The annual PMRF Symposium is being organized at IIT Indore, on March 3rd and 4th, 2024.

This symposium will provide an opportunity for:
  • PMRFs to interact, network and share knowledge
  • Showcasing  exemplary work
  • Faculty/industry interactions
  • Exposing Industry and PSUs to research carried out by the PMRFs

PMRFs whose performances were commended by the review panel are invited to make in-person presentations in the  annual symposium.

Contact Person - Dr. Eswar Prasad -  eswar@iiti.ac.in

Tentative Program:  Click Here to View the Tentative Program Schedule.

Youtube Live Stream URL:

Day-1:
https://youtube.com/live/WXrLLhms7qQ?feature=share

Day-2: https://youtube.com/live/nVa8UGH6ZoY?feature=share

PMRFs whose performances were commended by the review panel are invited to make in-person presentations in the  annual symposium. Other scholars and participants from academia/industry are invited to register and participate in the symposium.

Tentative Program
Venue: The Terrace
17-Feb-2023
Timing
Session Details
09:00 - 9:45
Keynote Session :    
9:00 to 9:10 : Welcome, About PMRF : Prof Shanthi Pavan (Dean AR,  IITM)
9:10 to 9:30 : Keynote Address to the PMRFs : Hon Minister of Education :  Shri Dharmendra Pradhan    
9:30 to 9:35 : Vote of Thanks : Prof Deepa Venkitesh (Professor, EE Dept,  PMRF Implementation Team Lead)
10:00 - 10:30
Tea  Break
10:30 - 11:15
Plenary  Talk 1 - Prof Bhaskar Ramamurthi
11:15 - 13:00
Poster  Session - Highlighted Posters
13:00 - 14:00
Lunch
14:00 - 16:30
Session 1    
Panelists  : Prof. S. K. Ghosh, Prof.  Deepak Kumar, Prof.  Sushil Mishra,  Prof. Pallab Sinha Mahapatra
14:00 - 14:15
Invited  Talk 1 : Prof Sudhir Jain, VC, BHU
14:20 - 14:35
Invited  Talk 2 : Prof Seshadri Sekhar, Director IIT Palakkad (TBC)
14:40 - 16:30
Poster Session 1 (Broad Area 1, Broad Area 2)    
Civil Engineering, Earth Science, Architecture,  Ocean and Naval Engineering    
Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Design
16:30 - 16:45
Tea  Break
16:45 - 18:30
Session 2    
Panelists  : Prof. Balaji Srinivasan,  Prof. Anbarasu M., Prof. Chandan Das, Prof. Tanmay Basak
16:45 - 17:00
Invited Talk 3 : A Karandikar  (IITK), Director IIT Kanpur (TBC)
17:05 - 17:20
Invited  Talk 4 : Role of Science and Engineering for Sustainable Development, by  Prof  K K Pant, Director, IIT  Rourkee
17:25 - 18:30
Poster Session 2 (Broad Area 3, Broad Area 6)    
Panelists :     Electrical Engineering, Electronics  Engineering.    
Chemical Engineering, Textile Engineering
19:00 - 19:45
Plenary  Talk 2 - Prof Venkararaman Balakrishnan
19:45 - 21:00
Dinner
Venue: The Terrace
18-Feb-2023
Timing
Session Details
9:00 - 10:30
Session 3    
Panelists : Prof. Debnath Pal, Prof. S. Sivaji Ganesh, Prof V. Stalin Raj,  Prof Shantanu Pradhan
9:00 - 9:15
Invited Talk 5 : Prof Rajat Moona,  Director IIT Gandhinagar
9:20 - 9:35
Invited Talk 6 : Prof B J Rao, VC,  University of Hyderabad
09:40 - 10:30
Poster Session 3 (Broad Area 4,  Broad Area 5)    
Computer Science & Engineering, Data Science, Mathematics
Biomedical Engineering, Biological Sciences and Agricultural Sciences.
10:30 - 11:00
Tea Break
11:00 - 12:30
Session 4    
Panelists (Broad area 7) : Prof. Kallol Mondal, Prof. P. Swaminathan, Prof.  Kedar Singh, Prof. K.Sethupathi
11:00 - 11:15
Invited  Talk 7 : "The Essentials of Good Quality Research", Prof B S Murty,  Director IIT Hyderabad
11:20 - 11:35
Invited  Talk 8 : "Research without borders",  Prof Sunil Kumar, IIT Madras
11:00 - 12:30
Poster Session 4 (Broad Area 7,  Broad Area 8) :    
Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering.
Physics
12:30 - 12:45
Invited  Talk 9 : Prof JN Moorthy, Director IISER Tvpm (TBC)
12:45 - 14:00
Lunch
14:00 - 15:30
Session  5    
Panelists (Broad area 9): Prof. S. Krishnamoorthi, Prof. Dillip Kumar  Chand, Prof. Amit Kumar Das, Prof. Debamalya Banerjee
14:20 - 14:35
Invited  Talk 10: Prof Rangan Banerjee, Director IIT Delhi (TBC)
14:40 - 15:30
Poster Session 5 (Broad Area 9,  Broad Area 10)    
Chemistry    
Interdisciplinary areas in Science and Engineering.
15:30 - 16:00
Tea Break
16:00 - 17:30
Workshop  Sessions
CS-25
Workshop - 1
IP and Patenting (IP Cell, IITM)
Terrace
Workshop  - 2    
Entrepreneurship - From Lab to Market (GDC, IITM)
TLC_Hall,  Top Floor,
Library Building
Workshop  - 3
Prof Edamana Prasad    
'How to Develop Self-Regulated Learning Skills?"  
The session outcome is to Identify elements in teaching which can develop  self-regulative learning skills among students. According to research,  consious effort from a teachers side to develop metacognitive skills can make  students more responsible in the learning process.
18:30-19:15
Concluding  Session

Registration is closed.

All PMRFs who have received a commendable performance comment during the May/Dec 2022 reviews are requested to register, participate in-person and present their work.

Other PMRFs are also welcome to register, their in-person participation is subject to availability of seats.

We also welcome participants from industry to register.

The registration fee : Rs 5000 (refundable for all PMRFs who make the presentation, and for those participating online).

Limited hostel accommodation on a first-come-first-serve basis is available.

Last Date for Registration : 29th January 2023.