premier League which includes Football, Chess, Cricket, Table Tennis and Badminton.

 

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Guest Lecture on "Developing Mind Matters - Introduction to Child and Adolescent Mental Health"

August 13 , 2014

The Department of Psychiatry of SRM Medical College Hospital and Research Centre will conduct a Guest Lecture by Dr. Cecilia Patrica Margret on "Developing Mind Matters - Introduction to Child and Adolescent Mental Health" on August 13, 2014     

Chief Guest: Dr. Cecilia Patrica Margret

Dr. Cecilia Patrica Margret is the acting Assistant Professor of Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Seattle Children’s Hospital - University of Washington. She has received the outstanding Psychiatry Resident award, recognized by the Indo-American Psychiatric Association (IAPA) 2009

               

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World Breast Feeding Week

August 01 - 07 , 2014

Date: August 1 - 7, 2014

Venue: Hospital Seminar Hall

SRM Medical College and Research Centre in association with Ministry of Women and Child Development Food and Nutrition Board is hosting a program, "World Breast Feeding Week - Winning Goal for Life" from August 1 to 7, 2014.

 

Shuru 2014

August 09 , 2014

Shuru, the fresher’s day was held at SRM University on 9 August, 2014. The honourable Vice Chancellor (In - Charge), Dr. T. P. Ganesan and Dr. P. K. A. Muneeswaran, the Director (CASM) (OFD) inaugrated the occasion. Aishwarya, a student at SRM and the convenor of the dance club mesmerized the freshers with a scintillating Kathak performance.

Individuals and teams, short listed for stage performance after an elaborate audition conducted on 2nd August 2014, competed in various events and the winners and runners up were adjudged by competent judges. 

Twenty two young students performed a variety of dances in the solo dance competition with great passion. Suraj (Mechanical) and Ramya (Chemical) were declared the best dancers by Mr. Shyam Sundar, a well known choreographer, who was the judge.

Three short films, dealing with social issues and efficiently picturised by the young students were screened to the delight and appreciation of the audience.  Mr. Feroz, faculty of visual communication identified the two prize winning films, produced by Avinash (B.Sc VISCOM) and Milan raj (B.Sc VISCOM) .

Solo singing and instrument performance: This much awaited competitions followed after an enchanting host performance by the music club of the Directorate. In this event, fifteen students entertained the listeners with their voice and talent.  Ms. Vishnu Priya play back singer, identified the best talents Ankan (EEE) and Indraja ( IT).

SRM dance troupe DNA set the group dance event in motion by their brilliant host performance.  Six groups participated with great enthusiasm to the delight of the audience. Mr. Nirmal Jackson, known chorographer chose the prize winning teams. “CREW-10” and “PEACE”, consisting students from E&T and S & H faculties mixedly won the first and second places respectively.

The Entertainment Show saw five group and four individual participants showcasing their talents.  Mime show by the department of visual communication and MOD -- 5 by faculty of E&T bagged the first and second prizes respectively in the group performance. Anamitra Bora (EEE) and Roshan (viscom) secured first and second prizes in the individual event for their “Magic show” and “Virtual drums” performance respectively.  An astounding feat of solving four Rubix Cubes in 1.37 minutes was performed by Dipshika (B.sc computer science)   to the astonishment and appreciation of all.  Radio Mirchi V.J.  Mr. R.J.  Vijay and Miss. Appeksha, film actress and model decided the prize winners.

The dazzling fashion show, choreographed by the convenors of Fashion club Reshma Nambiar (Bio medical) and Abdulla Nishtra (MBA) was professional in all aspects and impressed everyone. Miss. Misha Ghosal, film and theatre actress identified the winners.  Suraj (Mechanical) was declared as Mr. Fresher and Disha Kouli (Mechanical) was adjudged as Miss. Fresher. Mrinali P. Thanwani (B.DES) and Jairaj shaw (Chemical) emerged as winners while Manhita Jumily (Chemical) and Mohak (ITC) were the runners up. 

An exciting event during the program was the advent of “Quad copter” which was designed and flown by the aero modeling club of the directorate.  The Robot flew across the entire auditorium at a height with a camera clicking photos and videos to the thrill and wonder of the thousands of spectators.

Mr. Rahul Nambiar, a well known play back singer and Mr. Vinoo Lawrance dancer and choreographer gave away the prizes to the winners as the Chief guests of the Valedictory function.  The daylong event came to conclusion with all the freshers excited about the years to come when they are at SRM University.
 

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SRM University signs MoU with University of Western Sydney, Australia

August 07 , 2014

SRM University entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with University of Western Sydney-Australia on 7th August, 2015 at SRM University. Professor Barney Glover, Vice Chancellor of the University of Western Sydney along with the delegates represented the University of Western Sydney. Dr. Sethuraman, Registrar, SRM University and Professor Glover signed and exchanged the MoU during the occassion.

The MoU emphasized on academic cooperation in development of collaborative research projects and orgaisation of joint academic and scientific activities, such as courses, conferences, seminars, symposia or lectures.It also supports exchange of academic staff for teaching and research activities as well as of students for learning and participating in research programs. The memorandum of understanding also underlines the importance of exchange of publications and other information of common interest.

Professor Barney Glover in his presentation, The Future of International Higher Education: Emerging Technologies and Translation Co Operation, threw light upon not only the Australian education system but also the internationalisation of higher education. He described about the evolution of online education and how technology has changed the way of teaching and learning.

Professor Scott Holmes, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Development); Linda Taylor, Professor Vice-Chancellor International; Associate Professor Yi-Chen Lan, Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor (International); and Director, UWS International; Michael Carter, Consul Commercial & Trade Commissioner-Australian Consulate and Professor Kevin Dunn, Professor Simeon Simof and Professor Clive Smallman, the deans of various schools at the University of Western Sydney were part of the delegation. The team will be spending some time with the various departments for analysing the prospects of collboration.

Mr. Kartar Singh, Director, International Relations, Dr. Narayana Rao, Director, Research, Dr. Muthamizhchelvan, Director E&T, were also present. 

Upheaval 2014 - Inter-School Management Fest

August 07 , 2014

Date: August 7, 2014

Time: 9.00 am Onwards

Venue: Mini Hall 1 & 2, T.P.Ganesan Auditorium

Inter-School Management Fest 'Upheaval 2014' a first of its kind mind-boggling event organised by the Department of Business Administration, SRM University at the Kattankulathur Campus. The aim of the event is to bring out the hidden talents of school students and to introduce them with SRM Family and the exciting career opportunities at SRM Campus. The event is focused on revealing the breathless infrastructure available at SRM University for school students to enrich their skillset.

There are 7 different events in Upheaval.

  • Street Play
  • Quiz, Ad-Zap
  • Junkyard Art
  • Comics Trip
  • Group Dance
  • Dumb Charades
  • How Cool are You?. 

 

 

National Conference on Global Trends in Evidence Based Nursing Practice - A Key to Excellence in Health Care

July 23 - 24 , 2014

College of Nursing, SRM University, is to host a National Conference on "Global Trends in Evidence Based Nursing Practice - A Key to Excellence in Health Care"

Date: July 23 & 24, 2014
Venue: Medical College Auditorium, SRM University.

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Guest Lecture on "Applications of Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine in Clinical Settings with Special Emphasis on Opthalmology"

July 24 , 2014

 

L to R : Dr.James Pandian - Dean, Dr.Samuel Abraham - Director NCRM, Dr.Syed Asghar Hussain
- Assistant Professor, Dept. of Ophthalmology, Dr.S.Vinaygam - Med. Supdt., Dr.S.V.Swamy Raj - HOD,
Dept. of Ophthal, Hon'ble Dr.P.Thangaraju - Pro Vice Chancellor (Medical), Dr.Gireesh - Deputy Dean & Vice Principal
 
"Guest Lecture on "Applications of Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine in Clinical Settings with Special Emphasis on Ophthalmology"
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Indo-Japanese Tie-up between SRM University and NCRM for World Class Research Towards Blindness Prevention

Addressing corneal and retinal degenerative diseases using stem cells to be the main areas of focus

SRM Medical College Hospital & Research Centre, SRM University at Kattankulathur has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Chennai based Indo-Japan Institute Nichi-In Centre for Regenerative Medicine (NCRM) to foster joint research on enhancing ways to find a cell therapy based cure for potentially blinding corneal and retinal diseases. The landmark MoU was signed by Prof. Dr. P. Thangaraju, Pro Vice Chancellor (Medical) of SRM University and Dr. Samuel JK Abraham, Director NCRM.

India is the “Blind capital of the world”, with more than 15 million blind people of which, about 4.5 million corneal blind people are waiting for someone to donate eyes. Prof. Dr. S.V.Swamy Raj and Dr. Syed Asghar Hussain, the lead investigators at SRM University, said that blindness due to corneal diseases is an increasing burden due to lack of donor corneas. The supply is abysmally low compared to the demand. If the present trend continues, it is expected that the number of corneal blind individuals in India will increase from 8.4 million to 10.6 million by 2020. The world class expertise of NCRM, in having transported corneal endothelial precursors across the country in a simple manner and then; the transplantation in pilot studies with success have given us a hope to expand to other patients also.

In addition, blinding retinal conditions such as Retinitis Pigmentosa and Age-related Macular Degeneration have become some of the leading causes of blindness in millions of people across India; for which stem cell therapies hold the key for a cure; towards which the SRM-NCRM tie-up aims to endeavour.

For further queries please contact:

Dr. Syed Asghar Hussain,
Assistant Professor,
Department of Ophthalmology,
SRM Medical College Hospital & Research Centre, SRM University,
Kattankulathur, Kanchipuram District, TN
Mob. No. : +91- 9840118481 / Email ID:  drsaheye@gmail.com / asgharhussain.s@ktr.srmuniv.ac.in  
 
Mr. R. Senthilkumar,
Research Officer,
Nichi-In Centre for Regenerative Medicine (NCRM),
Chennai, TN
Mob. No. : +91- 94440 83550 / Email ID: rsk@nichimail.jp

 

This press release available online at: http://www.ncrm.org/media/pr24jul14.htm

 

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Semester Abroad Program - Event on Celebrating Student Success in International Education

July 24 , 2014

Time: 10.30 AM to 12.00 PM

Venue: T. P. Ganesan Auditorium

The office of the International Relation is celebrating the success of Semester Abroad Program by awarding the Special Scholarships to student who have been selected for MIT (USA),certificates to Harvard Medical School Students, award of certificates to all SAP students who have just come back after spending Semester Abroad (spring 2014) in different countries across the world.

Chief Guest: Shanna Dietz Surendra. Cultural Affairs Office, US Consulate, Chennai

Shanna Dietz Surendra

Her academic work has been featured in publications and at academic conferences and has been recognized in the form of numerous fellowships and awards. Shanna gained a comprehensive understanding of applied development and its theoretical consequences while simultaneously exercising her independent leadership and analytic skills. 

 

 

Dignitaries who will be present during the function:

Welcome Address: Mr.Kartar Singh, Director International Relations

Inaugural Speech: Dr. T.P Ganesan, PRO VC, Vice Chancellor Incharge, SRM University,

Award of Certificate to Harvard Medical Students (SAP Spring 2014): Dr. N.Sethuraman, Registrar, SRM University

Award of Certificates to all Students (SAP Spring 2014): Dr. C.Muthamizchelvan, Director E&T, SRM University

Felicitation of Students (SAP Fall 2014): Dr.D.Narayana Rao, Director Research, SRM University

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Faculty Development Program on Radiological Equipments

August 01 - 02 , 2014

Objectives of this Program

  • To gain knowledge about the advances in digital radiography & digital fluoroscopy and its application.
  • To facilitate the basic concepts of digital mammography.
  • To understand the basic physics of various imaging modalities in nuclear medicine.
  • To impart knowledge about the various techniques in ultrasound & its application in medicine.
  • To attain knowledge about the principles and diagnostic applications of CT & MRI in medicine.

Contact

Dr. M. Anburajan
Convener
Prof and Head
Department of Biomedical
Engineering,
SRM University
Mobile: 9790840279
Mail: hod.biomedi@ktr.srmuniv.ac.in

                             

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