3. One Day Workshop at Sarvajanik College of Engineering and Technology (SCET), Surat, Gujarat on 2nd March, 2013
College of Engineering, Pune (COEP) and Department of Instrumentation & Control Engineering (I. & C.), Sarvajanik College of Engineering & Technology (SCET), Surat jointly organized one day workshop on Virtual Labs on march 02, 2013. This workshop was organized specifically for faulty members of engineering colleges across south Gujarat. The workshop was inaugrated by lighting the lamp by the dignitaries as symbol of an auspicious beginning & was followed by prayer. Dr. Hiren Patel, I/C Principal, Sarvajanik College of Engineering and Technology, welcomed the COEP team and faculty participants. Dr. S. D. Agashe, Principal Invetigator, Virtual Lab Project, COEP, graced the inaugural function by introducing the participants to the philosophy and aim behind the Virtual Labs & Remote Triggered Lab concept.
Workshop was distributed in three basic tracks, Mechnical, Electronics & Instrumentation. Prof. D. N. Sonawane, presented the FPGA and Embedded Systems Lab. Prof. U. M. Chaskar presented Hybrid Electronics as well as Biomedical and Signal Processing Lab. Dr. S. D. Agashe presented Industrial Automation, Sensors Modeling and Simulation lab. Prof. S. S. Anasane conducted session via video conferencing. This was followed by the hands-on session. During post lunch session, student explored various virtual labs and experiments. The COEP Virtual Lab team helped the participants during the sessions. A special session was organized for students of SCET. Students actively explored the experiments and got their doubts solved by the COEP faculty members.
The Valedictory function of the workshop was held at 4.45 pm. Three participants gave their feedback. The participation certificates were distributed by the dignitaries. COEP Faculty members and Research Associates were presented mementos by staff of I. & C. Department, SCET. Dr. U. T. Pandya, HOD, I. & C. Department, SCET, SCET Coordinator of the workshop, gave the vote of thanks. Finally the Workshop was concluded with the National Anthem. Prof. Tejal Dave, Prof. Brijesh Naik, Prof. Pankti Desai and Nilesh Patel, Rakesh Patel from I. & C. Engineering Department, SCET, coordinated the workshop along with COEP Virtual Lab team. 98 faculties from different engineering institutes participated in the workshop.