Nagpur: Department of Mechanical Engineering, VNIT Nagpur is organizing ‘International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering (ICAME- 2020)’, during January 10 and 11. This conference is an inaugural event of year-long Diamond Jubilee celebrations of VNIT, Nagpur. The organizing committee has received around 200 research papers from national and international institutes under various themes such as thermal engineering, CFD, machine design, sustainability, IoT, robotics, manufacturing engineering, bio-mechanics, machine learning, machine vision, optimization, industrial engineering and many other allied domains. After rigorous peer review, 102 manuscripts were accepted for presentation and publication.
Springer “Nature” is publishing the proceedings of the conference as ‘Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering’, which is indexed by Scopus. Prof. B. S. Murty, (IIT, Madras) an eminent metallurgist, VNIT Alumnus and currently Director of IIT Hyderabad will be the chief guest for inaugural function of ICAME-2020, P. M. Parlewar, Director MSME DI Nagpur will be the invited guest for the inaugural function. Vishram Jamdar, Chairman BoG VNIT will preside over the function, Prof. Pramod M. Padole, Director VNIT Nagpur will be the guest honour.
During the conference, keynote lectures will be delivered by eminent researchers of international repute – Dr. Peter Pavol Monka of University of Kosice, Slovakia; Dr. Mark Arthur King of Loughborough University, UK; Dr. Jaydeep Balakrishnan of California State University, Sacramento and Dr. Nitin Pangarkar of National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School. Technical presentations by researchers, scientists and industry participants will also be held.
The concluding programme will be held in presence of M. S. Unnikrishnan, distinguished VNIT Alumnus, Managing Director and CEO of Thermax Limited, Pune.
The conference is co-sponsored by MSME-DI Nagpur, DST-SERB New Delhi, MOIL Nagpur, SBI VRCE Branch Nagpur and many other industries, establishments and agencies in India.
The organizing committee, under the guidance of Prof. V. R. Kalamkar, convener of the International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering (ICAME- 2020) is working hard for the success of the event.