Vidya Vikas Institute of Engineering and Technology, Mysore with a purpose to highlight the applications of Shockwaves and Material Science, had organized one Faculty Development Program on “SHOCK WAVES & MATERIAL SCIENCE” on the 23rd of August 2014.
Prof. KPJ Reddy, Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru and Prof. R S Somashekar, Chairman, DoS in Physics, University of Mysore were the Resource persons.
Prof. Reddy is the founder President of Society for Shock Wave Research, India and also the President of International Shock Wave Institute, at Nagoya, Japan. One of his recent inventions is named after him as Reddy Tube. Prof. K.P.J Reddy has enlightened the importance and the application of short waves in his talk with the title “Exciting world of shock waves” in the closed auditorium. More than 70 delegates from various engineering colleges like VVIET, VVCE, NIEIT, GSSSIETW, MIT, ATME, Mysore, EIT, Ummatur, GEC, Hassan, AIT, Chikmagalore, RNSIT, Bengaluru, RLJIT, Doddaballapur etc., were participated and were inspired with the words of Prof K.P.J Reddy, a renowned scientist and the professor.
Prof. R Somashekar, Professor and Chairman, Department of Studies in Physics, University of Mysore, Manasagangothri, Mysore delivered a talk on 'MATERIAL SCIENCE'. He showed demonstration on change in properties of material with temperature. His talk also inspired the participants.