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Centenary Celebration 

Department of Mechanical Engineering

IIEST Shibpur (erstwhile B.E. College and BESU Shibpur)

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Achyut Ghosh
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First Centenary Lecture by

Prof. Amitabha Ghosh

Honorary Distinguished Professor, IIEST Shibpur

Ex-Director, IIT Kharagpur and alumnus of the Department (1962)

Topic: Birth of Mechanical Engineering and the Future Trends

Date and Time: 28th December 2021 @ 5:30 PM onwards

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Second Centenary Lecture by

Prof. Achyut Ghosh

Ex-Director, Metco Group of Engineers

Professor & BOS Member,  Jadavpur University and alumnus of the Department (1961)

Topic: How to be an Engineer

Date and Time: 4th January 2022 @ 5:30 PM onwards

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Third Centenary Lecture by

Prof. Asok Kumar Mallik

Retd. Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering IIT Kanpur 

INSA Fellow and alumnus of the Department (1967) 

Topic: An Hour with Leonhard Euler

Date and Time: 11th January 2022 @ 5:30 PM onwards

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Centenary Lecture Series (CLS) 2021-22

Under the Centenary Lecture Seriesweekly invited lectures were being delivered by eminent speakers (including department's alumni) from industrial organizations as well as educational and research institutes. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sixth Centenary Lecture by

Prof. Gautam Biswas

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kanpur 

Alumnus (1979) 

Topic: Kaleidoscopic Flow in a Liquid Pool due to Falling Drops

Date and Time: 01st February 2022 @ 5:30 PM onwards

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Fifth Centenary Lecture by

Dr. Purandar Bhattacharya

CEO and Jt Managing Director (Retd), Usha Martin 

Alumnus (1967) 

Topic: Management - Romancing with Corporate Life

Date and Time: 25th January 2022 @ 5:30 PM onwards

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Fourth Centenary Lecture by

Prof. Kamal Sarkar

Associate Professor, University of Texas (Rio Grande Valley)  

Alumnus (1968) 

Topic: A Tourist's Guide to the Nanoworld

Date and Time: 18th January 2022 @ 5:30 PM onwards

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Seventh Centenary Lecture by

Dr. Barun Chakrabarti

Head - Centre of Technical Excellence for Asset Management Business of Larsen & Toubro Hydrocarbon Engineering 

Departmental Alumnus (1986) 

Topic: Asset Management in the Digital Age: Enriching Expertise with “Smart” Solutions

Date and Time: 08th February 2022 @ 5:30 PM onwards

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Ninth Centenary Lecture by

Prof. Debes Bhattacharyya

Distinguished Professor (Retd.),  University of Auckland, New Zealand   

Departmental Alumnus (1967) 

Topic: History, Applications and Fire Characterizations of Composite Materials

Date and Time: 22nd February 2022 @ 5:30 PM onwards

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Eighth Centenary Lecture by

Mr. Indrajit Sen

Managing Director, International Combustion (India) Ltd   

Departmental Alumnus (1961) 

Topic: Mechanical Engineers & Manufacturing Industry

Date and Time: 15th February 2022 @ 5:30 PM onwards

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Tenth Centenary Lecture by

Prof. Amaresh Chakrabarti

Chairman, Centre of Product Design and Manufacturing, IISc Bangalore

Departmental Alumnus (1985) 

Topic: An Overview of Industry 4.0 and Its Implications for Design Led Innovation and Growth

Date and Time: 01st March 2022 @ 5:30 PM onwards

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Twelfth Centenary Lecture by

Dr . Arun Kanti Banerjee

Former Principal Research Scientist, Lockheed Missiles & Space Company, Palo Alto, California, USA

Departmental Alumnus (1962) 

Topic: An Overview of the Theory and Application to the Dynamics of Elastic Multibody Spacecraft, Rockets, and Underwater Vehicles

Date and Time: 15th March 2022 @ 7:00 PM onwards

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Eleventh Centenary Lecture by

Air Vice Mshl Archan Kumar Bhattacharya

AVSM VSM (Retd) 

Departmental Alumnus (1979) 

Topic: Career Awareness Program on Drone Technology

Date and Time: 08th March 2022 @ 8:00 PM onwards (instead of 5:30 PM)

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Thirteenth Centenary Lecture by

Dr . Alok Majumdar

NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, USA

Departmental Alumnus (1967) 

Topic: The Role of Numerical Flow Simulation in Space Exploration

Date and Time: 22nd March 2022 @ 7:00 PM onwards

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Fifteenth Centenary Lecture by

Prof. Mustafizur Rahman

Managing Director, Microtools Pte Ltd, Singapore

Topic: Innovation Keeps us Relevant

Date and Time: 5th April 2022 @ 7:00 PM onwards

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Fourteenth Centenary Lecture by

Mr. Debiprasad Palit

Former Vice President (Technical) of Lohia Starlinger Limited, Kanpur

Departmental Alumnus (1967) 

Topic: A Fun walk through Mechanical Design

Date and Time: 29th March 2022 @ 7:30 PM onwards

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Sixteenth Centenary Lecture by

Prof. Sudipta De

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Jadavpur University

Departmental Alumnus (1989)

Topic: Future Indian energy: should we step towards decentralisation?

Date and Time: 12th April 2022 @ 7:00 PM onwards

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Seventeenth Centenary Lecture by

Dr. Uttam Kumar Chatterjee

Former Head of the Regional Quality Function, Unilever AAC

Departmental Alumnus (1976)

Topic: Total Productive Maintenance - a Japanese approach to move towards ‘zero accident, zero breakdown, zero defects and losses‘

Date and Time: 19th April 2022 @ 7:00 PM onwards

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Twentieth Centenary Lecture by

Dr. Aniruddha Mukhopadhyay

Field Chief Technologist in Ansys Inc. USA

 Departmental Alumnus (1984)

Topic: Changing landscape of product engineering and blurring the boundaries of science and technology

Date and Time: 7th June 2022 @ 7:00 PM onwards

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Nineteenth Centenary Lecture by

Dr. Prabodh Kumar Maji

Former Chief General Manager (Energy) and Head of Power Strategic Business Unit, MECON Ltd. and Departmental Alumnus (1984)

Topic: Renewable energy for sustainable development: objective, current status, future prospects, and challenges

Date and Time: 31st May 2022 @ 7:00 PM onwards

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Eighteenth Centenary Lecture by

Mr. Subhankar Raha

Head - Mechanical Engineering Services, Arya Engineers & Contractors Pvt. Ltd.

Departmental Alumnus (1982)

Topic: Orientation of upcoming engineers to bridge the gap between College & Corporate

Date and Time: 26th April 2022 @ 7:00 PM onwards

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Twenty-first Centenary Lecture by

Prof. G. K. Ananthasuresh

Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru

Topic: Positive Outcomes with Negative Stiffness in Mechanical Design

Date and Time: 14th June 2022 @ 7:00 PM onwards

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Twenty-third Centenary Lecture by

Dr. Dheepa Srinivasan

Chief Engineer at Pratt and Whitney, United Technology Corporation India Private Limited

Indian Institute of Science Bangalore

Topic: Successful Qualifications of Additive Manufacturing for the Aerospace/Gas Turbine Sector

Date and Time: 28th June 2022 @ 6:30 PM onwards

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Twenty-second Centenary Lecture by

Dr. Apurba Mukherjee

Co-founder, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Shaga Medical LLC, Oklahoma, USA 

Departmental Alumnus (1984)

Topic: Time for a New Approach to Early Detection of Breast Cancer-Intraductal Technologies in the Molecular Liquid Biopsy Age

Date and Time: 21st June 2022 @ 7:00 PM onwards

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Twenty-fourth Centenary Lecture by

Prof. Suman Chakraborty

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur

Topic: Flipping with the Flow-Perspectives of Puzzling Fluid Dynamics and Human Health

Date and Time: 5th July 2022 @ 7:00 PM onwards

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Twenty-fifth Centenary Lecture by

Prof. Pankaj Mallick

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan - Dearborn, USA and Alumnus 1966

Topic: Automobiles, Environment and Lightweighting

Date and Time: 12th July 2022 @ 7:00 PM onwards

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Twenty-sixth Centenary Lecture by

Prof. Narayan C. Kar

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Windsor, Canada

Topic: Modern Powertrain Technologies for Electric Vehicles: An Overview

Date and Time: 19th July 2022 @ 7:00 PM onwards

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Twenty-eighth Centenary Lecture by

Mr. Shyam Ganguli

Former Assistant Vice President and Operations Chief Engineer, FM Global, USA      and Institute Alumnus 1968

Topic: Exciting World of Developing & Utilizing Standards in Real World Applications

Date and Time: 2nd August 2022 @ 7:00 PM onwards

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Twenty-seventh Centenary Lecture by

Dr. Naresh Chandra Murmu

Senior Principal Scientist, CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, Durgapur and Institute Alumnus 1992

Topic: Metal Additive Manufacturing System - Developing Affordable System

Date and Time: 26th July 2022 @ 7:00 PM onwards

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Twenty-ninth Centenary Lecture by

Dr. P. Theerthamalai

Former Outstanding Scientist and Project Director, AKASH-NG (DRDO)

Topic: Intake Aerodynamics

Date and Time: 9th August 2022 @ 7:00 PM onwards

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Thirty-first Centenary Lecture by

Dr. Pradip Saha

Former Principal Engineer, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy, USA (Alumnus 1968)

Topic: Nuclear Power and its Role in Carbon-free Electricity Generation

Date and Time: 23rd August 2022 @ 7:00 PM onwards

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Thirtieth Centenary Lecture by

Prof. P. K. Das

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur

Topic: Nexus between Human Thermoregulation and Cardiovascular Operations

Date and Time: 16th August 2022 @ 7:00 PM onwards

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Thirty-second Centenary Lecture by

Prof. P P Bandyopadhyay

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur

Topic: Thermal Spraying: A Technology for Adding Layers

Date and Time: 30th August 2022 @ 7:00 PM onwards

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Thirty-third Centenary Lecture by

Dr. Sudip Bhattacharjee

Supervisor, Vehicle Crashworthiness Engineering at Ford Motor Company, USA

Topic: Vehicle Design for crashworthiness

Date and Time: 6th September 2022 @ 7:00 PM onwards

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Thirty-sixth Centenary Lecture by

Prof. Pradip Kumar Ray

Emeritus Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, IIT Kharagpur  (Alumnus 1979)

Topic: Ergonomic Design of Products in Mechanical Systems Engineering: International Context

Date and Time: 27th September 2022 @ 7:00 PM onwards

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Thirty-fifth Centenary Lecture by

Dr. Pranab Saha

Principal Consultant, Kolano and Saha Engineers, Inc., USA (Alumnus 1972)

Topic: Acoustics in our Lives: Emphasis on Acoustical Materials to Reduce Vehicle Noise from the Past to the Future

Date and Time: 20th September 2022 @ 7:00 PM onwards

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Thirty-fourth Centenary Lecture by

Dr. Sambhunath Nandy

Chief Scientist, CSIR-CMERI, Durgapur, India

Topic: Underwater Robotics: Design and Control Challenges

Date and Time: 13th September 2022 @ 7:00 PM onwards

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Thirty-seventh Centenary Lecture by

Dr. Gautam SenGupta

Technical Fellow (Retired), Boeing Company, Seattle, USA

Topic: Prediction of Transonic Flutter

Date and Time: 11th October 2022 @ 7:00 PM onwards

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Thirty-ninth Centenary Lecture by

Mr. Shubhendu Dasgupta

Alumnus 1969

Topic: Nuclear Safety

Date and Time: 01st November 2022 @ 7:00 PM onwards

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Thirty-eighth Centenary Lecture by

Prof. Sanjay Gupta

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur (Alumnus 1989)

Topic: The Relevance of Biomechanical Analysis in Joint Replacements: Numerical and Experimental Investigations

Date and Time: 18th October 2022 @ 7:00 PM onwards

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Fortieth Centenary Lecture by

Prof. Amitava Datta

Professor, Department of Power Engineering, Jadavpur University

Topic: Clean Passenger Mobility: The Case of Bio-Syngas

Date and Time: 8th November 2022 @ 7:00 PM onwards

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Forty-first Centenary Lecture by

Dr. Pradip Saha

Technical Fellow, Boeing Company, Seattle, USA (Alumnus 1974)

Topic: Overview of Global Aerospace Parts Manufacturing Technologies

Date and Time: 15th November 2022 @ 7:00 PM onwards

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Forty-second Centenary Lecture by

Prof. Prabir Basu

Former Director of the Centre for Energy Studies at Technical University of Nova Scotia, Canada (Alumnus 1967)

Topic: Global climate emergency 2022 - is Kolkata ready!

Date and Time: 22nd November 2022 @ 7:00 PM onwards

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