Physics: Inauguration of Physics Association - EPSILON

May 5, 2017 @ 2:15 PM

The Department of Physics at St Joseph Engineering College - Vamanjoor, Mangaluru, formally inaugurated its Students’ Association – ‘Epsilon’ on 5th May 2017 at 2:15 pm in Spoorthi Conference Hall. 

Rev. Fr Dr Antony Prakash Monteiro, Chairperson of PG Studies in Physics at St Philomena College – Puttur, was the Chief Guest and Keynote Speaker of the programme. Rev. Fr Joseph Lobo, Director - SJEC presided over the programme. Rev. Fr Rohith D’Costa, Assistant Director - SJEC, Dr Joseph Gonsalvis, Principal - SJEC, and Dr Rio D'Souza, Vice Principal – SJEC were the Guests of Honour. Dr Vincent Crasta, Professor / Head of the Department of Physics, was also present on the dais.

Dr Vincent Crasta threw light on the activities of the association planned for the year, welcomed the dignitaries and introduced the Chief Guest to the gathering. The student association was inaugurated by traditional lamp lighting ceremony by the dignitaries.

Addressing the gathering, the Chief Guest Rev. Fr Dr Antony Prakash Monteiro emphasized on the importance of having basic knowledge in various disciplines in addition to engineering subjects. He also motivated the students to gain basic skills in communication through the association.

Dr Joseph Gonsalvis urged the students to join the association and actively involve themselves in the association activities.

In his presidential remarks, Fr Joseph Lobo appreciated the work carried out by the Department of Physics and encouraged the students to develop interest to get ideas and take initiatives to implement those ideas through the association.

The inaugural function concluded with a vote of thanks by Dr Rajesh Kumar PC, Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Staff Coordinator of the association. Mr Akash Lobo compered the programme and Ms Aniceta led the prayer.

Following the inauguration, the keynote address was delivered by Rev. Fr Dr Antony Prakash Monteiro on 'Climate Change’.

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