A guest lecture by Dr. Debiprosad Duari (Director,Research & Academics, M. P. Birla Institute of Fundamental Research, M. P. Birla Planetarium, Kolkata) on “Astronomy & Astrophysics - Challenges & concepts”organized by the Department of Environmental Science, Amity school ofEngineering & Technology and Applied Sciences was held on April 18, 2016 inthe Auditorium in Amity University, Kolkata.
A total of 270 students and 30faculties attended the guest lecture.
The session started with a briefintroduction of Dr. Debiprosad Duari, by Dr. G. L. Sharma, the director of Amity school ofEngineering & Technology and Applied Sciences, followed by felicitation of the guest by Dr.G. L. Sharma. The lecture by Dr.Duari, was brain storming and interactive for the students. It gave areal insight about the solar system and its functioning. It talked about thenature in its true beauty. The lecture was very enlightening for all of us andwe were very proud to have such an eminent person among us. The students wereexcited and they had a 45 minutes interaction session with the guest speakerafter his lecture. The audience was spellbound and mesmerized by his words. Afterthe completion of his lecture, Dr.Duari was presented a memento by our Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Dr. DhrubajyotiChattopadhyay.
The session ended with the vote of thanks given by Dr. AmritaSaha, Assistant Professor and Head, Environmental Science Department, Amityschool of Engineering & Technology and Applied Sciences.