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Workshop on R&D Opportunities in Defence Sector 02nd August 2018

 

A “One day Workshop on R&D Opportunities in Defence Sector” was held in IMMT Bhubaneswar on 2nd August 2018 with the objective to spread an awareness about the Grant-in-Aid Research opportunities in defence sector, particularly in scientific fields useful for Armament Research Board (ARMREB) of Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO). About 70 delegates from different R&D and academic institutions participated in the workshop. Prof. S. Basu, Director CSIR-IMMT Bhubaneswar presided over the function. Shri Sudhir Gupta, DG (TM) & Outstanding Scientist, delivered the Keynote address. Dr. K.M. Rajan, Distinguished Scientist and Director ARDE, Pune was the Guest of honour to address the gathering. Other eminent personalities from DRDO who graced the occasion were Shri Surendra Kumar, Sc. H (Retd.) & Former Director ARDE, Shri Anil Kumar Aggrawal, Director ER & IPR, New Delhi, Shri RS Gauba, Secretary ARMREB, DRDO Hqrs, and Shri PK Joshi, Director PXE, Balasore, among others.

Five panel coordinators made presentations on the technological problem statements in the areas of materials for armament applications (MAA), high energy materials (HEM), armament design mechanism and ballistics (ADMB), safety and test & evaluation (STE), and armament sensor and electronics (ASE) and provided insight on existing R&D gap and opportunities in each area. The workshop ended with a Panel Discussion Chaired by Shri Surendra Kumar, Sc. H (Retd.) & Former Director ARDE.

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