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 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.