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FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME UNDER INDO-UK HEPP : FEA – PART II

The second part of the Workshop on Finite Element Analysis under the “INDO-UK Higher Education Partnership Programme on Development of Novel Pedagogy Models and Faculty Development Programme – Part-I1” was organized by the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Cute Hall in Paavai Engineering College for two days during 27 & 28, January, 2017. The programme was conducted with the partnership of NAFEMS – India and supported by Newton-Bhaba Fund. The subject of the FDP was Finite Element Analysis which is finding wide applications in all the engineering fields today. The resource person was Dr. DILIP K. MAHANTY, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Mukesh Patel School of Technology Management & Engineering, NMIMS University, Mumbai. He is an authority on the subject of “Finite Element Analysis” with vast experience in teaching, consulting and research.

The inaugural function held in this connection was presided over by the Principal, Paavai Engineering College, Dr. M. Premkumar. Welcome address was delivered by Assistant Professor Mr. T.Thangavel and a brief about the FDP Part-I conducted during 31.10.2016 to 2.11.2016 was given by Assistant Professor Mr.R.Gunasekaran. Professor and Head of the Department, Mr. A.P.Sivasubramaniam along with heads of various departments graced the occasion. Faculty members of Mechanical Engineering Department from various Paavai Institutions like Paavai Engineering College, Paavai College of Engineering and Paavai College of Technology participated in the FDP.

The Principal, in his presidential address explained the significance of FDPs in general and the special features of this workshop on Finite Element Analysis. He also highlighted the fact that people engaged in all the fields like sales, teaching, medicine or any other field today require upgradation of knowledge to excel in their field. It is more so for the teaching community. He further said that the faculty members should utilize this opportunity to gain knowledge on the subject and learn new approaches to class room teaching.

The Guest speaker Dr. Dilip K. Mahanty began the sessions by refreshing the contents he covered in his previous FDP on Finite Element Analysis conducted during 31.10.16 to 2.11.16. In the present 2-day workshop he covered topics on pedagogy and teaching and learning of Finite Element Analysis subject. He explained how learners can be categorized in to different types and the kind of styles to be adopted to teach each category of students. He also conducted practical sessions by forming project teams among the participants and made each team to realize in which area they are strong like Problem Solving/ Communication/Promotion or any other. The participants found the exercise very useful to know about their strengths.

The participants found all the sessions very interactive, informative and interesting and also learned to apply new approaches in class room teaching. Assistant Professor Mr. J. Sujithkumar

coordinated the programme and Assistant Professor Mr.P.Mohanraj delivered the Vote of Thanks.

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STUDENT IMPRESSION

  • Joe Sujin S

    This is very nostalgic to me; coz I have been there sitting in a chair listening to people talk. For me to be given this...

  • MITHILESH PANDEY

    Being an alumnus of Paavai gives such a gallant feeling which is pretty hard to pen it down into few words. My journey with Paavai...

  • SAIRAM SESYA R

    “The only thing that should make leaving college bearable is the hope against hope that you are taking the best part of it with you"....

  • YUVARAJ K

    I always admire about the environment that I had in Paavai. “HOME SWEET HOME”. I always wanted to thank Shri. N.V. Natarajan & Smt. Mangai...

  • GOKULRAJ SARAVANAN

    Back to college, the time I spent at PAAVAI during my graduate years was the most delighted period of my life so far. This is...

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VIP IMPRESSION

  • Hui-Kai Su

    Paavai is a very beautiful and clean campus. The professors and students are very polite. Welcome to visit or study in Taiwan.

  • Lung Jieh Yang

    Paavai is a very beautiful campus and has hot desire to enhance the cooperation with Taiwan in future. I hope to visit Paavai again and...

  • Dr.Madhyastha Harishkumar

    Excellent Campus with clean and green surroundings. Homogenized young faculties with motivational and temper of research and teaching attitude for young and aspiring students. This...

  • Ching-Pu Chen

    I am impressed by the cleanness and warm hospitality by Paavai, the moment, we step in. we will cherish our friendship. Thanks.

  • Ying Huei Chen

    A very well organized and the summit, helping universities on both sides. Know more each other and know how to take the next step to...

  • Chin-Hsing Cheng

    ‘Cheng Kung’ means ‘Success’ in Chinese. I wish in the future PAAVAI becomes a great success in incubating younger generation of this great country,India.

  • Dr.Aaron Raymond See

    I would like to thank Paavai University for the honor to be one of the speakers and the hospitality for this visit in India. We...

  • Dr.Sumit Kumar

    I am so happy to be at Paavai Institute. I am thankful to chairman sir for providing me the opportunity to visit this world class...

  • Dr.N.S.Kumar

    Very Good Campus for technical learning and human values. I wish all success in the future.

  • Dr.M.S.Santhosh

    One of the best campuses I have seen. Impressed by the hospitality & the projects displayed.

  • Georgy George IPS

    I am impressed with the Vision and dedication of Management of Paavai Group of Institutions. A lot of work is being done for the educational...

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