The Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT),will be organising various events in April,May and June. Some major events include High Power Laser Systems jointly organised with Department of Defence Research and Atomic Energy between April 9 to 27. This will be followed by System engineer course for DRDO,CSIR and DPSU officials between May 7 to 12.
An international conference on functional materials with Naval Post Graduate School,USA will be held on June 7 and 8 followed by a seminar on Emerging technologies in micro and nano manufacturing on June 12 and 14. The annual convocation of the institute will take place on May 28 in presence of chief minister Prithviraj Chavan.
A diat press release stated that the university will be focussing on fiber optic-based sensors,green solar cells,intelligent textiles,smart functional materials,ultra wideband microwave antennas,self adapting intelligent networks,Nano Tech-based sensors,Low cost Anti-corrosive coating for under ground and under water applications,microlite imaging radar for unmanned UAVS (Unmanned Air Vehicles),energy saving coatings for ceramic titles,structural health monitoring and warning besides others.
The laboratory conducts research in sciences,followed by applied research and development by Departments of Engineering. Subsequently,production and commercialisation has also been aimed. All research topics and projects come from the Integrated Defence Staff or DRDO,drawn from Long Term Integrated Perspective Planning Document, the release also said.