JORHAT: A three-day international conference has been organized in engineering sciences and technology at the Council for Scientific Industrial Research (CSIR)-North East Institute of Science and Technology (NEIST).
“The international conference intends to bring eminent scientists, technologists and young researchers from several disciplines across the globe together so as to provide a common platform for discussing their achievements and newer directions of cutting-edge research,” said Dr Jatin Kalita, the Public Relation Officer, NEIST, on Saturday.
Dr Kalita said that the ESTEC-2020 conference would focus on recent advances in engineering sciences and technology from theory and experiment to applications for sustainable development and environmental care. The scientific programme consists of plenary sessions, invited talks, oral and poster presentations with deliberation of latest developments in the field of engineering sciences and technology worldwide and within the country.
Altogether five international and 61 domestic scientists along with over 100 junior fellows took part and presented their papers on various burning issues. Several papers were presented on the earthquake hazard in Northeast India and adjoining regions.
Earlier, the three-day global conference was inaugurated by Professor TG Sitaram , Director of the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati.