The second day of the ongoing ‘Industry Academia Week’ at PEC University of Technology featured talks on disciplines such as healthcare, software processes and pharmaceuticals.
The Applied Sciences Department organised a lecture by Dr Jaspal Singh, Sr General Manager of API Department, Panacea Biotec Ltd, on ‘Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients-Case Study Overview’. The lecture gave an insight into the applications for identification of chemical entities by various analytical techniques along with the project management for process development in all industries from an engineer’s perspective.
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A lecture on ‘Relevance of professional societies in Civil Engineering’ was delivered by Satish Sehta, National BD Manager, ICE-UK, at the Department of Civil Engineering. He discussed the importance of civil engineering in the development of the society. He also motivated students to join professional societies to improve their communication skills as well as technical awareness.
Further, a lecture on ‘IT Healthcare @ Home’ was given at the Computer Science & Engineering Department by Varun Gupta, Director of Medihealth Technology, Mohali. He expounded the role of IT in meeting the different challenges faced while providing healthcare services at home. The department also organised a session by Bimaljeet Kaur from Tata Consultancy Services on ‘Software Process Improvement’, which helped the students understand the use of Systems Development Life Cycle in software development.
The Industry Academia Week aims at increasing industry-institute interaction and to provide adequate exposure to the students.