13 Feb One day Workshop on Emerging

Steering Committee
Chief Patron:
Dr. G. Viswanathan
One day Workshop
Emerging Applications of Laser Technology
in Manufacturing
13th February 2015
Phone Number
E-mail ID
Registration fee
DD. No. & Date
Bank Name/Branch
Mr. Sekar Viswanathan
Mr. G. V. Selvam
Dr. V. Raju
Vice Chancellor
One day Workshop
Emerging Applications of Laser Technology
in Manufacturing
13th February 2015
Dr. S. Narayanan
Pro-Vice Chancellor
Dr. S. K. Sekar
Dean, SMBS.
Dr. M. Anthony Xavior
Division Chair (Mfg.)
Dr. P. Kuppan
Professor, SMBS
Mr. R. Oyyaravelu
Asst. Professor, SMBS
Required :
Mr. Sankar Viswanathan
Vice President
Signature of participant
Address for Communication:
Dr. P. Kuppan
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
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)
Dr.-Ing. G. Buvanashekaran
Addl. General Manager
Welding Research Institute
Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd
Dr. P. Manoravi
Scientist ‘G’
Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research
Mr. R. Sabarikanth
Managing Director
Optilase Techniks India Private Ltd., Chennai.
Dr. P. Kuppan
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:
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.