The Research Day (28 August 2021) was successfully completed and it has inspired many faculty members and Researchers in initiating research-based start-ups and maintaining high standards in Research and Teaching.
It was great honour to have Dr. Amit Kumar Patra, Director, National Atmospheric Research Laboratory (NARL), Department of Space: Government of India as Chief guest. His motivating speech on academic standards and research quality impressed both the staff and students. Dr. A Govardhan, Rector, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad, as a Guest of Honour, spoke on Research and has been an inspiration.
Two expert invited talks are arranged and they are well received. Dr. S Karunanidhi, Associate Director, RCI, DRDO has extensively discussed about Research Methodologies for Innovation and Creativity. His talk motivated us for future R&D collaboration with research organization. The second speaker Dr. Ramjee Pallela, Chief Operating Officer, Atal Incubation Centre, CCMB provided good information on Research to Invention & Innovation, Road to Societally Impactful Technologies in the context of Research and Innovation.
It has to be put on record that from the day of release of brochure, we received an overwhelming response of researchers all around the globe, even during the pandemic times. We received around 220 abstracts not only from India but also from abroad (AP, Gujarat, Karnataka, Odisha, west Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Canada and Singapore)
To maintain the high quality of papers we have constituted a reviewing committee of renowned academicians and researchers. They carefully have peer reviewed and selected 50% of total papers (110 best quality papers).
It is advised to HoDs to make necessary arrangements for online presentations in the afternoon from 14:00-16:00 IST (Hrs.) on 28 August 2021 (Saturday). And also given instructions to HoDs, invite a session chair if at least 6 papers are accepted for presentation. Maximum of 4 sessions can be conducted in parallel based on the count of the accepted papers. The session chair should be a renowned person preferably from reputed organizations. A total 15 Sessions are arranged for various departments.
In the concluding session respective HoDs presented brief details of Research Day proceedings. Principal Announced the names of the members of best paper of each session. This year we introduced appreciation certificates for the faculty who contributed most in terms of publications, citations and sponsored project funding to the last three NIRF rankings.
The Research Day (23 August 2020)was successfully completed and it has inspired many faculty members and Researchers in initiating research-based start-ups and maintaining high standards in Research and Teaching. It was great honour to have Prof. S. Srinivas Kumar, Vice Chancellor, JNTU Anantapuras Chief guest and Key note speaker. His motivating speech on academic standards and research qualityimpressed both the staff and students. In addition to the Key Note address, another two expert invited talks are arranged and they are well received. Sri.Bhubesh Kumar, Director-Food & Agriculture, Research and Innovation Circle of Hyderabad (RICH), T-Hub, Hyderabad has extensively discussed about Transformational Research. His talk motivated us to have a MoU with RICH for benefitting both faculty and students and is under process. The third speaker Sri.Tapan Brahma IPR Attorney, Excylze IPR Services New Delhi presented excellent information on IPR Protection in the context of Research and Innovation.
Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology (CBIT), committed to Research and Innovation, with an objective to facilitate Individual and Collaborative Research for Sponsored and Consultancy Projects, had established, on the 23rd of August, 2018, a State -of-the-Art Research and Development Centre, to support advanced Research and Innovation Ecosystem, connecting Innovators across Industry and Individuals. Dr. V. Malakonda Reddy, President CBIT, has been the inspiring strength for this Centre to become a reality. The Mission of the Centre is to streamline the Research Activities and contribute Products, Processes and Systems, to make a mark, in the ‘Make in India’ Program actively and aggressively promoted by the Government of India. To achieve this, each of the Departments will engage in Advanced Research of their Projects in the Independent space earmarked to them.
Commemorating CBIT’s 40 years of successful Journey in the Field of Technical Education, the Institute has launched the first ‘Research Day’ in the Institute’s Campus on 23 August 2019, by inviting the Research Scholars, Faculty, Students and other Scientists from Industry and Institutions, engaged in Research to participate in the proceedings and present their Works as Abstracts. There has been an overwhelming response not only from CBIT Fraternity but also from the Research Community across India. The meticulously selected Abstracts have been compiled and Published as Book of Abstracts showcasing the Research in Progress and the outcomes of the completed Projects. This compilation of Research Abstracts will serve as a Source of Knowledge and Inspiration to the discerning Researchers and also enable them to appreciate the challenges in developing the Innovate Products while showcasing on the present Status of the Products and their Principles of Operation undertaken by other Researches, Developers and enthusiastic Engineers with whom relationships could be nurtured to group a strong dedicated, work force committed and develop a futuristic Innovative Systems that can make a difference in the quality of living in India and other developing Countries.
The Research Day has inspired many of the targeted Scholars and Researchers whose contribution has made the launch a successful endeavor. We are honored to have with us the Globally known Prof. David Gibson, Director of Learning Futures, Curtin University from Western Australia and UNESCO Chair, for accepting our Invitation and for being the Chief Guest. His Presentation of the Research Works have been an inspiration. Dr. RupaVuthaluru, Professor Curtin University also presented her Works.
A total of 354 abstracts are received from various engineering colleges in both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. The Departmental Research committees scrutinized the Abstracts and accepted 315 abstracts (oral presentation: 226; Poster presentation: 89). A total of 564 participants have been participated in Research Day including product exhibition (140). A book of Abstracts (includes all 315 Abstracts) is released in the name of pre-symposium copy on the Research Day. A total of four invited talks have been arranged in the N block seminar hall, these talks includes the Challenge Based Innovation, Developing Entrepreneurship Capabilities. The departments distributed 3 prizes (Rs. 1000 cash prize per each category) for best oral/poster and product in the departmental level.