National Science Day Celebration

        The Department of Chemical Engineering of G H Patel College of Engineering & Technology (GCET) has organized one day seminar to celebrate the National Science Day on 28th February 2019 at 1.00 pm in the audiovisual room of Chemical Engineering Department. The theme of the science day was “Science for the People and the People for the Science”. Dr. K. N. Joshipura, Former Professor of Physics, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar and Mr. Sudhir Verma, Environmental Consultant, Nandesari Industries Association, Baroda were invited as chief guest in the function. Dr. Himanshu Soni, Principal GCET, Dr. Kaushik Nath, Head Departmebnt of Chemical Engineering, GCET, and Coordinator of NSDC-2019 Prof. Haresh K Dave have inaugurated the programme. More than 80 students of first, second and third year Chemical Engineering have participated in the seminar. The programme has been organised with following objectives. Dr. K. N. Joshipura has delivered a talk on “C V Raman and his effect”. He has also shared his views about the birth centenary of Dr. Vikram Sarabhai. Mr. Sudhir Verma has presented his views on “Recent advances in pollution control and wastewater treatment in chemical industries”. A small number of First year chemical engineering students have prepared the speech on the theme of science day. The speech was about the science discoveries and inventions bringing different opportunities and luxuries to human being and the way humans are changing its meaning and purpose. Next was the poem on ‘A leap into Science Street’ composed by another student. It narrates about the whole life of science starting from its birth from curiosity and ending into misusing of it and explosions. Students have also made the power point presentation on the topic ‘UNI’ it is about the device which converts sign language into text and audio back to sign, Prosthetic device which act as a artificial limb, Lift ware for people suffering from Parkinson’s disease, Dot device the new E Braile. The Programme was followed by the students activities consisted of three rounds with the main purpose to leak interest of first year students of chemical department. The first round ‘Chem-charades’ involved guessing of the chemical substance using the provided hint. Bleaching few participants for the next round i.e. ‘Rapid fire’, it was bounded with the criteria of quick answering among the two teams. The last and winner approaching round was ‘Debate’ on the hot social & current topics and the winner was decided on the basis of accurate and quantitative knowledge about the signalled topic. A certificate of participation was given to all the students. The programme was finished with group photo and refreshment.
Department: Chemical Engineering