A guest lecture by Dr. Debiprosad Duari (Director,Research & Academics, M. P. Birla Institute of Fundamental Research, M. P. Birla Planetarium, Kolkata) on “Mission to Mars” organized by the Department ofEnvironmental Science, Amity school of Engineering & Technology and AppliedSciences was held on November 7, 2016 in the Auditorium in Amity University,Kolkata.
A total of 550 students and 48faculties attended the guest lecture.
The session started with a welcomeaddress by Dr. G. L. Sharma, the Director of Amity school ofEngineering & Technology and Applied Sciences, followed by a briefintroduction of Dr. Debiprosad Duari and felicitation of the guest by ourHon’ble Vice Chancellor Sir, Dr. Dhrubajyoti Chattopadhyay and our Respected Director Sir, Dr.G. L. Sharma. The lecture by Dr. Duari, was brain storming and interactive for thestudents. It gave a real insight about the expedition to Mars done by India sofar. It talked about the solar system in its true beauty. The lecture was veryenlightening for all of us and we were very proud to have such an eminentperson among us. The students were excited and they had a long interactionsession with the guest speaker after his lecture. The audience was spellboundand mesmerized by his words. After the completion of his lecture, Dr. Duari was presented a memento byour Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Dr. Dhrubajyoti Chattopadhyay and ourRespected Director Sir, Dr. G. L. Sharma.
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.