Steering Committee Chief Patron: Dr. G. Viswanathan Chancellor One day Workshop on Emerging Applications of Laser Technology in Manufacturing 13th February 2015 REGISTRATION FORM : Name Designation : Organisation : Address : Phone Number : E-mail ID : Registration fee : DD. No. & Date : Dated : Bank Name/Branch : Date Mr. Sekar Viswanathan Vice-President Mr. G. V. Selvam Vice-President Advisors: Dr. V. Raju Vice Chancellor One day Workshop on Emerging Applications of Laser Technology in Manufacturing 13th February 2015 Dr. S. Narayanan Pro-Vice Chancellor Convenor: Dr. S. K. Sekar Dean, SMBS. Co-Convenor Dr. M. Anthony Xavior Division Chair (Mfg.) Coordinators: Dr. P. Kuppan Professor, SMBS Mr. R. Oyyaravelu Asst. Professor, SMBS Accommodation Required : Patrons: Mr. Sankar Viswanathan Vice President Yes/No Signature of participant Address for Communication: Dr. P. Kuppan Professor School of Mechanical and Building Sciences VIT University, Vellore- 632 014. Cell: 9443628085 E-mail: [email protected] Organised by Centre for Advanced Materials Processing and Testing, Manufacturing Division School of Mechanical and Building Sciences Vellore Campus In Association with Optilase Techniks India Pvt. Ltd, Chennai About VIT: VIT University is a leading International Research University with campuses at Vellore and Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. It has nine schools and is frequently ranked among the top technology research universities in India. Founded in 1984, as Vellore Engineering College, the institute was upgraded to a university in 2001 in recognition of its academic excellence. VIT's student strength has crossed 25000 with faculty complement of above 1200. It offers 18 undergraduate and 35 postgraduate programmes as well as research programmes including M.S. (By Research) and Ph.D. VIT has many research centers as part of the schools to encourage collaboration amongst the research and coursework areas and to provide opportunity for students to participate in research projects. The University is among the first in India to implement the Fully Flexible Credit System. About SMBS: The School of Mechanical and Building Sciences (SMBS), one of the nine constituent Schools of VIT University, consists of the oldest and best performing departments of VIT namely Civil, Mechanical and Chemical Engineering. The School has got well qualified and experienced faculty members with more than fifty percent holding doctoral degree from reputed foreign universities and institutes such as IITs and IISc. The faculty members of the school are actively involved in executing a number of R&D and consultancy projects from government agencies including Department of Science and Technology, Space and Defence Research laboratories and also many reputed industries. The School offers undergraduate programmes in Civil Engineering, Production & Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering with specializations in Energy, Automotive and Chemical Process Engineering. Postgraduate programmes in CAD/CAM, Automotive Engineering, Mechatronics, Manufacturing Engineering, Engine Technology, Energy and Environmental Engineering and Structural Engineering are also offered in the school. It also offers M.S. (By Research) and Ph.D programmes. About the Centre for Advanced Materials Processing and Testing: The Centre for Advanced Materials Processing and Testing (CAMPT) has been established with the support from Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India under FIST grant in 2010. The Centre houses 2 kW Continuous Wave Nd:YAG laser source, Hybrid Laser Arc Welding, ABB Six-axes robot, 100 kN Instron Servo UTM, Mahr Surface Profiler, VISIO Video Profiler, CNC Turning, CNC Milling, MQL system for machining, Kistler cutting force dynamometer, Infrared Pyrometers, EDM, Wire-EDM, Bottom Pouring Stir Casting and TIG/MIG welding sources. The mission of the Center is to promote researches on Advanced Joining and Advanced Machining with the objective of improving performance and industrial competitiveness of existing materials and methods and development of new products and processes. About the workshop: The CAMPT, VIT University in association with Optilase Techniks India Private Ltd., Chennai is organizing a One Day Workshop on “Emerging Applications of Laser Technology in Manufacturing” on 13th February 2015 at VIT University, Vellore campus. Over the years Laser based technologies occupied a dominating position in manufacturing sector. This workshop will present the emerging applications of laser technology for materials processing. Case-studies in laser welding, laser hybrid arc welding, laser cladding, laser surface modification and laser assisted machining of ceramics and hard metals will also form part of the workshop. There will be a demo session in the workshop using our 2 kW Continuous Wave Nd:YAG laser. Resource Persons: Laser Welding Facility at VIT Dr. Shrikant Joshi Additional Director International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy & New Materials (ARCI) Hyderabad. Dr.-Ing. G. Buvanashekaran Addl. General Manager Welding Research Institute Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd Trichi. Dr. P. Manoravi Scientist ‘G’ Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research Kalpakkam. Mr. R. Sabarikanth Managing Director Optilase Techniks India Private Ltd., Chennai. Dr. P. Kuppan Professor School of Mechanical and Building Sciences VIT University, Vellore. Who can attend: Practicing Engineers from Industries/Scientists from R&D Labs/Professional interested in the chosen areas. Faculty members, Research Scholars, B.Tech and M.Tech students of engineering colleges. Laser Assisted Machining at VIT Registration fee: Delegates from industry: Rs. 1000 Delegates from academia/R&D Institutions: Rs. 750 Full Time Research Scholars/Students: Rs. 600 The registration fee includes workshop kit, working lunch and refreshments during workshop. Last date for registration is February 11, 2015. How to apply: Accommodation: Interested candidates can send the filled-form in the format given to the coordinator along with the registration fee in the form of demand draft in favour of VIT University payable at Vellore. Accommodation to the participants can be arranged on special request in advance, subject to availability at VIT hostels. However, actual charges are to be borne by the participants.
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