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One Week International Online FDP on "Applications of Mathematics in Science and Engineering"

The Department of Basic Science of Vishnu Institute of Technology organized a one week Online Faculty Development Programme on the "Applications of Mathematics in Science and Engineering" from 7 to 11 July 2020. Resource persons and participants from India and abroad participated in the program.


  • Dr. Devendra Kumar, Assistant Professor, Information Technology Department, Shinas College of Technology, Shinas, Sultanate of Oman Topic: Mathematical Approach in Biology, Industry and current scenario of COVID-19
  • Dr. Sachin Shaw,Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics & Statistical Sciences, Botswana International University of Science & Technology (BIUST) Topic: Mathematical Models on Magnetic Drug Targeting: a Non-invasive Treatment of Cardiovascular Disorders
  • Dr. V. Ravindranath,Professor, JNTUK, Kakinada Topic: Parametric Regression Models Using R Programming
  • Dr. G. RadhaKrishnamacharya, Professor, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing (IIITDM), Kurnool Topic: Mathematical Modelling - Applications to Bio-Fluid Dynamics
  • Dr. Kameswaran Peri, Assistant Professor, Senior Grade, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore Topic: A Study on Two Dimensional Nano Fluid Flow Problems

A total of 1413 participants from within and beyond our country registered in this programme. The International participants were from Saudi Arabia, Sultanate of Oman, Ethiopia, Kuwait and Morocco whereas the National participants spanned across 25 states of India.

Day wise participation:

Day 1: 479
Day 2: 462
Day 3: 517
Day 4: 560
Day 5: 591

The videos streamed live on you tube continue to garner viewership crossing two to three thousand views.

On behalf of the Department of Basic Science, I would like to express my strong sense of gratitude to our Chairman Sri K. V. Vishnu Raju Sir for setting high standards of learning for us to emulate, Vice Chairman Sri Ravichandran Rajagopal Sir for facilitating the means to enrich our learning and our Director and Principal Dr. D. Suryanarayana for his guidance and encouragement. I wish to place on record the efforts of Dr. R. Suryanarayana, Professor of Mathematics, who was the brain behind this programme. Dr. R. L. N. Pradeep Kumar, Associate Professor of Mathematics, Mr. B. Tirumala Rao, Asst. Professor of Physics, Ms. M. Pushpalatha, Asst. Professor of Mathematics, Ms. K.G.R. Deepthi, Asst. Professor of Mathematics and Mr. G.V. Lakshmikanth, Asst. Professor of Physics deserve special mention for the smooth running of the sessions. I would also like to acknowledge the efforts of the faculty of Basic Science and the technical staff of VIT who contributed to the success of this programme.

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