A workshop on the use of new engineering technologies at the global level was held in the University, under the Faculty development program. The workshop was attended by the faculty members teaching engineering courses. Er. Devender Bhatt, Project Manager Gulf Petrochemicals & Services Dubai, was the expert speaker at this event. He made a detailed presentation on the new global engineering techniques being used in Dubai. Er. Bhatt also discussed how the famous building in Dubai, Atlanic- De- Palm, was built under water and how optimum utilization of resources and the material was made in constructing the world –famous building Al- Burg Arab. He also narrated some interesting anecdotes concerning the construction of this building.
The workshop was inaugurated by the hon’ble Chancellor, Mr Jitender Joshi. In his inaugural speech he urged the faculty members to use their knowledge and skills in producing world class engineers in Uttaranchal University. These engineers will create cutting edge technologies that would have positive impact on advancement of technology in the world. He assured them that University will provide all assistance and facilities in their endeavors. At this occasion the Vice Chancellor Prof(Dr) S.C.Joshi also discussed with Er. Bhatt the possibility of getting the university students trained and placed in foreign countries.
The workshop was organized by Dr. N.K. Joshi, Dean of Academic Affairs of the university.