Workshop on IPR

Intellectual property (IP) is a category of property that includes intangible creations of the human intellect. There are many types of intellectual property such as copyrights, patents, trademarks and trade secrets. Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) are the exclusive rights given to persons over the creations of their minds for a certain period of time. IPR plays a key role in gaining advantageous position to promote the economic growth of our nation.

Workshop on IPR was conducted at AKGEC on 12 October, 2019. The resource person, Ms. Shweta Singh, Founder & CEO, Ennoble IP, CEO, Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Foundation, covered the various aspects of IPR including IPR agreement administration, IPR Practices harmonization, the Indian scenario of Intellectual property system and the Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, the roles and functions of Intellectual property Office in India, the process of filing the Patent application, Copyright application, Trademark application, Design application and the Scheme for Facilitating Start-ups Intellectual Property Protection.

The informative and interactive session kindle the minds of the attendees through various queries highlighting the importance of documenting ideas properly and patenting them.

AKGEC hosts AICTE workshop on Students Induction Program (SIP)

Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College, on behalf of AICTE, organized two day workshop for the Resource Persons of three week Students Induction Program (SIP) to be conducted for B.Tech first year students. The SIP, as per guidelines of AICTE, is primarily to make the students comfortable in the new environment and expose them with various facets of life, with emphasis on holistic approach towards life in the light of Universal Human Values. The objective of this workshop, conducted during 28-29 September, 2019, was to contemplate and strengthen the process and contents of SIP and its effectiveness by virtue of the methods and procedures adopted so far.

The event commenced with the inaugural ceremony graced by eminent functionaries from AICTE & National Coordinator Committee – Induction Program (NCC-IP) – Prof. Rajive Kumar, Member Secretary AICTE; Dr. Manoj Tiwari, Regional Officer NRO – AICTE; Prof. Rajneesh Arora, Chairman NCC-IP and Dr. Shishir Gaur, Convener NCC-IP.

Dr. R.K. Agarwal, Director AKGEC (Host College) welcomed all the dignitaries and 88 delegates from AKTU affiliated colleges and seven different states as participants of the workshop. In his address, Director emphasized value based education for developing holistic perspective and a way of living for the well-being of all. He offered that college resources will be put at the complete disposal of AICTE and NCC-IP for implementation of Universal Human Values and Student Induction programs at all India level.

Prof. Rajneesh Arora projected that the focus of the two day workshop was to review the SIP program and to discuss ideas and proposals for refinement of the program. He expressed his happiness that AICTE has got this scheme implemented on a pan India level in all engineering colleges.

Prof Rajive Kumar, in his address, expressed that AICTE is committed to a full time support in any form and all financial help for effective implementation of program.

Dr. M P Poonia, Vice-Chairman, AICTE also graced the event little late in the afternoon and held a meeting with Director, AKGEC and all the functionaries of AICTE & NCC-IP.

Faculty Development Program on Additive Manufacturing

Department of Mechanical Engineering at Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College, Ghaziabad, organized a three days Faculty Development Program (FDP) on Additive Manufacturing from 26th August 2019 to 30th August 2019.

The objectives of the program included technical know-how and hands on experience in the recent trends in Additive Manufacturing like FDM, SLS and other areas of industrial automation, enabling innovation in teaching methods, fostering the learning of new skills and knowledge and upgrading the skill set of the faculty in order to include technological advancement.

The sessions were conducted by eminent Professors from reputed Institutes – Prof. Pulak Mohan Pandey from IIT Delhi, Prof. Sachin Maheshwari from Netaji Subhas University, New Delhi, Prof. Arshad Noor Siddiquee from Jamia Millia Islamia University New Delhi, Prof. Vikas Rastogi from Delhi Technological University, New Delhi and Dr. Rajeev Agrawal from MNIT Jaipur. The speakers shared their valuable knowledge with the participants to enhance their know-how and professional acumen and motivated them to research in the field of Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing).

Apart from the class room sessions, the practical exposure was also given to the participants at AKGEC Skills Foundation (ASF) Centres and on the 3-D Printing facilities available in the department of Mechanical Engineering. A good number of faculty members and research scholars from various Engineering institutes participated and penned down a very encouraging feedback on the FDP.

FDP on Current Research Trends in Artificial Neural Networks

Department of Computer Science and Engineering conducted five day Faculty Development Program (FDP) on Current Research Trends in Artificial Neural Networks during 8 – 12 July, 2019. The FDP, sponsored by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow under TEQIP-III scheme, was conducted as an initiative to enrich the knowledge of faculty members through interaction with eminent resource persons from Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida; IIT Jammu and M.M.M. University of Technology, Gorakhpur.

Total 50 participants from Manglayam Institute of Engineering & Technology, Greater Noida; Bhagwati Institute of Technology and Science, Ghaziabad; ITS Engineering College, Greater Noida; JSS Academy of Technical Education, Noida; ABES Engineering College, Ghaziabad; IMS Engineering College, Ghaziabad; Raj Kumar Goel Institute of Technology, Ghaziabad and Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College, Ghaziabad attended the FDP and got benefited.