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Department of History
National Seminar on Salvage Archaeology and Heritage Management in India
29th and 30th of November 2016

Invited Talks
  • Dr. D. Jagannathan , IAS., Director of Museums, Government Museums, Chennai.
  • Dr. S. Suresh, Convenor for Tamil Nadu Chapter, Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH).
  • Dr. G. Maheswari, Superintending Archaeologist , Archaeological Survey of India, Temple Survey project, Hyderabad.
 Research scholars and students from various colleges presented papers. 

Department of Economics
National Seminar on Rural Infrastructure in India
24th and 25th of November 2016

Invited Talks
  • Mr. P. W. C. Davidar I.A.S   Principal Secretary to Government &  Chairman and Managing Director, Tamil Nadu Urban Finance and Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd, Chennai.
  • Dr. Shashanka Bhide,  Director, Madras Institute of Development Studies, Chennai.
  • ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Dr. S. R. Masilamani, School of Architecture and Planning, Anna University, Chennai.

  • Ms. Gayathri Rathnam, HUDCO, Chennai.

  • Ms. N. K. Ambujam, Centre for Water Resources, Anna University, Chennai.

  • Dr. M. Sudha, School of Information Technology and Engineering, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore.

  • Dr. S.  Muraleedharan, Department  of Economics, Maharaja’s College, Ernakulam, Kerala.

  • Dr. K Palanisami, International Water Management Institute, Hyderabad.

  • Dr. K. Sivasubramaniyan, Madras Institute of  Development Studies, Chennai.

  • Mr. K. Balamurugan, NABARD, Chennai.

  • Dr. Santhosh T. Varghese, Department  of Economics, Maharaja’s College, Ernakulam, Kerala.

 Research scholars and students from various colleges presented papers 

 Prizes were distributed to the best three presentations. Certificates were distributed to the all the participants.


Department of Tamil
National Seminar on Thozhkapiya Porulathikarathin Thanithanmayum Sirapum
26th & 27th September 2016

Invited Talks
  • Dr. Prof. Vijayaraghavan, Director of International Institute for Tamil Studies and additional in-charge of Tamil Development  Department, Chennai.
  • Dr. Prof. Mugilai R. Rajapandian, Registrar of Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai.
  • Dr. Prof. R. Manuvel, Head of the Department, Tamil, Thiruvengadavan University, Tirupati. 
  • Dr. Prof. Vel. Karthikeyan, Bharathidasan Government College for Women, Pondicherry.
  • Mr. Prof. P. Raja, International Institute for Tamil Studies, Chennai.
  • Dr. Prof. P. Ravi Kumar, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry.
  • Ms. M. A. Bahirathi, Head of Department, Music, Queen Mary's College, Chennai.
  • Dr. Prof. J. Raja, Annamalai University, Chidambaram.
  • Dr. P. S. Muvendhan, Assistant Professor, Annamalai University, Chidambaram.
  • Dr. Prof. A. Ramalingam, Head of Department, Tamil (Retd), University of Madras, Chennai.
  • Dr. A. Yegambaram, Department of Tamil Language, University of Madras, Chennai.
  • Dr. S. Uma, Department of Tamil, Pachaiyappa College, Chennai.
  • Dr. C. Kumar, Department of Tamil, Presidency College, Chennai.
 Research scholars and students from various colleges presented papers and cash prize were awarded.

Department of English
International Seminar on Changing Contours of English Language and Literature
7th   and 8th September 2016 


Invited Talks
  • Ms. Shannon Zirkle, Photojournalist, Maryland, USA.
  • Dr. T. Shrimathy Venkatalakshmi, Professor and Head, Department of English, Anna University, Chennai.
  • Ms. Kirsten Welbes , Director of Advancement, American International School, Chennai.
  • Ms. Jeremy Willette, Director of Library Services, American International School Chennai. 
  • Dr. Prof. K. M. Robert Samraj, Professor of English, Muslim Arts College, Thiruvithancode, Kanyakumari  District, TamilNadu.
  • Ms. Nallini Olivannan ,  Director at Chennai Centre for Training and Development, an Associate Entity, Emerald Publishers.
  • Ms. Sumathy Srinivas , Editor and Publisher, WE Magazine, Chennai.
  • Dr. Lakshmi Balaji, Vice Principal, MGR Janaki College, Chennai.
  • Dr. K. N. Shobha, Assistant Professor, Department of English , Anna University, Chennai.

  • Ms. Lavanya Srinivas , Storyteller,  Author, Translator and Soft Skill Trainer.
  • Dr. A. Devaraj, Director, Alpha HRD Research Centre  and Former Professor of  English, Benghazi University( Libya).
 Research scholars and students from various colleges presented papers and cash prize were awarded.

Department of Public Administration
National Seminar on Labour Rights, Duties & Corporate Growth
16th and 17th of February 2017

Invited Talks
  • Mr. P. B. Mani, Regional Director, Employees State Insurance Corporation, Ministry of Labour & Employment, Tamil Nadu Region, Government of India, Chennai.
  • Mr. B. Venkateswaran  - Professor, (Ex-AGM) Lakshmi Vilas Bank, Chennai.

  • Mr. A. Rajamanickam – General Manager – HRIP Rings Ltd.

  •  Dr. Ramesh Kumar – Professor, Tamilnadu Institute of Labour Studies, Chennai.

  •  Mr. Selwin E. Prabakar – Managing Director, Frendi Fashions, Chennai. 

  •  Mr. R. S. Ranganathan  – Senior Manager – Employee Relations, Hyundai Motor India, Chennai.

  •  Mr.  Antony Adimai – Assistant Commissioner of Labour Welfare, Ordinance Cloth Factory (Ministry of Defence).

 Research scholars and students from various colleges presented papers .

Department of Mathematics (Day)
National Seminar on Recent Trends in Graph Theory & Combinatorics
26th and 27th of  July 2016

Invited Talks
  • Dr. Ramajayam Sahadevan, UGC Emeritus Fellow and Former Director, Ramanujan Institute for Advanced Study in Mathematics, University of Madras, Chennai.
  • Dr. G. Sethuraman, Professor, Department of Mathematics, College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai.
  • Dr. Madhumangal Pal, Professor & Head, Department of Applied Mathematics, Vidyasagar University, West Bengal.

  • Dr. Indra Raja Singh, Professor, School of Advanced Sciences, Department of Mathematics, Adikavi Nannaya University, Andhra Pradesh.

  • Dr. N. Narayanan, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, IIT Madras, Chennai.

  • Dr. V. Vijayalakshmi, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, MIT, Anna University, Chennai.

 Research scholars and students from various colleges presented papers and cash prize were awarded.

Department of Mathematics (Evening)
National Seminar on Recent Advances in Differential Equations and its Applications
3rd and 4th of  February 2017

Invited Talks
  • Dr. V.  Arvind, Director, Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Taramani, Chennai.
  • Dr. Zafar Ahsan, Former Professor, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh,  Uttar Pradesh.
  • Dr. Ramajayam Sahadevan, Ramanujan Institute for Advanced Study in Mathematics, Chennai.
  • Dr. Govindan Rangarajan, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
  • Dr. R. Usha, Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai.   
  • Dr. V.  Sundarapandian, Vel Tech University, Chennai.
  • Ms. G.  Kalaichelvi, SAMEER- CEM, CIT Campus, Taramani, Chennai.
  • Dr.  Rakesh Kumar, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Universtiy, Jammu & Kashmir.
  • Dr. Saijju M. John, Director, Meenakshi Sundararajan School of Management.
 Research scholars and students from various colleges presented papers and cash prize were awarded.

Department of Physics
National Conference on Neutrino Physics
28th and 29th of  September 2016

Invited Talks
  • Hon’ble justice Huluwadi G. Ramesh, High Court Judge, Karnataka.
  • Dr. Naba K. Mondal , TIFR, Mumbai.
  • Prof. Dr. G. Rajasekaran, IMSC Chennai.
  • Dr. M. V. N Murthy, IMSC, Chennai.
  • Mr. Vivek M Datar, PIFR, Mumbai.
  • Dr. Gobinda Majumder, TIFR, Mumbai.
  • Dr. B. Satyanarayana, TIFR, Mumbai.
  • Dr.  Prafulla Kumar Behera, IIT Madras.
  • Dr. M. R. Iyer, BARC, Mumbai.
  • Dr. Venkatesh Singh, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.
  • Dr. L. V. Krishnan, IGCAR, Kalpakkam, Chennai.
  • Dr. J. Daniel Chellappa, Co-Convener, Chennai.  
 Research scholars and students from various colleges presented papers .

Department of Chemistry
National Seminar on Advanced Polymers-A Gateway to Research & Industries (APGRI - 2016)
22th and 23th of  September 2016

Invited Talks
  • Mr. P. Eswaran, Director & Head, Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology (CIPET), Department of Chemicals & Petrochemicals, Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Government of India, Chennai. 
  • Prof. P. Rajakumar, UGC-BSR Faculty, Dept. of Organic Chemistry & Former H.O.D & Dean (Industrial Consultancy), University Industry Community Interaction Centre (UICIC),University of Madras, Chennai.
  • Prof. Tushar Jana, Polymer Chemistry and Materials Science, School of Chemistry, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad. 
  • Prof. K. Ravichandran, Department of Plastics & Rubber, Madras Institute of Technology (MIT), Chennai .
  • Prof. S. S. M. Abdul Majeed, Head, Department of Polymer Engineering, B. S. Abdur Rahman University, Chennai.

     
  • Dr. K. Venkateswaran, Head, Research & Development and New Projects, Bimetal Bearings Ltd. (Amalgamation Group), Chennai.
  • Dr. N. Somanathan, Senior Principal Scientist & Head, Polymer Science and Technology, Central Leather Research Institute (CSIR-CLRI), Chennai .
  • Prof. K. Tharanikkarasu, Head, Department of Chemistry, School of Physical, Chemical & Applied Sciences, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry.
  • Prof. R. Jayavel, Director, Centre for Research, Anna University, Chennai.
  Research scholars and students from various colleges presented papers and cash prize were awarded.

Department of Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology
National Seminar on PhytoChemicals as Therapeutics
16th and 17th of  September 2016

Invited Talks
  • Dr. D. Jagannathan, IAS, Director of Museums, Government Museum, Chennai.
  • Dr. N. Mathivanan, Director and Head, Centre for Advanced Studies in Botany, University of Madras, Chennai.
  • Dr. Rathinam Raja, Research Scientist, University of Algarve, Portugal.
  • Dr. S. Elumalai, Professor & Head, Department of Biotechnology, University of Madras, Chennai.
  • Dr. T. V. Poonguzhali, Associate Professor, Department of Botany, Queen Marys College, Chennai.
  • Dr. R. Pachiappan, Professor, Department of Biotechnology, SRM University, Chennai.
  • Dr. V. Aravindhan, Associate Professor, Department of Genetics, 

    Dr. ALMPGIBMS, University of Madras, Chennai.

  • Dr. Jerrine Joseph, Scientist, Centre for Drug Discovery and Development, Sathyabama University, Chennai.

  • Dr. Florida Tilton, Chairperson & Director, Biozone Technologies Limited, Chennai.

  • Mr. K. P. Shanmuga Rajeswaran, IPS Inspector General, Armed Police, tiruchy.     

  Research scholars and students from various colleges presented papers and cash prize were awarded.

Department of Advanced Zoology and Biotechnology
National Seminar on Recent Trends in Biological Sciences - Research and Applications (NSRTBS)
19th of  September 2016

Invited Talks
  • Prof. H. Devaraj, former Vice Chairman, University Grants Commission and presently BSR faculty fellow, University of Madras.
  • Dr. Vincent, Director and Dean of research, Loyola College, Chennai.
  • Dr.  Harini Santhanam, DST-Women Scientist, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
  • Dr. S. Karthikeyan, Associate Professor and Head of the Dr. ALMPGIBMS, Taramani, Chennai.
  • Dr. Rajeswari Krishnamurthy, Founder and Managing Director of Bioklone Biotech Pvt. Ltd., Chennai. 
  • Dr. J. Thanislass, Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Veterinary Biochemistry, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Veterinary Education and Research, Pondicherry. 
  • Dr. Ranjit Daniels, Managing Trustee, Care Earth Trust, Chennai-61.
  • Dr. V. V. Subramaniam Former Principal, Ramakrishna Mission, Vivekananda College, Chennai.  
  • Dr. M. Arumugam, Former Head, Department of Zoology, University of Madras.
 Research scholars and students from various colleges presented papers and cash prize were awarded.

Department of Biochemistry
National Seminar on Biomarkers : From Research to Clinical Practice (BRCP- 2017)
30th & 31st of  January 2017

Invited Talks
  • Dr. R. Surendran, Former Director, Institute of Surgical Gastroenterology, Liver Transplantation & Research, Government Stanley Medical College, Chennai.

  • Prof. Rama Shanker Verma, Stem Cell and Molecular Biology Laboratory, Department of Biotechnology, Indian Insitute of Technology (IIT)-Madras.

  • Prof. P. K. Ragunath, Head, Department of Bioinformatics, Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai.

  • Prof. B. Sashidhar Rao, Fellow of Telangana Academy of Science, Member, Scientific panel-FSSAI, Govt. of India, Coordinator, UGC-CPEPA programme, Former Head, Department of Biochemistry, Osmania University, Hyderabad.

  • Prof. V. Bhuvarahamurthy, Head, Department of Medical Biochemistry, Dr. ALM Postgraduate Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Madras, Chennai.

  • Dr. C. Thirunavukkarasu, Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry.

  • Dr. V. Baskaran , Senior Principal Scientist, Department of Biochemistry & Nutrition, CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysore.

  • Dr. K. P. Dinakaran, Medical Administrator & Consultant Diabetologist, Lifeline Institute of Minimal Access (LIMA), Chennai. 

 Research scholars and students from various colleges presented papers and cash prize were awarded.

Department of Commerce
National Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights – The Way Forward
30th September & 1st October 2016

Invited Talks
  • Mr. S. Gurumurthy, Chartered Accountant & Senior Journalist, Chennai.
  • Ms. Swapna Sundar, CEO, IP Dome Strategy Advisor, Chennai.
  • Mr. Venkataramani Govindan, Agricultural Communications & Knowledge Sharing Specialist, Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai.
  • Dr. Subendhu Chakrabarti, Chief Scientist, Business Processing Division, CLRI, Chennai.
  • Mr. Chinnaraja G. Naidu, Head, Geographical Indications Registry (GIR), Government of India, Guindy, Chennai.
  • Mr. R. Ravi Sankar, Management & Financial Consultant, CDMS Management Advisory Services, Chennai.
  • Mr. P. Sanjai Gandhi, President, IPR Attorneys Association, Chennai.
 Research scholars and students from various colleges presented papers and cash prize were awarded.

Department of Commerce (Evening)
National Seminar on MSME - Challenges and Opportunities
10th & 11th of  February 2017

Invited Talks
  • Mr. V. Sridhar, General Manager, SIDBI, Chennai.
  • Mr. R. Saravana Kumar, Deputy General Manager, National Small Industries Corporation Ltd, Chennai.
 Research scholars and students from various colleges presented papers and cash prize were awarded.

Department of Commerce (Corporate Secretaryship)
National Seminar on Direct and Indirect Taxes 
7th & 8th of  February 2017

Invited Talks
  • Mr. T. Jayasankar, I.R.S Vice Chairman- IT Settlement Commission Additional Bench, Chennai.
  • Mr. R. S. V. S. Pavan Kumar, I.R.S Commissioner, Income Tax(Exemptions) Tamilnadu & Pondicherry.
  • Mr. C. P. Rao, I.R.S Chief Commissioner, Service Tax , Chennai.
  • Mr. K. N. Dhandapani, I.R.S Joint Commissioner, Income Tax, Chennai.
  • Mr. CA. Prabhakar P.S, Senior Partner, M/s. Rajagopalan & Badri Narayanan, Chartered Accountants, Chennai.
  • Ms. CA. Subhashini Ganapathy, Subhashini & Associate, Chennai.
  • Mr. CA. Suresh T. G. , Senior Partner, Suresh & Balaji, Chartered Accountants, Chennai.
  • Mr. M. Ponnuswamy, I.R.S Additional Director General (Retd) National Academy of Customs, Excise and Narcotics.
  • Ms. CA. Revathy Bhalaaji, 

    Arunachis Consultancy Pvt. Ltd, Chennai.

     
  • Ms. CA. Sumathi Mohan, Arunachis Consultancy Pvt. Ltd, Chennai.

     
  • Mr. CA. Rajendra Kumar P., Senior Partner, Sanjiv Shah & Associates, Member TAG on Consumption Taxes, OECD, Paris.
  • Mr. CA. Sankaran P. , Ganesh & Sankaran, Chartered Accountants, Chennai.

 Research scholars and students from various colleges presented papers and cash prize were awarded.

 









                                                        






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