The inaugural ceremony started at 9.30am in college seminal hall with an energetic crowd of UG & PG students and faculties and Head of Departments from various departments. Chief Guest of the function was Prof. Muhammed Kasim, Professor, and Head of Department for Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Musaliar College of Engineering Chirayinkeezhu, Trivandrum. He is the Chair of IAS/IES/PELS Jt. Kerala Chapter. Other dignitaries present on the dais were Ms. Amritha Prasobh, Director of UKF College of Engineering and Technology, Dr. R Sujatha, Deputy Director of UKFCET, Dr. E Gopalakrishna Sarma, Principal of UKFCET, Mr. Sumod Sundar, IEEE SB Counselor UKFCET & the Academic Coordinator of IEEE Kerala Young Professionals, Mr. Shankar Jayaraj, Secretary of IEEE Kerala Comsoc and Mr. Athul M V, Advisor of IAS Student Branch Chapter UKFCET.
The event commenced with the official inauguration of the Industry Applications Society SB Chapter with lighting the lamp by the Chief Guest, Mr. Muhammad Kasim and jointly by other dignitaries. Mr. Athul M V, Advisor of IAS Student Branch Chapter UKFCET did welcome of to all the dignitaries on the dais, guests & participants of the function. He stated the vision and mission which one should have for the growth of all activities in the chapter. He briefed about the activities conducted by the branch during the month of August. He enlightened the audience about IEEE and IEEE IAS Chapter, its functions and services it renders to the society. The inaugural address was delivered by Professor Muhammad Kasim, Chair of IAS/PES/PELS jt. Chapter Kerala. He talked about the history of IEEE, and the IEEE Kerala section. He explained the benefits of being an IEEE IAS member. He commented that IAS provides the world’s largest forum for sharing the latest in technological developments, and it helps us to connect the Industry Professionals in all streams of Engineering. Some specific benefits of Membership in the IEEE Industry Application Society such as; a free subscription to Valuable Professional Publications, Discounts at dozens of IAS sponsored or co-sponsored conferences and meetings in the world, a chance to advance our Industry. He wished Industry Applications Society Student Branch Chapter of UKFCET the very best in all its endeavors. Ms. Amritha Prasobh, Director of UKFCET delivered the keynote address and motivated students on the personality development requirements expected from the new engineers. She inspired the students and the faculty to become IEEE & IAS member and wished them the best for the further events. Following her, Dr. R Sujatha, Deputy Director of UKFCET, Dr. E Gopalakrishna Sarma, Principal of UKFCET, Mr. Sumod Sundar, IEEE SB Counselor UKFCET & the Academic Coordinator of IEEE Kerala Young Professionals and Mr. Shankar Jayaraj, Secretary of IEEE Kerala Comsoc also wished the chapter all success and greeted the students for their teamwork.
The session truly inspired the gathering. Ms. Laya Raj, Chairperson of IAS SB Chapter offered a vote of thanks to Chief Guest, dignitaries and attendees of the inaugural session for their valuable time and effort in motivating the participants.
Mr. Godwin, Asst. Professor, Dept. of ECE, Amal Jyothi College of Engineering, Kottayam graced the occasion with his valuable presence and handled a one-hour technical session on ‘Industry Applications of Engineering’. The technical session covered an overview of nanotechnology, nomenclature of devices, evolution of nanomaterials, carbon nanotubes and the technological advances for the future, working of nanomaterials, etc. He enlightened the students regarding the ‘Application and Advantages of Nanotechnology’. The inaugural session was proven successful when students came forward and enquired about membership and upcoming activities and their interest in joining the society. The feedbacks were so helpful that we could rectify the missing dots.