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St Aloysius holds the National Conference on Physical Science

March 6, 2024

Mangaluru: A two-day national-level conference in collaboration with various departments of physical sciences at St Aloysius Deemed to be University was held on March 1 and 2 at L.F. Rasquinha Hall.

Dr Navakanta Bhat, a Senior Scientist, Professor and Dean of the Department of Interdisciplinary Science at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, inaugurated and expressed his appreciation for organizing the conference. He informed about the opportunities available for science students in the field of physical science. He also gave excellent information about the development and uses of nanotechnology through the scientific topic ‘Creating Intelligence and Smartness Using Nanoelectronics’. He showed through examples that nanoscience can revolutionize the scientific field in the near future.

A total of five scientific lectures were organized at the conference. Mr. Abdul Karim, Director, Edutech Solutions, Mysore, informed about the current developments on the topic ‘Animation and Multimedia’.

Mr. Lanvin Lobo, Director Data Science and Machine Learning Mresult Services Pvt. Ltd., Mangaluru, shed light on the current affairs on the topic ‘Data Science and Machine Learning’.

Another scientist, Dr Susantha Samajdar, Chief Scientific Officer, Arigene Oncology Ltd., Bangalore, spoke on the theme ‘Unlocking Tomorrow’s Cures’ and highlighted the contribution of chemistry to health and science.

The last scientific lecture was delivered by Senior Professor Dr Vasudeva, Department of Information Science and Engineering, N.M.A.M. Nitte Technical Institute. He delivered a lecture on ‘Mathematics in Modern Computer Technology’.

The conference was chaired by the Vice-Chancellor in Charge of St Aloysius Deemed to be University, Rev. Dr Praveen Martis SJ said that this kind of national conference is very helpful for science students, researchers, and teachers to know the development of current science. Director of Xavier Block, Dr. Narayana Bhatra, briefed about the conference. Dr. Alwyn D’Sa, Registrar of the University, and Dr Arun Kalkur, Dean of Physical Sciences, were present on the dais.

Dr Ishwar Bhat, Coordinator & Head of the Department of Physics, welcomed the gathering. Mrs Prafulla, Head of the Department of Computer Science & Co-Coordinator of the program, delivered the vote of thanks.

Apart from Aloysius students, students from many colleges of Mangalore University participated in this conference. Research students and research faculty were given the opportunity to present their research topics through poster presentations. Similarly, a cultural program was organized by Aloysius students.

Mr. Ganesh Pai, Professor of Besant College and President of Mangalore University College Teachers’ Association, was the chief guest for the valedictory and delivered the valedictory address. Expressing great happiness about the various programs of St Aloysius Deemed to be University, he congratulated all the students, research students, and teachers who participated in the Science National Conference.