International virtual conference

Progress in Mathematics towards Industrial Applications  PMTIA -2020

The International virtual Conference on “Progress in Mathematics towards Industrial Applications” was organized by the Department of Mathematics, SRM Institute of Science & Technology, Ramapuram campus, on 6th and 7th November 2020.

It was aimed to promote interaction between academy and industry, leading to innovation in both fields and providing unique opportunity to discuss the latest ideas, problems and methodologies, and contributing to the advancement of science and technology to benefit the society.

The conference commenced on 6th November at 9.30 A.M with the inaugural function by invocation and lighting of the lamp. Dr. Shakeela Sathish, Head of the Department and Convener of the conference, welcomed the gathering. Director, in his presidential address congratulated the Department of Mathematics for organizing the Conference.

Dean (E&T) in his felicitation address said that the participants would take various research ideas by the end of the conference and congratulated the Department of Mathematics for organizing such knowledge sharing sessions.

Dr. Hema Gopal, Former global Head, TCS- IBM centre of excellence, during her inaugural address,  expressed that Mathematics is the engine for economy. It rules science and technology.

The Resource persons were

1. Dr. D. Datta,

Former Scientist (H+), BARC, Mumbai

Topic: Concept of pandemic analytics and its impact on social life

2. Prof. Toufik Mansour, University of Haifa, Israel

Topic: Bounds on vertex based topological indices

3. Dr. Subramaniyam Neelamani,

Senior Research Scientist,  Coastal Management Program, Environment and Life Sciences Research Center, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, Kuwait

Topic: Innovative Mathematical Modeling in Coastal and Ocean Engineering

4. Prof. João Manuel R.S. Tavares,

Faculdade De Engenharia Universidade do Porto, Portugal

Topic: From threshold to deep learning based bio- imaging segmentation

5. Prof. Ismail Naci CANGUL,

Uludag University, Turkey

Topic: Chemical Applications of Graph Theory

6. Dr. B. V. Senthil Kumar,

Nizwa College of Technology, Oman

Topic: Role of Random Process in Various Fields

There was an overwhelming response from participants.  Every session was attended by faculty members and research scholars from all over the world.

Nearly 150 papers were received. Out of that selected 125 papers were presented at the conference in the parallel sessions..

During the valedictory function, Dr. Datta, Former Scientist (H+), BARC, Mumbai and Dean Research congratulated the Department of Mathematics for successfully conducting the International virtual conference and appreciated the efforts taken by the department in setting high benchmark for any international conference. Mr. M. Kannan, Assistant Professor proposed the vote of thanks.

The participants had a very productive interactive sessions with the guest speakers followed by question –  answer session. Overall , the conference was very successful and opened new avenues for the participants  in collorating with industry.

I express my sincere gratitude to the management,  Director,  Dean’s, VPs,  HODs for their support and guidance.