Workshop and Seminars Faculty Development Training Programme (FDTP) Conducted Programme Coordinator Title Period Dr.K.Ravichandran & Dr.L.S.Jayakumari FDTP on Environmental Science and Engineering 14.12.2009 to 20.12.2009 Dr.K.Ravichandran & Dr.L.S.Jayakumari FDTP on Composite Materials Technology 06.12.2010 to 12.12.2010 Dr.K.Ravichandran & Dr.K.Elangovan FDTP on Plastic Processing 13.06.2011 to 19.06.2011 Dr.K.Ravichandran & Dr.L.S.Jayakumari FDTP on Composite Materials 16.05.2012 to 23.05.2012 Dr.K.Ravichandran & Dr.L.S.Jayakumari FDTP on Introduction to Nanoscience and Polymer Nanocomposites 01.07.2013 to 07.07.2013 Workshop/Seminars Conducted Programme Coordinator Title Period Dr.N.Natchimuthu Workshop on Recent Trends in Rubber Components for New Generation Vehicles 09.04.2010 & 10.04.2010 Dr.N.Natchimuthu & Dr.K.Ravichandran National Workshop on Recent Trends in Plastics Engg. & Technology 06.01.2011 & 07.01.2011 Dr.K.Ravichandran International Workshop on Rubber product design and Failure Analysis 09.08.2013 & 10.08.2013 Guest Lecture by Experts S.No. Topic Month/ Year Details of the speaker 1. Rubber Seminar "Material Technology - Way Forward" May'2019 Mr.A.P.Akhouri, Honorary Secretary, IRI. 2. “3C – Campus Corporate”An interaction programme with Apollo tyres R&D Asia Oct'2019 P.K. Mohamed and S.K.P.Amarnath , R&D Apollo Tyres, Asia 3. Technical talk on Innovation Jan'2020 Dr.S.N. Chakravarty, RPS Consultants and Inpex Pvt. Ltd. 4. Technical talk on IPR Jan'2020 Dr. MandipKaur, Patent Agent 5. Michellin Innovation Challenge 2020 Jan'2020 Mr.Rohit, Michellin Tires, R&D India. 6. Technical lecture on composites Technology in wind industry May'2019 Mr. Arunachalam&Mr V. M. Venkatesan Indutch Composites Technology Pvt. Ltd 7. Technical lecture on Rubber Mixing April’ 2022 DrAji M. N HF Mixing Group-Germany 8. Technical lecture on Rubber compounding for Tyre Application June’ 2022 A. vigil Neson Assistant Manager - R & D Michelin India 9. Technical lecture on Employment Skills and Tyre and Mould Manufacturing Oct’ 2022 Mr. Selvamepazhany Project management and Engineering 10. Technical lecture on Resin Applications in Tyre compounding Oct’ 2022 Dr. Vignesh Kumar Application Scientist, Synthomer - Netherlands 11. Technical lecture on Molecular understanding of Plastic electronics Oct’ 2022 Dr. N.Somanathan Sr. Principal Scientist (retd.) CLRI 12. An Awareness program on Intellectual property rights Nov’ 2022 Dr. K. Susi, Experts of Patents and Design CGPDTM 13. An Awareness program on find the Entrepreneur in You Nov’ 2022 Dr. Elamvazhuthi Yeslee Consults and Yeslee Exports 14. Technical lecture on ‘Tyre Design’ Dec ‘ 2022 Mr. P. Yogesh Manager, CEAT Tyres 15. Expert talk about Recent trends in industry Dec’ 2022 Mr. R. Anantha Narayanan Elastomer and Lubricant Expert 16. Expert talk about Current and Upcoming Safety Regulations in Tyres Feb’ 2023 Mr. Sudharshan S Gusain Sr. Dy General Manager Technical Marketing, Bridgestone Tyres 17. Expert talk about Recent trends in industry Dec’ 2022 Mr. Binu Plant Head, Motherson Elastomer 18. Technical lecture on Role of Nano Materials in Development of polymer material based products Feb’ 2023 Dr. DebdattaRatna Scientist in NRML DRDO 19. Workshop on AIML in Rubber Feb’ 2023 Mr. ShanthababuPandiayan AIA Architect and Delivery, Cognizant, UK Organized IPI&SPART 2013 - 2014 S.No. Chapter / Event Topic Month/Year Details of the speaker 1 IPI Student’s Chapter, MIT Recent Trends in Injection Moulds & Hot Runner Moulds 16.08.2013 Mr.Krish Chari Executive International Consultant 2 Spontaneous Pattern Formation in Epoxide through photocationic polymerization 10.01.2014 Mr.B.Dinesh Kumar McMaster University, Canada 3 Electron Recombination Processes in Mesoscopic Solar Cells Mr.Aravind Kumar Chandiran Laboratory of Photonics & Interfaces (LPI) Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) 4 Application Based presentation on Thermoplastics 07.02.2014 Mr.N.K.Ramaswamy, CEO, Hydro S & S Industries Limited 5 SPART Nanoscience and its Applications 29.03.2014 Dr.A.Pandurangan, Associate Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, Anna University & Dr.K.Pandiyan, Associate Professor, Dept. of Physical Chemistry, University of Madras 6 Marc Nonlinear Analysis Mr.S.Balaji, CSM Software, 7 Mould Design Softwares (Moldex) Mr.M. Yuvaraj, EUC Tec 8 IPI Student’s Chapter, MIT & SPART Plastic Welding Technology with Demo 30.03.2014 Mr.D.Arunkumar CEO, Leister Technologists India Pvt. 9 Plastics Compounding – Selection of Materials for Compound Design Mr.V.Sekar Director, Formulated Polymers 10 Polymer Process Engineering by using Twin Screw Extruder for Compounding Alloys and Blends, Colouring, recycling and composites Mr.G.Sekar Director Flytech Engineering 2012 - 2013 S.No. Chapter / Event Topic Month/Year Details of the speaker 1 SPART Rubber Fatigue 01.08.2012 Prof.M.Renganathan University of Tours, France 2 IPI Student’s Chapter, MIT Automotive Plastics 18.10.2012 Mr.Abdul Raguman Manager, Product Development, Ford Motor Company, China 3 SPART Nano materials (An overview & its career perspective) 14.04.2013 Mr.Ganesh Srinivasan Head of Collaborations & Technologies, Resil Chemicals Pvt. Ltd., 4 SPART Bio restorable & bioactive Nano Composites 14.04.2013 Dr.T.S.Sampath Kumar Dept. of Metallurgical & Materials Engg., IIT Madras 5 SPART An overview of Graphene and Graphene oxides (by physical & chemical methods) 14.04.2013 Dr.Manikandan Senior Research Scientist, Nano Centre, B.S.Abdur Rahman University 2011 - 2012 S.No. Chapter / Event Topic Month/Year Details of the speaker 1 IPI Applications of plastics – geomembranes 22.08.2011 Mr.C.Jeya Singh, Plant Manager, Kangroo Plastics LLc, Dubai. 2 SPART Entrepreneurship in rubber 24.08.2011 Mr.S.R.Ramaswamy, Proprietor, Ideal Rubber Products, Chennai. 3 SPART Polymer products for future 06.01.2012 Mr.M.K.Sivarasu, Sr.Manager, Dept. of Process Excellence, Vestas, Chennai. 4 SPART The materials of civilization 06.01.2012 Mr. Satyabrata Ghosh, (Former faculty), MIT, University of Minho, 2010 - 2011 S.No. Chapter / Event Topic Month/Year Details of the speaker 1 SPART Recycled rubber products January 2011 Mr.Chandrasekaran Pillai, Director, Quantum Polymers, USA 2 SPART Devulcanised rubber compound January 2011 S.Kavivannan Manager – Operations, TVS – DRC, Chennai. 3 SPART Reduction in carbon footprint October 2010 Mr.Amarnath, R&D – Chief, Apollo Tyres. 4 SPART Surface treatment for metal bonded products October 2010 Mr.Senthilkumar, Saint Gobain, USA.