On the occasion of national science day, the Department of Science and Humanities organised a talk by Dr. Koteswara Rao, Distinguished Scientist and Former Scientific Secretary, Indian Space Research Organisation. National Science Day is celebrated in the Indian subcontinent every year on 28 February to mark the discovery of the Raman effect by Indian physicist Sir C. V. Raman on every year 28 February 1928, who later won the Nobel prize for his accomplishment. Dr. Rao remembered Sir CV Raman and his contribution to modern science and spoke on the excitement in space science and technology. Rao's talk varied from scientific background of human quest and their origin to a series of indigenous satellite launches such as Chandrayan1, MOM, Chandrayan 2, Adithya L1 and other significant projects in the field of Astro-science. The students were spellbound during his talk and expressed their joy in listening to the scientific lecture.
Mr. Paramahamsa, Senior Scientist and Project Manager of DRDO thanked PES University management, Faculty, and students for the successful launch of the R-satellite Sindhunetra,this day, last year and successfully completing one year in space and has been functioning well.
Mr. Tejas, student of first year engineering, who has developed a mini oxygen plant, shared his success story of developing the oxygen plant.
Prof. Anitha of the department of Science and Humanities rendered the vote of thanks. Earlier, Head of Physics department Dr. S. Radhakrishnan welcomed the dignitaries and audience. Registrar of PES University Dr. K.S. Sridhar, Dean of Student Affairs Dr. V. Krishna and Director of CORI lab Dr. Nagendra Rao and all the faculty of the department of science and humanities and students attended the function.