The Institution of Engineers (India) [IE (I)] established in 1920 and incorporated by Royal Charter in 1935, is a statutory body to promote and advance the engineering and technology. It is the largest multi-disciplinary professional body of engineers encompassing 15 (fifteen) engineering disciplines with a membership of more than 820 thousand, and serving the nation for more than 9 decades.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering initiated the IE (I) student’s chapter on 22nd March 2018 comprising 116 student members with Prof. Madhav K as the faculty coordinator and Prof. Anwar Rajeev as the faculty advisor. The chapter was inaugurated by Er. P.Rajendraprasad, Chairman, Kollam Local Centre in the distinguished presence of Sri. K. Sasikumar, Honble Chairman, SBCE, Er.K.Sivadasan, Honorary Secretary, IE (I) Kollam Local Centre; Sri. K.K.Sivadasan, Treasurer, SBCE and Dr. S Suresh Babu, Principal, SBCE. The inaugural function was followed by the celebration of “World Water Day”.
Workshop on Google SketchUp
The Institution of Engineers (India) students’ chapter of the Department of Mechanical Engineering conducted four day workshop on Google SketchUp for the third semester undergraduate students during 11 -16 October 2018. The workshop was conducted by Nexus Technical Solutions, Chengannur, Kerala under the aegis of the Institution of Engineers (India) Kollam Local Centre. The inaugural function of the workshop was held at the Seminar hall of the Department Mechanical Engineering. Dr. Saji Varghese, HoD, Department of Mechanical Engineering welcomed the gathering and gave a talk on the emerging trends in the field of designing and manufacturing. The function was presided over by Dr. S Suresh Babu, Principal, Sree Buddha College of Engineering. He described the importance of various CAD/CAM tools and the role its expertise plays in the career path of students. Sri. K.K. Sivadasan, Treasurer, Sree Buddha College of Engineering inaugurated the function. Prof Madhav K, IE(I) Coordinator, facilitated the gathering and pointed out the role of CAD tools in the career of a design engineer. Prof Anwar Rajeev, IE(I) Staff Coordinator, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering gave the vote of thanks. The session was handled by Sri Suresh Kumar S, Business Manager, Autodesk ATC, Nexus Technical Solutions.