Inauguration of Research Symposium - RACEM 2015
Vidyalankar Institute of Technology (VIT) in collaboration with the University of Mumbai inaugurated the National Level Research Symposium on “Recent Advances and Challenges in Engineering and Management” (RACEM-2015) on Monday, December 21, 2015.
The Chief Guest for the inaugural ceremony was Prof. R.K. Shevgaonkar from IIT Bombay, Ex Director, IIT Delhi and Ex VC, Pune University who delivered an enriching keynote address on Modeling and Optimization.
Entrepreneur Mr. B.K. Soni, Chairman and MD, Ecoreco (Eco-Recycling Ltd.), Mumbai was the Guest of Honour who addressed the audience on the significant topic of E-waste Eradication" and how individuals, organizations and the corporates can all collectively contribute towards it.
VDT Chairperson Dr. Sanjeewani Deshpande motivated research aspirants with her views on the importance of developing a research mindset as it is the highest faculty of humans. The Convener of the symposium Dr. Sangeeta Joshi spoke on the various research initiatives at VIT.
The inaugural ceremony of the symposium set the right tone for the participants with the emphasis on a symbiotic relationship between research environment, industry trends and a positive academic culture being the need of the hour. The symposium proceedings were released. The technical posters are put up for all to peruse.