Faculty of Computational Science, GNA University organized 2ndNational Conference on ‘Advances in Computer Science’.
The conference was inaugurated by the Chief Guest Mr. Ashok Kumar Bansal, Executive Director of Punjab Infotech—State Government under department of Industries and Commerce. Speaking on the occasion, he focused on the need of such conferences for the state of Punjab. He appreciated the efforts and talent of all the scholars and faculty members who presented their research work. He appreciated the initiative of GNA University in providing practical based education and urged the students to focus on enhancing their skills.
The conference acted as a platform for Academicians, Scientists, Researchers and Professionals who are involved in research in the field of Computer Science and Engineering to come together and share their innovative research contributions with all like-minded Computer Professionals. Many erudite resource persons attended the conference, total 45 research papers were present in 02 technical sessions.
The key note address on Cloud and its applications was given by Mr. Ravinder Kundu – Change Manager, Google. The technical sessions were chaired by Dr. Sandeep Kumar Sood-Associative Dean of Academic Affairs and Student Welfare and Professor in GNDU Regional campus, Gurdaspur and Dr. Pankaj Deep Kaur, Assistant Professor, GNDU RC Jalandhar. Both the session chairs also enlightened the delegates with their research specializations and talked about future advances in the area. The Proceedings of the conference were released during the conference.
S Gurdeep Singh Sihra,Pro – Chancellor and Dr Prem Kumar, Vice Chancellor,GNA University stressed upon the need of Research based education in Computational Sciences. They said Universities need to be research based and GNA University is one of the few universities in the country which has a clear cut focus on research in each and every aspect. They further added that research brings prosperity to the society and this should be the prime focus of all the Universities.
Ms. Monica Sharma, Head of Department, presented the summary and outcomes and Dr. Abhineet Goyal, Dean Academics, gave Vote of Thanks.
Faculty of Computational Sciences, GNA University will further ensure to provide a common platform for the researchers from various fields to share their perspectives in the specialized areas.