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12 Oct 2018|Gwalior | Amity University Madhya Pradesh

Amity University Madhya Pradesh organized National Conference on Emerging Trends in Manufacturing & Automation Engineering (NCMAE-2018) on 12th October, 2018

Amity School of Engineering & Technology, Amity University Madhya Pradesh organized a National Conference on Emerging Trends in Manufacturing& Automation Engineering (NCMAE-2018)on 12th, October, 2018. This conference was organized to discuss the current global economic scenario, latest technologies and advancement in the field of Manufacturing & Automation Engineering which are not only the key to meet the economic and social needs of all sections of society at large, but also for sustainable development and inclusive growth of the society as a whole.

Population demographics along with the increasing urbanization have invoked the need for sustainable and efficient mechanized solutions.Therefore, the role of machines has increased in day to day life. Developments of machines, robots, have stimulated the global manufacturing & automation provoking industrial growth. Consequentially, the potential of these technologies in empowerment of citizens and job creation is,of course, immense.

In this conference more than 100 papers have been received from various places of India, out of which 50 papers have been selected for publication after peer review.

Inaugural Session:12th October 2018

The programme started with the registrations of participants. The inaugural session started with auspicious lamp lighting by Chief Guest Prof (Dr.) S G Deshmukh, Director, IITM Gwalior, Keynote speaker Prof. Arshad Noor Siddiquee, Professor, JMI, New Delhi, and Devendra Kumar Raghuwanshi AVP & Plant Head Punj Lloyd Limited, Gwalior. Hon’ble Vice Chancellor Lt Gen V K Sharma, AVSM (Retd.), Pro-Vice Chancellor Prof. (Dr.) M. P. Kaushik, Organizing Secretary of the event and Director ASET Maj Gen(Dr) SC Jain, VSM** (Retd.), Dean Research Prof. (Dr.) S. P. Bajpai, Dean Academics Prof. (Dr.) R. S. Tomar, Registrar Shri Rajesh Jain, Deans, HOIs, HODs, faculty members of Amity University, Gwalior and participants were present on the occasion. This was followed by Saraswati Vandana and felicitation of Guests.

Thereafter, Hon'ble Vice Chancellor AUMP Lt Gen VK Sharma, AVSM (Retd.) delivered the opening remarks and enlightened the participants with the importance of sustainable development by including renewable energy in adopting the modern techniques and machines. He spoke regarding the importance of developments in the field of manufacturing, condition monitoring, material like heat absorbing material, automated machines and stressed that these are the research points in the field of Manufacturing& Automation Engineering.

Prof. (Dr.) S G Deshmukh, Director, IIITM Gwalior was the Chief Guest and Key Note speaker of the conference. He delivered the keynote address on “Emerging manufacturing system”. In his talk Prof. Deshmukh spoke regardingthe future of manufacturing, global competitiveness, industry 4.0. Also in his talk Dr. Deshmukh emphasized the various other processes like smart manufacturing system, computer integrated manufacturing system, Sustainable manufacturing systems, reconfigurable manufacturing systems, lean systems/Six-sigma/agile systems associated in design monitoring of mechanical systems. Thereafter, the Souvenir of the conference was released and mementos were presented.

Post tea session was taken by Prof. Arshad Noor Siddiquiee. He gave his talk on friction stir welding. In his talk, he focused on the significance of “Friction Stir Welding” and its impact on sustainable manufacturing. He explained how the friction stir welding (FSW) can be applied for welding the objects of complex and large dimensions which is not possible by the ordinary means. During his talk, he emphasized on the major merits of FSW, the most significant of them is that the process can be carried out for welding operation without the aid of fire. This makes the process not only eco-friendly but also free from human hazards.  He has also thrown a significant light on the future prospects of FSW, highlighting its application in aeronautics.

Post Lunch session was chaired by Mr. Devendra Kumar Raghuwanshi, AVP & Plant Head Punj Lloyd Ltd. Gwalior. He delivered a talk on the Challenges and opportunity for manufacturing and highlighted on the tremendous transformations required by the country for competing with the global challenges. He also presented various reports comparing the position of India in the manufacturing sector on global basis and hence highlighted on the burning need for skill development which can promote manufacturing in India.

Last session of the day was the technical paper/poster presentation of participants which was chaired by Mr. Nasir Khan.

Valedictory Function: 12th, October 2017

The one day conference ended with the Valedictory Ceremony which began with the welcome of Guest of honour Mr. Devendra Kumar Raghuwanshi,AVP & Plant Head Punj Lloyd Limited, Gwalior. In his valedictory address, he talked about recent developments in manufacturing and automation technology. In his valuable talk he focused on the various recent softwares and manufacturing technologies that help in faster, economical and eco-friendly development.

The concluding remarks were given by Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, AUMP Lt. Gen. V. K. Sharma, AVSM (Retd.) present along with Hon’ble Pro-Vice Chancellor Prof. (Dr.) M. P. Kaushik, Organizing Secretary and Director ASET Maj Gen (Dr) SC Jain, VSM** (Retd.), Dean Research Prof. (Dr.) S. P. Bajpai, Dean Academics Prof. (Dr.) R. S. Tomar, Registrar Shri Rajesh Jain, Deans, HOIs, HODs, faculty members of AUMP, Gwalior and participants. In his concluding remarks, the Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Amity University, Madhya Pradesh Lt. Gen. V.K. Sharma explained the various issues related to the manufacturing and automation engineering and research methods for sustainable and efficient infrastructure solutions.

Thereafter, the winners of the Best paper and poster were given certificates and prizes by the Hon’ble Chief Guest Prof. (Dr) S G Deshmukh along with the Hon’ble Vice Chancellor Lt Gen VK Sharma, AVSM (Retd.),  Pro-Vice Chancellor Prof. (Dr.)M. P. Kaushik and Director ASET Maj Gen (Dr) S C Jain, VSM** (Retd.).

The vote of thanks was proposed by the Secretary of the Conference Mr. Nasir Khan, officiating HOD Mechanical Engineering Department,Amity School of Engineering and Technology, Amity University, Gwalior. In his vote of thanks he thanked, on behalf of Amity School of Engineering and Technology, the Chief Guest of the day Prof S G Deshmukh, Director, IITM Gwalior,Prof. Noor Siddiquee, JMI, New Delhi and Devendra Kumar Raghuwanshi AVP &Plant Head Punj Lloyd Limited, Gwalior. Hon’ble Vice Chancellor Lt Gen V K Sharma, AVSM (Retd.), Pro-Vice Chancellor Prof. (Dr.) M. P. Kaushik, Organizing Secretary of the event and Director ASET Maj Gen (Dr) SC Jain, VSM**(Retd.), Dean Research Prof. (Dr.) S. P. Bajpai, Dean Academics Prof. (Dr.) R. S. Tomar, Registrar Shri  Rajesh Jain, Deans, HOIs, HODs, faculty members and the supporting staff of AUMP, Gwalior. Administration Department headed by Col. S. K. Sethi (Director Administration), Mr Umesh Kant Sharma& their Support Staff,  Dr Sumit Narula,Director, ASCO and his team, participants and students who attended this conference,members of all committees, last but not the least members from print and electronic media were also thanked by him.