Siliguri — A two-day National Conference on “Trends in Science and Technology 2019” was organised by the Science Departments of Salesian College, Siliguri campus, on 27th and 28th February 2019.
“The confernece aims at providing a platform for exchanging views on latest trends in the realm of Science and Technology, knowledge sharing by domain experts and research scholars, and also to establish connections with institutions of National importance with the people of this region,” said Computer Science Applications Department Head Mr. Dhirodatta Subba while welcoming the guests and participants.
Principal of Salesian College Father (Dr.) George Thadathil threw coherent light on the relevance of organising such conference in the context of the current scenario of higher education in India.
The speaker of the plenary session from Kalyani Univeristy Department of Mathematics Professor Abhijit Banerjee elaborated on how the uniqueness theory has evolved into an extensive subfield of value distribution theory in Complex Analysis.
Professor at Surya Sen College, Siliguri, Dr. Aniruddha Palit offered a technique of solving non-linear ordinary differential equation using Improved Renormalisation Group Method (IRGM).
Salesian College faculty Assistant Professor Mr. Debdut Sengupta highlighted the points of Bilateral Condensation and Cantor set.
Mr. Mahesh Ram theoretically calculated the total magnetic moment of Hensley Alloy and compared the same with that of experimentally obtained value.
Mr. K Labar elaborated the study of Quartenary Hensley Compound to explore the behaviour of spin gapless semiconductors.
Dr. Dhanoj Gupta of Plasma Technology Research Centre, National Fusion Research Institute, South Korea, reflected on the development and importance of electron collision process in the atomic and molecular physics.
Shivakoti, ISM Dhanbad Department of Applied Physics Dr. Nagendra, presented the experimental results of the interface property of schotty diode, irradiated with swift heavy ions (Au 8+, C4+).
Former Head, Department of Computer Science and Applications, University of North Bengal, offered clear picture of parallel computing and its future.
The second day of the conference, 28th of February, which is the National Science Day, was observed with great enthusiasm.
Professor Amit Roy addressed the entire day session students in the assembly and mentioned about the importance of Science and how it has helped the whole of humanity.
Vice-Principal Fr. (Dr.) C J George, addressed the audience highlighting the purpose of celebrating the National Science Day, its impact on society and our responsibility. He, from the sociological viewpoint, rightly pointed out that Science is for all, and not only for scientists.
Department of Pure Mathematics, University of Calcutta Dr. Atashi Deb Ray, speaker at the plenary session for the third technical session – talked about the Characterisation of Compactness of a Metric Space using its ring of continuous function – a combination of Topology and Algebra.
Mr. Dhirodatta Subba of Salesian College shed light on “Blockchain and Cybersecurity”.
Mr. Amrit Chettri of Rosefinch Consultancy Services talked about the “Emerging Technologies for Smart City”.
Dr. Himangshu Joshi from Condensed Matter Theory Research Lab, Kurseopng College, dwelt on New Heusler Thermoelectric Materials in Relation to Green Energy.
Dr. Ajay Tripathi, Department of Physics, School of Physical Science, Sikkim University – plenary speaker of the fourth technical session -talked about Laser interaction with various systems. He nicely described the method of generation of nano particles with laser technique, application of laser in medical science etc.
Mr. Utpal Pore, Department of Mathematics, Salesian College, presented some congruencies for partition functions related to Mock Theta Function.
Ms. Dipanwita Ghosh of the University of North Bengal offered a model on the Aeromonas Hydrophila Beta Hemolysis from the domain of Bioinformatics.
Mr. K B Bagchi of Kalipada Ghosh Terai Mahavidyalaya talked on Maximal, Minimal and Near Open sets of Topology.
Mr. Siddharth Rai, Head, Department of Physics, Salesian College, presented the results of investigation on nuclear structure of few nuclei in the neighbourhood of mass region A~60.
During the interactive session, a volley of questions relating to Nuclear Energy, String Theory, Environmental Issues, Value Addition to the academic programs and science education came from the audience. The plenary speakers tried to quench their academic thirst of studnets by giving answers with appropriate explanations.